Spellbinding Stories (20 photos)

Photographer Andrew Smith of Cuba Gallery not only shoots amazing photos, he uses Adobe Lightroom in post-production to make them even more visually stunning. His photos have that retro and slightly cinematic feel to them, as if you’re seeing a frozen moment of an old film. By controlling the colors, tones and lighting, Smith creates spellbinding stories that make you feel lost in his world. I love how his photos are not only incredibly crisp but how he crafts his stories through composition and lighting.

Check out his Flickr page or website for more.



December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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