Dreamy Double Exposure Made with Shiny Stickers

While we’ve seen our share of cherry blossom tree photos, we’ve never seen one quite like this. Japanese photographer Takeshi Suga created this gorgeous double exposure, called Cherry Blossom Slide, using his Contax Aria camera. Interested in learning how he created the rainbow of colors?

“I went to the same place two years ago and was really intrigued with the view from the top of the slide looking down the cherry blossom trees,” he says.

“I didn’t know the technique back then, so wanted to try it this time around. I took the photo of the cherry blossom first and then took the second image. You may be surprised to hear the second image is made with shiny stickers held against the sunlight. I made them completely out of focus so I could get this result.”

Takeshi Suga’s website

January 19, 2017

15 Street Artists Who Use the World as Their Playground

Street artists like Banksy and Space Invader have been playing with city dwellers for years, placing their work strategically for maximum impact. In fact, artists around the globe are constantly integrating their artwork into the landscape in unexpected ways. Working in large and small scale, the techniques and scope of work differ, but one thing they all have in common is their clever use of space.

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25+ Playful Kitchenware for People Who Love Animals

Whether you’re a master chef or can barely boil pasta, it doesn’t matter—cooking should be fun. Making the task enjoyable is easier than you think. Simply changing your kitchen utensils can bring some welcome whimsy to your stove and oven. Animals—both real and fictitious—are a fantastic way to do this. From quacky colanders to mythical ladles to pensive cheese graters, it’s a cinch to accessorize your space with animal themed kitchen tools.

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