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Photos of People Matching Paintings in Museums

Photographer Stefan Draschan visited museums across Europe and spent hours looking for curious coincidences in which other visitors matched the paintings they were looking at. The series is titled People Matching Artworks.

Camera Captures Animals Eating, From the Food’s Point of View

If you've ever wanted to see what the world looks like as a vegetable being eaten by animals, today's your lucky day. YouTuber Agavem bought some vegetables, mounted a camera to one end, and then visited a park to feed the animals that live there. The viral 4-minute video above is what resulted.

Artists Delete Graffiti Photoshop-style with a Painted Illusion

Now this is clever: a group of street artists in Russia have "deleted" the graffiti covering a dumpster and abandoned car with a clever anamorphic illusion. Using paint, the artists covered the graffiti with Photoshop's transparency checkerboard to make it look like someone had cut out the graffiti from a layer in Photoshop.

Here’s How One Photographer Keeps His Sony Camera Cool

After the highly anticipated Sony a9 began landing in the hands of photographers, there were some reports of the camera displaying its overheating indicator icon after short periods of use in ordinary environments. Israeli photographer Senya Alman came up with a clever way of keeping his own Sony camera cool: he built it a little hot shoe cover for portable shade.

This Forest Mirror Illusion is Bending People’s Minds

Stop-motion animator Kevin Parry has shared a clever little video illusion titled "Walk in the Woods" that has a lot of people scratching their heads. It's a loop that shows Parry repeatedly walking into a mirror in a forest and emerging out "the other side."

This Bride Doesn’t Have Girlfriends, So She Did a Photo Shoot with Bros

24-year-old Rebeca Brantes of Brazil is a computer engineering student who's one of just 4 women in her class of 60 students. Leaving up to her recent wedding, Brantes realized that she didn't have any girlfriends from school for a bridal photo shoot, so she decided to invite her best guy friends for an unusual photo series.

A Visual Effects Artist Made This Epic Video to Sell His Old Car

Israeli visual effects artist Eugene Romanovsky wanted to sell his old 1996 Suzuki Vitara SUV, so he created this out-of-this-world 2-minute video to advertise its qualities. The ad shows the car zipping around in ordinary landscapes before appearing in famous movies and on the moon.

This Guy Printed a Flipbook of Himself Flipping a Flipbook

YouTube user StupotMcDoodlepip created this video turned an animated GIF into a flipbook, shot a video of himself flipping that flipbook, printed the still frames of that video into a new flipbook, and recorded the above video. It's an 11-second video of himself flipping a flipbook that shows himself flipping a flipbook.

Photographer Turns LEGO Bricks Into Foods and Things

Back in November 2015, Polish photographer Michał Kulesza decided to start a daily photo project in which he would shoot one creative photo involving LEGO bricks every day. He decided to capture the famous bricks as everyday foods and objects.

This Drone Footage of a Runner Looks Like a 2D Video Game

Check out this creative "2D" video of an urban parkour-style runner, shot top-down using a drone. It's like old video game views, recreated in real life. The 3.5-minute project was created over in Bulgaria by athlete and stunt artist Ilko Iliev and photographer Marin Kafedjiiski.