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11 Pencil Vs. Camera Images

986 653Share10.7K Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and now living in Belgium, Ben Heine is an amazing artist who overlaps hand-drawn works of art with photos to create stunning images. I selected eleven of his Pencil Vs. Camera images from his site, but you should check out all his awesome work if you have time.

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National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] When Drawings Come Alive Even the simplest of the drawings can become very impressive if you give them a little lively touch. Continuing our effort to bring you unique stuff, we have gathered some really unique pieces of art. You can use the same idea to make your drawings alive; so pick up the pencil and impress us with your idea. Sources: 1,2,3

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