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Vintage tech photographic fabrics

Magazine LIFE Vintage tech photographic fabrics

Vintage tech photographic fabrics. Magazine LIFE Vintage photo of a beautiful model with her own photographs printed on fabric, 1947

Vintage tech photographic fabrics
Vintage tech of 1940s – the time when printing photos on fabric was Big News, a remarkable achievement, magazine LIFE wrote in December 1947, “anyone claiming to have seen a dinner dress decorated with life-size photographs of the wearer would have met with breath-sniffing suspicion or clinical alarm. Today, however, such dresses can be made and photographs of everything from animals to pearl necklaces are being printed not only on dress fabrics but on upholstery, pillows, ties, bathing suits and lingerie.”
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Olympus the highest mountain in the solar system

Olympus the highest mountain in the solar system

Olympus the highest mountain in the solar system (Nix Olympica)

Olympus the highest mountain in the solar system. Olympus is the extinct volcano on Mars, the highest mountain in the solar system. Before the spacecraft showed that Olympus is a mountain, this place was known to astronomers as Nix Olympica (“the Snow of Olympus”). The height of Olympus Mountain – 27 km, and 25 km to the average level of the surface of Mars. Olympus is several times higher than the highest mountain on Earth.
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Beautiful photography by Igor Zenin

Beautiful photography by Igor Zenin

Beautiful photography by Igor Zenin, Russian photographer

Beautiful photography by Igor Zenin
Igor Zenin has more than 40 years of experience in photography. His work is well known far beyond the borders of the Republic of Moldova, where the Russian photo artist lives. Talented photographer’s lens capture breathtaking beauty of nature, a lot of significant events and famous people, including the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. In 2006, 80 works by the master were exhibited in Strasbourg during the winter pace session. Later beautiful work by Igor Zenin appeared on the covers of some editions of the Council of Europe.
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Cameras made in the USSR

Cameras made in the USSR

Cameras made in the USSR

Cameras made in the USSR
Once having appeared, cameras won the hearts of all, and a rare person didn’t want to get a photo-camera. Technological advances made a great leap forward. But the real collectioners still love and prefer rare vintage models that were released in the Soviet Union. They are the pride and honor of their incredibly enthusiastic owners, who can describe in detail the history of each unit: how it was created, where and when, and how it appeared in the hands of the thoughtful owner. Each new acquisition – a true celebration, each new successful restoration is an excuse to get it out on a retro photo shoot. Nostalgic collection of cameras produced in the Soviet Union, cheap and popular, such cameras are still alive, and work properly.
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Photograph of Vincent Van Gogh

Photograph of Vincent Van Gogh. Vincent Van Gogh self portrait

Self-portrait (left), and a photograph of Vincent Van Gogh, an unbelievable photographic recreation by Lithuanian artist Tadas Cerniauskas

Photograph of Vincent Van Gogh
Lithuanian artist Tadas Cerniauskas has created an unbelievable photographic recreation (right) of Vincent Van Gogh’s 1889 self-portrait (left) with a help of his friend. It has become possible because his friend looks remarkably similar to the great master, well, just his double. So, Van Gogh’s doppelganger posed for the photographer. In addition, helped appropriate wardrobe and a bit of digital trickery. Then he placed the photograph of a famous painter on the internet. Tadas Cerniauskas said later, that a lot of people have been confused by the picture.
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Photo-session of beautiful models with whale sharks

Photo-session of beautiful models with whale sharks

Photo-session of beautiful models with whale sharks. Fearless underwater model in the shoot with 30-foot-long whale shark

Photo-session of beautiful models with whale sharks
Beautiful fearless underwater models in the shoot with 30-foot-long whale sharks. International models Hannah Fraser, 36, and Roberta Mancino, 32, gamely dived up to 25-feet-deep into the ocean, complete with designer attire, for a one-of-a-kind photo-session posing in the wild with the 18-tonne world’s largest fish. The photographs of top-models perfectly mimicking the graceful poses of whale sharks in the tropical waters of the Philippines were taken by US photographers Shawn Heinrichs, 41, and Kristian Schmidt, 35, who spent four-months planning the five-day photo-shoot.
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Curious Squirrel and snowmaiden

Curious Squirrel and snowmaiden

A jaw dropped in surprise curious Squirrel and snowmaiden. Photo series of Moscow based Photographer Viktor Samoilov made in one of a local parks on the New Year’s Day eve (December 31, 2012)

Curious Squirrel and snowmaiden. Creative photographer Viktor Samoilov was born on October, 1959. He lives and works in Moscow. His photographs are very popular on the Russian photo site yandex.fotki, they have thousands of views, and lots of positive comments from viewers. Just look at this curious squirrel, which the creative photographer met in a local park. The picture was taken December 31, 2012, on the Christmas eve, which is celebrated on 7th January in Russia. By the way, this funny photo has 316 973 views for just one week.
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