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New Portraits of Fashionably Dressed Wildlife and Floral Bouquets by Miguel Vallinas. Photographer's Incredible Portraits of the Suri Tribe in Ethiopia. “Tribal Allure” Macedonian-Australian photographer Biljana Jurukovski has been fascinated by different cultures since childhood. For the past five years, she has focused her craft on taking moving portraits of different cultures around the world. In particular, her Tribal Muse series hones in on the beauty of the Surma tribe—and more specifically the Suri. Living on the border of Ethiopia and South Sudan, the Suri is one of three ethnicities—together with the Me'en and Mursi– that the Ethiopian government classifies as the Surma Tribe. Living in villages of anywhere from 40 to 2,500, the Suri are agropastoralists who live in remote locations that keep them largely cut off from the rest of the world. Risking safety to travel to areas where inter-tribal fighting is still common, Jurukovski has visited the Suri many times.

We had a chance to speak with Jurukovski just prior to a new trip to Ethiopia. “Close to My Heart” Stunning Photo Highlights the Diverse Beauty of Foxes. You’re probably familiar with the common red fox, but did you know there are many other fox species around the world that have their own distinct shade of fur?

Stunning Photo Highlights the Diverse Beauty of Foxes

Moscow-based photographer Anastasiya Dobrovolskaya decoded to capture the diverse beauty of the mystical forest creatures in a recent image, titled Autumn Equinox, featuring three women holding three different colored foxes. From left to right, the stunning image showcases an all-white arctic fox, a red fox with a white-tipped tail, and a silver fox with a black/gray coat. The female models in the photo mirror the three foxes’ shades with their own hair color and contrasting clothing, highlighting the diversity found in both people and nature. Dobrovolskaya admittedly loves “complex, elaborate images, beautiful dresses and accessories, shooting with animals.” Given her preference for shooting in nature, the talented photographer also captures the beauty of other animals, including swans, horses, and even grizzly bears.

Endangered Animal Photos Bring Out the Humanity in Fragile Species. Crowned Sifaka Lemur, © Tim FlachThis 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. We know that the fate of endangered species is a global issue, but it remains an abstract concept to many of us.

We aren’t confronted with the faces of these creatures on a daily basis; but thanks to the work of photographer Tim Flach, these mammals, reptiles, fish, and birds are shown in striking portraits that make it impossible for us to turn away. Wildlife Photographer Promotes Lion Conservation With Stunning Portraits. Los Angeles-based wildlife photographer Simon Needham takes stunning portraits of different animals to raise awareness of endangered species and encourage conservation efforts.

Wildlife Photographer Promotes Lion Conservation With Stunning Portraits

Recently, he was given the opportunity to revisit Glen Garriff Conservation in South Africa to take promotional images of the lions in their care. During this experience, Needham was able to get close to some of the rare white lions and capture their striking coloration. Although sometimes mistaken for an albino lion, white lions actually occur due to a recessive genetic mutation in a condition called leucism. In order for a cub to be born with a white coloration, both parents must possess this recessive gene. While white lions are native to South Africa, trophy hunting has made their existence in the wild a rarity, so they are almost exclusively seen in sanctuaries like GG, which provide a large and safe area for them to live in.

Sacred Nature — Holly Wilmeth. Sacred Nature is a visual and written journey about plants, rooted in the belief that healing ourselves and our planet happens through reclaiming an intuitive connection to ourselves, to the natural world, and to our own "inner wild".

Sacred Nature — Holly Wilmeth

Plants are the true keepers of knowledge and they are helping us remember who we are. Shortlist for Global Peace Photo Award 2020 First Place Monovisions Photography Awards 2020 We’re excited to share that we are publishing an oracle deck of this series on May 4th, 2021. For more information and to purchase go to: Sacred Nature Oracle Deck. (1) Facebook. Photographer Transforms Russian Fairy Tales into Fantastical Imagery. Photographer Margarita Kareva brings the beautiful mystery of Russian fairy tales to life through her fantastical portraits.

