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Beautiful Bird Sculptures Crafted Out of Shiny Recycled Kitchen Utensils

A post shared by Matt Wilson (@airtightartwork) on Nov 28, 2017 at 1:08pm PST Artist Matt Wilson of Airtight Artwork crafts really beautiful sculptures of birds out of recycled kitchen utensils and tools. The birds are incredibly detailed to the point where the individual pieces of silverware are no longer …

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Brilliant Star Wars Sculptures Created From Recycled Louis Vuitton Purses and Bags

A post shared by Gabriel Dishaw (@gabrieljunkart) on Dec 24, 2017 at 7:35am PST Artist Gabriel Dishaw has created a brilliant series of Star Wars busts and sculptures that utilize old Louis Vuitton purses and bags that have been discarded by their previous owners in one way or another. The …

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Singers Pay Tribute to Harry Belafonte With a Chorus of ‘Day-O’ During the ‘We Are the World’ Rehearsal

During the 1985 recording of the USA for Africa song “We Are the World“, the famous singers and musicians who were working well into the night broke out into a spontaneous version of “Banana Boat Song (Day O)” in honor of singer Harry Belafonte. Inspired by the Band Aid supergroup …

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Beatrice, The Remarkable Story of an Italian Fencing Champion Whose Limbs Were Amputated at Age 12

The short documentary “Beatrice” tells the story of Beatrice Vio a talented Italian fencing champion, who started the sport at the age of five. When she turned 12, her arms and legs were tragically amputated due to the necrosis that formed in her limbs by a severe case of meningitis. …

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Simon’s Cat Offers Helpful Advice About New Year’s Resolutions Through a Series of Amusing Vignettes

With 2018 almost here, a very wise Simon’s Cat offers up some helpful advice regarding New Year’s resolutions for his beleaguered human through a series of amusing vignettes designed to inspire a little motivation for the coming year. It’s that time of year when New Year Resolutions are decided! Watch …

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Olympus OM-D System: World Traveler

Olympus OM-D E-M1, M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R at 48mm. Exposure: 1 sec., ƒ/22, ISO 100. In a typical year, Olympus Visionary Jay Dickman will touch down in more than 20 countries around the globe. For Dickman, a Pulitzer Prize winner and contributing photographer for National Geographic, travel is a …

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5 Guides To Great Light For Your Photography

As OP‘s Tip Of The Week writer Russ Burden often states, when it comes to photography, “It’s all about the light.” Use the following guides to get enlightened on some photography lighting techniques. 1. Low-Light Photography Low-light photography is a challenge. Incorporate the following tips into your workflow to become …

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Iconic Locations Assignment Winner Jeff Sullivan

Photo By Jeff Sullivan Congratulations to Jeff Sullivan for winning the recent Iconic Locations Assignment with the image, “Sun Rays on Yosemite Valley Morning Fog.” “On this sunrise at Yosemite’s iconic Tunnel View overlook, it had rained the day before, but the skies were forecast to clear up overnight, so …

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Puddles Pity Party Performs a Cosmic Cover of the Iconic Christmas Carol ‘Do You Hear What I Hear’

In honor of Christmastime, Puddles Pity Party, the golden-throated sad clown, performed a cosmic cover of the classic Christmas carol “Do You Hear What I Hear” in gorgeous three part harmony against a bright constellation of stars. I don’t know what it is, but when I hear Holiday music I …

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Wonderful Timelapse of the Baking and Building of an Elaborate Homemade Gingerbread House

Artist Susan Aitken created a beautifully elaborate gingerbread house from scratch; patiently designing, baking, cutting, decorating and building the home she calls the “Old Mill Studio“, inspired by the mill (Moulin) at Hameau de la Reine in Versaille. The entire process was captured in a wonderful timelapse. The long awaited …