Beautiful Snapshots of Summer


When the warm sun’s rays beating down on our skin, it’s easy to feel nostalgic for those long, hot days of summer where we used to spend hours lounging around with our friends. Photographer Nick Onken captures these simple moments for us, as sweet memories or lovely snapshots in time.

Onken is a firm believer in living in the moment, which is illustrated beautifully in his photos. "With a designer's eye, he's constantly searching for that perfect moment to tell the whole story," says his website.























Nick Onken’s website



January 16, 2017

Heavy Snowfall in Kyoto Turns the City Into a Beautiful Winter Wonderland

With temperatures dipping to below zero degrees Celsius, Kyoto experienced its coldest days yet this past weekend. And while it snows occasionally in Japan’s most beautiful of cities, rarely does it stick. Locals and visitors were in for a spectacular treat this weekend, as the low temperatures allowed for a heavier snowfall that blanketed the city’s world famous monuments.

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January 16, 2017

Lifelike Paper Birds Adorn Oversized Stamps of Countries Around the World

Using simple, everyday materials, artist Diana Beltran Herrera crafts creatures that are full of life. She transforms paper, wire, and wood into realistic birds whose detailing is nothing short of incredible. The meticulous paper art features individually cut and scored feathers—mimicking the real thing—that are layered into majestic plumage. Through these rigid and repetitive structures, Herrera still manages to capture the feeling that they could go into flight at any moment.

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