Category: LISTS

Apr 7, 2015

Facebook Post Goes Viral After Woman Named Beyonce Inspires Others to Come Forward

Facebook Post Goes Viral After Woman Named Beyonce Inspires Others to Come Forward

This past weekend the ultra popular Facebook page Humans of New York posted a portrait and story about a young lady named Beyoncé. The post went viral, amassing nearly 300,000 likes, 45,000 comments and over 20,00 shares. It also inspired a number of other people to come forward who had the same name as…

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Apr 7, 2015

Underwater Photos of Babies Discovering a Brand New World

Underwater Photos of Babies Discovering a Brand New World

Photographer Seth Casteel’s underwater photographs have captivated an international audience, leading to bestselling photo books Underwater Dogs and Underwater Puppies. Now, after what Seth says are among the most joyful shoots of his career, Casteel has found a new way to capture images of our youngest humans at their most playful and pure: underwater.…

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Apr 7, 2015

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 “Pictures of the Day“, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the Top 100 POTDs for 2014!). It’s hard to believe we’re already 1/4 of the way through 2015. I can’t wait to see what…

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Apr 6, 2015

This Photographer Does Photo Booths for Dogs to Increase Adoption and It’s Working

This Photographer Does Photo Booths for Dogs to Increase Adoption and It’s Working

To help increase adoption rates and show off their unique personalities, the Humane Society of Utah has teamed up with photographer Guinnevere Shuster to create photo booth style portraits of dogs available for adoption. The photo booth project has been a roaring success with placement rate for dogs reaching 93.26% according to the Humane…

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Apr 4, 2015

This Series of Japanese Businessmen Jumping Beside their Daughters is Perfect

This Series of Japanese Businessmen Jumping Beside their Daughters is Perfect

Photographer Yuki Aoyama recently published her series of Japanese businessmen jumping beside their daughters into a 109-page photo book now available on Amazon Japan. According to Spoon & Tamago, the younger generation slyly refer to these ‘salarymen’ as Ossan aka boring old men. In a series of creative portraits, Aoyama challenges the notion, with…

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Apr 3, 2015

David Irvine Can’t Stop Painting Random Characters Into Old Thrift Store Paintings

David Irvine Can’t Stop Painting Random Characters Into Old Thrift Store Paintings

When we first profiled Irvine’s ‘re-directed paintings’ last July we had no idea it would become one of our most viewed articles of 2014. We recently caught up with David to see what he’s been up to and learned that he’s busy working on commissions (contact him here) and displaying his latest artworks at…

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Apr 2, 2015

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

“It’s going to rain anyway. Why not do something fun with it?” This simple thought by Peregrine Church has led to “rainworks”, street art that only appears when it rains. The Seattle-based artist uses a product called Always Dry (the Wood & Stone formula), a superhydrophobic coating that protects surfaces from water and…

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