Tag: portraits

Apr 3, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Green Vine Snake

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Green Vine Snake

THE STUNNING GREEN VINE SNAKE Photograph by SUHAAS PREMKUMAR for National Geographic The Green vine snake (Ahaetulla nasuta), is a slender green tree snake found in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is diurnal and mildly venomous, normally feeding on frogs and lizards. Green vine snakes are slow…

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Apr 1, 2012

15 Stunning Black and White Animal Portraits by Nicolas Evariste

15 Stunning Black and White Animal Portraits by Nicolas Evariste

Nicolas Evariste is a 26 year-old photographer from Granville in Normandy (France). He started photography over six years ago and was instantly drawn to black and white, square format photographs. His primary interests are landscape, macro and animal photography. Nicolas is a graphic designer by trade and a self-proclaimed fanatic on painting, cinema,…

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Mar 27, 2012

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

It’s a bold statement but these are the 15 greatest animal photobombs the Sifter could find around the web. Various list posts and Google image searches led us here. Further investigation on Tineye and Reddit allowed us to actually find the original source and authenticate over half of the images (there are a ton…

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Mar 19, 2012

Portraits of Native Americans from the Early 1900s

Portraits of Native Americans from the Early 1900s

The Edward S. Curtis Collection offers a unique glimpse into Curtis’s work with indigenous cultures. The more than 2,400 silver-gelatin photographic prints were acquired by the Library of Congress through copyright deposit from about 1900 through 1930. About two-thirds (1,608) of these images were not published in Curtis’s multi-volume work, The North American…

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Mar 12, 2012

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Artwork and Photography by Nikita Nomerz Nikita Nomerz is a graffiti and street artist hailing from the western Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod. In his series titled ‘Living Walls’, Nomerz brings derelict buildings to life with his whimsical characters. In an interview with The Telegraph, Nomerz remarks: “I started in school with classic…

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Mar 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Lone Wolf

Picture of the Day: The Lone Wolf

THE LONE WOLF Photograph by Carollyn Churchill on Reddit This stunning capture of a wolf in Wyoming, USA was captured and posted to Reddit by photographer Carollyn Churchill. In the animal kingdom, lone wolves are typically older wolves driven from the pack, perhaps by an alpha male, or young adults in search…

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Mar 6, 2012

The 25 Funniest Hover Animals Ever

The 25 Funniest Hover Animals Ever

People love photographing animals. Whether it be their pets or an animal spotted in the wild, we’re always snapping pics of our furry friends. Sometimes, we manage to capture them in mid-stride or jump, and it’s these frozen moments in time that can create the illusion of ‘hovering’ or ‘flying’. The Internet has…

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