The photo 2022, December

The photographer arranged a photo session for the couple, who have been together for 72 years, to show what true love looks like

The photographer arranged a photo session for the couple, who have been together for 72 years, to show what true love looks like (2022)

True love … What is it and does it exist? We are all looking for an answer to this question. There are also lucky ones who know him. What is the secret to the strength and longevity of a happy love relationship? In joy and sorrow, illness and health, poverty and wealth … three quarters of a century of true beauty of true feelings

Earthly Beauty: Top 15 Submissions from National Geographic's Annual Wildlife Photo Contest

Earthly Beauty: Top 15 Submissions from National Geographic's Annual Wildlife Photo Contest (2022)

This competition is held for those who are fascinated by the world of wildlife, who love to shoot landscapes, are fond of underwater photography or aerial photography. Each of these pictures is a real fascinating story from the life of the wild

The photographer captures large farm families around the world in which children, sheep and dogs are equally loved

The photographer captures large farm families around the world in which children, sheep and dogs are equally loved (2022)

Tasha Hall, a professional photographer based in the small Canadian town of Edgewood, specializes in family portraits. Now, of course, many photographers take pictures to order of parents with their children, but Tasha photographs not ordinary families, but farmers. And these are not only children, parents, grandparents. It is also horses, chickens, pigs, dogs. Indeed, don't we, the townspeople, consider our pets to be family members? So with the villagers, everything is exactly the same. After all, a cow is a nurse, a dog

12 celebrities who are simply obsessed with their cats

12 celebrities who are simply obsessed with their cats (2022)

It turns out that celebrities are people like everyone else. Not even because they are just as down-to-earth or because they also eat scrambled eggs for breakfast. This is because they, like many people, have their own weaknesses. One of which is love for cats. What could be cuter than a photo of Ed Sheeran (considered by many to be the cutest guy on earth) holding a tiny kitten tenderly in his arms? Celebrities who turned out to be cat lovers and their incredibly cute pictures with their pets, further in

18 adorable dogs that outshined the bride and groom in wedding photos

18 adorable dogs that outshined the bride and groom in wedding photos (2022)

It happens that people decide on such an important step in life as creating a family. If at the same time they have a pet, then they begin to literally torment themselves with the question: is it worth taking their four-legged pet to the ceremony? Of course, a dog is the best friend and a full member of the family who is going to marry or get married with you. To deprive him of such a holiday would be very sad and unfair. Plus, the dress up dogs are absolutely adorable and the wedding photos with

16 funny times when big dogs refused to believe they were already grown

16 funny times when big dogs refused to believe they were already grown (2022)

When a small and cute fluffy lump appears in the house, most people do not think at all about the day when it grows up. The owners give a place in their home and heart to a funny puppy. But inevitably there comes a time when a dog grows out of a puppy. And it continues to grow. It grows, it grows, and it doesn't stop! One day you become the proud owner of a fluffy giant. If for the owner the size of the dog is an objective reality, then the pet simply does not want to believe in

20 funny pictures of cats that don't like hugs

20 funny pictures of cats that don't like hugs (2022)

Imagine returning home after a long and tiring day at work. All you dream of is peace and quiet. You make yourself a cup of fragrant tea or a soulful mug of hot chocolate, and you turn on relaxing music. To make the evening of bliss complete, you start looking for your cat. You just need to hug your beloved, warm and cute furry. It was not there! The Fuzzy does not want to be squeezed and stroked. The brightest and funniest cases of cat rednor

Photos from the life of the Russian opposition abroad in 1908

Photos from the life of the Russian opposition abroad in 1908 (2022)

Many people know that many Bolsheviks (and representatives of other Russian political trends) were in political emigration in Western countries before the revolution. But what did their life look like there? It turns out that there are photographic evidence. At least from Paris 1908

20 archival color photographs from the filming of the film "There are only girls in the jazz"

20 archival color photographs from the filming of the film "There are only girls in the jazz" (2022)

On July 15, 1959, the movie "Some Like It Hot" was released with Marilyn Monroe in the title role. In the Soviet box office, the film was called "There are only girls in jazz" and was incredibly popular. We have collected the most interesting facts about the filming and distribution of the film

Funny photos of rodents that confirm that "nothing human is alien to them"

Funny photos of rodents that confirm that "nothing human is alien to them" (2022)

Julian Red from Austria has been photographing wildlife for many years. Some of his funny pictures of hamsters, squirrels and other forest and meadow animals became known all over the world and you probably met on the Internet. Looking at them, I just want to exclaim: "Mi-mi-mi!" or something like that. After all, Julian manages to capture the animals in such touching and funny situations that it seems as if they are not animals at all, but little people. The heroes of his photographs laugh, worry, love, take offense

