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Past Meets Present Remember Young Me, Now Me? Photographer Sander Koot has created a similar series, called Back from the Future, where he places old photographs of people next to pictures of their present selves. “In this project, I ask people to find old portraits of themselves, of which they have good memories,” says Koot. “When talking to them about the picture, you see them reliving the happy moment. USC Libraries Tires piled high at 16th & Vermont in Los Angeles in 1933. (Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.) Circa 1940 view of the end of Santa Monica Boulevard in Santa Monica. Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library. A double-decker bus passes the intersection of Wilshire & Western (and the Wiltern Theater) in 1934.

Random You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllarge Discover Ads via The Deck Submarine Media is hiring a Designer in New York City Magical Places Fine Art Online Photography Magazine Posted by Andrew S Gibson on April 15th 2014 The Visual Imagination In Slow I wrote about, amongst other techniques utilising slow shutter speeds, using intentional camera movement to create expressive photos that capture atmosphere and emotion. David duChemin takes that idea further in his new ebook The Visual Imagination, released this week at Craft & Vision. Read the rest of this entry »

Brian Peterson: How to photograph northern lights If you live in Minnesota and spend any time Up North, you undoubtedly have witnessed or heard someone tell you about a spectacular display of northern lights. Capturing this magnificent display of nature can be a tricky proposition. The aurora borealis, or northern lights, are on the upward side of a 10-12-year cycle that is expected to peak in 2013-2014.

strange pictures UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girl McDonalds as Sculpture Materials Yeah, this is where those come from Dancing Queens Captured: The Ruins of Detroit Posted Feb 07, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare850 Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “The Ruins of Detroit“, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010.

Earth from Above a collection of aerial photography "Earth From Above" is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It's a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet. Coal mine in South Africa Sha Kibbutz, Israel Aurora / Meteor Shower Images Aurora / Meteor Shower Images Update: We have now come out of one of the lowest Solar Minimums on record. The cycle for lows and highs of solar activity occur roughly every 11 years. We are now experiencing recent solar flares which have unleashed Coronal Mass Ejections (CME) and once again we are experiencing Northern Lights that we have not seen (at least at lower latitudes) for many years. Coronal Mass Ejections (CME) from sunspots are usually responsible for the geomagnetic storms which produce the Aurora Borealis displays. You never know when a sunspot might unleash an Earth directed CME!

99 Excellent 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. You may want to explore further works of the photographers we’ve featured below.

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