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Fotografías surrealistas de la fiesta “Illuminati” organizada por la familia Rothschild en 1972. Secuencia de fotos de Carter Murdoch. "Israeli Girls" de Dafy Hagai. Photos: The Ruins of the USSR's Secret Nuclear Cities. The Polygon Nuclear Test Site I (After The Event), Kazakhstan 2011 Nadav Kander / Courtesy Flowers Gallery Priozersk II, (Tulip in Bloom), Kazakhstan 2011.

Photos: The Ruins of the USSR's Secret Nuclear Cities

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s. Clear Creek Canyon, Georgetown Loop, Colorado Marc Walter/Courtesy TASCHEN In this print, several plates were printed with different brown inks to capture the dusty wonder of the Grand Canyon.

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s

Photochroms predated color film by decades and combined the emerging science of photography with time-tested painting techniques. Mulberry Street, New York Multiple printing plates were made with each negative and parts of each plate were erased to feature a single color. The colors are saturated and sort of dreamlike rather than exact representations of the color spectrum. William Henry Jackson Diving for coins, Bahamas Sunset from the Battery, New York. Estas son las mujeres de carne y hueso que inspiraron las ilustraciones pin-up. Las encontramos en pósters, en las cubiertas polvorientas de novelas rosa, en la contraportada de las revistas antiguas, en miles de productos vintage.

Estas son las mujeres de carne y hueso que inspiraron las ilustraciones pin-up

Las pin up son esas chicas más o menos imaginarias, voluptuosas y sensuales que siempre llevan una sonrisa en los labios. Desde 1920, endulzan el mundo con sus cuerpos y actitudes coquetas. Artist Blends Humans With Nature In Beautifully-Surreal Portrait Series. Spain-based artist Antonio Mora (aka mylovt) describes his artwork as "cocktails," amalgams of images found on blogs, databases, and magazines, fused seamlessly into the types of imagery that could only come from a serious lucid dreamer.

Artist Blends Humans With Nature In Beautifully-Surreal Portrait Series

Whether it's a forest melting into a woman's face, or someone's hair exploding into a slash of water, the dreamy portraits are tough to get out of your head. Mora writes on his website that his "originality takes root in the merger, in finding combinations that leave in the palate of our conscience flavors of evocation and mystery. " The bodies-in-nature images contain the type of unsettling-yet-tranquil beauty that would make a variety of fashion directors lick their lips.

Unlike a typical fashion photographer, though, Mora offers anyone the chance to have their own portrait manipulated into surreal forms. Portfolio. Oh, la, la: 19 incredible color photographs of Paris from the early 1900s. Completely Surreal Photos Of America's Abandoned Malls. These images of meat stuffed into plastic bottles are kinda gross. This isn’t going to be one of those preachy posts where I tell you meat is gross and this is why you should become vegetarian—I do a enjoy a nicely grilled steak from time to time m’self—but you have to admit that these images by photographer Per Johansen are more than a tad unsettling.

These images of meat stuffed into plastic bottles are kinda gross

Johansen’s new series titled Mæt (Danish for “full”) is a take on human consumption, gluttony and ethics in the meat industry. The plastic recycled bottles represent the human stomach gorging itself with raw, bloody meat. Are you full yet? Via Feature Shoot and Beautiful Decay. Transgender women of Paris in the Fifties and Sixties. These beautiful photographs of transgender women, in Paris from the late 1950s and early 1960s were taken by Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm, who traveled to Paris in the late-fifties, where he hoped to create a new kind of night-life street photography.

Transgender women of Paris in the Fifties and Sixties

Strömholm lived in the Red Light district, around Place Blanche and Pigalle, where he made friends with many of the young transgender women who worked the streets and hotels to make a living. Things that go bump in the night: Vintage 1920s stereoview images of ghouls and goblins. Things that go bump in the night: Vintage 1920s stereoview images of ghouls and goblins These vintage stereoview images from 1923 of a little girl sleeping while goblins and boogeyman creep around her bed and hover over her are a little silly looking, yes.

Things that go bump in the night: Vintage 1920s stereoview images of ghouls and goblins

But, they’re still psychologically disturbing, tapping into the primordial fear of something under the bed like some kind of proto-David Lynch type imagery. I’d imagine these scared the shit out of plenty of children—and probably some adults, too—back in the day. Color photographs of Circus performers 1940-50. I fell in love with the circus when I was about four.

