Posts in the Category: Photography

Dec
18

Reuters Photos of the Year

posted on December 18th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

No matter if this is to illustrate a news story, a natural disaster or to highlight the testimony of victims of armed conflict, the Reuters news agency collects and distributes thousands of photos every year, taken on all continents. Terrifying, touching and intriguing images, that, for the most notable, are gathered each year in selected Reuters Photos of the Year, containing, 93 shots, to find in full below.

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Dec
13

A glorious labyrinth of cellulite and wrinkles: 11 Sculptures Of Sagging Skin (NSFW)

posted on December 13th 2013 in Arts & Photography & Sculpture with 0 Comments

Warning: This post may contain images that are graphic to some.

Usually when we lay eyes on human flesh that doesn’t belong to ourselves, a loved one or a cohabitant of a gym locker room, the flesh is of the airbrushed variety, resembling the plastic that encases Barbie dolls or animated characters. Needless to say, it’s not quite the same texture that we notice hanging off ourselves before we hop in the shower.

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Dec
12

This Middle-Aged Guy In A Pink Tutu Seemed Ridiculous. Then I Learned The Beautiful Reason For It.

posted on December 12th 2013 in Inspiration & Photography & Social with 1 Comments

“Why is that guy wearing a pink tutu?” The answer is, in equal parts, ridiculous and heartwarming. You see, this is Bob Carey. Bob’s wife has cancer. She was diagnosed with it in 2003 and The Tutu Project (as it’s now officially called) began as a way for Bob to express himself and make his wife smile. Then, it turned into something much bigger.

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Dec
09

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia

posted on December 9th 2013 in Books & Illustration & Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Prison storytelling, subcultural anthropology, and the allure of darkness.

In the 1970′s, while American hippies were busy inking themselves with peace signs and psychedelic rainbows, Danzig Baldayev, a guard at St. Petersburg’s notorious Kresty Prison, began documenting the far less Woodstockian body art of Russia’s most infamous criminals.

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Dec
06

Korean Artist Transforms Her Small Studio Into Dreamlike Worlds Without Photoshop

posted on December 6th 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Photography & Recycle & Sculpture with 2 Comments

Korean artist Jee Young Lee’s beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don’t need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of these self portraits represent her own experiences, dreams and memories, while others represent traditional Korean folk tales and legends.

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Dec
04

The daily life of a grandma and her odd-eyed cat

posted on December 4th 2013 in Photography with 3 Comments

For the last 13 years Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara has been taking pictures of her grandma, Misao, to commemorate her life. 9 years ago, 88-year-old Misao found a stray odd-eyed cat in her shed: she called it Fukumaru, hoping that “the god of fuku (good fortune) would come and everything will be smoothed over like maru (circle).” Miyoko has been photographing their beautiful friendship and the way they go about their daily routine ever since.

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