20 cute photos of forest dwellers from which people can learn to enjoy life

20 cute photos of forest dwellers from which people can learn to enjoy life (2022)

It's easy to miss the magical moments of nature. Especially the small worlds of very tiny animals. This requires incredible patience from the photographer. After all, in order to take really extraordinary pictures, you just need a supernatural exposure. Austrian photographer Julian Rad has mastered this skill to perfection. His work shows these lovely charms in great detail. The photographer has a real gift for capturing rare, truly unique moments. That is why ph

22 mesmerizing nature photos named Best Jury of the 2020 International Landscape Photography Competition

22 mesmerizing nature photos named Best Jury of the 2020 International Landscape Photography Competition (2022)

Every year, not only the number of participants increases, but the level of work also grows. Range and enchanting variety of objects, beautiful locations and shooting styles. It is not the first year that the competition has raised very important global world problems. In particular, climate change and human impact on the Earth. This year, photographers from all over the world took part in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition with almost four thousand works. Most impressive

The girl quit her job to fulfill her cherished dream and shares beautiful photos of dreams come true

The girl quit her job to fulfill her cherished dream and shares beautiful photos of dreams come true (2022)

All people love to dream. Especially in childhood. Then we grow up and begin to believe that the time of dreams has passed, we need to live a real life. Here the most important trap awaits us, for reality is by no means what surrounds us. We create reality ourselves, and if it is not as rosy as we would like, it is still only the fruit of our ideas, thoughts and actions. Dreams, on the other hand, help people achieve those heights that they passionately desire to achieve. The story of a cherished childhood dream that came true, further in

Photos of people and animals that look like illustrations to fairy tales

Photos of people and animals that look like illustrations to fairy tales (2022)

A talented photographer from Moscow, Anastasia Dobrovolskaya, is not at all like a typical representative of this profession. Her signature shots look like fairy tale illustrations. Nevertheless, they are completely and completely real. Unique, in their own way beautiful people with beautiful animals against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes, fascinate the viewer and grab attention. Foxes, owls, snakes, bears, horses, deer, llamas - everything you can imagine - in Anastasia's incredible portfolio

10 naively candid street photos from the winners of the independent photographers competition

10 naively candid street photos from the winners of the independent photographers competition (2022)

In February of this year, the publication "Independent Photographer" organized a photography competition on the theme "Street Photography". As you know, the most vivid are not staged shots, but shots taken by accident. Such photographs sometimes show the full depth of the meaning of human existence. They also demonstrate all the absurdity and irony of any situation. The best of the best further in the review

Winter futuristic photos of the capital of Kazakhstan, which are transferred to a fairy tale

Winter futuristic photos of the capital of Kazakhstan, which are transferred to a fairy tale (2022)

The city of Nur-Sultan, formerly Astana, is the capital of Kazakhstan, the ninth largest country in the world. Also, this city ranks second among the coldest capitals on our Earth. The futuristic architecture of this city is simply amazing! A talented Polish photographer and lover of atmospheric photography, Patrick Beganski has captured a series of stunning landscape shots of Nur-Sultan. Photos immerse the viewer in the incredibly magical atmosphere of a winter fairy tale

Why the photographer Jens Krauer is called "invisible": Urban shots with meaning

Why the photographer Jens Krauer is called "invisible": Urban shots with meaning (2022)

Jens Krauer, a Swiss photographer, takes inspiration from the city streets, discreetly capturing the most ordinary people. He enjoys being invisible and documenting city life. The skill of the photographer allows him to capture overt sincere emotions, unexpected situations. The art of a really clean shot and the truth of our daily life is forever frozen in Krauer's honest photographs

Strange selfies of Claude Caon - a scandalous photo artist of the 20th century who has been looking for a balance between male and female all her life

Strange selfies of Claude Caon - a scandalous photo artist of the 20th century who has been looking for a balance between male and female all her life (2022)

She took selfies and experimented with gender even before it became mainstream. She destroyed the canons and fought against Nazism. She made many attempts at suicide and at the same time … loved life. She embodied the image of a being outside of gender, outside of race, outside of culture. Her photographs are frightening and mesmerizing. This is a story about Claude Caon - without exaggeration, the brightest photo artist of the first half of the 20th century

Homeless cats from all over the world in street photos by a Japanese photographer

Homeless cats from all over the world in street photos by a Japanese photographer (2022)

Japanese Masayuki Oki is not an ordinary street photographer. After all, instead of photographing street style, cityscapes or architecture, his lens is aimed at cute fluffy Tokyo wanderers. Armed with a Canon EOS-1D X camera, Masayuki follows in the footsteps of stray cats. His mission is to capture every street feline in the world. The most interesting photos of street tailed beasts from the collection of the famous photographer more

