Category: ANIMALS

Apr 1, 2012

15 Stunning Black and White Animal Portraits by Nicolas Evariste

15 Stunning Black and White Animal Portraits by Nicolas Evariste

Nicolas Evariste is a 26 year-old photographer from Granville in Normandy (France). He started photography over six years ago and was instantly drawn to black and white, square format photographs. His primary interests are landscape, macro and animal photography. Nicolas is a graphic designer by trade and a self-proclaimed fanatic on painting, cinema,…

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Mar 27, 2012

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

It’s a bold statement but these are the 15 greatest animal photobombs the Sifter could find around the web. Various list posts and Google image searches led us here. Further investigation on Tineye and Reddit allowed us to actually find the original source and authenticate over half of the images (there are a ton…

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Mar 16, 2012

15 Stunning Photos of the Glasswinged Butterfly

15 Stunning Photos of the Glasswinged Butterfly

The Glasswinged butterfly (Greta oto) is a beautiful brush-footed butterfly and is a member of the: subfamily Danainae, tribe Ithomiini, subtribe Godyridina. Greta oto adults exhibit a number of interesting behaviours, such as long migrations and lekking (gathering of males for competitive mating displays). The wings are translucent, with a wingspan of 5.6 to…

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Mar 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Lone Wolf

Picture of the Day: The Lone Wolf

THE LONE WOLF Photograph by Carollyn Churchill on Reddit This stunning capture of a wolf in Wyoming, USA was captured and posted to Reddit by photographer Carollyn Churchill. In the animal kingdom, lone wolves are typically older wolves driven from the pack, perhaps by an alpha male, or young adults in search…

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Mar 6, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Pod of Sleeping Sperm Whales

Picture of the Day: A Pod of Sleeping Sperm Whales

A POD OF SLEEPING SPERM WHALES Photograph by Wild Wonders of Europe [www.wild-wonders.com] via Business & Biodiversity Campaign Spotted off the coast of the Azores in Portugal, this incredible image shows a pod of sleeping sperm whales. Back in 2008, Patrick Miller, a senior researcher fellow at the University of St. Andrews…

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Mar 6, 2012

The 25 Funniest Hover Animals Ever

The 25 Funniest Hover Animals Ever

People love photographing animals. Whether it be their pets or an animal spotted in the wild, we’re always snapping pics of our furry friends. Sometimes, we manage to capture them in mid-stride or jump, and it’s these frozen moments in time that can create the illusion of ‘hovering’ or ‘flying’. The Internet has…

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Mar 4, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Fractal Tiger

Picture of the Day: The Fractal Tiger

THE FRACTAL TIGER Artwork and Photography by Till Walley on Flickr This effect is achieved using a Photoshop plugin called Fractalius. It is based on the extraction of the so-called hidden fractal texture of an image. The awesome example above was done by Flickr user Till Walley. It is reminiscent of another…

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