Color photographs of Circus performers 1940-50

It was Billy Smart’s Big Top, where I sat with my parents and brother on tiered wooden benches, eating candy floss, watching parabolas of delight unfurl on the trapeze, high-wire acts hover magically on tip-toe, acrobats build structure from chaos, and clowns colorfully spill across the sawdust. It is a love that has lasted, and I still feel the cold-water shiver of excitement whenever the circus comes to town. These stunning color photographs from the 1940s and 1950s of circus performers, are taken from Dominque Jando’s superb The Circus Book: 1870-1950.

Las imágenes del Congo que traspasan las fronteras y desgarran el corazón - Internacional - 10 Surreal Photos That Will Give You Nightmares. El pasado adquiere color: fotografías históricas pasan del blanco y negro a todo el color de su realidad. 18 Mind-Blowing Images From The World Of Science. The winner of the 2014 Wellcome Image Award has just been announced: a vivid picture of a mechanical heart pump inside a patient's chest.

18 Mind-Blowing Images From The World Of Science

The annual award celebrates the intersection of science and art, reminding us that the best visual inspiration often comes from the shocking beauty of the natural world. Sebastião Salgado: A gallery of spectacular photographs. The vast tail of a Southern right whale, photographed near Argentina in 2004.

Sebastião Salgado: A gallery of spectacular photographs

Ask photojournalists to name a peer they admire, and Sebastião Salgado’s name is sure to crop up. The Brazilian is renowned for the long-term projects he undertakes, devoting years at a time to documenting the story of a particular people or the evolution of a certain place. Sebastião Salgado: The silent drama of photographyAs he describes in the talk he gave at TED2013, his attention to detail and his personal attachment to his subjects caused health problems that nearly killed him. Thankfully, he didn’t give up. His most recent project is Genesis, which he describes as “my love letter to the planet” and for which he spent eight years traveling the world to photograph humans, animals and nature in their native glory.

The scale is appropriate. An iceberg photographed on the Antarctic Peninsula. The Mursi and the Surma women in Ethiopia are, Salgado says, the last women in the world to wear lip plates. El sueño de Europa. A Sahara, Marina y Camilo El más antiguo recuerdo de mi origen como fotógrafo es el cine. De pequeño esperaba impaciente la llegada del domingo, para ir después de misa a la función matinal. La eucaristía era la liturgia y el cinematógrafo un nuevo ritual no menos sagrado. Allí, en la pantalla, se celebraba el advenimiento de secretos vistos en la oscuridad. PERTURBADORES MONOS ENMASCARADOS MENDIGAN EN INDONESIA. Viviendo fuera del sistema: fotorreportaje de personas que lograron eludir el vórtice. Para aquellos que nacimos entre finales de los setenta y principios de los ochenta, al menos para la gran mayoría, la realidad está intrínsecamente asociada a una vasta cantidad de objetos materiales que nos acompañan cotidianamente.

Ropa, accesorios electrónicos, mobiliario, juguetes, todos parte de un monumental menú que un extraño ser al cual llamamos ‘mercado’ pone, sonriente, a nuestra disposición. 46 fascinantes fotografías de las tribus más remotas del mundo antes de que desaparezcan. El mundo nunca ha estado tan interconectado como hoy. Simon Menner - index. 9 Breathtaking Images That Make the American West Look Utterly Alien. Bruce Silverstein Gallery - Shinichi Maruyama. 20 Fotos históricas en blanco y negro restauradas en color.

100-Year-Old Color Photos of Pre-Revolution Russia. Paris through a Nazi lens: Propaganda images of occupied French capital show citizens thriving under German rule. Andre Zucca's images of Paris in the Second World War have remained controversial Appear to show Parisians carefree and jubilant under Nazi occupation and Vichy rule Photojournalist took images of fashionable women, smiling soldiers and happy families in the capital By Becky Evans Published: 17:01 GMT, 11 September 2013 | Updated: 10:59 GMT, 24 September 2013 Fashionable young women pose for the camera and commuters mix with Nazi soldiers on the bustling Paris streets.

The famous roads of the French capital are adorned with the Swastikas of the German regime but Parisians appear jubilant. 40 FOTOGRAFÍAS DE LA HISTORIA MUNDIAL QUE VALE LA PENA VER. Desde su invención, la fotografía ha servido para acercarnos unos a otros.