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Close To Home Assignment Winner Erick Castellon

Photo By Erick Castellon Congratulations to Erick Castellon for winning the recent Close to Home Assignment with the image, “Lone Cypress.” “My original plan was to make a two-and-a-half hour drive to Big Sur to Pfeiffer Beach and do some shooting there,” explains Castellon. “Halfway there, I noticed the clouds …

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Photo Of The Day By Tracy Brown

Photo By Tracy Brown Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Foggy Morning” by Tracy Brown. Location: Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, California. “A primping Egret in the early morning fog,” describes Brown. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are …

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Certain Specific Issues and Behaviors That Can Impede a Person’s Ability to Fall Asleep Quickly

In a highly attentive episode, Life Noggin, narrator Pat Graziosi aka Blocko addresses some conditions, issues and behaviors that may impede a person’s ability to falling asleep quickly. These concerns include consuming too much caffeine, eating protein too late in the day, the temperature of the room, the environment being …

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Artist Photoshops Plastic Toy Godzilla Figurine Into Real World Situations During His Travels

A post shared by Kieran Murray ? (@ryangodzilling) on Oct 13, 2017 at 11:37am PDT Los Angeles filmmaker and artist Kieran Murray has created Ryan Godzilling, a series of travel photos where Murray Photoshopped his plastic toy Godzilla figurine, named Ryan, into real world situations. Kieran’s full collection of photos …

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Omoshiroi Block, A Memo Pad That Reveals an Elaborate Embedded Design as the Paper Is Used

A post shared by ??????????_official (@triad_inc) on Dec 30, 2017 at 9:56pm PST The Japanese paper company Triad has created the wonderful Omoshiroi Block, a unique memo pad with an intricate design embedded inside that gets slowly revealed as the paper on the pad is used. Amongst these wondeful designs …

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Family Shares Hilarious Cartoonish Results of a Photo Shoot With ‘Professional’ Photographer

Dave and Pam Zaring hired “professional” photographer Lesa Hall to take a series of family photos. What the Zarings ended up receiving, instead, was a collection of hilariously edited images that features everyone’s face looking like a cartoon. According to Pam, “the shadows were really bad on the beautiful, clear, …

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How Animator Richard Williams Simulated Fluid Camera Movement Using One Drawing Per Frame

In a very illustrative video essay, Andrew Saladino of The Royal Ocean Film Society takes a look at legendary animator Richard Williams and his incredible ability to simulate fluid, three-dimensional camera movements just by decreasing the ratio to one drawing per frame. Most animation at the time was usually created …

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Photo Of The Day By Bert de Tilly

Photo By Bert de Tilly Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Focus Point” by Bert de Tilly. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all …

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A Sleepy Dog Gets Lovingly Tucked In for the Night After Being Asked if She Wanted to Go to Bed

When really sweet dog named Maggie heard her human ask if she wanted to go to bed, her ears pricked up in tacit agreement. Maggie made her way over to her bed, let out a big yawn and was lovingly tucked in for the night. Boarded Dog Who Lost Her …

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Models in Hand Knitted Sweaters Blend Perfectly Into Colorful Backgrounds in ‘Knitted Camouflage’

A post shared by Joseph Ford (@josephfordphotography) on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:18am PDT For his amazing series “Knitted Camouflage“, British photographer Joseph Ford enlisted the yarn skills of Nina Dodd to create custom sweaters that exactly match the environment of the photograph. For one photo, Ford collaborated with French …

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