FOTI No.003 – Christian Dior with model Lucie Daouphars

FOTI No.003 –  Christian Dior with model Lucie Daouphars

Christian Dior with model Lucie Daouphars, AKA Lucky, circa 1955 in his atelier at 30 Avenue Montaigne. Photograph: Christian Dior Fashion designer Christian Dior is pictured in this 1955 image with his favourite model ‘Lucky’ in his Paris atelier. It’s hard to believe that two years after this photograph of Christian Dior and his favourite model, Lucie Daouphars (otherwise known as Lucky), was taken in 1955 the great couturier would be dead. For the image…

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Amazing Photos from Dakar Rally 2019

Amazing Photos from Dakar Rally 2019

Hi, Let me introduce you myself and my company MCH PHOTOGRAPHY My name is Marian Chytka, I am 28 years old and have been working as a photographer for several years, especially take photos of sports. I specialize in taking photos of motorsport with accent on long distance rallies as Rally Dakar and other marathons desert rallies. I have been co – operating with numerous foreign and Czech medias, have been working for companies as…

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Early Beatles Photos by Norman Parkinson

Early Beatles Photos by Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson was invited to photograph the Beatles by Jeremy Banks, an associate editor at Queen magazine, the principal outlet for Parkinson’s fashion photography after he had jumped ship from Vogue in 1959. Parkinson’s carte blanche to photograph the Beatles at work over several hours in the studio was unprecedented, and only a select few photographers would ever again enjoy such extraordinary access to the band in Abbey Road. The week was a typically busy…

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FOTI No.001 – President Trump and First Lady Melania

FOTI No.001 – President Trump and First Lady Melania

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for Christmas shot. December 18, 2018, Washington Photograph: Newscom/Alamy Live News.   This is the first photo in a new rubric FOTI – Found on the internet. Read more here.

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2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners

2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners See all winners galleries here. The grand prize winning photo. MERMAID: “I was fortunate to have encountered a humpback whale with her calf on my first day snorkeling near Japan’s Kumejima Island. Most of the time, the calf stayed close to her mom. At one point,the calf began jumping and tapping its tail on the water near us—it was very friendly and curious. Finally, the…

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The 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

The 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

In his 1999 book Stardust, British author Neil Gaiman wonders if “we’re human because we look at the stars, or do we look at the stars because we’re human?”. The night sky has always fascinated us and drawn our gaze upwards – so it’s no surprise that it’s the subject of a photography competition organised by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England. The Insight Investment’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just recently announced the…

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9 most dazzling Christmas Trees around the World

9 most dazzling Christmas Trees around the World

If you need a little help to get into the holiday spirit this year, get yourself a winter drink with a side of holiday treats and a tour of the world’s best and most elaborate Christmas trees. These towering pines (or sand piles, in some cases) are decked to the nines and shine brightly for celebrants around the world to enjoy. Click to enlarge and to read the description.

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NASA Has Released 2,540 Stunning New Photos of Mars

NASA Has Released 2,540 Stunning New Photos of Mars

If it’s quiet solitude and beauty you seek, there is no better place than the surface of Mars. Mars has earned its moniker as the red planet, but the HiRISE camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) can transform the subtle differences of soils into a rainbow of colours. For 10 years, HiRISE has recorded gorgeous – and scientifically valuable – images of Mars. Its photos are so detailed that scientists can examine the planet’s…

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Travel with Luis Maria Barrio

Travel with Luis Maria Barrio

This project is based on a miscellany of photos that I have been collecting during my travels to India, Morocco, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma and Romania. A selection of individual images that are not interconnected and in which I show characters, moments and everyday situations that I have run into along the way. I was born in Logroño (Spain). I began to feel attracted by photography since I was very young, but it was…

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Rare Vintage Footage and Photos of David Bowie in Bangkok

Rare Vintage Footage and Photos of David Bowie in Bangkok

David Bowie waived his usual US$1 million fee for his ‘Serious Moonlight Tour’ in Bangkok back in 1983 and appeared to be having “the time of his life” exploring the city. David Bowie’s concert in Thailand on the night of Dec 5, 1983, was not supposed to happen. With a price tag of US$1 million per show, a Bowie concert was too expensive for those who hoped to lure him here. Yet, the singer took…

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