New in the Shop: Beautiful Portraits of Milan Residents Merged with Architecture


Italian photographer Francesco Paleari merges portrait and landscape photography for his series titled Profili di Milano (Profiles of Milan). The beautiful black and white images present a myriad of Milanese architecture and landscapes within the silhouetted profiles of the city’s residents. Each portrait is both dramatic and serene, offering a unique look at a historically and artistically rich city and its people.

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we’ve carefully selected seven of Paleari’s beautiful photos and they are now available as prints and canvases through our art store, My Modern Shop.








January 17, 2017

Zebra Shark Living in Isolation for 4 Years Gives Birth Without a Male Partner

It started like a typical love story. Two zebra sharks, living happily together for 12 years and producing 24 pups. Then, circumstance ripped them apart, leaving the female in her own, isolated tank. But here’s where the story takes a twist. After living alone since 2012, Leonie the female zebra shark give birth to three pups in early 2016. Just how was this possible?

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January 17, 2017

Photographer Uses UV Light to Capture Shimmering Shots of Fluorescent Flowers

Enchanted by the luminous splendor of nature, California-based photographer Craig Burrows captures one-of-a-kind photos of glowing flora. Burrows uses ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence—a fancy term for a photographic process that employs high-intensity ultraviolet light—to produce pictures of plant-life that appears to glow. Shimmering with light and beaming with color, his series of fluorescent flowers conveys the underlying beauty of the natural world. Each floral photo features a single plant bursting with radiant blooms.

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