Ideas

 

This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season

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Bristol, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a special treat for his clients every holiday season. For the past 20 years, he has sent hilarious promo Christmas cards featuring his dogs as different animals in elaborate handmade scenes.
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Famous Paintings Recreated as Photos Using Things Around the Office

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Photographers Chris Limbrick and Francesco Fragomeni both work for the website hosting company Squarespace. During times in which they’re not hard at work, the duo has been shooting a lighthearted photo project called foolsdoart.

Each photograph is a recreation of a famous painting with Limbrick and Fragomeni as the subjects and with their office as the stage.
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Photographer Imagines What Chairs Would Look Like If They Were People

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“What would chairs look like if they were people?” It’s a strange question that forms the basis of an interesting and creative project by photographer Horia Manolache. It consists of pairs of photos showing various chairs and Manolache’s ideas of what those chairs would look like in human form.
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Photographer Builds Detailed Sets on NYC Sidewalks Using Discarded Furniture

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Over the past 6 months, photographer Justin Bettman and stylist Gozde Eker have been building elaborate sets on the sidewalks of New York City using unwanted furniture and household items, most of which is found discarded on the street. The sets are made to look like the rooms of a house.
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Silhouettes of Swordsmen Framed by the Setting Sun

Using super-telephoto lenses to frame people against the rising moon has become quite popular as of late. Just last year we shared examples featuring people at a lookout, a high-line walker, and a mountain biker.

Photographer Göran Strand recently decided to take the idea a bit further by framing his subjects against the sun.
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This Guy Captured a 100 Clone Selfie in the Cabin of an Airplane

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Check out this crazy self-portrait photo by a guy named Timothy LaBranche. It’s a composite image showing LaBranche posing as all 100 passengers in the cabin of a passenger plane.
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This Comic Book Illustration is Actually a Studio Photo with Body Paint

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Check out this comic book illustration of Marvel’s Silver Surfer. What you might not be able to tell at first glance is that it’s not actually an illustration at all, but rather a photograph of an actual model.
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A Clever Card That ‘Loads’ as It’s Being Pulled Out of the Sleeve

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Here’s a clever idea we’ve never seen before: a card that “loads” as you open it. Pull the card out of the sleeve and watch as the progress bar magically “works.”
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Photographer Asks Strangers to Pose for Portraits While Wearing His Tiger Suit

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Photographer Adam Rabinowitz’s Tiger Suit project is like Humans of New York crossed with Tigger from Winnie the Poo. Like HONY’s Brandon Stanton, Rabinowitz photographs strangers on the street and jots down interesting blurbs from their conversation. There’s one big difference in the projects, though: Rabinowitz’s subjects must agree to put on his tiger suit.
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The Polluted Waters of NYC’s Gowanus Canal Turned into Colorful and Abstract Art

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Peer into the Gowanus Canal in New York City, and you’ll see what is widely recognized as one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States. The contamination is so bad that the canal has been designated a Superfund site.

When photographer Steven Hirsch looks, he sees something more: fine art. His project “Gowanus: Off The Water’s Surface” is a series of photographs that explore the abstract explosions of patterns and colors seen on the surface of the water — sights reminiscent of a Jackson Pollock painting.
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