Meet The Lady
: A tumblr blog of ladies you may want to meet. No captions. No explanations. Possibly NSFW..[via mefi projects
The Forests of Mars
featuring an avalanche on another planet. From the Bad Astronomy Blog. [more inside]
Times Square > Art Square:
"a very complex project with a simple goal: to turn all advertising on Times Square into art."
Norman Rockwell's research photos.
Norman Rockwell commissioned photos (which he meticulously directed) and then painted those photos. Here are some of them.
Age progression compositing
(or forensic composting
) is the process of taking a photo of a child and creating a composite image of what they might look like years later. It has been used to great success in the recovery of kidnap victims, and most recently in the case of Jaycee Dugard
Great photographers: Clark Little
(surf photography), Nick Brandt
(mostly African wildlife), John Hyde
(mostly wildlife and Alaska), Veronika Pinke
(landscapes), Dale Allman
(miscellaneous; particularly beautiful are his Australian cityscapes and the HDR/DRI photos), Ansel Adams
(the undisputed master of nature photography who died in 1984; famous quotes: "You don't take a photograph, you make it.", "A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. "), Michel Rajkovic
(mostly marine landscape, exclusively in black and white). And again
, as a tribute to a gifted artist who died far too early, the work of Bobby Model
(adventure photographer). Last but not least: Onexposure
, probably the biggest collection of quality photography on the net.
For the last two years, Flickr user HK Man
has been collecting old photos of Hong Kong, finding the exact spots at which they were taken, and taking them again
. The result, from his first photo of Victoria Harbor
to a more recent one of Nathan Road
, comprises a chronicle of Hong Kong's unrestrained vertical development over the past few decades. In a similar vein, Gwulo
is a community site for "for everyone that is interested in old Hong Kong" and includes photos
, and discussions -- such as this one about old Kai Tak Airport
. [more inside]
(I recommend you listen to this
while viewing the link.)
Assistant professor Noah Snavely
at Cornell is into making models. Computer models of real scenes are assembled from photographs, and can then be used to create a better image, a better video
, or a 3D representation of an entire city
. [more inside]
- one excellent photo after another, and another, and another. WARNING: nipples! [more inside]
Item Not As Described:
A website that explores the differences between items for sale on craigslist and the photos provided. ( via Miko via metachat
Three Woofs and a Woo
: the daily life of some border collies and the canine photographer who loves them.
Atlantis. Hubble. And a big, yellow friend.
Astrophotographer Thierry Legault managed to get amazing shots of Space Shuttle Atlantis
approaching the Hubble Space Telescope during a transit of the sun
. [more inside]
is an on-line magazine dedicated to work by emerging photographers over 35. An interesting counterpoint to the usual hyping of "young and emerging artists." (via)
The Big Picture has photos taken during Earth Hour 2009
. Click the photos to go from "lit" to "unlit." (Earth Hour home, wiki, previously
Photomontage timeline, 1850-2007.
Spirit photography, trick photography, comic montages, Photoshop, etc. [more inside]
How Old Are You?
Guess people's ages based on submitted photos. (via
Hochbetrieb [Nuts & Bolts]
is a 2003 short from Germany that utilizes live actors and computer-generated effects in tribute to influences ranging from silent comedies
to Charles Ebbetts' images
of construction crews atop the GE Building, along with a cat & mouse cartoon from MGM guest-starring a baby
and a Warner Brothers piece about an amphibian
I like her loose, ethereal snapshot style, and the playful sexuality. Nudity.
is a free app for your mac that lets you drag an image onto the polaroid camera in the corner of your screen. it then spits out a polaroid image that develops on your desktop. there's a flickr group
for these shots already. [more inside]
take a portrait, upload it, and see the magic.
Tsukiji knife photos
by Tony McNicol. List of published articles. List of selected photo galleries. I’ve been taking photos of a 240 year old knife shop in Tsukiji fish market.... If you buy a knife at the shop you can bring it back to be sharpened for free. [more inside]
Who needs Photoshop when you can have Pixlr ? [more inside]
Imagine if millions of people had seen you naked
before you were old enough to say "embarrassing." That's the story of Spencer Elden
. [more inside]
CityTV to apologize for photos stolen from Flickr.
The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has issued a ruling
that CityTV must make a rare on-air apology for broadcasting pictures taken from Flickr without crediting the photographer.
first developed his technique of collective portraiture in a religious context, photographing fellow church members gathered together in the shape of religious symbols. When the United States entered World War I, Mole and his colleague John Thomas turned to patriotic themes
. They choreographed thousands of soldiers into formations
such as the Liberty Bell
and the Statue of Liberty
. Their largest production was the U.S. Human Shield
, photographed at Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan, which comprised 30,000 men. Wiki. [more inside]
YOUNGME - NOWME.
Amusing recreations of childhood photos.
Old Photos of Japan
- a daily photoblog featuring images of Japan between the 1860s and 1930s.
Saved from a lynching
: Enrico Dangino, friend of Vigilante Journalist
photographs a man seized by a mob and about to be set ablaze, then, with the help of his compatriot, frees him. More
photographs and blogging from the ground in Kenya's current political crisis from Vigilante Journalist. via
Lightning strikes world's largest Jesus.
Masonry + nature + photography = awesome.
by photographer Amy Stein
explores the tension between settled and wild spaces.
is another collection of work dealing with the expectations of public and private space.
More self-explanatory: Women and Guns
and Halloween in Harlem
She also has a fine blog