Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America Detroit-born Photographer Mark Laita explores social and cultural clashes between different social backgrounds by juxtaposing people of United States in his stunning series “Created Equal”. By contrasting social inequality, Laita invited the viewers to think about how and why they took these different directions. People born equal but turned out totally different in real life. Mark Laita in his photo series compare different people from all walks of life such as a bank robber and a policeman, a high school dropout and a college graduate, a company president and a janitor etc.
nicolas damiens envisions tokyo without ads feb 09, 2015 nicolas damiens envisions tokyo without ads nicolas damiens envisions tokyo without adsall images courtesy of nicolas damiens imagine a world without advertisements…difficult, isn’t it? our surroundings are bombarded with names in neon lights, billboards, banners, and boards. french graphic designer nicolas damiens envisions what the bustling streets of japan’s capital would look like without the logos, slogans and company names in his series ‘tokyo no ads’. tokyo is a city that is saturated with signage, from illuminating street streamers advertising restaurants and bars, to billboards that promote TV shows and movies. the surplus of characters and clutter is truly evident when removed from the context of the urban setting. damiens’ animated gifs showing before-and-after images where ads have been eliminated are a startling reminder of how prevalent they really are.
The sudden death of film Who would have dreamed film would die so quickly? The victory of video was quick and merciless. Was it only a few years ago that I was patiently explaining how video would never win over the ancient and familiar method of light projected through celluloid? And now Eastman Kodak, which seemed invulnerable, is in financial difficulties. Many of the nation's remaining mail-order company that processing film from still cameras has closed, even though stills are having a resurgence in serious market. New 35mm movie projectors are no longer manufactured, for the simple reason that used projectors, some not very old, are flooding the market.
Animals' Eyes Up Close Husky Suren Manvelyan, is a bit of a jack of all trades. He has a PhD in Theoretical Physics specializing in Quantum Chaos but has recently turned his attention to photographing the amazing detailed landscapes of eyes. 25 Most Beautiful Animals Photography on StumbleUpon I think the most beautiful pictures are those made in nature. Nothing compares with the expression of a tiger, the majestic flight of an eagle or the strength of a white bear. Below you can see 25 the most beautiful animal photographs that will capture your attention, and were stumbled on StumbleUpon.
Untitled Document The world's highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, at a height of 117 meters. Forwarded by Frank Bonansinga Thor's Well a/k/a "the gates of the dungeon" on Cape Perpetua, Oregon. At moderate tide and strong surf, flowing water creates a fantastic landscape Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Tongariro National Park - New Zealand The Metropolitan Museum of Art - StumbleUpon Harold Greengard, Twin Lakes, Connecticut, 1917 Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976) Silver-platinum print; 10 x 13 in. (24.5 x 33 cm) Ford Motor Company Collection, Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest and The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift through Joyce and Robert Menschel, and Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, by exchange, 1997 (1997.25) © 1997 Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive By the beginning of the twentieth century, photography was well on its way to becoming the visual language it is today, the pervasive agent of democratic communication. Photographers used its growing influence to expose society's evils, which the prosperous, self-indulgent Belle Époque chose to ignore: the degrading conditions of workers in big-city slums, the barbarism of child labor, the terrorism of lynching, the devastation of war.
World Press Photo Of The Year 2010 The World Press Photo Of The Year Contest is one of the most prestigious annual events for press photographers. These are the winners in 2010. Read the descriptions underneath each image to find out more about the setting and the photographer.Warning: Some images are graphic in displaying the horror that can be human life.UPDATE: Check out our World Press Photo Of The Year 2011 edition. 101. Daniele Tamagni, a freelance photographer based in Italy, has won the 2nd Prize in the Arts and Entertainment Stories category with the series The Flying Cholitas in Bolivia: Lucha libre (Bolivian wrestling). The prize-winning entries of the World Press Photo Contest 2010, the world's largest annual press photography contest, were announced February 11, 2011.
Animals Illuminated by the Sun The time of sunset is defined in astronomy as the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun’s disk disappears below the horizon in the west. There are few things in nature as photogenic as the sky at sunset, especially animals. The rich bright gold, pink and orange colors make unusually beautiful pictures of animals illuminated by the sun. Source 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart. A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument. A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest. Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011. A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China.