Aerial photography, persimmon harvest (Floornature.com)

The popularity of aerial photography is constantly increasing among professional and enthusiast photographers alike, thanks to the growing diffusion of drones. Amongst the photographs entered in the contest by SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, one of them, in particular, caught our eye.

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Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

On this day, one hundred years ago, Central Park’s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In a few days, one of the world’s most cherished landscapes disappeared without a trace. The Gaians were extremely violent in drawing attention to the planetary destruction we were causing. Periods of mourning following brutal attacks are often pivotal in the collective … Continue reading Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

Peter Mauney photographs capture light streaks that blaze across the night sky

Time-Lapse Photographs Capture Swarms of Airplane Lights as They Streak Across the Night Sky

Pete Mauney has been interested in observing the dizzying patterns of planes at night since high school. As a teenager the photographer would watch aeroplanes have they circled Manhattan, imagining their trajectories and how they might intersect. Source: Time-Lapse Photographs Capture Swarms of Airplane Lights as They Streak Across the Night Sky

The Subdued Beauty of London’s Brutalist Architecture

Ali Sahba is a freelance designer from Hamburg whose love for working on colourful and fun projects shines through in his photographic series, Brutal London. Maintaining a minimalist aesthetic, Sahba unearths the stark lines and geometry of Brutalist architecture around London. He presents each image in subdued tones, setting them against pastel-coloured backdrops. Concentrating on a … Continue reading The Subdued Beauty of London’s Brutalist Architecture

Photographs from the Wildest Places on Earth

Wildlife photographers Peter and Beverly Pickford traveled over four years to all seven continents to explore the most untouched landscapes on earth. From Antarctica's Bransfield Strait, where Cape petrels forged on a towering iceberg, to Namibia's Namib Desert, where an oryx stood among dead trees in a dust storm, the places they visited are some of the most extreme habitats on the planet. This has a limited settlement of people.

The 15 coolest interfaces of the year

It was the year when self-driving cars got  boring . When iPhones became  confusing . When the army spent $480 million on Microsoft Hololens headsets. When we finally got to see the long-awaited Magic Leap…and it was a dud . When virtual reality headsets like Oculus Go had their cords cut from bulky tower PCs. Source: … Continue reading The 15 coolest interfaces of the year

Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Azuki is an absolutely adorable Japanese hedgehog who loves to go on all kinds of adventures. This time he went camping, and we’re sure it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today. This little camper was fully prepared for his trip – he brought his own tent, grill, and even a little kayak. Source: This Japanese … Continue reading Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

20 Sites For Free Stock Photos & Illustrations

Photography and illustration are integral part of making your blog or website look the best it can. Finding free, high-quality images that you have permission to use can be a challenge. However, photographers and artists are increasingly making their work available free for others to use. Source: 20 Sites For Free Stock Photos & Illustrations

Defending digital photography

By Russell Cambron Photo by Russell Cambron While the vast majority photography done today is done digitally, many photographers hold fast to film photography. Sometimes, this is done for personal or artistic reasons. Film is what you’re used to. Source: Defending digital photography

Film Photo Challenge

One of my big goals for 2018 was to take film photos. It may seem like a smallish/novelty goal to some, but it’s one that has been incredibly rewarding to me this past year! With the year wrapping up, I thought I would share some of the high points from our year of film photos … Continue reading Film Photo Challenge

Sony world photography awards 2018 – in pictures

Belching volcanoes, a boy cuddling his goat, an upside-down car … here are some of the winners in the national and open competition categories of the world’s largest photography competition

Case Study: Love for Iceland by Veintidos Grados

Love for Iceland is a website that tries to promote many of the aspects of one of our favorite countries. From the first moment we were aware of all the many visual possibilities for a project of this topic, so the main challenge was to present the text content in a friendly way so the navigation wasn't too tedious.

Updating the Quaker Oats Man

The current issue of Illustration magazine recounts the story of how the iconic image of the Quaker Oats man was created. Illustrator Robert Bonfils recalls being hired in 1965 to paint an updated version of an earlier one by Haddon Sundblom (1899-1976):

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The Met Museum Releases 400k Free High-Res Images For Personal & Commercial Use

In the past year, The Met has been working on a project to release a horde of digitized artworks for free. Today, it has stocked up over 400,000 resources that might serve as inspiration for the creatively jaded.

How To Improve Your Instagram or Facebook Feed With These 5 Simple Tips

These days, photography is both attacked and loved in almost equal proportions. We live in a time where the democratization of photography - thanks to digitization - has strongly impacted the number of images available on social networks.

Imagine the Possibilities: 9 Photos to Motivate and Inspire You

Photo: Pure freedom by Oleksandr Berezko For our recent Photo Quest with DomainSmart.net, we asked you to submit photos that showcased feelings of freedom. You submitted great images that really captured a sense of spontaneity, choice, and uninhibitedness. Source: Imagine the Possibilities: 9 Photos to Motivate and Inspire You

Pool Location by Ryan Longnecker

Pool Location by Ryan Longnecker this is either a great or a stupid location for a pool. maybe both. Ryan Longnecker: Photos Source: Pool Location by Ryan Longnecker

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Creating an Illustration Guideline

An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our illustrations Why is it needed? Identifying the core values and a high-level rationale as to why you need illustrations is key to outlining your style. Source: Creating an … Continue reading Creating an Illustration Guideline

Pete Souza captures Obama's final day in the White House

Pete Souza, the official photographer for now-Former President Obama, posted a series of photos on his Instagram account showing the Obama's final departure from The White House. Like the Former President, Souza plans on taking some time off, sleep late and 'do whatever the wife wants me to do.' All of the photos Souza took … Continue reading Pete Souza captures Obama's final day in the White House