Jack-o-Lantern Sun Photograph

Natural 10 November 2016 0 Comments

Jack-o-Lantern Sun Photograph

This image was captured on October 8, 2014 by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).  The SDO obverses the sun at all times as it orbits in space and captured this haunting photograph of the sun.  The sun flares at this specific time came together to cause the sun to resemble some sort of face.  And […]

Lifelike Portrait from Photograph

Miscellaneous 3 August 2016 0 Comments

Lifelike Portrait from Photograph

I am always amazed when a talented artist can create a portrait that looks absolutely lifelike.  This hyper-realistic portrait of a vibrant, young girl was created by an artist using a real photograph.  You would think that with a lot of practice, anyone could create paintings such as this one.  But, as we all know, […]

Pencil Vs Camera – HK by Ben Heine

Forced Perspective 14 December 2015 0 Comments

Pencil Vs Camera - HK by Ben Heine

Ben Heine continues to expand his Pencil Vs Camera portfolio with this new photograph that merges fantasy with reality.  Here, in this busy walkway, Heine holds up a torn piece of paper in the middle of the photograph.  Draw on this paper are a group of individuals aligned in the shape of a heart. (via […]

Recycled Waste by Jan von Holleben

Composite 12 October 2015 0 Comments

Recycled Waste by Jan von Holleben

Photographer Jan von Holleben created this piece for the internal magazine of a major notorious power company.  The recognizable symbol for recycling is made completely from trash and other discarded items.  In the article for the magazine, Holleben illustrated the travels of waste and its sticky handling within the European Union.  He points out that […]

Flying Boots

Shadow 6 August 2015 0 Comments

Flying Boots

I was first shown this illusion by Gianni Sarcone.  I believe he told me that one of his website visitors emailed these photographs to him after they discovered this unintentional optical illusion.  If you look at the four images, it appears that the boots are somehow hovering over the table.  This is especially true in […]

Mother Nature in Tears

Natural 3 August 2015 0 Comments

Mother Nature in Tears

Some people say that a photograph is worth a thousand words.  I think that today’s photograph is worth quite more than that.  This photograph was taken by wildlife photographer Michael S. Nolan at the Austfonna ice cap located on Nordaustlandet in Svalbard, Norway.  Despite what you might think, the photograph has not been edited or […]

Comix Face

Miscellaneous,Video 5 February 2015 2 Comments

Comix Face

This striking photograph from Alexander Khokhlov’s “2D or not 2D” series looks like it could be an illustration of a woman in a comic book.  Surprisingly, it is an actual model (her name is Ekaterina Ashikhmina) with her face and hair painted by make-up artist Valeriya Kutsan.  This photographic series was selected as one of […]