Set in the street, whatever scene you care to create

Friday, 22 May, 2015

Photo by Justin Bettman

#SetintheStreet is a project by New York City photographer Justin Bettman that involves the building of a set, such as the dining room scene above, from discarded materials that are found on the street, that he then photographs. The sets are then left for passersby to use to take their own photos.

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Food cubes, unprocessed, uncooked, but looking irresistible anyway

Friday, 22 May, 2015

Artwork/photo by Lernert & Sander

Working on a commission from a local newspaper, Amsterdam based artists and filmmakers Lernert & Sander, took ninety-eights items of unprocessed foodstuffs, and cut them into two and half centimetre neatly set out cubes. It may be unprocessed food, but it still looks good enough to eat right now.

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The work of Clark Little, wave photographer

Wednesday, 20 May, 2015

Hawaii based photographer Clark Little specialises in taking photos of ocean waves… both from under, and within, them. Not only is his work incredible, but so to is the way he works.

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That time Nirvana performed in a swimming pool

Wednesday, 20 May, 2015

They’re not actually “newly unearthed”, but that doesn’t make them any less interesting, photos of former Seattle grunge band Nirvana members taking part in an underwater shot, that’s kind of reminiscent of the iconic baby in the pool cover of their 1991 album, Nevermind.

The photographer, Kirk Weddle, did take both sets of photos however.

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Moon trails, nothing but Moon trails, do I see

Thursday, 14 May, 2015

Photo by Janne

Another day, another photo of the Moon, this time by Finnish photographer Janne, and possibly as you may not have seen it before… as a “Moon trail”, like the familiar star trail images we see.

Via PetaPixel.

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32,000 photos equals one high resolution image of the Moon

Tuesday, 12 May, 2015

Photo by Bartosz Wojczynski

Self taught Polish astrophotographer Bartosz Wojczynski recently took this high resolution photo of the Moon, from the balcony of his apartment. It’s not a single image photo though, rather a composite of thirty-two thousand photos. Incredible.

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Spontaneous wildlife photos that may not be so spontaneous

Thursday, 7 May, 2015

We’ve probably all marvelled at the numerous photos we’ve sees of insects and animals in all manner of weird and wonderful poses. Frogs standing tall on their hind legs, while their fore legs reach for the sky, or ants hoisting obviously heavy objects above themselves. That sort of thing.

Some of these images however may not be quite what they seem, according to Malaysia based photographer Jenn Wei, who thinks a few of the so-called nature photographers taking such snaps, may have somehow staged them.

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Photos of the world’s grand old, and so old, opera houses

Monday, 4 May, 2015

New York based photographer David Leventi has assembled a collection of intricately detailed photos of the world’s more opulent opera houses, usually taken on the stage, showing a singer’s perspective of the auditorium.

As far as being in the audience, it seems to me the venue could well upstage the performance, so elaborate is the design of some of these interiors.

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The photography of Tristan Casey

Thursday, 23 April, 2015

Take a look at the free spirited work (one or two photos slightly NSFW) of Vancouver based photographer Tristan Casey, which brings to mind places, distant and remote, I’ve been before.

See also his Instagram for more images.

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How do veterinary surgeons operate on horses? Wonder no more…

Friday, 17 April, 2015

Horses probably undergo surgical procedures all the time, especially race horses. But how do you operate on an animal the size of full-grown horse? A little differently to a person, that’s for sure.

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