Tag: black and white

Feb 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: The 1920s Selfie

Picture of the Day: The 1920s Selfie

THE 1920s SELFIE Photograph by The Byron Company via The Museum of the City of New York In this fascinating capture from nearly a century ago, we see the photographers of the Byron Company getting together for a portrait on the roof of Marceau’s photography studio in New York City. Holding…

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Feb 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Front Steps After a Snowstorm

Picture of the Day: The Front Steps After a Snowstorm

THE FRONT STEPS AFTER A SNOWSTORM Photograph by ROBBERY LAWSON Portfolio | Prints available In this beautiful capture by Robbery Lawson, we see the photographer’s front yard after an early January blizzard dumped 10 inches (25.4 cm) of snow in a matter of hours in St. Louis, Missouri. If you look closely…

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Feb 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Most Hypnotic Ceiling in Shanghai

Picture of the Day: The Most Hypnotic Ceiling in Shanghai

THE MOST HYPNOTIC CEILING IN SHANGHAI Photograph by DEAN MULLIN Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px In this dizzying capture by Dean Mullin, we see an incredible vaulted ceiling at a BMW dealership in a mall in Shanghai. According to Mullin: “no illusion, just a really high vaulted ceiling – which…

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Jan 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Reflection Perfection in Paris

Picture of the Day: Reflection Perfection in Paris

REFLECTION PERFECTION IN PARIS Photograph by JOANNA LEMANSKA Website | Facebook | 500px | Twitter | Tumblr | Instagram In this beautiful black and white reflection photo by Joanna Lemanska aka MissCoolPics, we see the pedestrian underpass at Pont de la Tournelle, an arch bridge spanning the river Seine in Paris. According…

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Jan 29, 2014

Life in the Tube: 40 Years of London Underground Photography

Life in the Tube: 40 Years of London Underground Photography

The London Underground (also known as the Tube or the Underground) is a public metro system serving a large part of Greater London. The system serves 270 stations and has 402 kilometres (250 mi) of track. In 2012/13 London Underground carried over 1 billion passengers. Since the 1970s, photographer Bob Mazzer has been documenting…

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Jan 16, 2014

Black and White Animal Portraits in Breathtaking Detail

Black and White Animal Portraits in Breathtaking Detail

Lukas Holas is a photographer and graphic designer from Frydlant, Czech Republic. In a series on Behance entitled, Portraits of Animals, Holas expresses his love of animals with a collection of breathtaking black and white portraits. The lighting and detail in each photo is wonderful, bringing out each animal’s individuality. To see the entire…

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Jan 6, 2014

Team Discovers Lost Set of Photos from 100-year-old Antarctic Expedition

Team Discovers Lost Set of Photos from 100-year-old Antarctic Expedition

Photograph via Antarctic Heritage Trust nzaht.org | Press Release | Facebook Photographic negatives left a century ago in Captain Scott’s last expedition base at Cape Evans have been discovered and conserved by New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust. The negatives were found in expedition photographer Herbert Ponting’s darkroom and have been painstakingly conserved revealing never…

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