Photographer Transforms Russian Fairy Tales into Fantastical Imagery

Employing elaborate costumes and surreal props, each image is a peek into a mysterious, magical world. Kareva calls these vignettes Plein Air, as they take place among the gorgeous outdoor landscape with models who exude elegance—even when confronted with wild animals. If you had told Kareva that five years ago she’d be a photographer, she wouldn’t have believed you.

But, she picked up a camera back then and hasn’t stopped since. “I often say thanks to the Universe for giving me a passion for my life,” she wrote. Charming Memory Card Game Challenges You to Match Owner with Pup. This post may contain affiliate links.

Charming Memory Card Game Challenges You to Match Owner with Pup

If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Dogs and their humans have developed bonds so strong that it's no wonder they start to resemble each other. The similarities often exist in subtle yet undeniable ways—be it through flowing locks, soulful expressions, or a silly grin.

Photographer Spent Seven Years Capturing Redheads Around the World. Clockwise: Steven McKay, Esther, Rebecca (mother), Chloe, Lois and Abigail, Scotland Whether you’re self-conscious of your height or hate the shape of your nose, we all have hang-ups about how we look.

Photographer Spent Seven Years Capturing Redheads Around the World

But it’s our physical differences that make us beautiful. “Millions” of Majestic Siberian Cats Live in Couple’s Farm-Turned-Catland. Introducing the Queen of Cat Ladies: Russian farmer Alla Lebedeva, who claims her farm-turned-“Catland” is home to “a million, maybe more” Siberian cats.

“Millions” of Majestic Siberian Cats Live in Couple’s Farm-Turned-Catland

Located in snowy Prigorodny, just outside Barnaul, Siberia, Lebedeva and her husband Sergey have been raising this majestic breed of felines for over ten years. Their cat collection began in 2004 when their first lion-like cat named Babushka gave birth to five ginger kittens. Since then, the couple’s farm became overrun with furry friends. According to Lebadeva, the shared living situation works both ways—the cats “protect the chickens and rabbits from rats and mice,” she explains. The ancient, long-haired Siberian breed has been around since the 1870s and they’re known to have incredible intelligence. To see more of these amazing Siberian cats, follow Lebedeva on Twitter and YouTube.

Dignified Stray Cat Photos Celebrate Their Unique Beauty. A stray cat is often a permanent fixture of a neighborhood.

Dignified Stray Cat Photos Celebrate Their Unique Beauty

Whether it’s catching local rodents or appearing on someone's porch for a meal, these creatures are as alluring as they are aloof. What do they do all day before they emerge for their nightly can of tuna? 19-year-old photographer Gabrielius Khiterer breaks through their mysteriously stoic facade by snapping intimate portraits of his feline neighbors. The stray cat photos feature up-close shots of the creatures as they stare intensely into the camera; their beauty and flaws are on full display. Simultaneously sympathetic and intimidating, Khiterer captures the dual attitudes of these cats.

The young photographer first snapped these pictures over a year ago. NPR Cookie Consent and Choices. How Photographers Have Elevated Pet Photography Into an Art Form. If you’ve got a pet, chances are you have countless pictures of them stored on your phone or computer.

How Photographers Have Elevated Pet Photography Into an Art Form

Like children, pets are constantly doing something that's photo worthy—even when they're being naughty. But, quantity doesn’t always equal quality. Often, it’s better to have a small collection of incredible pet photography that artfully captures the true essence of your furry friend. Going beyond a smartphone camera, photographers have elevated the subject matter with their professional equipment and above all, a keen eye. Soulful Black Cat Photos Showcase Personality of Inky-Colored Felines. Maggie Black cats are a symbol of Halloween, but that association has often done more harm than good.

Soulful Black Cat Photos Showcase Personality of Inky-Colored Felines

In some folklore, particularly that of the American Pilgrims, they are seen as evil. This bias has carried through today, and the group has more trouble getting adopted than other colored felines. Animal advocate and pet photographer Casey Elise Christopher is working to change that with her striking portraits of inky-colored felines. “For this series,” she tells My Modern Met in an email, “I photographed black cats against a black background to emphasize their beauty and showcase their personalities.” “Black cats have the lowest adoption rates and the highest euthanasia rates, in part because they typically don’t photograph well,” Christopher explains.

