The Beautiful and Wondrous Bagan.

What was likely a wondrous metropolis of ornate, gleaming temple spires ritual artistry, the former city of Bagan on the plains of central Burma is possibly even more beautiful and mysterious now that it is a jaw-dropping ruin. During its hey day around the 12th century, the city of the capitol of the kingdom of […]

China’s Neon-Lit Alleyways.

Cinematic images of some of China’s neon-lit back alleys by Paris-based graphic designer and photographer Marilyn Mugot inspired by the films of David Cronenberg, Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick. She visited China in November and spent six weeks exploring Chongqing, Guilin and Hong Kong, setting out for a different neighborhood as the sun went down […]

Animal Babies you rarely see.

Hyena by Ameena Schelling Everybody knows what a puppy or a kitten looks like. But there are some equally awesome animals that, for some reason, we just never see when they’re young. That ends now. Here are animals that we all recognize, but rarely see as babies. Groundhog Chinchilla Zebra See more Images via 20 […]

Fashion Pics of the 1940s-1950s.

Erwin Blumenfeld (1897 – 1969) is regarded as one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century. In the 1940s and 1950s he became famous for his fashion photography, working for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, and also for artistic nude photography. “Day and night I try, in my studio with its six two-thousand watt […]

Cardinal, Eagle Owl & Swallow.

A northern cardinal sits on a tree branch in falling snow in the New York City suburb of Nyack. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters From beavers to birds and a baby rhino, the Guardian picture desk has selected its pick of the year’s animals photographs An eagle owl fluffs out its feathers as it sits on one […]

Vintage Victorian ‘Silly Face’ Pics.

Victorian portraits can appear to be humourless. This was often due to attitudes and appearances of the time but can also be seen due to the demands of slow and delicate photographic processes. These images from a family collection held at Northumberland Archives provide an insight in to the real fun and humour of the […]

Digital Landscapes to Inspire.

In this post, we showcase Beautiful Examples Of Landscape Digital Paintings for Your Inspiration. Hopefully everybody will find some inspiration at least in some of the works showcased below. Feel free to explore the works of artists by following the links to their sites. Deserted street by monsterrrrous Bye bye Mr. Moon part 7 by […]

The Eight Hour Day Struggle in Australia.

Eight-hour day march circa 1900, outside Parliament House in Spring Street, Melbourne. The Australian gold rushes attracted many skilled tradesmen to Australia. Some of them had been active in the chartist movement, and subsequently became prominent in the campaign for better working conditions in the Australian colonies. Eight-hour day banner, Melbourne, 1856 The Stonemasons’ Society […]

Vintage Images of Women.

Vintage Newton, a pop-up exhibition of Helmut Newton prints from 1974-1984, feature Charlotte Rampling and Elsa Peretti, were produced from a series of transparencies that he considered his most provocative and important. Photos via The Guardian Australia.

Small Owls Huddling Together.

Source: Birds are warm blooded animals, which means that they maintain their body temperature independent of the environment. However, quite often their tiny size forces them to adapt, and even work together, when it gets cold outside. Source: “They huddle together in such roosts for warmth, the most dominant birds taking the center […]