Category Archives: Photography

Winners and People’s Choice of the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year – Colossal

After sifting through nearing 13,000 submissions  National Geographic has announced the winners, honorable mentions, and people’s choice of their 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year Contest (previously). This year’s grand prize was awarded to photographer Reiko Takahashi for her close-up image of … Continue reading

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Structures: Photos by Antonio Gouveia – Faith is Torment

Black and white photos of structures with an ethereal feel by fine art landscape and seascape photographer Antonio Gouveia based in the UK. He listens to music while processing his images as it is the best way to express that part of … Continue reading

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Lovely Photo Manipulations Utilizing Stock Photography by Justin Peters – Colossal

Graphic designer Justin Peters has an uncanny ability to compose fantastical landscapes and creatures by combining stock imagery using Photoshop. The 22-year-old German digital artist says that he’s often driven by the famous Picasso quote “Everything you can imagine is … Continue reading

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Toy Stories: Portraits of Children and their Toys Around the World – Colossal

Gabriele Galimberti spent more than two years traveling the world, visiting over fifty countries to photograph young children with their toys. The Italian photographer shares in a statement on Toy Stories, “I recorded the spontaneous and natural joy that unites kids … Continue reading

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Deadpole: Photos by Kilian Schönberger – Faith is Torment

This series by Cologne-based photographer Kilian Schönberger focuses on the changes occuring in the spruce forests that border Germany, Czech Republic and Austria. Due to heavy storms, climatic changes and acid rain in past years, the trees were significantly weakened and … Continue reading

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Unique Weathering Pattern Creates Fascinating Geometric Ripples on a Chain Link Fence – Colossal

Over the past few years, @Ben_On_The_Moon has photographed his chain link fence due to a mysterious weathering pattern that has caused groups of concentric rings to appear on the upper side of the fence’s segments. His macro photographs emphasize the … Continue reading

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Surreal Paintings by Matthew Grabelsky Take the New York City Subway for a Wild Ride

New York City is sometimes affectionately (or disaffectionately) referred to as a “concrete jungle,” but for Los Angeles-based artist Matthew Grabelsky it’s more of a big cageless zoo. Using the New York City subway system as the setting for his work, Grabelsky … Continue reading

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Mythical Creatures and Greek Gods Leap From Waves Captured off the South Coast of England

As a child, photographer Rachael Talibart would sit on a deck near her family’s home on the South Coast of England and imagine the mythical creatures that would form and instantly evaporate inside the crashing waves. As she grew older … Continue reading

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The Beauty of China’s Bicycle Graveyards

A series of photos by The Guardian that shows an aerial view of the rental bikes removed by authorities in Chinese cities such as Beijing, Nanjing, Wuhan and Shanghai and the patterns they create. These shared bikes, which customers rent … Continue reading

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Macro Infrared Photographs Unlock the Depth of Green in a Stunning Array of Canary Island Plants- Colossal

Marcus Wendt, creative director at the London-based studio Field, recently traveled to the island of Lanzarote to shoot a series of macro images of the region’s native plants. His project, Suprachromacy transforms cacti and other light-absorbing species into vibrant, multi-hued beings through infrared … Continue reading

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