Tag: hq galleries

Aug 26, 2015

23 Highlights from the 2015 Photo Shanghai Art Fair

23 Highlights from the 2015 Photo Shanghai Art Fair

Photo Shanghai (Sept. 11-13) is Asia’s premier art fair dedicated to photography; back for its 2nd year with over 500 masterworks.

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Jul 2, 2015

This Museum Let a Group of Street Artists Do Whatever They Wanted To Its Walls

This Museum Let a Group of Street Artists Do Whatever They Wanted To Its Walls

Over a period of two weeks, the Long Beach Museum of Art gave a group of contemporary artists free rein over their museum walls.

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Jun 30, 2015

15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

15 Stunning Entries from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

15 breathtaking entries from the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

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May 19, 2015

Highlights from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Highlights from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest kicked off April 7 and the contest is accepting entries until June 30th. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. Our friends at National Geographic were kind enough to let us share another gallery (see the first gallery here) of…

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Apr 22, 2015

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, NASA released a breathtaking gallery of some of the most incredible images of our planet ever taken. The images were captured from a variety of sources including satellites, research modules and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Below you will find highlights from the jaw-dropping 76-image gallery. To see…

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Mar 4, 2015

The 12th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The 12th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The finalists of the 12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest have just been announced. Selected from over 26,500 entries, these photos were submitted by photographers from 93 different countries. Smithsonian’s photo editors selected ten finalists per category—Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile—and it is up to you to determine the Readers’ Choice…

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Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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Feb 17, 2015

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

Jade is an ornamental rock applied to two different metamorphic rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals: nephrite and jadeite. Last May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. Be sure to check out the incredible collection here. The Sifter went through the MET’s amazing archive…

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Feb 3, 2015

Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro

Ice Climbing the Glaciers at the Top of Kilimanjaro

Late last year, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Will Gadd, ascended to the highest point in Africa, taking matters one step further by climbing the famous glaciers found at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Photograph above by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool Photograph by Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool…

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Jan 27, 2015

Extreme Close-Ups of Everyday Things

Extreme Close-Ups of Everyday Things

In a photo and video project entitled Amazing Worlds Within Our World, artist Pyanek used macro photography to show everyday things in astonishing detail. To capture each item Pyanek used a Canon T3i (600D/Kiss X5) with the kit lens reversed, HeliconFocus for focus stacking, Abode Lightroom and Exposure 5 for editing. The multi-talented artist…

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