background preloader

Beautiful Portraits of Strangers

Beautiful Portraits of Strangers
Beautiful Portraits of Strangers Danny Santos II is a weekend photographer who likes to shoot strangers in the streets of Singapore. He’s been shooting street for about 2 years now. More beautiful portraits of strangers can be found in Danny’s Flickr set or his website dannyst.com. 30th of June 2010 Probably Related Long Term Exposure Iceland Lee Jeffries’ stunning portraits Portraits by Falsalama Brandon Voges’ Upside Down Portraits Travel Status Back home since 57 days Currently in: Switzerland Oh dear, do you realise how old your browser is? Related:  Arty Stuffpictures

101 - Women Photos of Children From Around the World With Their Most Prized Possessions Chiwa – Mchinji, Malawi Shot over a period of 18 months, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti‘s project Toy Stories compiles photos of children from around the world with their prized possesions—their toys. Galimberti explores the universality of being a kid amidst the diversity of the countless corners of the world, saying, “at their age, they are pretty all much the same; they just want to play.” But it’s how they play that seemed to differ from country to country. There were similarites too, especially in the functional and protective powers the toys represented for their proud owners. Stella – Montecchio, Italy Pavel – Kiev, Ukraine Arafa & Aisha – Bububu, Zanzibar Cun Zi Yi – Chongqing, China Bethsaida – Port au Prince, Haiti Orly-Brownsville,Texas Botlhe – Maun, Botswana Watcharapom – Bangkok, Thailand Alessia – Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy Norden – Massa, Morocco Julia – Tirana, Albania Keynor – Cahuita, Costa Rica Shaira – Mumbai, India Tangawizi – Keekorok, Kenya

VUVOX - slideshows, photo, video and music sharing, Myspace codes Thomas Barbèy's astounding surrealism Today, everyone’s a photographer, grabbing their iPhones for a quick snap. Pictures are posted at a moment’s notice on Facebook and Instagram, so there’s never a void of visuals. Perhaps this image saturation is why surreal photo manipulation is particularly intriguing; smartphone cameras and social networking can’t hold a candle to an artist’s vivid imagination. One such visionary is veteran photographer Thomas Barbèy. Some of his techniques include putting negatives together and then photographing them from above, along with traditional retouching and photoshopping. Which of Barbèy’s images is your favorite?

HTTP/1.1: Status Code Definitions Each Status-Code is described below, including a description of which method(s) it can follow and any metainformation required in the response. 10.1 Informational 1xx This class of status code indicates a provisional response, consisting only of the Status-Line and optional headers, and is terminated by an empty line. There are no required headers for this class of status code. Since HTTP/1.0 did not define any 1xx status codes, servers MUST NOT send a 1xx response to an HTTP/1.0 client except under experimental conditions. A client MUST be prepared to accept one or more 1xx status responses prior to a regular response, even if the client does not expect a 100 (Continue) status message. Proxies MUST forward 1xx responses, unless the connection between the proxy and its client has been closed, or unless the proxy itself requested the generation of the 1xx response. 10.1.1 100 Continue The client SHOULD continue with its request. 10.1.2 101 Switching Protocols 10.2 Successful 2xx - Date

350+ Free Textures 17 scratched and scraped textures grab bag 40 random free textures 14 free high res slate textures Aqueous Sun Texture Pack Volume 1 (50) Aqueous Sun Texture Pack Volume 2 (50) Aqueous Sun Presents Rust v.01 (28) Beautiful Textures On Black Backgrounds (22) rust textures (5) victorian dreams texture pack (10) Dreamy Bokeh Textures (4) Glitter Bokeh Texture Pack (33) 20 grungy dirty wood textures tree bark 10 free high res textures 9 colorful rust textures Wood Panels Texture Set (9) turn back time texture pack (5) Vintage II Texture Pack (6) Rust ‘n Such Textures (10) textures (5) Folds: Texture Pack (8) Freebie: Texture Pack 4 – Watercolours (10) Metal Texture Pack – 47 Free Images Brick & Stone: Texture Pack (24) 17 rock and concrete textures 25 subtle and light grunge textures 8 re-stained paper textures 28 High-Res Vintage Postal Textures Old Leather Textures (5) 5 colored grungy bokeh textures 15 High-Res Lens Flare Textures 27 High-Res Fabric Fold Textures out of focus 30 free bokeh textures Bokeh Pack (22)

