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Best Wild Nature Photos of The Year 2013. Today i’m presenting you the most vivid and impressive photos of wildlife from around the world, winning international photo contests of the year.

Best Wild Nature Photos of The Year 2013

No photoshop, these are real animals! Unsplash. ¿Eres capaz de reconocer a estos famosos cuando eran jóvenes? No creas todo lo que ven tus ojos. Esto maravillosamente alucinante. Estas imágenes que vas a ver a continuación no son fotografías.

No creas todo lo que ven tus ojos. Esto maravillosamente alucinante

Sí, en serio… Por increíble que pueda parecer, son pinturas realizadas por el artista Jason de Graaf . Son pinturas hiperrealistas creadas con trazos muy delicados. Parecen fotografías de alta definición más que una pintura. Jason dice esto acerca de su obra: Mis pinturas son una puesta en escena de una realidad alternativa. Esta obra se titula simplemente “Sin título”. “Palacio de Hielo” 40 Weird Historical Photos that Actually Happened. But I Still Can’t Believe that Baby in #12. It’s almost impossible to believe that the things depicted in these photos occurred since, well, the advent of photography.

40 Weird Historical Photos that Actually Happened. But I Still Can’t Believe that Baby in #12

It’s almost unfathomable that life was so different a mere 50, 75 or 100 years ago. These photos serve as an excellent reminder that the things we know and are familiar with change rapidly. Imagine how our photos will look to a future generation in, say, 100 years from now. Fotógrafo captura el momento en que gotas chocan contra el agua. 50 Fantastic Street Photography. Photography Served. 30 Unique And Must-See Photos From Our Past. The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012.

*Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published.

The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012

Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. It’s hard to believe we’re already into the final quarter of 2012. With that, here are the Sifter’s Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ for this year. If any image really intrigues you, be sure to click the title link or picture itself. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a ‘Picture of the Day’ this year. Enjoy! Felix Salazar's macro photography of coral reefs. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor

For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. The last living photos of famous figures. America: 50 States in 50 Photos - In Focus. In the past, I've composed many photo essays that took viewers on virtual tours of distant countries.

America: 50 States in 50 Photos - In Focus

Today, I decided to do the same thing, but focus closer to home, collecting one recent photograph from each of the 50 states in the United States of America. The photographs are not necessarily meant to represent the whole of any state. They are simply interesting, noteworthy, beautiful, or otherwise caught my eye. Minding gaps is good for your health (33 Photos. 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken. The 2013 Sony World Photography Awards - In Focus. The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners.

The 2013 Sony World Photography Awards - In Focus

This year's contest attracted more than 122,000 entries from 170 countries. The photographs are being judged in six different competition categories, including Professional, Open, and Student Focus. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with In Focus, gathered below. Art & Photography. For some people, being human isn't good enough.

Art & Photography

There are people who are more interested in living in another realm and it's made "possible" thanks to various online games or even apps that allow you to "cartoon yourself" or "zombie yourself". I suppose everyone has day dreams about living in a different time period or [...] This may seem weird but I've often thought about what my "last meal" would be if I knew my time on this earth was running out. I enjoy too many types of foods to narrow it down but if I was to have an ultimate meal, it would consist of spicy butter chicken with naan [...] On top of the Great Pyramid. 21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity. Most popular this week. 10 funny street artworks. Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year.

Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012

How to Photograph Anything. When we launched Learn My Shot, just over 2 years ago, our mission was to create the most comprehensive resource where photographers could learn how to photograph anything.

How to Photograph Anything

We are still enthusiastically working towards this goal. With the help of contributing photographers we published over 90 creative step by step howto tutorials that answered the most common question: How to photograph…?