Category: ANIMALS

May 21, 2012

Real Ants in Fantasy Scenarios

Real Ants in Fantasy Scenarios

Photograph by Andrey Pavlov Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov has created an incredible series of 80+ photos where real life ants are shot in fantasy landscapes he has created. Every summer Andrey moves to his cottage in the countryside where he lives close to an anthill of red forest ants. Fascinated by their colony and…

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May 15, 2012

Crafty Caterpillar Puts Flowers on Back for Camouflage

Crafty Caterpillar Puts Flowers on Back for Camouflage

Photograph by HOPE ABRAMS (Hopefoote on Flickr) The crafty little caterpillar above is known as a wavy-lined emerald moth or camouflaged looper (Synchlora aerata). It is a species of moth of the Geometridae family and can be found in most of North America. The wingspan is about 17 mm and adults are green…

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May 3, 2012

Beautiful Long Exposures of Fireflies at Night

Beautiful Long Exposures of Fireflies at Night

Photograph by Digital Photo Blog @ digitalphoto.cocolog-nifty.com Japanese photographer Yuki Karo captured these stunning long exposure photographs of mating fireflies in and around the Maniwa and Okayama Prefectures in Japan between 2008 – 2011. Shooting long exposures at night can be challenging, but Yuki has done well to capture this beautiful moment in…

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May 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Macro Gecko

Picture of the Day: Macro Gecko

MACRO GECKO Photograph by ROBERT SEBER Photographer Robert Seber took this awesome shot of his neighbour’s gekco. It’s a unique perspective of a very cool animal. Shot details as follows: Canon 5D, MPE-65mm, ST-E2, 430 EX, Home-made polypropylene softbox, f/16, 1/200 sec, ISO 100. Geckos are lizards found in warm climates throughout…

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May 2, 2012

The Hyena Handlers of Nigeria

The Hyena Handlers of Nigeria

The photograph that started it all… It all started with the picture above. A friend had emailed photographer Pieter Hugo this bizarre image taken on a cellphone in Lagos, Nigeria. The caption read, ‘The Streets of Lagos’, and a newspaper publishing the photo reported that the men were bank robbers, body guards, drug…

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Apr 30, 2012

40 Real-Life Angry Birds

40 Real-Life Angry Birds

We all know about the popular game Angry Birds and what got them so peeved. But what do we know about actual real-life angry birds? Why are they upset? Maybe it’s because we’re invading their privacy when photographing them? Perhaps they just look angry but are probably the nicest birds you’ll ever meet if…

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Apr 21, 2012

Touching Portraits of Elderly Animals

Touching Portraits of Elderly Animals

In this powerful and touching series by photographer Isa Leshko, we get an intimate glimpse into the lives of elderly animals. Below is a small gallery of these moving black and white photographs along with a short documentary on Isa’s Eldery Animals series by Walley Films. To see more images from this series or…

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