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Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face Colt + Rane Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places | We humans are explorers by nature. The quest for discovery, both old and new, is part of what separates us from rest of the animal kingdom. Abandoned Submarine Base, Ukraine In a bay on the northern shores of the Black Sea, the Soviet army maintained an elaborate submarine base throughout much of the Cold War. Abandoned Submarine Base Gallery The Ruins of Detroit by Marchand and Meffre In the United States, few cities have felt the burn of urban decay more than Detroit. Ruins of Detroit Gallery Beelitz Military Hospital, Berlin It is rare that a ruin like this should decay so gracefully and without the marks of vandalism. Beelitz Military Hospital Gallery City Hall Subway Station, NYC Under the busy streets of New York City rests a perfectly preserved monument to that city’s transportation history. City Hall Subway Station Gallery Ryugyung Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea Ryugyung Hotel Gallery Pripyat, Ukraine Gallery

17 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 7) Salvador Dali's Melting Train Tracks These funhouse-mirror railroad tracks are a reminder that Mother Nature pretty much laughs at the things we build. What you're seeing is the aftermath of a recent earthquake in New Zealand. We feel sorry for those two guys in orange who apparently have been tasked with re-straightening the tracks with their bare hands. Hey, Pretty Impressive Mural! This would be an impressive feat even if this church was just a painting on the side of the cliff face. It's the Hermitage of St. So, yeah, good job to whoever hauled all those bricks up there. Spider Goat, Spider Goat ... While we're on the topic of amazing feats of Italians, we present the Alpine ibex, seen here casually scaling the Cingino Dam in Italy and openly defying all laws of physics. The only thing these goats give less of a shit about than gravity are the fences you build to try to keep them in. There's No Feeling Like Falling Into a Sinkhole The "Duplicate Region" Button is Stuck

Magic honeybee137LK Swick » 10 Beautiful Ocean Waves These images are for everyone that enjoys the surf, 10 unbelievable waves photographs by Clark Little Sun Shining Through Wave Source Body Surfing Air Drop Source Beautiful Barrel Source Magical Finn Source Molten Wave Source Red Tide Source Sand in the Waves Source Shore Break Source Wave Crashing Source Crashing Foam Source

A Father Who Creatively Captures His Kids (20 photos) If there was a prize that could be given out to the most creative father, I'd hope that it was awarded to Jason Lee. A wedding photographer by day, he's used to capturing some of the most important moments in a couple's lives. As a longtime fan of Jason's photos on Flickr however, I think the real magic happens when he turns the camera onto his daughters. Sure, his children are adorably cute in their own right, but that's not what makes his photos so interesting. I was able to get in touch with Jason to ask him a few questions. Q: How did you get into photography? Q: How do you come up with such creative photos of your daughters? Q: How has being on Flickr helped you with your business? Q: Any inspirational stories you'd like to share? Q: Do you have any advice for aspiring photographers? Q: Any quotes you live by? Thanks for the interview, Jason, and for letting us share in your fatherhood experience. Jason Lee's website

33 Worst Photoshop Mistakes Ever When it comes to making something noticeable, the biggest mistake artists do is making everything perfectly right. However, if you are really serious about getting famous with your piece of art – you should definitely be more reckless with Photoshop. If you lack of imagination about what to do, don’t worry – I’ll help you. A good way to start is by accidentally removing someones feet. If you have a close-up shot with only hands visible – don’t worry – it’s also a perfect opportunity! However, the best result is guaranteed, when you are responsible for making a cover photo for a popular magazine or newspaper. OK, now let’s jump to the Best Photoshop Mistake Examples, and learn from the best. 1. (NW magazine) 2. 3. (www.oi.com.br) 4. “..make your photos look like the pros’!” 5. This could also be a flash synchronization problem, however not fixing it is just another form of photoshop mistakes. 6. And you thought you could win the American Idol with 5 fingers? 7. (original) 8. (original) 9. 10.

Early 1900s in Colour - All around the world All around the world - Franny Wentzel - Thursday, May 6th, 2010 : goo [previous] :: [next] In the early part of the 20th century French-Jewish capitalist Albert Kahn set about to collect a photographic record of the world, the images were held in an 'Archive of the Planet'. Before the 1929 stock market crash he was able to amass a collection of 180,000 metres of b/w film and more than 72,000 autochrome plates, the first industrial process for true colour photography www.albert-kahn.fr/english/ Autochrome was the first industrial process for true colour photography. www.albertkahn.co.uk A few photos from the collection. Portraits Algeria Dahomey - now Benin Bosnia Brasil Bulgaria Cambodia Canada China Croatia Dijbouti Egypt England France Germany Greece Holland India Iran Iraq Ireland Italy King Faisal Lebenon Macedonia Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Norway Palestine Serbia Spain Sri Lanka Sweden Switzerland Syria Turkey United States of America Vietnam This article has been viewed 3311213 times in the last 4 years dglenn: Fantastic!!

ANTILIMIT | Anything Worth Seeing Vincent Van Google: Artist uses Street View website to travel the world virtually By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 15:01 GMT, 10 September 2009 An artist who cannot spare the time to travel is using Google Street View to visit stunning locations around the world and capture them in paint. For the past year wannabe globe-trotter Bill Guffey, 45, has spent hundreds of hours travelling thousands of virtual miles to visit places he feels he will never get to see in person. But using the internet giant's mapping tool, with which web-surfers can visit locations across the globe, Bill, from Kentucky in the U.S. has been able to capture iconic landscapes far from home. Cabs on canvas: Bill Guffey painted a picture of taxis on 8th Avenue in New York (above) using Google Street View (below) to visit the city virtually Creating his amazing set of paintings through their street view counterparts, the 45-year-old graphic artist has walked through every state in his home country as well as England, Scotland, Italy, France, Switzerland and Portugal.

The Incredible Beauty of the Orion Nebula Learn about the beauty of the Orion Nebula. Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center The Orion Nebula is one of the brightest in the night sky and lies south of Orion’s Belt. It is 1344 (plus or minus 20) light years away and is the closest huge star formation area to earth. Photo: NASA, ESA, M. The area in the image above is a called the Trapezium and is an area of very young stars; six of the main stars that can often be seen from earth on a clear night. Photo: NASA, ESA, M. The Orion Nebula has been seen from earth for thousands of years. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI The Orion Nebula includes neutral clouds of gas and dust, ionized gas, associations of stars and reflection nebulae, which are clouds of dust reflecting the light of stars. Photo: Steve Black Orion is a stellar nursery where stars are born, and there are about 700 stars in various stages of birth within it. Photo: Opo Terser The Orion Nebula is an interstellar cloud like others found in the Milky Way. Photo: ESO/J. Source: 1

27 Excellent Digital Photography Tutorials | Tutorials | PelFusi To improve and modify digital photographs is very interesting and a fun part. Lots of digital photography techniques and tutorials are available on internet, you can create same digital effect in different ways. The best technique to create effect is which take less steps. In this post i have listed 27 excellent digital photography tutorials to help you create different effects and manipulate your digital photographs. I hope you will enjoy these tutorials and don’t forget to mention the tutorial which was an add on in your experience. 1. In this tutorial designer will show you how to create a post apocalyptic manipulation using adjustment layers, vector masks, and some special effects. 2. This tutorial uses a different method than either of CMYK curves adjustment layers. 3. In this tutorial designer will show you how to spice up a fairly dull and flat photograph. 4. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fantasy landscape using some simple and easy techniques. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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