Monthly Archives: April 2014

Realistic Foods Playfully Knitted Out of Wool

Realistic Foods Playfully Knitted Out of Wool

Realistic Foods Playfully Knitted Out of Wool

The Comfort Food series is a collaboration between prop stylist Jessica Dance and food photographer David Sykes. Dance used a knitting machine to produce everything from chicken and eggs to a full English breakfast. Sykes then worked to set the knitted food under perfect lighting and photographed it. From a distance, it would seem that the shots are delicious meals. However, when you look closer, you will discover the rows, loops, and texture of the knitted objects.

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Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Oleg Oprisco, a talented photographer from Lviv, Ukraine creates images of elegant women in magical and stunning fairy tale-like settings. There’s one difference though that sets him apart from most photographers, Oprisco shoots using an old $50 film camera.

And because he shoots with film means that everything you in these photos had to be created exactly that way. “I’ve found it ideal to do everything myself. I come up with a concept, create the clothing, choose the location and direct the hair and makeup,” Oprisco explained in an interview with Bored Panda. “Before shooting, I plan the overall color scheme. According to the chosen palette, I select clothes, props, location, etc, making sure that all of it plays within a single color range.” He uses Kiev 6C and Kiev 88 cameras with medium-format film and a variety of lenses.

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

Stunning Surreal Photos Taken With An Old $50 Film Camera

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Cute Marshmallow Cats In Coffee Cups

Cute Marshmallow Cats In Coffee Cups

Cute Marshmallow Cats In Coffee Cups

Yawahada, a Japan-based marshmallow shop is the creator of the popular and adorable CafeCat, a package of floating marshmallow shaped like cats and paws! For 860 yen or about $8 US dollars, you get a box of two cats and four cat paws mallows, two in chocolate and two in vanilla flavor. Not only are they cute, but they are also undeniably delicious. The marshmallow cats can be dissolved in milk tea, coffee or hot chocolate. Imagine looking down at your coffee and seeing something this adorable. It could make anyone’s day perfect.

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What Happens When Adults Do Coloring Books

What Happens When Adults Do Coloring Books

What Happens When Adults Do Coloring Books

The twisted blog Coloring Book Corruptions contains a collection of drawings from children’s coloring books that have been twisted humorous and dark-minded adults. A dog bathing under the sun becomes a meal for the piranhas and an ant burns with the reflection of the sun in a magnifying glass. Most of the art has been done with crayons and colored pencils just like in a real coloring books.

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Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Marutaro is an adorable hedgehog with a well-earned Internet fame. The hedgehog has over 47,000 followers on Twitter, and more fans around the web. Marutaro enjoys getting his pictures taken and is patient enough to pose with the cute illustrated masks that his owners make for him.

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

Adorable Hedgehog Faces

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Hilarious Photos of a Man with Hair Stuffed of Various Objects

Hilarious Photos of a Man with Hair Stuffed of Various Objects

Hilarious Photos of a Man with Hair Stuffed of Various Objects

Egyptian photographer Ahmad El-Abi stuffed his hair full of random objects, photographs and posts the hilarious results on his Instagram account @ahmad_abi under the hashtag #stuffedhair. The self-portraits are quirky and hilarious, featuring a combination of colors, props, and a sense of humor. El-Abi stuffs his hair with objects ranging from rubber duckies, dried pasta, and colorful straws to matches, colorful clothespins, and dried pasta.

El-Abi says, “I hope to inspire others to open their eyes, to do what they love and to discover more about what they can do, because when I started photography three years ago, I didn’t know I would be doing conceptual/creative photography. I really love it when someone says my photos cheer them up because they are colorful and funny.”

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The Great Abyss: Artist Shares the Sole Reason Why He Creates

The Great Abyss: Artist Shares the Sole Reason Why He Creates

The Great Abyss: Artist Shares the Sole Reason Why He Creates

This is a must-watch video. Composer, filmmaker, and artist Salomon Ligthelm opens his heart and soul in this beautiful short film called The Great Abyss. In it, he shares the sole reason why he creates. For anyone in a creative field or for those looking from the outside in, this film gives you an honest look at how an artist thinks and feels.

“His most authentic work comes from a place of surrender and service to others. Reject the voice inside that says ‘you are what you do’ and give in to The Great Abyss. Find why you create.”

Enjoy these behind-the-scenes photos courtesy of The Music Bed and then watch the moving video, below.

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A Marriage Proposal In An Icelandic Ice Cave

Marriage Proposal Happens In An Icelandic Ice Cave

Marriage Proposal Happens In An Icelandic Ice Cave

VolcanosMeltMeDown, a Reddit user recently had thea once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore an ice cave near the Skaftafell glacier with her Icelandic boyfriend, who had a very special surprise in store for her. Luckily, since the couple are both photographers, they managed to capture their special moments, photographing fantastic images of the icy cave. According to the VolcanosMeltMeDown, who recently moved back to the US after living in Iceland for a year, her boyfriend tried to bring her to this cave back in January, but the river was overflowing that time to let them go inside. This time, however, they got lucky and nature was on their side, allowing the marriage proposal to happen in the most unexpected and spectacular setting imaginable. As we can see from the photo of the happy couple kissing, VolcanosMeltMeDown said yes.

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Detailed Illustrations That Are Smaller than a Penny

Detailed Illustrations That Are Smaller than a Penny

Detailed Illustrations That Are Smaller than a Penny

California-based artist Sam Larson produces very tiny illustrations with incredible precision that are no larger than a penny. He places a penny right next to the drawings and posts them on Instagram. In the photos, Larson includes great details, color, and shading. He features mountains, rivers, bison, cowboys, and other Western styles. “I gather my inspiration from the American West,” he says. “I like to get out into the mountains and desert whenever possible.”

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