Tag: black and white

Jun 7, 2016

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history took place on the coast of Normandy, France

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Jun 3, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Day Sweden Switched to the Other Side of the Road

Picture of the Day: The Day Sweden Switched to the Other Side of the Road

On 3 Sept. 1967, all traffic in Sweden switch from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right. It was known as ‘Dagen H’ (H day)

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May 10, 2016

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

In 1941, American photographer Philippe Halsman met the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in New York City and they began to collaborate in the late 1940s. The 1948 work Dali Atomicus explores the idea of suspension, depicting three cats flying, water thrown from a bucket, an easel, a footstool and Salvador Dalí all seemingly suspended in mid-air

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May 4, 2016

Picture of the Day: Saturn’s Little Water World

Picture of the Day: Saturn’s Little Water World

The water-world Enceladus appears here to sit atop Saturn’s rings like a drop of dew upon a leaf

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Apr 25, 2016

Candid Photos from the Time the Beatles Played to a Crowd of 18 People

Candid Photos from the Time the Beatles Played to a Crowd of 18 People

Every artist was first an amateur. Even The Beatles

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Apr 19, 2016

Animation Brings the Past to Life Using Actual Photos from the Early 1900s

Animation Brings the Past to Life Using Actual Photos from the Early 1900s

Artist Alexey Zakharov transports you to the early 1900s in this jaw-dropping animation that uses actual vintage photos as the backdrop

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Apr 14, 2016

Incredible High Res Photos of Dublin from 100 Years Ago

Incredible High Res Photos of Dublin from 100 Years Ago

Take a trip back in time and see what life in Dublin, Ireland was like over 100 years ago

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