“Le Violon d’Ingres” has always been considered Man Ray’s most famous masterpiece, and an influential piece in the art world.
The photograph of a smiling Adolf Hitler hugging a young Jewish girl, that recently sold for $11 520 at auction, hides an unlikely friendship and a dark tale.
Remember that photographer who captured the perfect engagement shot, but couldn’t find the couple? This one has a happy ending.
You have to be living your best life on the ‘Gram, which often includes being dolled up. Ever heard of ‘Instaception’, though?
To sum up the year, ‘The Atlantic’ put together their top 25 images that look back at what has happened these past 12 months. We’ve picked 10 that stand out.
A photograph of a South African man mowing his lawn in Canada, as a tornado twists menacingly behind him, has gone viral. You need to see it.
Upon a visit to a nearby park, an Indian photographer captured a moment that will forever stay with her. Just what is really going on remains up for debate.
Ashley Graham casually stripped down for a spread in a UK magazine, and the fearless model looks as good as she always has.
There are many brilliant photographs of New York City’s skyline out there, but this one captures something so special it almost looks fake.
It has been ages since we gave you insight into the latest Mars conspiracy – and this time they’re really reaching for the stars.
Giving birth can be a shocker at the best of times – so when this woman popped out a little boy, her surprise was priceless.
Ever wonder what all those complicated settings on your camera are? Check out this infographic to get you up to speed with your snazzy snapper.
Images from a Google Street View car in Chile appear to show what looks like a hit-and-run on a dog; but is this really the case?
It’s another one of those classic moment where you’ll kick yourself so hard for not doing this first in South Africa. These guys have absolutely NAILED IT with a super-slick online service that will blow your mind.
We say rare, because it was close to impossible to find – even on the internet. The meeting took place in 2005, when Nelson Mandela was in Washington. You must read about how the almost-lost moment came about. Incredible..
A haunting photograph has been uncovered from the possessions of an officer on board the Mackay Bennett that shows the victims of the disaster being buried at sea. Records show that 166 out of 306 victims’ bodies, which were collected by the Mackay Bennett, were buried at sea, but no images have been seen until now.
If at any stage in your life you decided to star gaze, chances are that this spacecraft photographed you. The Cassini spacecraft was in orbit for the first time in nine years and photographed the Earth from 1,4 billion kilometres away.
Spencer Tunick is world-famous for photographing hundreds of naked people at a time. His latest work brings to life his interpretation of scenes from Richard Wagner’s opera “The Ring”. He shot it in downtown Munich yesterday and used 1 700 naked volunteers, spray-painted either gold or red.
National Geographic has announced their 2011 global-wide photography contest. See all the winning images after the jump.
A Philippino politician may have been among the first people in the world to die in 2011, but that’s not even the most remarkable part of the story. Reynaldo Dagsa of Calacoon City had been woken by his family just in time to celebrate the New Year with them on the street, where fireworks were on display. Moments later, his life ended.