THE ROCKETEER: Riddle Saves the Day in this Betty Page Cosplay For fans of The Rocketeer, it seems the character has been getting a lot more love these past few years. As a result, we get this wonderful cosplay by Riddle, which owes its roots to the Bettie Page version (drawn by Darwyn Cooke for IDW's tribute series). The photo itself was taken by Dru Phillips, with makeup and hair by Thomas Gaddis & Jaiden Gabbana, respectively. The print will be available at the upcoming Planet Comic Con Show in Kansas City and will be limited to 50 copies. 100 Helpful Photography Tutorials for Beginners and Professionals Photography as both a profession and a hobby is an incredibly expansive topic that covers a remarkably vast range of subjects from science and art. No matter where you lie on the professional spectrum, there is simply always more to learn. We spent countless hours scouring the web for the best content we could find and share with you, and today we'll help you expand your knowledge with 100 photography related tutorials! "There are many composition guidelines which can be applied in almost any situation, to enhance the impact of a scene. Below are ten of the most popular and most widely respected composition rules." "Graphic illustrations [and explanations] of the difference between RAW and JPEG (also called JPG). A basic discussion of white balance and how to respond to different lighting situations. "Use a simple device to get perfect color in all of your shots" "What you need to know to get the most from today’s amazing high-ISO settings" "Low light photography can be a lot of fun.

Awesome People Hanging Out Together The title is pretty explanatory and it's coming from a very cool blog where they showcase shots of famous people hanging out together from the new and old times. A picture is worth a thousand words and I truly think it's a great idea. It's also a good practice for your personal history so check it out, you won't be disappointed! Disclaimer from the blog: I do not own the images posted, I provide photo credit when I am aware of the source. For more information or submit your pictures to the blog 'Awesome People Hanging Out Together, you can visit the website at AwesomePeopleHangingOutTogether.tumblr.com. Jimi Hendrix & Mick Jagger, New York, 1969 Frank Sinatra and Grace Kelly The Beatles and Mohammad Ali, 1964 Michael Jackson & Mr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Marlon Brando (The Godfather) Marilyn Monroe Meets Queen Elizabeth II 1956 George Harrison and Bob Marley Danny DeVito and Christopher Reeve Bob Marley and Jackson Five, 1975 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Shaquille O'neal Madonna, Sting and 2Pac

88 Brilliant Examples of Forced Perspective Photography Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera. There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others. Here in this showcase, we presenting a Stunning collection of Forced Perspective Photography and Pictures taken by various artists in which all pictures are linked to the author’s pages. When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. You may be interested in the following related articles as well. Feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts that our readers may find helpful. Don’t forget to and follow us on Twitter — for recent updates. Brilliant Examples of Forced Perspective Photography

Most Amazing Sand Sculptures Most Amazing Sand Sculptures Anyone who has ever been to the beach has probably tried to sculpt a simple sand structure of some sort.Well leave it to the pros, because we have some great sand sculpture pictures listed below. 36 Comments: rachael said... I've tried making sandcastles before.. April 16, 2010 at 11:59 AM shahid said... nice arts May 25, 2010 at 3:07 AM jalalHB said... This is simply classic and aesthetics May 7, 2011 at 7:00 PM Anonymous said... Harrison Hot Springs, in BC Canada,I recognized multiple pieces of art from there :D September 4, 2011 at 1:02 PM Impressive! September 13, 2011 at 7:51 PM where's the rest of them? September 19, 2011 at 1:47 AM ZuZu Gold said... remarkable. September 20, 2011 at 11:43 AM That's a stupid introduction... September 22, 2011 at 7:26 AM amazing, I remember when I was a little girl making sad sculptures, even during the winter I would make snow animals, haha! September 27, 2011 at 2:02 PM Annunci Incontri Roma said... The first one is my favorite. Amazing!

Cool Photoshop Abstract Effect Tutorials « PixelDetail Photoshop is a powerful tool that belongs in any designers toolbox. Abstract works is a mysterious of web design header, beautiful photo effects, vibrant desktop backgrounds or it can be beautiful art. One of the most unique and creative things you can accomplish with Photoshop are abstract effects. In order to save your time, I have collected some of the best Photoshop abstract effect tutorials of all time. 1. In this tutorial, you will learn a simple technique for creating brilliant light streaks. Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop 2. In the tutorial, writer will show you the steps I took to create this glowing Floral Pattern in Photoshop. Simple Glowing Floral Pattern in Photoshop 3. In this tutorial you will learn that how to create a beautiful and extraordinary effect with some simple steps. Special Purple Lighting 4. This Vista Lighting Effect, sometimes referred to as the Aurora Effect, can really transform an ordinary wallpaper to something extraordinary. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Related:  Portraiturephos graphêphotography