Maldives luxury resort

Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

  PV panels never looked so good From above, the Kudadoo Maldives Private Resort looks like a shiny black beetle floating in a tranquil aquamarine sea. Located off one of the Maldives’ tiny tropical islands, the luxury resort’s main building has a roof built from solar panels arranged into a stepped pattern. Source: Maldives luxury … Continue reading Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

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Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

It’s no great stretch to associate Moscow with the winter – after all, the stock image of a Russian usually includes full coat, furry hat, the whole nine yards. What we’ve seldom seen are representations of the beauty of the Russian winter, and that’s where Kristina Makeeva comes in. Source: Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as … Continue reading Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

in sicily, a high school courtyard becomes a strong and striking centerpiece

in the courtyard of a high school in sicily, artist alex brewer — better known as HENSE — has painted a strong and striking composition that stands out among the region’s earth-toned architecture. ‘our hope is for the work we painted in the courtyard at liceo scientifico to add an element of inspiration and curiosity for the students of … Continue reading in sicily, a high school courtyard becomes a strong and striking centerpiece

Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

  These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contract and domestic context. Source: Outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

Glamping prefabricated bungalow

Lushna Glamping Prefabricated Villas

Following spectacular growth within the prefabricated space, many home manufacturers are focusing their time and effort on the creation of marketable products that help consumers create their off-the-grid dream home with minimal effort. Source: Lushna Glamping Prefabricated Villas

A Photographer Sees the Sites in Morocco

Growing up in New Zealand, London-based photographer Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) always had the urge to travel. “We are so far removed from everything there at the bottom of the world that we are taught at an early age to spread our wings and fly,” she explained. She recently booked a trip to Morocco with some … Continue reading A Photographer Sees the Sites in Morocco

Graphis Master: Christopher Wilson’s Captivating Photography

Graphis Photography Master Christopher Wilson took a leap into photography and brought a wealth of knowledge with him When Christopher Wilson decided to transition from the advertising world to a position behind the camera, the world gained one of the most sensitive and skillful photographers. Source: Graphis Master: Christopher Wilson’s Captivating Photography

Rosa Loy – So near and yet so far

Rosa Loy’ s paintings in “So Near and Yet So Far” at Kohn Gallery delineate a mysterious fairytale world desolately populated only by women. Initially, the women appear to be engaged in habitual activities such as farming or playing; but the more you look at them, the more an ambiguous sense of kookiness unfurls from … Continue reading Rosa Loy – So near and yet so far

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt AoiroStudio Mar 02, 2018 We are exploring the Southern part of Iceland today with photographer Marina Weishaupt. She is from Germany and truly a passionate about nature, animals, and environment.

(Reblog) How To Photograph Seascapes

Photographing the sea and the waves can be both challenging and fun. People often ask me what "the right settings" are to shoot moving water so I decided to write a little guide on it. There are many options depending on what look you're going for.

The boathouse – colour palette

William Glackens debt to the Impressionists can be seen in the intense colours, the energetic brushwork and textured surface.   I call this the boathouse.

Northern Lights – colour palette

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.

16 travel illustrations from the 1960’s

I created these illustrations from a number of old newspapers from the 1960's.  The images have been isolated from travel sections of newspapers.  They are lovely and clean when viewed on their own.

Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.

Mainbocher, spring 1958 collection: wool suit with a halter top of lace over shantung. Read more: http://www.fashionencyclopedia.com/Le-Ma/Mainbocher.html#ixzz3U4CoHidH

Such Great Heights – 25 Jan 2017 – Flickr

  Dedicated to the love of my life. Enjoying every trip we make together and full of anticipation to our first travel to Scotland in April. Btw. the title is from one of my favourite songs of all time. "Such Great Heights" from The Postal Service.

Observe the Aurora Borealis From Snøhetta’s Swedish Treetop Cabin

Gazing up, the first thing you notice when viewing the 33-foot tall cabin, The 7th Room , is its base, an aluminum covering featuring black and white images of the pine trees that surround the structure. Used as camouflage, this exterior panel immerses the treetop cabin into its environment, blurring the boundaries between the building … Continue reading Observe the Aurora Borealis From Snøhetta’s Swedish Treetop Cabin

Living on the edge by Marco Grassi

Living on the edge by Marco Grassi WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | Who would like to be there right now?! Marco Grassi: Photos Source: Living on the edge by Marco Grassi

Horst P. Horst, Dress by Mainbocher, 1936

Chicago weather by Neal Kumar

Chicago weather by Neal Kumar Neal Kumar: Photos Source: Chicago weather by Neal Kumar

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

Get into Black and White Street Photography – Tips & Tutorials

Black and White Street Photography It’s classic and it sets the style of a former time, black and white street photography brings up powerful images that sometimes have that status because of the lack of color. The mono tones tell us something different about the scene, leaving other things to the imagination, things we may … Continue reading Get into Black and White Street Photography – Tips & Tutorials