Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone China Caves 2012 / Hong Meigui Expedition to explore giant caves in Wulong County. The giant caves of Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia. Exploring The Gouffre Berger (cave) in the Vercors region of France. At just over 1000m deep, The Gouffre Berger is recognised as one of the best sport trips in the world. A cave explorer climbing out of a Maelstrom on the fixed rope in Boxhead Pot, Yorkshire Dales. The giant caves of Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia Robbie Shone is a British adventure, cave and travel photographer based out of Austria. Collected here are some of his most jaw-dropping shots, many from a 2012 excursion into cave systems in Wulong County, China.
These 23 Far Away Perspectives Of Famous Places Will Change The Way You See Them Forever Every now and then, a photo is taken is taken at the perfect time and angle to create something both truly amazing and horrifying. Be it the old "is it a duck or a rabbit" illusion, or the classic "old lady or young woman in vanity," these kinds of magical occurrences are never not funny and amazing. Below are some optical illusions will have you looking at an image over and over again as you try to figure out exactly what's going on... From shadows that make no sense and black dots appearing out of nowhere to friends-turned-giants or elongated limbs appearing out of the blue, these images will definitely give your brain a run for its money. In fact, some of the images are so good, they don't even rely on crazy angles or pro photo tricks. But because this is the internet, not some hospital, we encourage you to scroll along with us anyway.
illustrator tuts Since its release, Adobe's Illustrator has grown to become the designer's right-hand man when it comes to creating premier vector graphics and elements. There's so much you can do with it that it can be difficult to know where to start. Happily, we're here to round up the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials, covering everything from illustration to logo design, adding depth to your typography and much more, to help you get the most from this amazing app. With so many to choose from, you're sure to find a project to inspire you, whether you're using an older version of Illustrator or are signed up to the Creative Cloud. Adobe Illustrator for beginners: 11 top tips If you're just starting out with Illustrator, here's a fantastic guide to some of its tools. Setting up a new document In this video tutorial presented by Angie Taylor, you'll learn how to set up a new Illustrator document. Essentials of the Pen and Pencil tools Creating objects with the Shape tools Empty list Master artwork techniques
Photographs taken inside of instruments There’s something other-worldly about these shots by Mierswa Kluska for the Berlin Philharmonic, which take a fascinating perspective from within the acoustic instrument. The internal landscape draws parallels to the architecture of buildings, and with a bit of imagination you can almost feel the unique tone and life of each acoustic instrument just by looking inside them. Inside instruments
1) Biblioteca España - Santo Domingo, Colombia 2) Dutch cube houses - Rotterdam, Netherlands 3) Vortex House - Montrose, Houston 4) Dalat's Crazy House - Vietnam 5) Seattle Central Library - Seattle, Washington 6) Krzywy Domek - Sopot, Poland 7) Brasilia - Brazil 8) Twisted House - Indianapolis, Indiana 9) Upside down house - Trassenheide, Germany 10) Hotel Marques de Riscal - Spain 11) Singapore buildings wedged tightly together 12) Vienna's Modern Art Museum - Austria 13) Donut hotel - Guangzhou, China 14) Dancing House - Prague 15) Bubble houses - south of France 16) Atomium - Brussels 17) Casa Batlló - Barcelona, Spain 18) Lotus Temple - New Dehli, India 19) Montaña Mágica Lodge - Chile 20) Nautilus House 21) Free Spirit Spheres - Vancouver Island 22) Waldspirale - Germany 23) Lyons Airport Train Station - France 24) Motisons Tower - Jaipur 25) Birmingham Bull Ring - Birmingham, UK 26) Gibbon Treehouse - Laos 27) Markthalle Altenrhein - Staad, Switzerland 28) Dynamic Tower - Dubai Source: Matador Network.
Test Your Creativity: 5 Classic Creative Challenges Fascinated by how brains and creativity work, we frequently share new research on the 99U twitter feed, showing how everything from drinking alcohol, to taking vacations, to moving your eyes from side to side can make you more creative. What’s particularly interesting, however, is that most of these studies rely on just a small group of core creativity tests – and you don’t need any special lab equipment to take them. Below, we’ve collected five of the most commonly used creativity challenges for your self-testing pleasure. While creativity “testing” is far from an exact science, trying your mettle at these challenges could yield insight into when, where, and how you’re most creative. Or maybe it’ll just be fun. 1. Developed by J.P. Hold papers togetherCufflinksEarringsImitation mini-tromboneThing you use to push that emergency restart button on your routerKeeping headphones from getting tangled upBookmark The test measures divergent thinking across four sub-categories: 2. 3. 4. 5.
Henry Leutwyle Photographer Henry Leutwyle reveals an intimate look at the fascinating subculture that is professional ballet. His passion for this art has lead to this photographic documentary, unveiling the faces of tremendous hard work, discipline and physical sacrifice for the sake of beauty. Vanity Fair Posted in: Ambient, Black & White, Commercial / Editorial, Featured, Photography, PortraitTags: art blog, ballet, black and white, editorial, empty kingdom, Henry Leutwyler, Photographer, Photography, portrait, vanity fair
Jabuticaba – The Tree That Fruits on its Trunk This tree stands out from the entire plant diversity of South America with the fact that it is evergreen and that its fruit grows on the trunk. Today, Jabuticaba can be found not only in South America, but also in Asia. See more on weezbo.com Spread your love! Share this post if you like it: Fostr | Support, Follow & Cultivate Creativity Mother And 4-Year-Old Daughter Take Adorable Pictures Of Their Impressive Yoga Poses New-Jersey-based yoga practitioner and mother of two Laura Kasperzak has taken to doing yoga together with her 4-year-old daughter Mini and snapping cute photos. It didn’t take her long to realize that her 4-year-old daughter Mini is extremely fond of doing yoga, and the Internet went nuts – they already have 725,000 followers on Instagram. Kasperzak has been practicing yoga for 17 years and has also been teaching classes and workshops in New Jersey. These amusing and inspiring photos show that exercise can be fun. Source: Instagram | twofitmoms.com (via)
Breath-taking shots for Smithsonian photography contest By James Gordon Published: 17:40 GMT, 10 April 2014 | Updated: 18:12 GMT, 10 April 2014 The stunning beauty of nature and diversity of the human race is captured in a series of photographs that have been submitted for this year’s Smithsonian Annual Photo Contest. The range of entries is impressive and shows the diversity of our planet and its inhabitants. The competition was open to professional photographers and amateurs alike. Smithsonian photo editors received more than 50,000 photographers from 132 different countries. Ten were selected from each of six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile, a new category this year. After looking at this year's finalists, readers can vote for their favorite by visiting the website. The organization is also running a video competition for the second year running too. I risked life and phone says Chaz Wilke of his image of Leeloo at Cannon Beach A champion bronco bucks a champion rider at the Helmville Rodeo