Too Beautiful To Be Real? 16 Surreal Landscapes Found On Earth These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself. Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, U.S. The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, after Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand and Boiling Lake in Dominica. It is located in the Midway Geyser Basin. Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The Wave, Arizona, U.S. The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located in the United States of America near the Arizona-Utah border, on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, on the Colorado Plateau. Red beach, Panjin, China Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). Sossusvlei, Namibia
30 Vintage Photos of People Having Fun at the Beach While some people celebrate summer with pool parties and backyard barbecues, others associate summertime with the cool waves and warm sand found only at the beach. Here are 30 vintage images showing people enjoying their local beaches. For simplicity’s sake and so you can observe the trends of fashion and sport, all pictures are arranged in chronological order, as much as possible (some photos only have estimated dates on them). All images are courtesy of the Library of Congress. 1. Whatever Floats Your Boat Frances Benjamin Johnston was one of the first women photojournalists and was given her first camera by George Eastman of the Eastman Kodak Company. 2. This Detroit Publishing Co. image captures a large sand castle building event that took place in Westerland, Germany, sometime around 1895. 3. Also captured by the Detroit Publishing Co. around the same period, this image shows families enjoying the beach of Trouville, France. 4. 5. 6. 7. Love the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition?
26 das imagens mais marcantes de todos os tempos. O #6 definitivamente me deu um nó na garganta. Essa coletânea de imagens roda a internet faz um bom tempo e não é a toa: aqui estão algumas das imagens mais marcantes de todos os tempos. São registros de momentos únicos da humanidade. Aproveite. 1. Veterano revê o tanque que usou para lutar durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 6 de junho de 1944, EUA Army Corps em terra durante o dia “D”, na Normandia 25. 26. Fonte: imgur.com Compartilhe essas imagens com seus amigos e familiares.
74 Banques d'images gratuites Toute image trouvée sur Internet et que vous pouvez télécharger est gratuite et vous pouvez en faire ce que vous voulez pour un usage privé, Il est donc inutile de se poser la question. Puis-je utiliser telle ou telle photo que j’ai trouvée sur Internet? Réponse : oui. Oui à partir du moment où l’usage de la photo est strictement totalement entièrement privé (répétition volontaire). En revanche, si vous commencez à bloguer, à vous servir d’une photo pour faire de la pub, créer des encarts publicitaires, les choses sont un peu moins évidentes et il ne s’agit donc pas de rigoler sous peine d’avoir quelques ennuis, même si la probabilité d’avoir des problèmes avec la justice est minime, je ne tenterais pas trop le diable. Pour utiliser des photos pour votre travail, il y a trois solutions : Fabriquer vos photos vous-même. En tout état de cause, l’usage d’une photo de façon publique doit être premièrement régi par le bon sens. . y a t’il une personne ou plusieurs personnes sur la photo?
33 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment We Bored Pandas are huge fans of perfectly timed photos that capture perfect (and usually funny or unexpected) moments that come and go with a blink of the eye. The internet is abound with images shared by people who have captured images at just the right moment or from just the right perspective, so we wanted to share some more of them with you. Anyone with a smart phone, point-and-click camera, DSLR or any other sort of camera can potentially capture such a moment – whether it’s staged or spontaneous. Source: reddit (h/t: distractify) Source: imgur Source: reddit (h/t: distractify) Source: reddit Image credits: Vladimir Levin Source: reddit (h/t: distractify) Source: buzzinspired.com Image credits: Tom Baum Source: imgur Source: reddit Source: imgur Source: reddit Source: reddit (h/t: distractify) Source: imgur Source: imgur Image Credits: Adde Adesokan Source: reddit Source: reddit Image credits: Nick Kelly Source: unknown Image credits: Mrsnef1 Source: allarmo.livejournal.com Image credits: troyANDabed
100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica - My Modern Met For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old exploration hut. The negatives are believed to be from Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1917 Ross Sea Party, a group that was stranded in the hut during a blizzard when their ship blew out to sea. They were eventually rescued, but the box remained buried until now. A Wellington photography conservator carefully processed the negatives in order to reveal the historic mysteries on each frame. New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust website via [PetaPixel]
Top 48 Photographers To Follow On 500px Even the best photographers need inspiration. 500px is a beautiful playground for some of the best photographers in the industry, and also one of the most powerful tools for motivation. There’s no sifting through rubbish to find quality work in your feed, which is often a problem with various social media platforms, like Facebook. Here's a list of photographers and their mind-blowing work in 4 different genres you MUST be following. Before I go to bed every night, I scan 500px to sweep through a handful of images uploaded by some of my favorite artists. When I first discovered 500px, I had no idea who to follow. Each and every person I followed ended up in "My Flow," which is your own personalized news feed. Every photographer starts somewhere. Inspiration is everywhere—you just have to know where to look. To make things easier, you will find a sample collage for each photographer. Portraits/Fashion/Beauty | City/Architecture | Landscape | Fine Art Portraits/Fashion/Beauty ^Alyssa Framm^
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014: Sneak preview About Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year is 50 years old and the competition is stronger than ever, offering an incredible view of the natural world, highlighting conservation issues and developing talent. We present here an exclusive preview of images from this year’s premier collection of 100 photographs. They were chosen from almost 42,000 entries representing 96 countries. The 2014 competition also marks two milestones: the launch 50 years ago of Wildlife Photographer of the Year and 30 years of collaboration between BBC Wildlife and the Natural History Museum. To enjoy some of these images in print, don't miss the September issue of BBC Wildlife. For your own gorgeous, glossy and TOTALLY FREE portfolio guide to all of the winners, runners-ups and specially commended images, watch out for the November issue of BBC Wildlife (on sale 22 October). Find out more about Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014.
