Tag: portraits

May 22, 2014

What 17 Different Breeds of Dogs Look Like at 6 Weeks Old

What 17 Different Breeds of Dogs Look Like at 6 Weeks Old

Puppyhood is an awe-inducing showcase of 25 breeds of dogs all photographed at six weeks of age. Professional animal photographer J.Nichole Smith of Little & Large shot 25 different litters over a hectic 30 day period. We caught up with Smith who was kind enough to give us some background info on the project:…

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May 21, 2014

Portraits of the Human Body at 100 Years of Age

Portraits of the Human Body at 100 Years of Age

A centenarian is a person who lives to or beyond the age of 100 years. In a photo series of the same name, photographer Anastasia Pottinger explores what the human body looks like at 100 years of age or older. As she explains: This body of work was born out of the opportunity I…

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May 13, 2014

This Painter Uses Old Turkey Feathers as Her Canvas

This Painter Uses Old Turkey Feathers as Her Canvas

Brenda Lyons is an artist, illustrator and jewellery maker currently based out of Connecticut, USA. She got her BA in Studio Art at Rocky Mountain College and received her MFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. In an ongoing series entitled Painted Feathers, Lyons uses moulted turkey feathers as her…

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May 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Angry Bird

Picture of the Day: Angry Bird

Photograph by Etienne on Flickr Even owls can have bad days! This baby owl has a feather sticking out and doesn’t look too pleased about it. Owls, birds of the order Strigiformes, include about 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular…

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Apr 28, 2014

Amazing ‘Forensic Collages’ of Famous Dutch Paintings

Amazing ‘Forensic Collages’ of Famous Dutch Paintings

Michael Mapes is a mixed-media collage artist currently living in Croton Falls, New York. He received his BFA and MFA from the University of Chicago and has exhibited his work in solo and group shows around the country. In a series entitled The Dutch Master collection, Mapes uses a variety of items including: photographic…

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Apr 26, 2014

Picture of the Day :D

Picture of the Day :D

:D Photograph by Yathin S Krishnappa According to photographer Yathin S Krishnappa, this is a Namaqua chameleon in threat display in the Namib desert in Namibia. The chameleon was in the middle of a highway and was approached to be moved off the road. The chameleon then changed its color to black…

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Apr 23, 2014

24 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

24 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest components of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the Sifter’s personal favourites is r/ColorizedHistory (featured previously). The principal contributors are a mix of professional and amateur colorizers and restorers that bring historic photos to life through color.…

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