Tag: blending

Apr 27, 2015

What the Night Sky Would Look Like with No Light Pollution

What the Night Sky Would Look Like with No Light Pollution

“Skyglow” is a term used to describe the brightness of the night sky in a built-up area as a result of light pollution. In the video above, timelapse artists Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic combine timelapse astrophotography—filmed at some of the darkest skies in North America&mdas;and splice the footage with night timelapses of major…

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Feb 6, 2015

Camouflaged Octopus Appears Out of Nowhere

Camouflaged Octopus Appears Out of Nowhere

A diver gets quite the surprise while snorkelling in the Caribbean, as a camouflaged octopus suddenly appears out of nowhere.

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Jan 10, 2015

Guy Perfectly Blends Six Songs to Show How Formulaic Pop Country has Become

Guy Perfectly Blends Six Songs to Show How Formulaic Pop Country has Become

To demonstrate how formulaic pop country (and truly all pop music) has become, musician Gregory Todd perfectly blends six chart-topping country songs into one eerily familiar sounding mashup. For those curious, the program Todd is using to mix the tracks is called Pro Tools. The following songs were used for the mix: “Sure Be…

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Nov 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Photograph by Kylemraley on reddit Reddit user Kylemraley captured an interesting scene at the Outer Banks in North Carolina with the sky and water blending together perfectly. The Outer Banks (also known as OBX) is a 200-mile (320-km) long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina and a small portion…

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Jul 9, 2014

Famous Album Covers Superimposed onto their Actual Locations

Famous Album Covers Superimposed onto their Actual Locations

Bob Egan of PopSpotsNYC.com has an interesting hobby. He finds the real-world locations of famous album covers, fastidiously matches the distance and angle, and then superimposes the original onto a photo of present-day location. The Sifter first featured Bob’s fantastic work in 2012, roaming the streets of New York City. In this update we…

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Jun 30, 2014

Surreal Double Exposures of Faces Blended Into Plumes of Ink in Water

Surreal Double Exposures of Faces Blended Into Plumes of Ink in Water

Inspired by the work of Albert Seveso, South African artist Chris Slabber blends faces with high-speed photographs of ink dropped into water. The double-exposure like digital artworks were recently exhibited at the Art Karoo art gallery for KKNK 2014. The project was recently featured on Behance where Chris explains: “The idea behind this series was…

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Jun 1, 2014

Surreal Portraits Blended Into Landscape Photos

Surreal Portraits Blended Into Landscape Photos

Spanish artist Antonio Mora specializes in creating dream-like self-portraits blended with landscapes and other imagery. The results are similar to double-exposure photography, except these images are superimposed digitally. Mora even does custom ‘dream portraits’ for people if they provide an image of themselves along with some information so he can derive some associated imagery…

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