100 Years Ago in Photos: A Look Back at 1921. Photographer Captures Enchanting Photos of Finland’s Forest Animals. Combining his love of nature with his skills in photography, 21-year-old Ossi Saarinen captures the many wild forest animals living in Finland’s mystical woodlands.
From curious foxes and mischievous red squirrels to shy deers and even grizzly bears, the talented wildlife photographer gets up-close and personal with these charming creatures, revealing their most intimate and adorable moments. Finland is almost entirely covered in untouched forests, tundras, and lakes, making it the perfect home for a wide range of species. Saarinen spends hundreds of hours amongst the picturesque landscape, patiently waiting for the timid animals to emerge.
His resulting images look like something from a real-life fairytale—fox cubs are captured playing, majestic owls perch in snow-covered trees, and squirrels busily hoard their nuts. We recently caught up with Saarinen to find out what it’s like to spend time photographing these amazing animals. When did you first become interested in photography?
31 vintage images from 133 years of the Nat Geo archives. 52 Places to Love in 2021. Alaska Travel Guide. Photographer Tim Flach Captures Emotive Portraits of Fascinating Birds. Peruvian Inca Tern Portraiture often attempts to capture the essence of the sitter—their emotions, their personality, their thoughts.
For photographer Tim Flach, animal subjects offer as much dynamic range and emotional intimacy as human models. The London-based artist is well known for his work with endangered species, canines, and rare birds. Building upon his prolific body of work, Flach continues to photograph the most ostentatious, colorful, and emotive feathery friends from around the world. These bird portraits connect the human viewer and the avian sitter—forging a deep bond between human and animal kingdom. Over 100 Historic Colorized Photographs in One Book. Florence Thompson with one of her children, Watsonville, California, 1936.
(Photo: Dorothea Lange/Library of Congress)This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Bringing a bit of color to history, The Paper Time Machine is an incredible collaboration between Wolfgang Wild (the creator and curator of Retronaut) and Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome.
In this book, over 100 photographs have been painstakingly researched and restored in a manner that brings history to life. From iconic photos like Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother and Lewis Hine‘s Powerhouse Mechanic to glimpses of famous monuments under construction, the vibrant detail highlighted in each image is incredible. Nicobar Pigeon - The Closest Living Relative to the Dodo Bird. Photo credit: Allen Chang.
Untitled. “Fox Glance (Red Fox, Vulpes vulpes)” by Samuel Morries.
Animal Portraits Highly Commended (2013). “Thetford Forest. I was lucky enough to spot a fox by chance while out getting landscape shots of the surrounding forest. Then, an opportunity arose to get an intimate photograph. Comedy Wildlife Photography awards 2020 finalists – in pictures. Photos of the Week: Buffalo Dip, Giraffe Calf, Winter Wallaby. 50 Photos To Remind Everyone That Many Animals Are Way Bigger Than Most Of Us Think. We usually imagine felines as cute little furballs who, no matter how fast they grow up, still fit into our lap just fine.
But there’s one cat breed known as the Maine coon that can easily reach up to 40 inches. In comparison, the average size of an adult domestic cat comes in at as little as 8 to 10 inches. In order to find out more about the scale of these massive felines, Bored Panda reached out to Jess Beckwith, a professional Maine coon breeder based in the United Kingdom from RudyCats.co.uk. 19 Stunning Photos Of A Rare Black Panther Roaming In The Jungles Of India. Wildlife filmmaker and photographer Shaaz Jung has grown up in awe of the mighty jungle and has been fascinated by black panthers ever since the first time he saw one.
This passion became an obsession and it had become Jung’s ultimate goal to shed more light on these masters of darkness. While chasing his dream, Jung spent the last couple of years exploring the Kabini Forest in Karnataka, India, and came back with some of the most beautiful shots of the most majestic animal we have ever seen. More info: shaazjung.com | Instagram | Facebook (h/t mymodernmet) Image credits: shaazjung “I spent two and a half years in the Kabini Forest, between December 2017 and January 2020, on a filming permit,” Jung told Bored Panda. The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures. Edward Sheriff Curtis The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures by Chris Nelson Born on a Wisconsin farm in 1868, Edward Sheriff Curtis became fascinated with photography early on, building his own camera at the age 10.
As a teenager his family relocated to Seattle, where he photographed Princess Angeline (aka Kickisomlo), the daughter of the Duwamish chief Seattle, after whom the city is named. Curtis recognized his life's calling as a documentarian of Native American cultures and quickly joined expeditions to Montana and Alaska to do just that. The History of Europe from 400 BC to the Present, Animated in 12 Minutes. 20 Of The Most Iconic Photographs And The Cameras That Captured Them. (1) Scenes of daily life in Paris in the 1890s - full color, sound, and speed restored.
Winners of the 2018 International Wedding Photographer of the Year. Top 100 Most Influential Photos Ever Taken. The famous TIME magazine has just released a list of 100 most influential pictures ever taken.
And a team of competent specialists ranging from curators and historians to photo editors from around the world gathered to make this list worth seeing. “There is no formula that makes a picture influential,” say the editors. “Some images are on our list because they were the first of their kind, others because they shaped the way we think. And some made the cut because they directly changed the way we live. What all 100 share is that they are turning points in our human experience.” “The best photography is a form of bearing witness, a way of bringing a single vision to the larger world.” More info: time.com (h/t) Read more. Mostly Hawks 2 clicks. These Pictures Made Photographic History.
The Mohawks Who Built Manhattan (Photos) For generations, Mohawk Indians have left their reservations in or near Canada to raise skyscrapers in the heart of New York City.
High atop a New York University building one bright September day, Mohawk ironworkers were just setting some steel when the head of the crew heard a big rumble to the north. San Francisco - 1906 in HD. Rare Footage of Some of the World's Worst Natural Disasters. Having A Bad Day? Here’s 48 Wild Hamsters. 2017 Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition. Image via Camilo Diaz, Colombia, 1st Place, Open, Motion, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. From over 105,000 entries, ten photographs were selected as winners of the Sony World Photography Awards Open competition.
The 2017 winners were judged to have the best single photograph across 10 different categories. The prestigious contest, run by the World Photography Organisation, raises the bar each year with its stunning entries. The photographers, who hail from 9 different countries, will now battle it out to see who will claim the ultimate prize as the Open Photographer of the Year. From travel to architecture, still life to street photography, each shot encompasses the best of the photographic world. Winners include a powerful portrait of a young girl who seems wise beyond her years and a mind-bending shot of 1,300 people practicing Tai-Chi in China.
12 places you shouldn't travel to in 2018. (CNN) — Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the last 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems. Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next vacation. From Venice and Barcelona to the Galapagos Islands and even the Taj Mahal, here are the places conscious tourists might want to think twice about visiting in 2018. International Garden Photographs 2 clicks. Photos of Cultural Fashion Clothing Around the World. Most global fashions aren’t fads. They arise from centuries of tradition and don’t go out of vogue when the seasons change: the bold beadwork of the Maasai in the Serengeti, the endless folds of a bright blue Tuareg head wrap in the Sahara, a Scottish tartan. Here are some of the world’s most notable fashions and the people who wear them—plus tips on borrowing the styles when you get back home.
Beads Maasai. Early photographs changed US click 2x. Mysterious snow scenes in Japan – 2 clicks. Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures. Artist Spends 3,000 Hours Colorizing Black and White Historical Photos. 20+ Amazing Photos That Won The Prestigious Siena International Photo Awards. 72 Quirky And Extraordinary Moments Of Everyday Life In Japan By Shin Noguchi.