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Anecdote What Soldiers Carried To Battlefield Through The Ages

Societies have been warring with each other since ancient times. Weapons were probably the first tools humans built, first to hunt animals for food and later to kill enemies competing for the same res……

Anecdote Killed Negatives of The Great Depression

During Americas Great Depression, the Information Division of the U.S. Farm Security Administration sent out an army of photographers to document the hard years, the poor and their poverty, their shat……

Anecdote World War II’s Other Iconic Photo: Raising A Flag Over The Reichstag

When photographer Joe Rosenthal snapped the picture of five US marines and a Navy sailor raising the American flag over the battle-scarred Japanese island of Iwo Jima, he could not have anticipated th……

Anecdote The Pigeons Who Took Photos

At the turn of the last century, when aviation was still in its infancy, a German named Julius Neubronner submitted a patent for a new inventiona miniature camera that could be strapped to the breast……

Culture Photographing A Town That Never Was: Michael Paul Smith’s Incredible Models

Few people put so much time, effort and craftsmanship into a project that results in photos which are totally believable, as Michael Paul Smith. Sixty year old Michael creates realistic 1/24 scale mod……

Culture Photographer Captures Sprite Lightning Over Italy

Up in the atmosphere, high above thunderstorm clouds or cumulonimbus, sometimes mysterious electrical discharges occur known as sprites. They appear as bursts of red light and are usually found in clu……

Anecdote Modern Potemkin Villages

In 1787, Catherine the Great, the Empress of Russia, was scheduled for a grand tour of the newly acquired lands of Crimea and New Russianow part of Ukrainewhich she gained by defeating the Ottoman Emp……

Anecdote Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin’s Color Photographs of Pre-Revolution Russia

Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky was a Russian chemist and photographer, best known for his pioneering work in color photography during the early 20th century. His priceless color photographs docum……

Culture Mark Mawson Photographs Paint Dropped Into Water

In his latest series called Aqueous (I and II), artist Mark Mawson from London drips several drops of coloured paint into a tank of water and captures the results on camera. Some people see toadstools……

Culture Winners of Amateur Underwater Photography Contest

Each spring, the University of Miamis Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science organizes an underwater photography contest open to amateur photographers who earn no more than 20 percent of……

Culture Frozen Lighthouses of Lake Michigan

Environmental and landscape photographer Tom Gill has been documenting the natural and man made wonders of the southeastern portion of Lake Michigan, particularly lighthouses, for several years. Durin……

Culture Farming Algae in Hutt Lagoon, Western Australia

Hutt Lagoon is a salt water lake near the coast, just north of the mouth of the Hutt River, in Western Australia. The water of the lake is bring pink in color due to the presence of two types of algae……

Culture Winners of Amateur Underwater Photography Contest

Each spring, the University of Miamis Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science organizes an underwater photography contest open to amateur photographers who earn no more than 20 percent of……

Culture Frozen Lighthouses of Lake Michigan

Environmental and landscape photographer Tom Gill has been documenting the natural and man made wonders of the southeastern portion of Lake Michigan, particularly lighthouses, for several years. Durin……

Culture Farming Algae in Hutt Lagoon, Western Australia

Hutt Lagoon is a salt water lake near the coast, just north of the mouth of the Hutt River, in Western Australia. The water of the lake is bring pink in color due to the presence of two types of algae……

Culture Stunning Pictures of Volcanic Lightning by Martin Rietze

Photographer Martin Rietze travels around the world in pursuit of Earth's greatest fiery spectacle volcanoes. Recently, he went to Japan to photograph the Sakurajima Volcano in southern Kyushu as it……

Culture Stunning Pictures of Volcanic Lightning by Martin Rietze

Photographer Martin Rietze travels around the world in pursuit of Earth's greatest fiery spectacle volcanoes. Recently, he went to Japan to photograph the Sakurajima Volcano in southern Kyushu as it……

Culture Superheroes in Old War Photos

Indonesia born photographer and illustrator Agan Harahap uses his Photoshop skills to insert pictures of some of our beloved superheroes like Spiderman, Superman and Batman into memorable political an……

Culture Massive Bird Nests on Telephone Poles

In the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, a native bird called the Sociable Weaver Bird constructs massive nests that, from a distance, looks like a giant haystack that's fallen into a tree. The foundatio……

Culture Aerial Photos of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands, by Normann Szkop

With the help of pilot Claython Pender, French photographer Normann Szkop took to the skies in a Cesna to capture the blooming tulip fields in Anna Paulowna, a town in North Holland. From Szkops Fli……

Culture Massive Bird Nests on Telephone Poles

In the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, a native bird called the Sociable Weaver Bird constructs massive nests that, from a distance, looks like a giant haystack that's fallen into a tree. The foundatio……

Culture Aerial Photos of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands, by Normann Szkop

With the help of pilot Claython Pender, French photographer Normann Szkop took to the skies in a Cesna to capture the blooming tulip fields in Anna Paulowna, a town in North Holland. From Szkops Fli……

Culture Incredible faces created out of crumpled clothes

Artist Bela Borsodi arranged a piles of designer shirts, dresses, jumpers, jeans and coats and transformed them into bizarre faces, before photographing them. The photographs became a part of the rece……