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Best Places to Find Free Images Online. The ultimate list of free image sites– but only the best ones.

Best Places to Find Free Images Online

Because ain’t nobody got time to search through a thousand sites. If you are frequently sharing images online it’s essential to have a virtual rolodex of go-to websites where you can quickly and effectively find free images. Feel the rainbow! Artist Gabriel Dawe is showing his incredible new installation that just opened to the public last October 6 in Como, Italy.

Feel the rainbow!

As part of Miniartextil, an annual exhibition of contemporary art, Dawe created Plexus no. 19, a stunning thread installation that’s beautifully spread across two balconies in the atrium of a historic villa. The early 19th century neoclassic house, called Villa Olmo, was acquired in 1924 by the municipality of Como and is now open to the public only during cultural events and art exhibitions like this. This year’s Miniartextil exhibition is called Agora, taking from the Greek word that describes an important public place where people come to share ideas. The visitor is invited to not just look at the artwork but to be actively involved in it. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011

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: Thomas Barbèy’s astounding surrealism.

Today, everyone’s a photographer, grabbing their iPhones for a quick snap.

Thomas Barbèy’s astounding surrealism

Pictures are posted at a moment’s notice on Facebook and Instagram, so there’s never a void of visuals. Perhaps this image saturation is why surreal photo manipulation is particularly intriguing; smartphone cameras and social networking can’t hold a candle to an artist’s vivid imagination. One such visionary is veteran photographer Thomas Barbèy. Raised in Geneva before working for 15 years in Milan, this inspirational artist has spent more than 20 years perfecting his craft. Today he resides in Las Vegas and works exclusively in black and white, including sepia toning, masterfully transforming colorless photomontages into surrealistic fine art.

Some of his techniques include putting negatives together and then photographing them from above, along with traditional retouching and photoshopping. Carnovsky. RGB Color est e pluribus unus.

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“The Art of Clean Up” by Ursus Werhli « TYPOGRAFFIT : BLOG. German artist Ursus Werhli takes obsessive compulsive behavior to a whole new level with his work in completely organizing various objects and situations in clever ways.

“The Art of Clean Up” by Ursus Werhli « TYPOGRAFFIT : BLOG

Here are some selections from his book, “The Art of Clean Up”. (source) This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at 05:16:26 PM and is filed under BLOG English, BLOG Japanese . 30 Most popular photography on Reddit. I’ve stuck quite a long time making a collection of some of the most popular photography on Reddit all time. I couldn’t find original source of all the photos but they are here meant to inspire. MapCrunch - Random Google Street View. Lego Recreations of Famous Movie Scenes. You’re never too old to play with toys! Lucky for us, twenty-one year old Alex Eylar still uses his Legos to hilariously re-create some of the most famous movie scenes of our time. Based in Oakland, Eylar goes by the name Profound Whatever on Flickr, where he shares his extensive collection of staged scenes starring an entirely Lego cast.

From symbolic dramas, to action-packed blockbusters, to cult classics, Eylar has a way of making his chosen scenes recognizable, despite the minimal expression provided in the plastic faces. Aside from movie scenes he has an awesome series of crime scene possibilities from the board game Clue, using Legos of course. See Also LEGO BIRDS IN REAL LIFE Above: American Beauty Below: Clockwork Orange Inception James Bond Modern Times Pulp Fiction Raging Bull Raiders of the Lost Ark Star Wars The Addams Family The Big Lebowski.

The Daily Life of a Grandma and Her Odd-Eyed Cat. EmailEmail 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).”

The Daily Life of a Grandma and Her Odd-Eyed Cat

Miyoko has been photographing their beautiful friendship and the way they go about their daily routine ever since. The strong bond between the two glows in every shot: “Partly because they are both hard of hearing, my grandmother and Fukumaru are always looking into each other’s eyes. They’re really close,” says Miyoko, who has recently published a hard cover photo album “Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat“. "Stage of mind". Jee Young Lee, un'artista sudcoreana crea delle incredibili scenografie, senza photoshop.