US soldier holding his helmet saying Peace with both hands

War Memories in Photography

The smell of gunpowder, bitterness of close friends’ losses, disgust when killing a man and constant fear of being killed, hopes for the war to end, pain of the defeat and triumph of the victory – war memories may vary, but they are always linked to the extreme emotional experience, the traces of which always …

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Japanese warrior practicing with his Katana sword

Japan Photography Gallery

There is an old Japanese proverb saying that if a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty. So, we suggest you to take a cup of tea before you proceed with reading this post. The noble Mountain of Fuji, cherry trees in blossom, tea ceremony, and beautiful yet …

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vintage stereogram with a photo placed in

Stereogram – A New Way to Look at the World

Stereograms or 3D images, which represent nothing but an optical illusion, appearing when one follows a particular method of eye focusing at the specifically rendered flat two-dimensional source images, has been a kind of a total world craze in the 1990s. People of all ages spent time gazing at some odd-looking and obscure images, waiting …

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modern locomotive

Railroad HDR Photography Highlights

Ada Louise Huxtable, an architecture critic, who received the Pulitzer Prize, once said: “Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.” Indeed, railroad has been the symbol of the whole epoch, representing the human advance in technology and industrial development. Today, the world has changed a …

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back of a vehicle full of bumper stickers

Bumper Stickers Art – History and Trends

Who said that a car bumper cannot be used as a medium to showcase some modern art pieces, like stickers? Of course, it can. While this statement remains highly arguable for many art critics and followers of the traditional art, the community of sticker artists accepts it as a self-evident axiom and so does the …

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Detroit skyline

HDR City Skylines – Where Reality Meets Imagination

The first steps to the development of an imaging technique, known today as HDR or high dynamic range photography, were made in the middle of the 19th century by Gustave Le Gray, who is often named as the “most important” French photographer of the 19th century. He experimented with seascapes photography by combining two separate …

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UFO crash

Science Fiction Worlds – Inspired by the Power of Dreams

Always trying to imagine or even predict what the future of planet Earth is going to be, always curious about how the other worlds and planets may look like, designers of the science fiction art offer their individual visions of the human kind further evolution and other civilizations existence. Multiple examples of such creative work …

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Yankee and British lady walking side by side with a lion

Design and Propaganda

Graphics is the only global language, understanding which knows no language barriers for people from any part of the world. Graphics works like a universal means of communication, because visual images can be easily perceived and understood intuitively. Along with traffic regulation and multiple other fields of graphics application, propaganda is another purpose, where graphical …

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Dalmatian sleeping on spotted blanket

Who Let the Dogs Out? Dogs Photography Showcase

Elliott Erwitt, a prominent photographer of the 20th century, once described photography as the art of observation. “It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them” – he said. Dogs photographs, presented in …

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