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Sep 11, 2014

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

Travel photographer Andrei Duman has visited over 70 countries around the world (only 126 left!) and he’s doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. The self-taught artist has been working as an Investment Banker to afford himself the financial means to pursue his passion for travel and photography. The Sifter caught up with Andrei…

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Sep 4, 2014

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

In 2013, photographer Rebecca Litchfield was commissioned by Carpet Bombing Culture to photograph the abandoned buildings and areas of the former Soviet Union and its satellite states. Litchfield’s journey took her through ten countries in Eastern Europe to capture what was left from the collapse of the Soviet Union. The result was Soviet Ghosts,…

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Aug 28, 2014

15 Portraits of Unrelated Doppelgangers

15 Portraits of Unrelated Doppelgangers

Have you ever met or seen another person that looked exactly like someone you know? If so, then you’ve encountered someone’s Doppelgänger. I’m not a look-alike! is an ongoing project by François Brunelle (featured previously). For the last fourteen years the photographer has been taking black and white portraits of unrelated doppelgängers and he…

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Aug 27, 2014

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are the husband and wife duo behind Ancient Art of Stone. Together the two artists create some of the most beautiful and intricate stone walls you will ever see. Andreas has been working professionally with stone for over two decades and his passion was first ignited when his family…

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Aug 26, 2014

The 27 Tiniest Paintings You Will Ever See

The 27 Tiniest Paintings You Will Ever See

Microartist Hasan Kale creates impossibly small paintings you have to see to believe, using everyday objects as his canvas. The artist has been painting since childhood, starting his career drawing miniatures in Istanbul, Turkey. Kale considers these micro­works a turning point for his career. On his website he explains, “things we usually see can…

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Aug 26, 2014

The Clearest Lake in the World is in New Zealand

The Clearest Lake in the World is in New Zealand

Located in Nelson Lakes National Park, Blue Lake—also known as Rotomairewhenua—holds the title of the world’s clearest lake. Scientific tests carried out in 2011 by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) showed Blue Lake to be the clearest natural body of fresh water known to man. According to the NIWA…

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Aug 25, 2014

15 Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Sleeping in a Tent

15 Reasons Why You Will Never Regret Sleeping in a Tent

“I’ve never crawled out through a tent door and not had an incredible day.” Those were the words of Cort Muller who took the first photo seen below. Sure it can rain, the ground can be hard and the temperature can drop, but when you wake up to views like these, it makes…

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