Cute Pet Rat Photos That Will Melt Your Heart by Diane Özdamar. Pet photographer Diane Özdamar has been in love with pet rats as long as she can remember. She's been photographing these furry companions for years, hoping to break their grotesque stereotype with her cute, playful imagery. Fancy rats, the most common domesticated species of pet rat, are often compared to small dogs by their owners. Screeching Roosters Make Their Most Aggressive and Passionate Moves in Heji Shin’s Photographs.

Creative Portrait Photography Shatters Conventional Beauty Standards. 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. Regis and Kahran Bethencourt are the dynamic husband and wife duo behind CreativeSoul Photography; and together, they've dedicated their artistic practice to celebrating unconventional beauty. Photographer Documents the Unique People He Sees at the Airport. The airport is a prime location for people watching.

There, you see folks from all walks of life in various states of being; some are rushing to their gate while others are killing time until they board their plane. For photographer Mustafa Çankaya, working at the Atatürk airport has given him more than just an opportunity to watch people from all over the world. It's been the impetus for his ongoing project called 100 Faces 100 Countries. “I see thousands of different faces passing by every day, from every culture and every part of the world,” Çankaya writes. “It is like a treasure for a photographer like me!” Çankaya's series goes beyond a passing glance of the folks he encounters at the airport. Photographer Shares Meaning Behind His Portraits of Native Americans. Photographer Uses 160-Year-Old Camera Equipment to Create Beautifully Haunting Portraits. Many photographers are excited to utilize the latest and greatest camera technology, but Giles Clement likes to keep things classic.

The Nashville-based creative produces dramatic portraiture with equipment that was made more than 160 years ago, as he describes, “from an era when cameras were made by craftsmen in small shops and lenses were designed using slide rules, experience and feel.” Leila Jeffreys' Elegant Bird Portraits Show Feathery "High Society" The Tweets Photographer Leila Jeffreys holds intimate portraiture sessions with her intriguing, colorful muses: cockatoos, doves, and hawks. Portraits of Thomas Jefferson's Sixth Great Grandson Strikes a Chord. Thomas Jefferson For the past 15 years, photographer Drew Gardner has been bridging past and present through his ongoing project titled The Descendants.

Giovanna Photography. Daniel Kordan. Polish Photographer Captures The Unique Beauty Of Local People Of India – Earth Wonders. Pet Pig Grows up with Dogs and Thinks He's Just Like His Canine Crew. As the old saying goes, “a dog is a man’s best friend,” but this pet pig might disagree. Meet Chowder, the 6-year-old Vietnamese potbellied pig who has his own group of unlikely animal friends. The domesticated farm animal lives with five rescue pups—named Rika, Slick, Nya, James, and Bashe—and his human, Shelby Madere, in Southern California. Beautiful Dog Portraits Capture Their Adventures in the Great Outdoors. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission.

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Instead Of Taking Boring Engagement Pics, This Couple Decided To Take It To The Next Level. Famous Artists and Their Cats (30 photos) 20 Photographs of World Leaders When They Were Young. I Travelled 40,000 Km Across Siberia To Photograph Its Indigenous People. One Year Later Here’s The Result. I Had Spent 12 Years Shooting This Window Until Owners Demolished The Building – I Caught Its Final Moment. Sauna: Requiem from the North - Photographs and text by Robert Blombäck. 56-Year-Old Woman Proves You Can Be Sexy No Matter How Old You Are (NSFW) I Photographed Women In 60 Countries To Change The Way We See Beauty. Photographer Spends Eternity Waiting For Museum Visitors To Match Artworks And The Result Is Worth The Wait. 33 Portraits Of Albino People. Mesmerizing "Porcelain beauty" A photographer told these black girls and boys to be themselves. These are the photos she took.

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