20 pictures of sleeping cats that leave no doubt that they are the cutest pets

20 pictures of sleeping cats that leave no doubt that they are the cutest pets (2022)

A person spends a third of his life in a dream, and cats sleep as much as two-thirds! So our purrs, spending most of their existence in sweet slumber, brought this pleasant process to perfection. They are not lazy and not sleepy, their doing nothing has a scientifically based justification. Our fluffy pets bring untold pleasure to us with their charming postures while relaxing. Admire what stunning pictures our cats and cats paint with their bodies

Funny dog ​​came up with a "trick" and spoils group photos of his family

Funny dog ​​came up with a "trick" and spoils group photos of his family (2022)

It often happens that people try to make a presentable pretentious group photo so that they have something to post on social networks … But someone starts making faces, grimacing and fooling around. Probably everyone has such friends. It's the same with dogs. A dog named Kiko loves to stand out in group shots. She even developed her own special "trick". When her family poses for the camera, she always twists her head in a weird way. The cutest and funniest photos of the mischievous Kiko and her flock, further

17 funny, ambiguous pictures of pets: "Your dog must be broken"

17 funny, ambiguous pictures of pets: "Your dog must be broken" (2022)

Being a dog is hard work. They must vigilantly defend their home from the postman and other government officials. Their difficult duties include driving like madmen through the streets, catching balls, sticks and other equipment. A real dog just has to spend hours begging for food, even though he just ate it. At the same time, he still needs to vigilantly make sure that their owner certainly feels like the most beloved person in the world. Naturally, such a number of responsibilities can tire life

17 cute photos that prove that a child needs a dog

17 cute photos that prove that a child needs a dog (2022)

Toddlers just love dogs, and this is absolutely mutual. Probably one of the cutest sights in the world is children and animals. They perfectly understand each other, together they are never bored, they are always ready to help each other … The best friends! For some reason, a very special friendship arises between very large dogs and babies. Together they look so great! Not all parents support and approve, but you should not be afraid. The most striking examples of friendship and love between a child and a child

26 positive photos of the happiest dogs in the world

26 positive photos of the happiest dogs in the world (2022)

Dogs are amazing animals! They are incredibly funny when they are small and cause fierce tenderness in their owners even as adults. Alisha Zmyslovska is a professional photographer from Poland. She considers her hottest love in life - dogs and photography. In her work, she flawlessly combines these two aspects of her personality, creating extremely positive photographs of these animals. In her pictures, they look the happiest in the world

13 funny pictures of dogs who got into ridiculous situations

13 funny pictures of dogs who got into ridiculous situations (2022)

Everyone knows that dogs are very similar to their owners. Those, in turn, are very fond of photographing their pets. Often in these photographs the dogs look not just unflattering, but funny to tears. Why do funny and ridiculous pictures of our friends amuse us so much? Even in the most seemingly unsightly pictures, shaggy friends still look immensely charming

13 cute pictures of cats that convince you that purrs are essential in your home

13 cute pictures of cats that convince you that purrs are essential in your home (2022)

It is often incredibly difficult for children to persuade their parents to have a cat. No matter how many psychologists say that this is good. Children tearfully assure that they will take care of pets and are even ready to sacrifice their pocket money for them. Parents remain adamant. There is one Internet resource that can serve as an iron argument in this seemingly hopeless situation

14 funny photos of cats that prove that the purr has its own logic

14 funny photos of cats that prove that the purr has its own logic (2022)

Cats sleep an average of sixteen hours a day. This is absolutely normal - this is their physical feature. Interestingly others: where do they sleep? The thing is, our fluffy pets can do it in the weirdest places. They can choose as their royal bed a terrarium, a saucepan, a box, a vase, and many other objects that are absolutely unsuitable for sleeping (in your subjective opinion). The funniest places that cats chose to immerse themselves in the kingdom of Morpheus, further to

17 cats who defied all the laws of physics in the most outrageous way

17 cats who defied all the laws of physics in the most outrageous way (2022)

The range of feline oddities is certainly unprecedented. We know that the abilities of cats are simply inexhaustible. Often they are so skillful stuntmen that they deserve at least an Oscar! These tailed sly ones like to sleep in the most bizarre places, such as flower pots and napkin boxes … Sometimes their behavior exposes the whole harmony of our worldview to huge doubts about its truth, refuting all the foundations of the laws of physics

He, she and the deer: How an unexpected meeting made a wedding photo shoot really special

He, she and the deer: How an unexpected meeting made a wedding photo shoot really special (2022)

Photographers are familiar with the situation when someone or something unexpected can intervene in an orderly planned photo shoot - whether it is a downpour in the middle of a clear sky, a mongrel seeking attention, a playful kitten, or suddenly torn pieces of clothing. But, you must admit, it is quite difficult to predict that a wild deer will get into the frame

