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Mar 1, 2012

This is What Happens When You Photoshop Celebrities Into Your Holiday Party

This is What Happens When You Photoshop Celebrities Into Your Holiday Party

Emma Watson – Photoshopping by Everett Hiller Graphic designer Everett Hiller and his wife host an annual Holiday party for their friends. Afterwards, Hiller sends out a photo album with famous celebrities photoshopped in for fun. While some may look a little fishy, others are near-flawless, as Hiller’s skills with lighting, white balance…

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Feb 28, 2012

Ansel Adams Captures Life on a Japanese Internment Camp

Ansel Adams Captures Life on a Japanese Internment Camp

Photograph by Ansel Adams via The Library of Congress Manzanar (which means ‘apple orchard’ in Spanish), is the site of one of ten camps where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California’s Owens Valley between the towns of Lone Pine…

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Feb 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Hidden Life Within

Picture of the Day: The Hidden Life Within

THE HIDDEN LIFE WITHIN Photographs via bloghistapercaso.blogspot.com In this incredible series of sculptures, artist Giuseppe Penone carefully removes the rings of growth to reveal the ‘sapling within’. By carving out the inside of a tree trunk and leaving the knots in place, they eventually emerge as tiny limbs shown above. Giuseppe…

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Feb 9, 2012

Ice Skating the Famous Canals of Amsterdam

Ice Skating the Famous Canals of Amsterdam

Photograph via cafeteriafraiche on Reddit As the deep freeze spreads across Europe, one country that is embracing the cooler weather is The Netherlands. With temperatures dropping to around -7 degrees Celsius (19 degrees Fahrenheit) earlier this week, many of Amsterdam’s iconic canals have frozen over, allowing residents and tourists to skate the city’s…

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Feb 8, 2012

The Colossal Land Art of Jim Denevan [30 pics]

The Colossal Land Art of Jim Denevan [30 pics]

Photograph via JIM DENEVAN @ JIMDENEVAN.COM Artist, surfer, chef; Jim Denevan is a man of many talents. The 50-year-old is best known for his colossal temporary land art, using natural materials to create massive scale drawings on earth, sand and ice. His sculptures are not placed in the landscape, rather, the landscape are the…

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Jan 30, 2012

50 Awesome Quotes by Neil deGrasse Tyson

50 Awesome Quotes by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, a science communicator, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, and a Research Associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. Since 2006 he has hosted the…

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Jan 19, 2012

15 Famous Photos in History Colorized

15 Famous Photos in History Colorized

Alfred Hitchcock Portrait – Colorized by Sanna Dullaway Reddit user mygrapefruit and self-taught colorizer Sanna Dullaway has colorized famous photographs in history. You can find the entire 34-image collection on Imgur. Using a Wacom bamboo tablet and Photosohp, each photo takes anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours. It’s an interesting project as…

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