Tag: interviews

October 24, 2014 at 11:04 am

Jackie Chan’s Best Story Ever

Jackie Chan's Best Story Ever

All you need to know is that it involves Bruce Lee.

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September 11, 2014 at 11:23 am

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

Travel photographer Andrei Duman has visited over 70 countries around the world (only 126 left!) and he’s doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. The self-taught artist has been working as an Investment Banker to afford himself the financial means to pursue his passion for travel and photography. The Sifter caught up with Andrei…

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September 4, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

In 2013, photographer Rebecca Litchfield was commissioned by Carpet Bombing Culture to photograph the abandoned buildings and areas of the former Soviet Union and its satellite states. Litchfield’s journey took her through ten countries in Eastern Europe to capture what was left from the collapse of the Soviet Union. The result was Soviet Ghosts,…

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June 7, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Adventure, Discomfort and the Richness That Comes with Struggle

Adventure, Discomfort and the Richness That Comes with Struggle

National Geographic photographer Cory Richards reflects on adventure, discomfort and the richness that comes with struggle; as he continues his quest to create photographs that relate a common humanity. Original Still Photography: Cory Richards/National Geographic Creative Co-Director, Producer: Catherine Yrisarri Co-Director, DP, Editor: Rob Finch Assistant Camera: Jamie Francis Original Music: Elizabeth Lim Sound…

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May 21, 2014 at 1:47 pm

This Guy Interviews Celebs for a Living, So He Asked Them to Say a Few Words for his Wife

This Guy Interviews Celebs for a Living, So He Asked Them to Say a Few Words for his Wife

Sky News reporter Joe Michalczuk interviews celebrities for a living. As a surprise for his wife at their wedding, he compiled a star-studded congratulatory video loaded with advice, jokes and well wishes. And of course he saved the best for last 🙂 Congrats to the happy couple who are currently on their honeymoon! …

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May 21, 2014 at 11:42 am

A Tour of Japan Through the Lens of an Urban Explorer

A Tour of Japan Through the Lens of an Urban Explorer

Canadian photographer Chris Luckhardt (featured previously) travels the world in search of adventure and exploration. He specializes in documenting abandoned places and his travels through visual storytelling. His work has been featured on ABC News, The Weather Channel, MSN, The Daily Mail, Buzzfeed and many more. Chris has travelled throughout Japan six times, including…

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May 14, 2014 at 9:44 am

How Blind People See Beauty

How Blind People See Beauty

Robert Smith, Sheila Walker, Virginia Romero and Sean Gorecki share their experiences of what beauty means to them. The music is “A song for stolen keys” by Exist Strategy.

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April 13, 2014 at 12:22 pm

Steve Jobs and the Bicycle of the Mind

Steve Jobs and the Bicycle of the Mind

A young Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011) marvels at humankind’s ability to build tools as a way of amplifying our natural capabilities. Recounting a story he read as a child about the efficiency of locomotion amongst various species on Earth, a human on a bicycle ‘blew away the competition’. For Jobs, the computer is…

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October 3, 2013 at 4:37 pm

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

Daniel Edlen is an American artist best known for his ongoing series of vinyl artworks. Using white acrylic paint and a unique style of pointillism, Edlen paints amazingly realistic portraits of musicians directly onto vinyl records. Edlen, whose favourite band is the Beatles and favourite album is After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane,…

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September 23, 2013 at 12:31 pm

My Close Encounter with Lions in Botswana

My Close Encounter with Lions in Botswana

Photographer Nicolai Frederik BonnĂ©n Rossen poses with a Lion 26-year-old Nicolai Frederik BonnĂ©n Rossen is a freelance photographer and strategic adviser/publicist. Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, Rossen is passionate about travel, writing and photography. Last year Rossen traveled to Botswana on assignment for Børsen, a well-known financial daily in Denmark. The story produced…

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