Tag: portraits

May 23, 2012

Shadowy Faces Made from Strainers

Shadowy Faces Made from Strainers

Artwork and Photography by ISAAC CORDAL Using simple strainers, public sources of light and very steady hands; artist and sculptor Isaac Cordal creates incredible faces in colander baskets, placing them around London, using street lights to project shadowy figures onto sidewalks. We’ve already featured Isaac’s brilliant work before, but in this series entitled…

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Apr 21, 2012

Touching Portraits of Elderly Animals

Touching Portraits of Elderly Animals

In this powerful and touching series by photographer Isa Leshko, we get an intimate glimpse into the lives of elderly animals. Below is a small gallery of these moving black and white photographs along with a short documentary on Isa’s Eldery Animals series by Walley Films. To see more images from this series or…

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Apr 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Thorny Devil

Picture of the Day: The Thorny Devil

THE THORNY DEVIL Photograph by ihatecoverbands on Reddit The Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus), also known as the Thorny Dragon, Mountain Devil, Thorny Lizard, or the Moloch is an Australian lizard. It is the sole species of genus Moloch and grows up to 20 cm (8 in) in length and can live up…

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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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