These 60 Rare Photos Will Destroy Everything You Knew About The Past. Mind = Blown. These stunning photos reveal relationships and sides of famous people you've never seen before and capture the essence of eras that have come and gone. I'm sure more than a few of these will surprise you...and some might even make you laugh. Share1195583People Sharing Thanks for visiting Distractify today, and I hope you enjoyed. Download the Distractify app for more historical photos and human stories.
10 most Influential Active Street Photographers Update After quite a few suggestions from you, the StreetHunters.net Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential Active Street Photographers recommended by our Readers”. Enjoy! Introduction During the past years Street Photography has become widely accepted as a form of art and expression. The StreetHunters.net team decided to make a list of those influencers as a way to say “thank you” for their contribution to the world of Street Photography. Eric Kim Introduction: Eric Kim is a street photographer that maintains one of the most -if not the most- informative blogs about Street Photography. Why is he influential: If you visit his blog you’ll understand how much Eric Kim has offered to Street Photography. Website / blog: John Free John Free has been around for years. Yanidel Yanidel is a Street Photographer that has been photographing for many years and has traveled all around the world to do Street Photography! Bruce Gilden Martin Parr
Selfie science: Taking the perfect snap 5 September 2014Last updated at 19:40 ET By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News Choosing the right settings will affect how much of a landscape shot is in focus Have you ever wished your holiday snaps looked just a little crisper, or wondered why your nose looks big in a selfie? Two scientists from the University of Surrey are on a mission to help us make the most out of our digital cameras. These devices, with their automated and computerised components, represent the technical pinnacle of photography's 200-year history - and newer, cheaper technology arrives every year. "But it's still remarkably easy to take a bad picture," says Dr Radu Sporea. Speaking at the British Science Festival, he and his colleague Dr Andrew Pye are keen to explain some of the principles that give top-notch photos that touch of class. Perspective: the selfie problem One key step that is often overlooked, Dr Sporea tells me, is to think about where you take the photo from. Continue reading the main story
Série de fotos incrível mostra quem foram as últimas “sereias” do Japão No Japão da década de 20, centenas de mulheres mergulhavam nuas em busca de ostras e pérolas. Com um fôlego invejável, elas chegavam a ficar mais de 2 minutos debaixo d’água, inclusive durante o inverno. Chamadas de Amas, essas mulheres foram registradas por Iwase Yoshiyuki em sua Kodak. As fotografias são um dos únicos registros dessa milenar profissão que se extinguiu algumas décadas depois. Utilizando uma máscara para os olhos e chinelos especiais, mulheres e meninas, também conhecidas como sereias, enfrentavam os mares por toda a costa japonesa. Cada mergulho de 2 minutos em busca de ostras era intercalado com pequenos intervalos de respiro. Os homens, aliás, raramente participavam da busca por ostras. Todas as fotos © Iwase Yoshiyuki
60 photographies chargées d’histoire qui vous dévoilent le passé insolite de ... La photographie est le parfait témoignage des instants forts, parfois dramatiques ou encore touchants qui peuvent se produire à travers le monde. Voici 60 rares clichés de personnalités qui vont vous dévoiler leur jeunesse insolite… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. Ces photographies sont chargées d’émotion. Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 The winners in the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, with this photograph of lazing lions beating more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries to the top award. American photographer Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols was named Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 by a panel of international judges for his serene black-and-white image of lions resting with their cubs in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Nichols followed the pride for nearly six months and they became used to his presence. This shot was taken in infra-red, which he explains, ‘transforms the light and turns the moment into something primal, biblical almost’. The last great picture Winner 'Black and White' and overall 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' Picture: Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols