Inspiration

 

Photos of the Meals Doomsday Preppers Would Eat In the Event of an Apocalypse

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There are an estimated 3 million people in the United States who have stockpiled food and supplies in preparation for the end of the world — people known as “doomsday preppers.”

Photographer Henry Hargreaves recently turned his camera on these individuals for a new photo series, creating a series of images showing survival meals the preppers would eat in the event of the end of the world.
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Atlantic Light: Drone Shots of Ireland’s Rugged West Coast in Dramatic Light

For the past 8 months, landscape photographer Peter Cox has been taking his camera drone up and down the wild and rugged west coast of Ireland, capturing the beauty of the coastline as its bathed in dramatic light. The 4-minute film above is a “highlight reel” of his journey titled “Atlantic Light.”
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Guitarist Andy Summers Photographed the Rise and Fall of The Police

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English rock band The Police sold over 75 million records over the course of their decade-long career, making them one of the best selling music artists of all time. In addition to being the band’s lead guitarist, Andy Summers was also a passionate photographer who captured behind-the-scenes photos of the band at the peak of their popularity.

Those photographs will be featured in a new documentary later this year, titled Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police.
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A Time-Lapse Tour of Austria Created with 2 Years of Shooting and 5TB of Photos

Vienna, Austria-based time-lapse production duo FilmSpektakel has just released a new time-lapse of their home country that took 2 years, 600 sequences, and 5 terabytes of photos to create. It’s a beautiful taste of Austria’s beauty in both its natural landscapes and manmade cities.
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Cosmos: Abstract Images Created by Destroying Star Photo Film Slides with Bacteria

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Without context, the images in Cosmos by photographer Marcus DeSieno may look like colorful and abstract images created with some mysterious method. Read the description and captions, and you may experience a sense of revulsion.

Each of the photos was created by introducing photographic film to bacteria collected from various places, both unusual and ubiquitous. The microscopic organisms eat away at the film, creating a series of abstract artworks.
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‘The Rain Maker': How I Shot a Conceptual Wet Plate Collodion Photograph

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During past few weeks I have been working on a new picture I had in mind. This time I already knew the title: “The Rain Maker.” It’s a picture made with the collodion photographic process that was invented back in 1851.
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The Secret Garden: Photographer Builds an Elaborate Set in Her Attic for Surreal Portraits

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Since last year, Canadian photographer Daniela Majic has been working on an ongoing series titled “Secret Garden.” It’s a collection of surreal portraits created with elaborate handmade costumes and impressive garden sets constructed inside Majic’s tiny attic.
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Firefighter Photographer Jake Niece Captures Beauty While Battling Destruction

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Jake Niece is a “jake of all trades” who uses both mind and muscle in his multiple lines of work. In the summer he works as a wildland firefighter in Colorado, and in the winter he works on snowmaking crews. In both seasons he carries a camera and creates beautiful images through his passion for photography, which he has since turned into a third profession.
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Photos of a Last Trip to the Beach to Give a Dying Pit Bull the Vacation of a Lifetime

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In August 2014, photographer Zhenia Bulawka and her boyfriend Christian took their three dogs on a special trip to the beach. One of their beloved dogs, an 11-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier named Mr. Dukes, was dying of cancer, and Bulawka wanted to give him a vacation of a lifetime before he passed away.
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Immortalizing Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield with a Wet Plate Portrait

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I get a call on Saturday, February 28th, 2015, telling me “The Champ can give you an hour if you can pick him up at the hotel in 10 minutes”. “I’ll be there in 8,” I say to the person on the phone.

This “Champ” they are referring to is none other than Evander Holyfield, 4-time heavyweight champion of the world, and I am being offered an opportunity of a lifetime.
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