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A Grateful Recipient of a Face Transplant and the Wife of the Donor Meet for the First Time

In June 2016, Andrew Sandness underwent a 50 hour surgery at the Mayo Clinic in order to restore the lower half of his face after a self-inflicted gun wound left him facially disfigured and self-conscious. The surgeons transplanted the face of a donor, the late Calen “Rudy” Ross who very …

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Autumn Sunrise Over Sneffels Range

Photo By Jason Hatfield Every year, I get to spend a few weeks in the mountains of Colorado photographing and teaching workshops on my favorite subject, fall color. Some years it’s too wet or dry and the season is lackluster; others, like this past season, are a spectacular combination of …

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Photo Of The Day By Ryszard Lomnicki

Photo By Ryszard Lomnicki Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Tuscany” by Ryszard Lomnicki. Location: Val d’Orcia, Italy. See more of Ryszard Lomnicki’s photography at camerapixo.com/photographers/ryszard-lomnicki. 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 …

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Modern Embroidered Portraits Expertly Stitched From Original Illustrations

A post shared by sol kesseler (@bugambilo) on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:30am PDT Argentinian textile artist Sol Kessler creates really beautiful embroidered pieces that originate with her own hand drawn illustrations. The image is then outlined in black thread, before Kessler adds color, texture and shade with a variety …

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A Breakdown of the Powerful Visual Effects Work in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Sony Pictures Imageworks released three videos where they go behind the scenes of their powerful visual effects work in Spider-Man: Homecoming. They explain how they animated Spider-Man (Tom Holland), the Vulture (Michael Keaton), and brought the epic plane battle sequence to life. A Super Weird Re-Edit of the First Spider-Man: …

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Artist Imagines a Beautiful World Where Giant Animals Coexist With Tiny Humans

A post shared by ebenism (@ebenism) on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:37pm PDT Australian digital artist Eben (a.k.a. “ebenism“) used his digital manipulation skills to create a wonderful collection of photos that imagine a beautiful world where giant animals coexist with tiny humans. Prints of Eben’s images are available to …

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A Fascinating Animation Explaining the Muscular Mechanics Behind All Movement of the Human Body

In a fascinating physiological Ted Ed Lesson animated by Vivian Leezer and narrated by Pen-Pen Chen, educator Emma Bryce explains the amazing muscular mechanics behind every movement made by the human body, noting that even the smallest twitch requires the coordination of number of muscles. Each time you take a …

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A Stunning Look at the Massive ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Miniatures Built by Weta Workshop

Weta Workshop posted a video featuring a stunning behind the scenes look at how their incredible team built all of the massive miniatures for director Denis Villeneuve‘s neo-noir sci-fi film, Blade Runner 2049. Weta Workshop was honoured to contribute practical miniatures, selected cinematography, and concept design work to Blade Runner …

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Processing For Neutral Fall Color Photos

Left: RAW file as captured by the camera. Right: Final image after all adjustments. Interpreting color in an image is our prerogative as photographers. Some will decry overly saturated colors as unnatural, and I’ll admit to sharing the opinion that it’s easy to go too far with color adjustments, but …

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Grand Teton Fall Color

I watched this bull elk (lower right) tussle with an aspen tree until he had lodged a sizable branch in his antlers. Feeling good about his new look, he headed toward his harem to impress the ladies. Unfortunately for him, his group of cows became frightened by his new decoration …

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