Category: ANIMALS

Jan 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Fox Says What?

Picture of the Day: A Fox Says What?

A FOX SAYS WHAT? Photograph by Gabriel Ciora-Márkus In this fantastic capture by Gabriel Ciora-Márkus, we get a candid close up of a fox in the mountains of Transylvania, Romania. I’m not 100% sure (maybe a Fox enthusiast can confirm?), but I believe this is a red fox (Vulpes vulpes). The red…

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Jan 21, 2014

A Mother’s Touching Portraits of Her Sons Bonding with Animals

A Mother’s Touching Portraits of Her Sons Bonding with Animals

Elena Shumilova is mother to two young boys, Yaroslav (5) and Vanya (2). An architect by trade, the Russian artist only took up photography in 2012, wanting to capture the precious moments a mother witnesses as her children grow up. The family owns a farm in Adreapol, Russia, where they have many animals including…

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Jan 20, 2014

Artist Turns 4000 Pieces of Metal Into 10 ft, 550 pound Lion Sculpture

Artist Turns 4000 Pieces of Metal Into 10 ft, 550 pound Lion Sculpture

Turkish artist Selcuk Yilmaz created this unbelievable lion sculpture from 4,000 pieces of hammered metal. Entitled Aslan, the sculpture took the artist 10 months to complete and weighs approximately 250 kg (551 pounds). The sculpture measures 330 cm long by 185 cm tall (10.8 ft x 6.06 ft) Every piece of metal used was…

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Jan 17, 2014

This Furniture Gives New Meaning to the Term ‘Ceiling Cat’

This Furniture Gives New Meaning to the Term ‘Ceiling Cat’

Stefan Hofmann is a designer, carpenter and cat lover. Through his company Goldtatze, he designs and installs modular cat furniture for your home, which is now your cat’s home. Like a feline jungle gym, Goldtatze offers various units that can be connected and pieced together to create the ultimate play space for your furry…

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Jan 16, 2014

Black and White Animal Portraits in Breathtaking Detail

Black and White Animal Portraits in Breathtaking Detail

Lukas Holas is a photographer and graphic designer from Frydlant, Czech Republic. In a series on Behance entitled, Portraits of Animals, Holas expresses his love of animals with a collection of breathtaking black and white portraits. The lighting and detail in each photo is wonderful, bringing out each animal’s individuality. To see the entire…

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Jan 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Standoff

Picture of the Day: The Standoff

THE STANDOFF Photograph by ALESSANDRO CANCIAN Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px In this fantastic close up by Alessandro Cancian, we see a chipmunk and bird facing off, both clearly interested in the food that is atop this post. In the photo description page on 500px, Cancian says he used a…

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Jan 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Freediving with Tunas

Picture of the Day: Freediving with Tunas

FREEDIVING WITH TUNAS Photograph by KURT ARRIGO Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | 500px In this breathtaking underwater photograph by Kurt Arrigo, we see a woman freediving (i.e., no breathing aid) with a school of tuna fish. This is not a composite or digitally manipulated as many may be quick…

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Jan 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Blue Poison Dart Frog

Picture of the Day: The Blue Poison Dart Frog

THE BLUE POISON DART FROG Photograph by Quartl on Wikimedia Commons “This thing just looks poisonous” – me The blue poison dart frog or blue poison arrow frog, Dendrobates “azureus”, is a poison dart frog found in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is located in southern Suriname and…

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Dec 31, 2013

Picture of the Day: Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!

Picture of the Day: Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014!

GOODBYE 2013, HELLO 2014! Photograph by Niklas Sjöblom | taivasalla.net In this candid capture by Niklas Sjöblom, we see a grey seal waving its flipper on Märket, a small lighthouse island in the Baltic Sea at the border between Finland and Sweden. While we say goodbye to 2013, we look onwards to…

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Dec 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: What Lurks Beneath

Picture of the Day: What Lurks Beneath

WHAT LURKS BENEATH Photograph by JUSTIN HOFMAN Website | 1x.com | Prints available In this amazing over/under photograph we see a southern right whale underneath the boat of whale watchers off the coast of Argentina in the Peninsula Valdez. The whales come to these waters to birth their calves and mate. The…

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