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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.

Photographer Puts Mermaid on 10,000 Plastic Bottles to Raise Awareness

Over the past year or so, photographer Benjamin Von Wong has taken his talent for epic photo shoots and turned it towards trying to raise awareness for "boring" topics like climate change or wildlife conservation. His latest project continues this trend; this time, he's taking on plastic pollution.

4 Steps to Taking Your Photos To The Next Level of Epic

Although my work ranges from dangling people off the edge of rooftops, to tying them down in underwater shipwrecks, to lighting them on fire—I recently discovered four steps in the process that have remained consistent year after year.

Rally Car Dashcam Falls Out in Crash, Gets Epic Shot

During the Podbrdská Rally Legend 2016 rally car event earlier this month in the Czech Republic, driver Martin Kdér had a rollover accident while taking a turn. His onboard dash cam dropped out of the car during the accident, and it ended up capturing an unexpected shot of the car flying through the air.

How to Stack Photos for Epic Milky Way Landscapes

If you are willing to get up early or stay up super late, Milky Way season is back in North America! Above is a shot I made on February 14th, 2016, in Sedona, Arizona. This image was taken at 5:45 AM, just prior to sunrise. Something I tried for the first time with this photo is taking 10 consecutive shots of the sky at a higher ISO (5000) and shorter shutter speed (15s), and then stacking the photos, which gives you awesome pinpoint stars with minimal noise.

Here's a walkthrough of how I made the shot.

This Couple Turned a 1 Year Trip Across Asia Into a 3-Minute Running Hyperlapse

Daniel and Gina of Sunrise Odyssey recently completed a 1 year journey across Asia that spanned 12 different countries. Throughout the trip, the couple documented major locations with a series of photos of them jumping in front of the camera.

Those self-portraits were then turned into this wonderful hyperlapse video showing the duo running across the continent in just 3 minutes.

A Time-Lapse of Monsoon Storms Over Arizona

Storm chaser and time-lapse photographer Mike Olbinski has been turning his camera lens on the monsoon in Arizona for about 7 years, and this past summer he spent a whopping 48 days chasing storms. After 17,000 miles driven and 105,000 photos captured, Olbinski combined 55,000 of the best shots into the eye-popping time-lapse video above, titled "Monsoon II."

Photographer Snaps an Epic Portrait of His Daughter Under a Rainbow

The best portraits sometimes materialize before our eyes and fall right into our laps. That's what just happened to wedding photographer Wes Eisenhauer of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, who captured this gorgeous shot of his daughter under a rainbow.

Here's his explanation of what happened: "I ran outside to take a picture. My daughter chased after me. I told her to go back inside because she was in her pajamas and didn't have any shoes on. She didn't listen. I'm glad she didn't listen."

Edge of Stability: A Time-Lapse of Severe Weather and Natural Wonders

Photographer Jeff Boyce of Negative Tilt recently took an epic photography journey across the United States, shooting 70,000 photos across 15 states with 20,000 miles of driving. He then turned those frames into "Edge of Stability," the time-lapse video above that "highlights some of the most unique, awe-inspiring, and incredibly strange sights on the planet."