Category: STORIES

Apr 1, 2013

Haunting Google Street Views of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Haunting Google Street Views of the Great East Japan Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. It was a magnitude 9.03 (Mw), the most powerful known earthquake ever to have hit Japan and the fifth most powerful earthquake in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900. The earthquake triggered powerful tsunami waves that reached…

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Mar 31, 2013

Meet Ali, the World’s Most Dapper 83-Year-Old

Meet Ali, the World’s Most Dapper 83-Year-Old

Meet Ali. An 83-year-old from Turkey that has been living in Berlin, Germany, for the last 44 years. Ali used to be a doctor but now works as a tailor. He has 18 children and a fantastic wardrobe. On his daily commute he happens to walk by a cafe that photographer Zoe Spawton works…

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Mar 26, 2013

Don’t Look at these Photos if you’re Scared of Heights

Don’t Look at these Photos if you’re Scared of Heights

Mustang Wanted is a daredevil athlete from Kiev, Ukraine. On his website he releases heart-stopping photos and videos of himself climbing and hanging off of extremely high surfaces without the use of ropes or safety harnesses. The activity has become known as rooftopping or skywalking, a blend of death-defying stunts and photography that has…

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Mar 21, 2013

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

This Couple Built a Real-Life Ewok Village in Costa Rica

Photograph by Allison Shelley (via FincaBellavista.com) Finca Bellavista (FBV) is a sustainable treehouse community situated on 600 acres of land in the mountainous South Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica. FBV is the brainchild of Mateo and Erica Hogan, a married couple from Colorado who fell in love with Costa Rica. Today, the property…

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Mar 18, 2013

Portraits of Kids with their Favorite Toys

Portraits of Kids with their Favorite Toys

Gabriele Galimberti is a professional photographer from Italy. He recently finished a whirlwind 18-month trip around the world during which he pursued many of his photographic projects. One of those projects is entitled Toy Stories, where Galimberti took portraits of children from around the world posing with their most prized possessions- their toys. Galimberti…

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Mar 14, 2013

Traveling the US with Freight Train Riders

Traveling the US with Freight Train Riders

Mike Brodie aka the Polaroid Kidd, is a photographer from the United States. At age 17 (or 18 depending on which interview you read) he hopped his first train, that was 2002. Since then he has traveled over 50,000 miles through 46 states by train and documented the entire experience. From 2004-2006, Brodie shot…

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Mar 13, 2013

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a perfectly timed photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met: 1. Perfect Place 2. Perfect Time 3. Perfect Angle Sometimes the holy trinity of perfectness is achieved and you get an Internet classic like so many of the photographs below. There are countless galleries of these images…

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