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Ballerinas take over the Big Apple by Dane Shitagi & Chicquero Dane Shitagi is a NYC based photographer. Originally from Honolulu, he followed his instincts to live the photographic life. Taking inspiration from the sights and sounds of “the city” as well as the energy and diverse arts, Dane has formed a unique and heartfelt body of work that is sooo beautiful and personal. Where is the Black Swan? Like this: Like Loading... Pictures of Moments Speak More than Thousand Words...... Picture can speak thousands of words. Random pictures of insignificant moments always been the most important and most valuable. Photographers and painters beautifully imprint huge number of events, objects and types. 1. Photographer – Zilvinas Valeika 2. 3. One of the best photos on the version of Red Bull Illume 2010. 4. Little boy is going to ask Santa for his father returns from Iraq. 5. Photographer – Roman Balaev. 6. 7. 8. This picture consists 365 photographs that were made by each day from the same place. via 9. 10. 11. Photographer – Julia Kurbatova. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Photos of children’s choir from North Korea. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. The celebration of March 8 in Belgrade. 32. 33. “My 3-year-old son Charlie, – said by the author of the photo Blake Zickefoose, Kid love his friend caterpillar. 34. 35. 36.

25 Best Photos from Wikipedia We all know what wikipedia is, so here i got some best images from wikipedia today which came after careful selection and long voting process, finally lucky people became the winners of the photo contest, for which community members voted Wikipedia Commons. Take a look its cool & interesting…. 1. Luke Viato “Lock Belay” 2. “Cathedral of Saint-Aubin” 3. “Tabletop Photography” 4. “Young Elephant” 5. “Synthetic Bismuth Crystal” 6. “Start space shuttle Atlantis” 7. ” A fragment of a Mummy ” 8. “Meat Viviparous fly” 9. Owned by Noodle snacks. 10. “Japanese Maple” 11. “Teske’s Tomb.” 12. “Panorama of the Moon with the assistance of Apollo 17.” 13. “Paranalskaya Observatory. 14. “Lichtenstein Castle in Germany” 15. “The young leopard.” 16. “Male Agama” 17. «Bridge Golden Gate» 18. “Lake Vuoksa on the border between Russia and Finland” 19. “Lonely House”. 20. “Old bridge over the Neretva River “ 21. “Red-Tree-Frog” 22. “Sadhu at Varanasi.” 23. “Vulcan peak Sarychev. 24. “Bend of the Colorado River” 25. Ads by Google

A Gallery of the Most Accurate Female Video Game Costumes | Alright, I’ve seen so many amazing examples of cosplay over the last year or two, I decided to put some of them into one master post. But as I don’t want an endlessly long gallery, I tried to restrict it with a few basic criteria: video game related and female. Any complaints? As you’ll see in my title, this is not the “Hottest Video Game Cosplayers” as has been done (probably by us), but the “Most Accurate.” Some of these we’ve featured here before with their own galleries, some are new finds I hadn’t see until today. Gallery begins below: Alice (American McGee’s Alice) Bayonetta (Bayonetta) Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Cammy (Street Fighter) Chell (Portal) Ivy (Soul Calibur) Jill Valentine (Resident Evil) Kitana (Mortal Kombat) Mai (King of Fighters) Jack (Mass Effect) Miranda (Mass Effect) Faith (Mirror’s Edge) Morrigan (Darkstalkers) Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros.) Raiden (Metal Gear Solid) Rikku (Final Fantasy X) Rosalina (Super Mario Galaxy) Samus Aran (Metroid) Tali (Mass Effect)

Funny illustrations Art & Design These awesome illustrations are made by the Malaysian artist Chow Hon Lam. He made much more, so check his website. Share - StumbleUpon Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light This is kind of flying all over the internet right now, but I couldn’t resist sharing. Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls. The jaw-dropping light painting above, made with an array of colored airplanes is currently on view at the Fly to Baku exhibition at De Pury Gallery in London through January 29th.

Conserving Africa's Wildlife Through Photography How often do we see exquisite imagery of animals that isn't a "When Animals Attack" special? Photographer Nick Brandt says, "The emphasis has generally been on capturing the drama of wild animals IN ACTION, on capturing that dramatic single moment, as opposed to simply animals in the state of being." I agree with Brandt and appreciate his stunning contributions to wildlife photography. The native Londoner first discovered the beauty of Africa's majestic creatures sprawled out on the breathtakingly unaltered landscapes in 1995, when he was still making music videos, practicing his formal training in film. It isn't all gut-wrenching photography, though. Nick Brandt's website Post-Apocalyptic Images of Japan The ruins and haikyo aficionado in me couldn’t resist making a post about Tokyo Genso‘s fabulous art depicting post-apocalyptic Japan. The illustrations have a breathtaking otherworldly quality that perfectly capture the sort of scenes I regularly come across while exploring ruins, albeit of course, on a much grander and majestic scale. Some of the scenes really aren’t stretching the truth that much either. Head into the backstreets of Japan and you’ll quickly find dilapidated old buildings and creeping plants reclaiming man-made structures for mother nature. Apply that to the iconic landmarks of central Tokyo and other areas of Japan, and you have some gorgeous concept art for what Tokyo could look like if man were wiped from the planet. Anyway, enough talk. Shinjuku Skyscapers Shibuya 109 Department Store Tokyo Big Sight Haneda Airport Rainbow Bridge Shibuya Sakuraya Hamamatsucho Station Shinjuku Station Osaka Streets Sofmap Akihabara Kabuki Theatre in Ginza Tokyo Skytree Tokyo Streets Ueno Hato Bus

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