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May 1, 2012

25 Incredible Concert Halls Around the World

25 Incredible Concert Halls Around the World

Wikipedia has an enormous list of Concert Halls around the world. Last night I went through all of them and selected 25 distinctive buildings that caught my eye. This list is not exhaustive and was not compiled for a concert hall’s cultural, historical or architectural significance. It is simply a visual tour around the…

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May 1, 2012

Visions of Cities Without People

Visions of Cities Without People

Lucie & Simon are a self-taught artistic duo living and working out of Paris, France. In their post-apocalyptic series entitled Silent World, the artists empty famous places in major metropolises like New York, Paris and Beijing. In each striking capture lies a symbolic character that brings a narrative feeling to the image. The haunting…

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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 30, 2012

The Famous Bamboo Forest of Sagano

The Famous Bamboo Forest of Sagano

Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF (Stuck in Customs on Flickr) In the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan there is a popular tourist district called Arashiyama. The area has been a frequent destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting. Arashiyama is particularly popular during the cherry blossom and fall…

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Apr 29, 2012

Unbelievable Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

Unbelievable Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

Artwork by MOTOI YAMAMOTO Born in 1966 in Hiroshima, Japan, artist and sculptor Motoi Yamamoto used salt to bring his artistic vision to life. His colossal works can take weeks to complete, and the intricacy and sheer scale requires incredible patience and a slow, steady hand. When asked why he uses salt, Yamamoto…

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Apr 29, 2012

This Bathroom Will Scare the Crap out of You

This Bathroom Will Scare the Crap out of You

Photographs by Carlos Diaz Corono for HERNANDEZ SILVA ARQUITECTOS You are looking at one of the four bathrooms in the PPDG penthouse designed by Hernandez Silva Arquitectos. Located in Guadalajara, Mexico, the original 15-storey building was constructed in the 1970s. The original plans for the building included a second elevator that was never…

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Apr 28, 2012

Blending Day and Night into a Single Photograph

Blending Day and Night into a Single Photograph

With over two decades of professional experience, photographer Stephen Wilkes is well known for his fine and commercial photography. With countless awards, honours and five major exhibitions in the last five years alone, it’s very possible you’ve already come across Stephen’s incredible work. In the series entitled Day to Night, Wilkes took hundreds of…

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