Tag: photo series

Dec 19, 2014

See Why this Cat Was Named the “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan

See Why this Cat Was Named the “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan

Meet Setsu-Chan, an adorable cat who according to several Japanese publications, was recently given the title of “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan. The title of course is in good fun, as the cat is clearly cute and very popular with fans as she has nearly 60,000 ardent followers on Twitter. The cat’s surging…

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Dec 16, 2014

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are two of the preeminent ‘rooftoppers’ in the world. Together they are On The Roofs; the duo gained notoriety earlier this year when their GoPro video of them scaling world’s second tallest building (Shanghai Tower) went viral. The Sifter has previously featured their amazing exploits (see here, here and…

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Dec 9, 2014

Before Filmmaking, Stanley Kubrick was a Photojournalist. This is 1949 Chicago

Before Filmmaking, Stanley Kubrick was a Photojournalist. This is 1949 Chicago

Before he became one of America’s most celebrated filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick was a photojournalist for Look magazine from 1940 – 1950. The decade was widely considered to be formative for Kubrick’s iconic filmmaking style and narrative. After selling one of his photographs to Look of a broken-hearted news vendor reacting to the death of…

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Dec 2, 2014

What Places from Stand By Me Look Like Today

What Places from Stand By Me Look Like Today

Stand by Me is a 1986 coming of age film directed by Rob Reiner and based on the novella The Body by Stephen King. The film received widespread acclaim and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as Golden Globe nominations for Best Motion Picture and Best Director. Back…

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Dec 2, 2014

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, who specializes in night photography, in particular ‘landscape astrophotography’ featuring the Milky Way. Not only does this give Ben the opportunity to explore the great outdoors, but it lets us city dwellers gain a greater appreciation for the awe-inspiring night sky as well…

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Nov 24, 2014

Heroes and Villains as Flemish Portrait Paintings

Heroes and Villains as Flemish Portrait Paintings

In Super Flemish, French photographer Sacha Goldberger depicts heroes and villains in the style of formal oil paintings from the Flemish school of portraiture. The project was a huge collaboration involving costume designers, make-up artists, stylists and models. The series premiered at the Grand Palais in Paris recently, paying homage to Flemish masters like…

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Nov 16, 2014

Brothers Recreate Childhood Photos for Parents’ Wedding Anniversary

Brothers Recreate Childhood Photos for Parents’ Wedding Anniversary

For their parents’ wedding anniversary, Matthew Simon Houghton and his brother decided to recreate a series of childhood photos they found at their parents’ house. The brothers then spent a day recreating the images going to great lengths to try to match the scenery and items. They even used green food dye to temporarily…

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