Category: ARCHITECTURE

Apr 16, 2014

This Guy Takes Photos of Buildings and then Uses the Sky as His Canvas

This Guy Takes Photos of Buildings and then Uses the Sky as His Canvas

In an ongoing series entitled Sky Art, artist Thomas Lamadieu aka Roots Art, takes photos of buildings and cityscapes wherever he travels. Many of his images point skyward using a fisheye lens. He then uses the sky in each photo as his canvas, filling it with illustrations that incorporate the sky’s natural colour. To…

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Apr 9, 2014

The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

Smithsonian has just announced the 60 finalists for their 11th Annual Photo Contest. The winning entries were selected by Smithsonian editors from over 50,000 submissions by photographers from 132 countries around the world. Ten finalists were selected from the following six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile, a new…

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Apr 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Larger Than Life

Picture of the Day: Larger Than Life

LARGER THAN LIFE Photograph by not_focused on reddit This year’s NCAA March Madness tournament held the semifinals and championship game at AT&T Stadium (colloquially referred to as Jerry’s World), the home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. Completed on May 27, 2009 at a cost of $1.3 billion, the stadium features one of…

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Apr 8, 2014

This Gigantic Two-Story Camera is Actually a Coffee Shop

This Gigantic Two-Story Camera is Actually a Coffee Shop

Photograph by The Dreamy Camera Cafe Facebook | Blog About 60 miles (97 km) east of Seoul, South Korea, you will find a gigantic two-story building in the shape of a Rolleiflex, a popular line of medium format twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras. Inside is a coffee shop with vintage cameras and accessories on…

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Apr 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Ancient Windmills of Kinderdijk

Picture of the Day: The Ancient Windmills of Kinderdijk

THE ANCIENT WINDMILLS OF KINDERDIJK Photograph by DAVID KNOPFLER Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, in the province South Holland, about 15 km east of Rotterdam. The village is situated in a polder (a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes), at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers. To…

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Apr 2, 2014

This DIY Sauna Raft is All Kinds of Awesome

This DIY Sauna Raft is All Kinds of Awesome

A group of friends in Joensuu, Finland built this awesome sauna raft back in 2012. In Finnish it’s known as a Saunalautta and you can find several other DIY builds online. This particular homemade raft features multiple hammocks, multi-level decks, a tower and of course a fully functional sauna! Pictures on their Facebook page…

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Apr 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

Picture of the Day: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

SAINT BASIL’S CATHEDRAL RED SQUARE, MOSCOW Photograph by iwillbehomesoon Website | Flickr | Google+ | 500px | Instagram In this fantastic night-time capture by iwillbehomesoon, we see the iconic Saint Basil’s Cathedral in the Red Square, Moscow, Russia. The former church, which is now a museum, was built from 1555–61 on orders…

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