Tag: black and white

Jan 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Feasting Vultures

Picture of the Day: Feasting Vultures

FEASTING VULTURES Photograph by Morkel Erasmus | Prints available In this startling black and white scene we see a group of White-backed Vultures feasting on an elephant that had died of natural causes. Wildlife photographer Morkel Erasmus took this shot in the remote far north of Kruger National Park in South Africa.…

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Jan 3, 2013

Black and White Architecture Photography by Joel Tjintjelaar

Black and White Architecture Photography by Joel Tjintjelaar

Joel Tjinjelaar is a fine art photographer specializing in black and white long exposure photography. An IT Project Manager by trade, Joel studied criminal law but always dreamt of being an architect. Through photography, Joel has found a nice substitute for an unfulfilled dream. Inspired by greats like Gehry and Calatrava, Joel wants to…

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Nov 28, 2012

Abandoned Relics on the Cape of Good Hope

Abandoned Relics on the Cape of Good Hope

Dillon Marsh is a professional photographer currently living in Cape Town, South Africa. Since graduating in 2003 with a BFA from the University of Stellenbosch, Dillon has focused on landscape photography. He chooses objects that can be found in multitude within their environment. He then depicts a family of objects in a series of…

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Oct 30, 2012

25 Vintage Mustaches

25 Vintage Mustaches

With over 17,000 historic photos on Flickr, the Library of Congress is a treasure trove for vintage awesomeness. Not only do the fine people at the LOC share an amazing archive for the world to enjoy, but they also categorize and tag many of the images, helping others sort through their extensive collections. One…

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Jul 24, 2012

20 Vintage Photos of Prohibition in Boston

20 Vintage Photos of Prohibition in Boston

Prohibition in the United States was a national ban on the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol, in place from 1920 to 1933. The ban was mandated by the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, and the Volstead Act set down the rules for enforcing the ban and defined the types of alcoholic beverages that…

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Jun 26, 2012

Strangely Awesome Baseball Photos from the 1800s

Strangely Awesome Baseball Photos from the 1800s

The incredible photographs below are from the wonderful Albert. G. Spalding Collection of Early Baseball Photographs entitled, “America’s National Game“. I went through the fascinating collection last night and was instantly drawn to these quirky and peculiar portraits of baseball players from the late 1800s. From the simulated plays sliding into second, to the…

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Jun 20, 2012

Photos of the Empire State Building Under Construction

Photos of the Empire State Building Under Construction

From its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center’s North Tower in 1972, the Empire State Building stood as the tallest building in the world. As of 2012, it is the 15th tallest skyscraper in the world and the fourth tallest free standing structure in the Americas. At 102 floors and…

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