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Paved Paradise: Cemeteries in Parking Lots. 6 Forgotten Places, Rediscovered. Visiting these rooms, businesses, and homes is like traveling back in time. 1. The Old Operating Theatre Wikimedia Commons. The Sudden Death of Cambodia’s Homegrown Modernism — Failed Architecture. Established in 1908, Kep-sur-mer, as it was known during French occupation, sits 152 km south of Phnom Penh and 24 km west of the Vietnamese border overlooking the Gulf of Thailand.

The Sudden Death of Cambodia’s Homegrown Modernism — Failed Architecture

Less visited than it’s hedonistic neighbor Sihanoukville, and smaller than nearby Kampot, present day Kep is an easy-going jungle-meets-ocean village. There is an aura about Kep that exudes relaxation; and perhaps this has always been it’s allure as a vacation destination of the past. Or, perhaps it is Kep’s past that makes the present day town so charming. Unique to Kep are it’s villas – modernist relics which number around 100 – abandoned, crumbling, overgrown and wild. Traditional Kazakh hunters with their hunting partners. "Where Children Sleep" by James Mollison. James Mollison was born in Kenya in 1973 and grew up in England.

"Where Children Sleep" by James Mollison

After studying Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University, and later film and photography at Newport School of Art and Design, he moved to Italy to work at Benetton’s creative lab, Fabrica. Jimmy Nelson Photographs Vanishing Tribes in Before They Pass Away. Photographer Jimmy Nelson in Papua New Guinea I’ve been fascinated by tribal cultures for over 20 years, ever since I interviewed my grandfather about our family history and learned we had American Indian blood on both sides.

Jimmy Nelson Photographs Vanishing Tribes in Before They Pass Away

In the years since, I’ve traveled to indigenous communities in Dominica, South Africa, Tahiti, the Peruvian Amazon and numerous other destinations in an effort to learn from the tribal cultures there. So you can imagine how much photographer Jimmy Nelson‘s new book, Before They Pass Away, resonated with me on a personal level. The project began in 2009, when the British photographer set out on a journey to visit and photograph 31 secluded, visually unique tribes. The quest would eventually take him (and his 4×5 large format camera) on 13 trips covering 44 countries.

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors. This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors.

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, commemorate Krishna's pranks, and allow each other a momentary freedom -- a chance to drop their inhibitions and simply play and dance. "A Chronicle of French Hipsters" by Theo Gosselin. A Chronicle of French Hipsters Posted by Morrison Conway on August 6, 2012 · 74 Comments Theo Gosselin is an amateur photographer from Paris.

"A Chronicle of French Hipsters" by Theo Gosselin

His photographs are full of young enthusiasm and youthful romance as he documents the hipster movement in France. "Toy Stories" by Gabriele Galimberti. 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. Winners are scheduled to be announced in March and April. [40 photos] 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. Sit back and enjoy a quick jaunt around the USA in 50 photographs from mid-2012. [50 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: 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. 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. 1.) A woman taking her baby for a stroll in a gas-resistant baby carriage. 2.) No photoshop, these are real animals! Katerina Plotnikova did something extremely amazing!

No photoshop, these are real animals!

She used no photoshop! 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. Let us look at these wonderful works together! More Awesome Stuff... 36 Amazing Photos From the First Drone Contest We are presenting you a selection of the best photos from the first drone contest. In May of this year partnered up with National Geographic France to host the… October 13, 2014. The Photography of Nathen Atia. Posted on July 10, 2012 by lenny .

Nathen Atia is a professional editorial photographer based in Lon​don. Arabella Drummond Katy Elle. Top 14 Most Beautiful Vaginas You Will Ever See, My Heart Melted When I Saw The Last One. 31 Haunting Images Of Abandoned Places That Will Give You Goose Bumps. 16 Of The Most Magnificent Trees In The World. How do I love thee, tree? Let me count the ways; you change carbon dioxide into the oxygen we breathe, you sequester carbon, and you provide shelter for countless critters. These 20 Photographs Will Leave You Speechless. Especially The 11th One. There Are No Words.

Take a look at these 20 powerful photos that will leave you speechless. 46 Incredible Photos You May Not Have Seen Before. #22 Is Unbelievable. 1. The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist. Mother Nature is beautiful and amazing because we can see many amazing stuff like these 15 things that you won’t believe they actually exist. Amazing Photo Manipulation by Photographer Erik Johansson. Swedish photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson has one of the craziest photography portfolios we’ve ever seen.

Erik is completely self-taught in retouching his own photographs to make impossible and extraordinary images. Powerful Pictures. Three sisters pose for photographs taken years apart. Brilliant photography from Natgeo archives. National Geographic is the source for photos, free desktop wallpapers of places, animals, nature, underwater, travel, and more.It's a long time inspiration for me but now only the time helps me to bring these awesome photographs for your display.I am very happy to bring those "brilliant photography from national geographic archives" here.The following 60 beautiful photographs has beautiful wild life,nature,people and bird photos. 10 Shipwrecks Frozen In Time. Our World.

Top 20 Earth Pictures found on Stumble Upon. 33 Unbelievable Places To Visit Before You Die. I Can’t Believe These Actually Exist On Earth… 21 Most Beautiful Nature Photos On Stumbleupon. 18 Pictures of Shaolin Monks Training. Black and White Old Pictures of Pets. Neon Waterfalls in Long Exposure. 30 Heartwarming Vintage Photographs of New York City ~ ThePhotomag. Historical photos (part 3) Traditional Pinup Photos with Splashes of Milk as Clothes Captured with High-Speed Photography. Claire Mallett: Bodies and Shadows. 8 Inches of Dark Chocolate Cock Filled United Indecent Pleasures. The disturbing world of the Street Apes in Jakarta. Half-Drag Portraits Show the Before & After Transformations of NYC Drag Queens. The Best Photos in National Geographic in 2014. Last surviving rescue dog from 9/11, now 15 years old. Ashen shrine near Mt. Ontake, Japan, September 2014.

Photos of the Week: 8/30-9/5/2014. Photos of the Week: 7/26 - 8/1/2014. Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors. Kiev as of 19 February 2014. Photos of the Week: 7/12-7/18/2014. The 75 Best Pictures of the 2013.