Powerful B&W Architecture Photos by Nicolas Rottiers

Shot by French photographer and graphic designer Nicolas Rottiers, Shapes and Shadows is an impressive series of long-exposure black and white photographs. The main focus is on architectural angles that yield a very unique mood when contrasted against the washed black background.

Each building seems to tower over the viewer causing an imposing and dominating feeling. Many of the structures are close to, if not perfectly, symmetrical. Since the architecture is so directly in focus, it really makes for some truly powerful images that are also beautiful due to the ranges of light throughout the shots.







Nicolas Rottiers’s websitevia[Faith is Torment]



December 2, 2016

Upside Down Christmas Tree Hangs in the Halls of Tate Modern

  Every December, Britain’s Tate Modern debuts its much-anticipated Christmas tree. Designed by a different contemporary artist each year, the famed museum’s trees are both yuletide decorations and works of modern art. This year, Iranian installation artist Shirazeh Houshiary has quite literally turned the tradition on its head with her upside-down evergreen. Suspended by its trunk, the tree hovers above the main entrance’s stunning spiral staircase.

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December 2, 2016

Photographer Searches for Mystery Wedding Couple After Discovering Film in 50-Year-Old Camera

You never know what you’ll find when you buy something that’s vintage. When photographer Alex Galmeanu bought a rare 50-year-old camera off eBay, he never expected to find an exposed (but undeveloped) roll of film inside. “Of course I had it developed right away,” he wrote, “and, as a surprise again, I was able to recover 10 quite usable images, especially when considering their age.

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