Monthly Archives: September 2012

The School Play

Abandoned buildings are a prime opportunity to create some of the most surreal photography capable without fabricating a scene. There is just something fundamentally unsettling about this kind of urban decay, especially when it pops up in something normally considered … Continue reading

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Kite Festival

Today’s photo of the day was taken at the Berkeley Kite Festival in 2010 by edwardopilopilous (no real name given). There is just something fun about this photograph, not to mention the shape of the kites give it a whimsically surreal touch! All … Continue reading

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Lord of the Ants

Today’s photo is entitled “Lord of the Ants”. We just love the personality in this photo! It reminds us of being a kid in summer, which is probably apt given the subject of the photograph is a kid in summer! We … Continue reading

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Grasshopper

In the world of insect photography, this – believe it or not – is somewhat rare. There are plenty of photos of various insects on twigs, grass, flowers, etc. There are considerably fewer insects photographed in man-made environments. I love … Continue reading

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Abstract Cable Car

Just take a second looking at this photo and examine how the cable cars seem to disappear into into nothing as the mountain fog creates a very uneasy and dare I say unnatural vanishing point. Thus, this photograph, whether it … Continue reading

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Glass in Crystal

Just look at all the reflective surfaces in this photograph. Don’t even try using flash for this baby – the light has to be just right. Photographer Andrew Magill explains, “Saw this in an art gallery in La Jolla, Ca. Apparently they … Continue reading

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Bolivian Race Car

Check out this fabulous action shot from a March 2012 race in Potosí, Bolivia! Apart from the incredibly interesting and exciting subject matter, there are just textures and colors galore in this photograph, which we love! I mean, check out that … Continue reading

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Programmer of Tomorrow

This photo was taken by Ruiwen Chua on Software Freedom Day in Singapore in the open air foyer of the Bugis National Library. I love this, not just because it’s an engaging and well-composed photograph, but because it’s sort of like looking at the … Continue reading

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Industrial Waterfront

Today we bring you another truly gorgeous black and white photograph. This photo is all about its composition – its focal point is negative space, and it works. Quite a feat. Not only that, but between the lateral poles, diagonal … Continue reading

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Baby Swallows Eating

So much of nature photography is just being in the right place at the right time, and having the camera ready. Isn’t this photograph interesting, though, in that it strikes us as nature photography, but it clearly is an urban … Continue reading

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