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Seoul-based artist Choi Xooang. Choi Xooang has a amazing capability to pull you into his work.

Seoul-based artist Choi Xooang

Mixing amazing technique and utter blunt shocking images Choi is climbing my list of favorite artists. Half of his outlandish pieces are not done just for shock value but to bring awareness to human right abuses in Korea. Rune Guneriussen & Escape Into Life. These dream-like installations are assembled, and then photographed by Norwegian artist Rune Guneriussen.

Rune Guneriussen & Escape Into Life

Just imagine being out for a walk in Norway’s countryside, turning a corner and discovering a magical forest of lamps, a tangle of chairs, or a river of books. Sadly, once the photograph is taken, Rune removes the installation, the only proof of it’s existence being these images… sort of like waking up from an amazing dream that you could have sworn was real.

As an artist, I believe strongly that art itself should be questioning and bewildering as opposed to patronising and restricting. As opposed to the current fashion I do not want to dictate a way to the understanding of my art, but rather indicate a path to understanding a story. Stylealchemy™ Inkd n Shiny Things. Surreal underwater river (4 pics, 1 vid. Фотограф Susanna Majuri (29 фото - 4,47.Mb. Rainbowarriors ( + in comments) Alberto Seveso. Tim MacPherson ? Designaside.com. Mental_floss Blog » He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died. I came across a slightly mysterious website -- a collection of Polaroids, one per day, from March 31, 1979 through October 25, 1997.

mental_floss Blog » He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died

There's no author listed, no contact info, and no other indication as to where these came from. So, naturally, I started looking through the photos. I was stunned by what I found. In 1979 the photos start casually, with pictures of friends, picnics, dinners, and so on. Here's an example from April 23, 1979 (I believe the photographer of the series is the man in the left foreground in this picture): By 1980, we start to figure out that the photographer is a filmmaker. Some days he doesn't photograph anything interesting, so instead takes a photo of the date. Throughout the 1980s we see more family/fun photos, but also some glimpses of the photographer's filmmaking and music. The photographer is a big Mets fan. In the late 1980s we start seeing more evidence that the photographer is also a musician. In 1991, we see visual evidence of the photographs so far. Stardust Civilization (10 photos)

Have we found strange, sparking aliens, beautiful creatures from another planet?

Stardust Civilization (10 photos)

Not quite. These stardust beings are actually the work of Elizaveta Porodina, a 23 year old fashion photographer based in Munich, Germany. Knowing is not primary, experience is.

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Insane Underwater Movie Sets (10 photos) Have you ever wondered how movies shoot their underwater scenes?

Insane Underwater Movie Sets (10 photos)

In one of the most elaborate sets in the world, British film production company Pinewood Studio captures breathtaking shots in a tank filled with 1.2 million liters (317,000 gallons) of water. The underwater stage, which opened in 2005, has been used for a huge number of TV commercials, music videos and films, including The Bourne Ultimatum, Atonement, Elizabeth and Casino Royale. ''It's exciting to show the story of the production through underwater pictures," said Phoebe Rudomino, a commercial diver and photographer who took all the shots.

"It's interesting to take a wider shot and show what is going on behind the camera. The final image or film sequence may look very slick but the reality will often be very different. Noemie Goudal. Sarah Yates Blog- Los Angeles, Southern California & Destination Wedding Photographer - Sarah Yates Photography Blog - girls lingerie?party! Does a lingerie shopping party with your friends that involves bubbly, sweets and the fanciest most lovely lingerie in existence not sound like the most ridiculously fun thing ever?!

Sarah Yates Blog- Los Angeles, Southern California & Destination Wedding Photographer - Sarah Yates Photography Blog - girls lingerie?party!

Well, i know from personal experience that it is. i photographed a staged one for RUE (pgs 220-241) in december and then last week i snuck out for an evening with my friend elizabeth for a night at kiki de montparnasse who was having an insane sale event (champagne and choc covered strawberried included) that was made even more fun with the GILT coupon i bought. we had the best time trying things on, ooohing and awing over the pretty and feeling ultra sexy and fancy free for a night! Now i want to plan something just like this shoot for all my girls. and faire frou frou would be the place to do it! Their lingerie is bananas gorgeous, the store owners are as sweet as macaroons and the whole store is styled so pretty you want to move in. OH, and wouldn't this be the funnest bachelorette party EVER?! Artistic Architecture and Landscape Photography (15 photos) Varlose, Denmark-based freelance architectural and landscape photographer Kim Holtermand takes photos that make you appreciate life's still moments.

Artistic Architecture and Landscape Photography (15 photos)

There's an underlining moodiness to his work - you can almost feel the heavy fog surrounding the buildings or weaving through the trees. Portraits : Mads Teglers. Miriam Sweeney. A lot of inspiration.