Category Archives: Stories Behind the Photographs

Hilarious Photos Of Dogs Eating Peanut Butter

Greg Murray, a full-time pet photographer based in Cleveland, is on a mission to make dogs smile ... and in the process, he'll probably coax a grin out of you, too. "Two years ago I photographed a rescue, Bailey, who just looked sad no matter how happy she was because she was a mastiff,"I wanted…
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Fairytale Book Covers By Aniko Kolesnikova

Elaborate fairytale book covers have been Aniko Kolesnikova’s passion since 2009. The Latvian designer-artist, working under the name Mandarin Duck, specializes in creating dragon-, animal-, bird-, fantasy-, and nature-inspired polymer journals. She occasionally takes custom orders, too. Bookbinding in the West is recorded from the 5th century onwards, although the earliest surviving book is the…
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Top 12 World’s Strangest Buildings

Are you growing bored of your city’s regular grey, linear buildings? Then you should definitely check out these astounding architectural creations. And, even if the place you live has some astounding architecture of its own, you can still enjoy this list of 12 world's strangest buildings. Waldspirale (Darmstadt, Germany) The name of this residential complex translates…
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Alpenglow – Natural Phenomenon

Alpenglow - Natural Phenomenon Alpenglow is the optical phenomenon in which most of the peaks of the Dolomites take on a reddish color, which gradually changes to violet, especially at dawn and dusk. This phenomenon is due to the composition of the rocky walls ( a mixture of carbonate and magnesium).  It is especially seen…
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Secret Worlds Inside Wooden Rings By Secret Wood

No matter how much jewelry you own, chances are that you don’t own anything quite like this. “What’s so special about these rings?” I hear you cry. Well, the answer is simple. These rings aren’t normal rings. These rings contain secret worlds. These otherworldly rings are the creation of Canadian jewelry maker Secret Wood. They’re…
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Realistic Porcelain Dolls By Marina Bychkova

Dolls might be seen as toys, but in the right hands they can become enchanting art. Russian jeweler artist and designer Marina Bychkova, who lives in Canada, creates stunning one-of-a-kind ball-jointed realistic porcelain dolls for adults. Marina says that her calling for creating dolls became evident back when she was only 6. She couldn't stand…
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The World’s Deadliest Hike – Mountain Huashan

As wonderful as Chinese tea is, it is definitely not something you’d closely associate with exhilaration, adrenaline and the fear of death. Mountain Huashan in China, however, manages to bring all of these things together by featuring a death-defying cliff-side mountain climb that brings daring visitors to a tea house 2,160 m (7,087 ft) up…
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The Power of Nature – 7 Epic Displays Of Lightning

With the magic of photography, what was once condensed to a mere fraction of a moment can now be frozen in time. The short instance a lighting bolt has for a life span, can now be witnessed in all it’s Epic Glory. Here are 7 EPIC displays of Lightning: 1. Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Iceland On a…
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POUNCE – Photo Book of Jumping Kittens

The last time we saw photographer Seth Casteel, he was capturing the whimsical portraits of underwater babies and underwater canines. Not only did his work go viral, the resulting photo books solidified him as a New York Times' bestselling author. Now Casteel is back at it again. In his latest photo book, "Pounce," he's moved…
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Melanesians – The Blonde Afros from Solomon Islands

About a quarter of the Melanesian population in the Solomon Islands archipelago has an extremely unusual trait – dark skin with blond hair. The archipelago, located east of Papa New Guinea in Oceania, consists of a thousand islands inhabited by over half a million Melanesians. Melanesians have the darkest skin in the world outside of…
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Soulful Portraits Of Dogs In Austrian Wilderness

Hailing from the small town of Tauplitz, Austria, Anne Geier has the beautiful gift of capturing mesmerizing, soulful portraits of her furry, 4-legged subjects. With a degree in sustainable urban and regional development, Anne spends every free minute exploring her 2 passions – animals and photography, with magical results. She strives to capture the individual…
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Top 10 Most Famous Horses In The History

Humans domesticated horses somewhere around 3000 B.C., and since that time the horse has been one of our closest allies in work, war, travel and entertainment. Over these many thousands of years and millions of equines living alongside us, there have been quite a few standouts. Be it their speed, strength, smarts or simply their…
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11 Amazing Hyperrealist Artists

Although sometimes art is meant to stress its detachment from the reality, hyperrealism practically erases this line. Pictures created by hyperrealist artists, will look no different from a high resolution picture, making it hard to believe this was created using such regular tools as pencils or ballpoint pens. Hyperrealistic images are typically 10 to 20…
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Somewhere Over The…. Hmm… Moonbow?

A moonbow (also known as a lunar rainbow or white rainbow), is a rainbow produced by moonlight rather than sunlight. Other than the difference in light source, its formation is exactly the same as for a solar rainbow: It is caused by the refraction of light in many water droplets, such as a rain shower…
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Vietnamese Artist Carves Portraits and Landscapes on Delicate Eggshells

Vietnamese Artist Carves Portraits and Landscapes on Delicate Eggshells Vietnamese artist Ben Tre uses his steady hands and a tiny dentist’s drill to carve detailed portraits and traditional landscapes on chicken eggshells. The exquisite artworks can be mounted on an LED-illuminated base and used as artistic lamps. Ben Tre says he only started carving eggshells…
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Magical Paths Begging To Be Walked

28 Magical Paths Begging To Be Walked Roads and paths pervade our literature, poetry, artwork, linguistic expressions and music. Even photographers can’t keep their eyes (and lenses) off of a beautiful road or path, which is why we collected this list of 28 amazing photos of paths. Paths like these have a powerful grip on…
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