Translator and amateur colorist Olga Shirnina, also known as Klimbim, has an incredible talent for transforming historical black and white photographs into color images. She often works to breath new life into vintage photographs that show Russian history, from portraits of the imperial Romanov family to women in the Red Army on the front lines of World War II.
These days, travel photographers jet around the world, trying to capture new angles on well-loved cities.
Thanks to the British Library, we can go inside the mind of a genius and peruse Leonardo Da Vinci's notebooks.
For the past several years, Andy Belsey has created models of WWI trench sections in painstaking detail. So far he's modeled 9 different sections and blogs about his work on MilitaryModeling.com. Made from everyday objects, he's ingeniously found ways to realistically recreate the look and feel of the trenches. Trench warfare has become synonymous with World War I, when it was heavily used on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918.
We often take the printed word for granted, with technology pushing information further and further into the digital realm.
Austrian artist Gustav Klimt is known for his ethereal, pattern-rich portraits.
This is in direct opposition to documentary photography fields, like standard photojournalism, which acts more as visual report, recording the scene without manipulation. Fine art photographers are artists who use photography as a medium, either on its own or incorporated into their artwork through collage. So, really, fine art photography runs contrary to what most of us think about when thinking about how we use a camera.
It turns out that Renaissance diners in Italy enjoyed a little music with their feasts.
Lying as a sleeping giant in a bed of granite, the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, Egypt is an incredible look...
Launched on June 6 with D-Day, the Normandy Invasion lasted throughout the summer of 1944, as Allied troops liberated all of northern France. Now, in order to make information about the Invasion more accessible, the PhotosNormandie Flickr account has over 4,300 archival images from D-Day to August 1944 available in one location. From iconic images like Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F.
Our four-legged friends are often the muses for art of all kinds.
Since making its colorful debut in the 1950s, Pop Art has remained a prominent artistic movement.