Russian Literature: The Choice Of Asian Girls

For some reason, Asian girls like to take pictures of themselves with books. Quite interesting that their choice is very often Russian books – classics, scientific and technical literature… h/t: bbc, twitter “E-505 excavator repair” A Chinese woman’s choice of book in a set of posed photographs has gone viral in both her home country and Russia after internet users discovered its unusual title.

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Fight Like A Gentleman: The Art Of Self Defense, ca. 1940s

The Square America Archive) While we’re all cooped up inside we might as learn how to protect ourselves from knife wielding villains. Here’s a small series of photos instructing you how to deal a knife wielding fiend. h/t: vintag.es The Square America Archive) The Square America Archive) The Square America Archive) The Square America Archive) The Square America Archive) The Square America Archive)...

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Photographer Captures Side-By-Side Portraits Of Famous Historical Figures And Their Direct Descendants

Thomas Jefferson (Left), 1800 And Shannon Lanier (Right) Sixth Great-Grandson Of Thomas Jefferson Fueled by his passion for history, photographer Drew Gardner recreated portraits of some of the world’s most famous historical figures, featuring their direct descendants as models. Getting ready for the series required much more than a few phone calls. Not only did Gardner carry out in-depth research...

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The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: These Incredible Pics Capture The Charm Of Birds Perfectly

The Grand Prize Winner Double-crested Cormorant in Los Islotes, Mexico. Photograph by Joanna Lentin. The National Audubon Society, which has been around for more than a century, has been set up to protect birds and the places they live throughout the Americas. Each year, the National Audubon Society allows photographers from across the United States and seven Canadian provinces to submit their...

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“Spuds You Like”: Spectacular Winning Photos From The Potato Photographer Of The Year 2020

The inaugural Potato Photographer of the Year prize has gone to a potato getting a lockdown haircut. Judged by a panel including organiser Benedict Brain and Martin Parr, the competition raised funds for the food bank charity, The Trussell Trust. First prize – End of Lockdown: ‘This is delightful, imaginative, and a good laugh. And again, a bit bonkers. What we all need at this grim time.

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“The Loneliest Road Trip”: Travels Through An Empty America In Photographs By Arnaud Montagard

In his new book Road Not Taken, photographer Arnaud Montagard captures an America emptied of its inhabitants. Southern Winds “There is a feeling of loneliness through all the photos in this book. It’s either a man walking alone in the middle of a deserted street or scenes where there is an absence of human beings,” Arnaud Montagard told The Guardian. Arnaud Montagard (b. 1991) in Nancy, France...

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Fascinating Photos Of Neil, The Pet Lion Of Tippi Hedren And Melanie Griffith

Tippi Hedren, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963), was also famous for her dedicated commitment to animal rights and conservation activism. Her non-profit The Roar Foundation and the 80-acre wildlife habitat Shambala Preserve have taken care of and advocated for tigers and lions for decades. In 1971, she, together with her daughter Melanie Griffith and her then-husband...

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People Use This Online Photo Enhancer To Restore Old Pictures And Share The Results

Earlier this year, MyHeritage, an online genealogy platform, introduced an interesting new tool called MyHeritage In Color™ that allowed users to colorize old family photos in just a few clicks of a button. However, back in June, the company improved the tool even more, allowing users to not only colorize old photos but also sharpen them, making blurry images appear clearer.

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Genevieve Naylor’s Post-World War II Fashion Photos In Stunning Colors, 1945-1959

Genevieve Naylor was born in 1915 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Her professional career began in 1937 when she became one of the first female photojournalists hired by the Associated Press. In addition to the AP, her photographs began to appear in TIME, Fortune, and LIFEMagazines. She went on to become a noted fashion photographer whose work appeared in VOGUE, Harper’s Bazaar, Good Housekeeping...

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Photographer Kurt Arrigo Captures ‘Underwater Playground’ Photos With Professional Freedivers

Underwater photographer Kurt Arrigo recently set himself a new challenge: working together with a group of professional freedivers, he wanted to turn a wreck in the Mediterranean Sea into an “underwater playground.” The idea behind working with freedivers was to try and make the photos look as “normal” as possible, despite being shot underwater. Each of his models could hold their breath...

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