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50 Fantastic Street Photography

50 Fantastic Street Photography

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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. 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. Life on the mini mean streets: Sculptor puts New York cityscapes under the microscope to produce incredibly detailed dioramas Updated: 06:58 GMT, 29 April 2011 New York City - with its crowded sidewalks, creeping, honking traffic jams and endless streams of awe-struck tourists - can sometimes feel a little claustrophobic. In the world created by Alan Wolfson, New York is even smaller... to a mind-blowing degree. The 62-year-old artist creates handmade miniature sculptures of Manhattan street scenes, down to the finest of detail and complete with complex interior views and lighting effects. For scale: A $1 bill lies on the pavement to show how intricate Alan Wolfson creations are. This is a detail of Peepworld (2007), which is 17in x 22in x 26in

50 Years Ago: The World in 1961 - Alan Taylor - In Focus A half-century ago, much of the world was in a broad state of change: We were moving out of the post-World War II era, and into both the Cold War and the Space Age, with broadening civil rights movements and anti-nuclear protests in the U.S. In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th president of the United States, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to fly in space, Freedom Riders took buses into the South to bravely challenge segregation, and East Germany began construction of the Berlin Wall. That year, Kennedy gave the okay to the disastrous Bay of Pigs Invasion into Cuba and committed the U.S. to "landing a man on the Moon" with NASA's Apollo program. JFK also oversaw the early buildup of a U.S. military presence in Vietnam: by the end of 1961, some 2,000 troops were deployed there.

Hubble's Most Mind Expanding Photos of the Universe The just-turned-21 Hubble Space Telescope has spent its entire life taking photographs of such enormous, otherworldly things that words stop working. And the events in its photographs happened so long ago, notions of time stop working too. But don’t speak, and forget about the time. Here, in no particular order, are nine pretty big reminders that you are tiny, insignificant, and yet part of an awesome network of particles and forces that we’re only beginning to understand. Beautiful Planet - Oh I so want to go to the ISS! Indian Ocean Maldives “The sunny side of life” is a catchphrase used to attract tourists to the Maldive Islands. Well it certainly looks heavenly from the ISS. Time to order a large drink, you know, one with a lot of fruit and a little umbrella, then stretch out on a hammock and just enjoy life, watching what I can only imagine a marvelous sunset.

Art & Photography For some people, being human isn't good enough. There are people who are more interested in living in another realm and it's made "possible" thanks to various online games or even apps that allow you to "cartoon yourself" or "zombie yourself". I suppose everyone has day dreams about living in a different time period or [...] This may seem weird but I've often thought about what my "last meal" would be if I knew my time on this earth was running out. Still Life Photography With Things You Can’t Live Without Stay Updated to the Latest Blog Post!SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR FREE! A common discipline with photographers and painters, still life is the arrangement and assembly of inanimate objects that is completely in contrast with landscape photography in terms of composition.

40 Beautiful Examples of Bokeh Photography Inspiration by Bill Jones 16inShare I’m sure most of you have heard of the term bokeh. Sweet and Sexually Charged Photography (20 photos) Originally from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Carlos Nunez is an LA-based photographer whose gorgeous shots can easily range from sweet and demure to downright sexy. You can tell that he has that rare ability to put his models at ease, making them feel free to express themselves and show us a side to them few people ever get to see. Take a look at Nunez's blog and you'll see shots we can't necessarily feature here on My Modern Met (in other words, NSFW). Sexually charged, the photos are a tribute to the empowered woman and her willingness to be unabashedly free. I was able to get in touch with the elusive Nunez to ask him a few questions. Read that short interview, below, after enjoying his sweet and seductive photos.

Photography by Susannah Benjamin {Part 2} Posted on October 11, 2011 in Photography If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post Loading ...

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