Tag: portraits

Feb 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Eyes on the Prize

Picture of the Day: Eyes on the Prize

EYES ON THE PRIZE Photograph by Kristina Buceatchi This is one of those old but gold photos that’s been floating around the Internet for years (at least since 2005). It’s a great shot of a beautiful animal and that eye! It’s truly hypnotic. Any guesses as to what our friendly feline is…

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Feb 23, 2012

Picture of the Day: Male Jawfish Mouthbrooding Offspring

Picture of the Day: Male Jawfish Mouthbrooding Offspring

MALE JAWFISH MOUTHBROODING OFFSPRING Photograph by STEVE KOVACS In this incredible photograph by Steve Kovacs, we see a male jawfish mouthbrooding it’s offspring. It was a finalist for the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest. Mouthbrooding, also known as oral incubation and buccal incubation, is the care given by some groups of animals…

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Feb 21, 2012

A Devil Sculpture Made from Matches Gets Set Ablaze

A Devil Sculpture Made from Matches Gets Set Ablaze

Artwork by DAVID MACH David Mach’s incredible sculpture, The Devil, is made entirely of matches. It was part of his exhibition “Precious Light: King James Bible – A Celebration 1611-2011” at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. In an act that was both performative and transformative, David set his sculpture ablaze to…

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Feb 11, 2012

12 Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Their Ball

12 Underwater Photos of Dogs Fetching Their Ball

Photograph by SETH CASTEEL @ LittleFriendsPhoto.com Photographer Seth Casteel’s captures of dogs underwater are currently sweeping across the Internet landscape. The Sifter highly recommends you check out the Little Friends Photo Album on Facebook for hundreds of amazing animal photographs and plenty more underwater dog shots. There’s over 600 and counting! Based in…

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Feb 1, 2012

Picture of the Day: Nomads Hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia

Picture of the Day: Nomads Hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia

NOMADS HUNTING WITH GOLDEN EAGLES IN MONGOLIA Photograph by DAVID TIPLING PHOTOGRAPHY Posted on Reddit earlier this week, this incredible photograph shows a group of nomads hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia. A Tineye search points to photographer David Tipling, who must have had an incredible experience filming these majestic creatures. There…

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Dec 18, 2011

Picture of the Day: Adorable Waterproof Duckling

Picture of the Day: Adorable Waterproof Duckling

ADORABLE WATERPROOF DUCKLING Photograph via Reddit Not only is this duckling adorable, but the photograph wonderfully illustrates the waterproof abilities of ducks. Did you know a special gland called the uropygial gland (or the preen gland) is one key physical trait that helps to keep ducks on top of the water? This…

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Dec 5, 2011

Picture of the Day: Baby Chameleons Branching Out

Picture of the Day: Baby Chameleons Branching Out

BABY CHAMELEONS BRANCHING OUT Original Photographs by Igor Siwanowicz | Digital Artwork by Takacica @ deviantART The fantastic image above by Takacica was created from two stunning photographs by Igor Siwanowicz (picture 1, picture 2). These seven-day old baby chameleon hatchlings measure approximately 1.5cm (0.6 in) in length. Adorable! Takacica and…

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