The data-crunching Google developers are renowned for taking vast amounts of information and processing it into fascinating snapshots of our world. In the most recent endeavor, Google teamed up with Nasa and several other partners to produce a virtual, 30-year time machine. The timelapse shows almost 30 years of satellite imagery of Earth’s surface undergoing … Read more
Dmitry Zelenskiy is a 27-year-old photographer from Stavropol, Russia. He was one of the founders of Studio 52 and has spent a great deal of his life in Kamchatka, Russa, looking to show the greatness of the peninsula’s vast volcanoes and natural beauty.
Steve McCurry’s photo of Sharbat Gula, titled Afghan Girl, appeared on the cover of National Geographic in 1985 during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. It quickly became one of the most famous photos in the world. McCurry’s work covering the mujahideen’s long fight against the Soviet war machine in the mid-to-late 80s further cemented his position as a hugely … Read more
South Florida photographer Aaron Ansarov has taken these Portugese man o’ war jelly fish and placed them under white lighting to reveal up close their naturally amazing colors. These creatures are fairly dangerous and sting their prey or people if they are approached too closely.
Last September, Animal Planet’s website launched Kitten Cam, the live internet stream of felines that has thus far received more than 25 million views. The average visitor spends 18 minutes and 50 seconds on the page, which is a “longer length of time than many television shows,”said Marjorie Kaplan, head of Animal Planet. Sensing that … Read more
The Mountain Gorillas small population is confined to the Virunga mountain range on the borders of Rawnda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The mountain gorilla population has increased from 620 to 880 individuals in the last 20 years due to very successful conservation work. Thats a 40% population increase! These animals are the only primate … Read more
Los Angeles photographer Alex Aristei has a niche talent for making his subjects look natural, no matter what setting they are in. From client work – the Getty Museum, Hurley, Nike, LACMA, Vogue, and Glamour Magazine among many more – to his personal projects, the images beam with vibes of a laid-back yet beautiful culture. … Read more
We love cats here at Savoia, if you couldn’t already tell. It was recently made aware to me that cats could do tricks and it blew my mind. So today, when I saw this video about a cat circus in Russia, my mind was totally blown. I guess dogs aren’t the only ones who can … Read more
What started out as a time lapse of nature, turned into a surrealistic dreamlapse for artist Mitch Myers. With photography from Andrew Shurtleff and music by Eskmo, Myers edited the footage using motion graphics, 3D animation and color correction. Really awesome stuff here.
Matt Whitehead, a laborer from NSW, Australia, left school at 14 and became a plumber. In doing so, he’s saved enough money to travel the world several times over in a uniquely minimalist style that often includes bicycling long distances. According to Kurdoroy TV, he’s known for having biked from Nova Scotia to Central America, … Read more
The Smithsonian Magazine has announced 50 finalists for its 10th annual photography content, which has attracted over 37,600 photographers from 112 different countries. The contest is open to work in five categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, and Altered Images. If you would like to view the rest of the contestants and vote for … Read more
I posted an article about photographer Anton Repponen last week, detailing his beautifully captured images from Brazil, but I simply haven’t been able to get enough of his work. The Russian born Repponen traveled all throughout Italy to create these amazing photographs. His stops include Rome, Florence, Pisa, Capri Island, Elba Island, Castagnetto Carducci, Sorrento, … Read more