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An Interview With an Artist Who Creates Magnificent Animal Sculptures From Rolled Strips of Newspaper

In 2016, we wrote about Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama and her magnificent animal sculptures made from rolled strips of newspaper. In 2018, Great Big Story caught up with the artist who spoke firsthand about her family background with paper, her inspiration to recreate these incredible creatures and how she goes …

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Cold Weather Photo Tips

Iceberg within iceberg on the west coast of Greenland. It’s only September, but the wind chill hits -30 degrees Celcius on the Greenland ice cap for the third day in a row. Lying in the warmth of my sleeping bag, I can see the fog of my breath illuminated by …

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Photographic Portals Assignment Winner Bob Faucher

Photo By Bob Faucher Congratulations to Bob Faucher for winning the recent Photographic Portals Assignment with the image, “Broken Arch View.” “Broken Arch in Arches National Park isn’t really broken,” explains Faucher. “However, it does have a large crack that’s best seen from the backside of the Arch. The approach …

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Photo Of The Day By Michael McDermott

Photo By Michael McDermott Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Giraffe on the Run” by Michael McDermott. Location: Mara Triangle, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. 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. …

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Backhoe Rescues Survival Research Labs’ Running Machine at Their Gallery Show in New York City

During the closing of the Survival Research Labs gallery show at Marlborough Contemporary in New York city, one of their robots, the Running Machine stopped functioning. A local construction crew happened to be on site and used their backhoe to rescue the machine, bringing it back inside the gallery. It …

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Jessica Jones Tries Anger Management Therapy With Little Result in a Badass Season Two Trailer

In an badass trailer for the second season of the series Marvel’s Jessica Jones created by Melissa Rosenberg, the titular character, played by Krysten Ritter, shares more of her story with an anger management group. But as she’s telling the story, she finds that this kind of therapy really doesn’t …

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The Distinctively Dark Wide Lens Observational Order of Stanley Kubrick’s Style of Filmmaking

In another of their very insightful video essays, film and television analysis platform ScreenPrism took a look at the iconic films of Stanley Kubrick, noting the very distinct features of his wide lens observational style in which the complete order is struggling against wild scenery patterns, the repeated behavior of …

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German Photographer Captures the Stark Isolated Beauty of Hamburg at Night in ‘After Hours’

A post shared by Mark Broyer (@markbroyer) on Jul 19, 2017 at 12:11pm PDT German photographer Mark Broyer has created several volumes of his stunning photo series entitled “After Hours“, which showcases his home city of Hamburg at night. As stated on his website, Broyer is “trying to find beauty …

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Gorgeous Pencil and Ink Portraits That Capture the Adorable Messiness of Curly Haired Dogs

In 2015, we wrote about Serbian artist Endre Penovác and his gorgeous series of portraits starring his beloved long-haired black cat. Since that time, the talented painter has created a great number of beautiful pieces, including a series of ink and pencil drawings that feature adorably messy, curly-haired dogs who …

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Photo Of The Day By Michael Ryan

Photo By Michael Ryan Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Room to Grow” By Michael Ryan. Location: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, California. “The Damnation Creek Trail in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park is known by photographers as one the best places to capture dappled light and/or light …