Amazing Portraits Of Elspeth Beard, The First British Woman To Ride A Motorcycle Around The World

In an age before sat-nav, internet, email and mobile phones – and in an age when women hardly ever traveled alone to adventurous countries – Elspeth Elspeth achieved something that is still remarkable today. In 1982, Beard embarked on a two-year solo journey that would take her around the world on her beloved motorbike – the first British woman to do so. From the outback of Australia to the...

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“Hail The Dark Lioness”: An Important Series Addressing Identity Politics And Racial Injustice

South African visual artist, activist, and photographer Zanele Muholi took 365 self-portraits for her series titled ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness’, to bring to attention the injustices faced by South African people of color. The book features over ninety of Muholi’s evocative self-portraits, each image drafted from material props in Muholi’s immediate environment.

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Bizarre Scotch Tape Portraits By Wes Naman

Photographer Wes Naman was wrapping Christmas gifts with his assistant and started goofing around with the scotch tape. He immediately had an idea that after a year developed into the scotch tape portrait series, where volunteers put the tape around their faces to create terrifying and just absolutely hilarious expressions. More: Wes Naman h/t:

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“Don’t Hassle The Hoff!”: Cheesy Portraits Of David Hasselhoff Like You Have Never Seen

David Hasselhoff knows the score and it seems he is always winning. With those baby blue eyes, German perm and Persian rug chest hair, they don’t call him the Night Rider for nothing. The only question is… can you handle this much Hoff? Well can you? David Hasselhoff is an American actor, singer, and producer, who set a Guinness World Record as the most watched man on TV.

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Great Portraits Of Ireland And The Irish At The Turn Of The 19th Century

Four boys at the Rocking Stone at Islandmagee, County Antrim.1870 Ireland in the late 19th Century was all boulders, rocks, pigs, plus fours, mud and stoicism. Well, it is if these photographs of the period are our guide. For people of great wit, anecdote and gab, the subjects look remarkably glum. You can detect a hint of merriment in the eyes of the cricket team, one or two of the lifeboat men...

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A Photographer Travels Across India To Show How Beautiful And Diverse Local People Are, And We’re Mesmerized

Magdalena Bagrianow is a Polish freelance photographer based in Sharjah, UAE. She travels across India and takes amazing shots of local people. Her photographs are the quintessence of different emotions. Magdalena catches the simple beauty of this world and it’s not possible to stay indifferent to her creative work. More:

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Before Digital Camera Popularity: Studio Portrait Photos Of Beautiful Women In The 1980s

In the mid-to-late 1990s, DSLR cameras became common among consumers. By the mid-2000s, DSLR cameras had largely replaced film cameras. Before it, JMG Photography shot these glamorous photos of beautiful women at his studio from the 1980s. More: Flickr h/t: vintag.

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Man Creates Weird Self Portraits, Calls It Art

New Yorker David Henry calls himself an artist. I am confused, is this art or not? More:

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This Artist’s Paintings Are So Realistic, You’ll Probably Think They Are Photos

Kamalky Laureano is a Dominican artist currently based in Mexico City. He creates incredibly realistic paintings of people and once you see them, you’ll quickly understand how they might be mistaken for photographs. The artist says he likes to create “intrinsic patterns, controlled explosions of matter” until he’s happy and even says he’s “crazy”. Whatever the case may be, Kamalky’s talent is...

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Sensual Female Portraits By The Russian Painter Andrei Markin

Andrei Markin, a Russian professional artist, was born in a village of Andreevka, Moscow region. He was grown up in a family of artists, his father Victor Markin is a painter as well. Andrei has been successfully graduated at a few Russian art schools and now he creates beautiful portraits, still-life paintings and landscapes. In this post, we collected Andrei’s best pictures of women for...

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