What the participants in the global male beauty contest Mister Global look like

What the participants in the global male beauty contest Mister Global look like (2022)

As Kitty Kamiyunsa, a representative of the world male beauty contest Mister Global, admits, all such contests are more or less the same, they are organized according to the same principle and consist of approximately the same stages. Another thing is that most people are still used to seeing a beauty contest among girls, but many have not even heard that there are contests among men

Haute couture: shots from legendary fashion photographer Miles Aldridge

Haute couture: shots from legendary fashion photographer Miles Aldridge (2022)

Photos of the legend of gloss photography Miles Aldridge can be recognized without hesitation and without a doubt - this is a real, concentrated fashion industry in all its beauty and deliberately artificiality, in all its chic and detachment from real life. Just as sophisticated haute couture outfits are not designed to be worn in everyday life, so Aldridge's photographs have nothing to do with ordinary portraits - they should amaze, amaze and delight

Love for money, portrait for art: snapshots of women of easy virtue 1912

Love for money, portrait for art: snapshots of women of easy virtue 1912 (2022)

In 1912, one of the famous American photographers went straight to the red light district of New Orleans. His goal was to visit beautiful ladies of easy virtue, but not for his own pleasure - work, only work! At that time, these pictures were considered so provocative that the photographer not only never published them, he did not print them at all, and kept the negatives behind seven locks

How it happened that Mayakovsky became the same age as aviation, cinema and the Olympic Games

How it happened that Mayakovsky became the same age as aviation, cinema and the Olympic Games (2022)

If you think about the man-era in Russian literature, you can name several different names at once. And one of them will undoubtedly be Mayakovsky, who has come a long way as a poet in his relatively short life. Before the eyes of this man, life changed radically all over the world. And we are talking, rather, about the technical and scientific revolution, and not about the Bolshevik

World War II: rare color photographs of women who brought victory closer

World War II: rare color photographs of women who brought victory closer (2022)

War is fear, pain, death, devastation. And, it would seem, there should be no place for a woman. However, many patriotic girls selflessly go to the front or work in the rear, doing “male” work. In our review - rare color photographs of those who took part in World War II

Siege Leningrad and modern St. Petersburg in 27 heartfelt photographs

Siege Leningrad and modern St. Petersburg in 27 heartfelt photographs (2022)

The next anniversary of the lifting of the blockade of Leningrad is increasingly alienating us from the terrible events of wartime, but we must not forget about the pain and suffering that ordinary residents of the rebellious city endured. Sergei Larenkov combines photographs of Leningrad during the war years with photographs of modern St. Petersburg taken from the same angle. The result is incredibly soulful and soul-catching photo collages

Super Grandma by Sacha Goldberger

Super Grandma by Sacha Goldberger (2022)

Anyone who is sure that old age is not a joy simply did not see the works of the French photographer Sasha Goldberger - an excellent photographer and loving grandson who is convinced that God created grandmothers, because he himself was afraid not to keep track of everything. A series of works "Mamika", presents us the hero-grandmother. She can fly, can lift a car with one hand, and she also goes to the hairdresser without taking off her helmet

17 photos of adorable owls resting after a hard night - the mimimeter goes off scale

17 photos of adorable owls resting after a hard night - the mimimeter goes off scale (2022)

Recently, the owls are confidently pushing kittens from the pedestal of mimic champions. Their photos are going viral, wandering around the Internet. All the owls did for this was just take a nap. Do you think they do it while sitting? Far from it! They sleep face down, as if they were having an incredibly stormy night with copious libations. At the same time, they look incredibly touching and touching

Everything is clear without words: The most charming actresses in silent film history

Everything is clear without words: The most charming actresses in silent film history (2022)

The era of silent films did not last long, but it had a huge impact on the development of the film industry as a whole. The stars of that time conveyed a whole gamut of feelings with just gestures and emotions. This review contains the most famous silent film actresses who conquered the hearts of viewers without further ado

"Hopelessly Perfect": a photo cycle about the exhausting path to Russian ballet

"Hopelessly Perfect": a photo cycle about the exhausting path to Russian ballet (2022)

Ballet is considered one of the hallmarks of Russia, and the Russian ballet school is recognized as one of the best in the world. Photocycle "Desperately Perfect" Rachel Papo talks about the young talents who study at the Academy of Russian Ballet. Vaganova. Grueling hours of training and the sheer fortitude of the dancers are admired by a New York photographer

Actors from the adventure film "In Search of Captain Grant" years after filming

Actors from the adventure film "In Search of Captain Grant" years after filming (2022)

In 1985, Stanislav Govorukhin's multi-part television adventure film In Search of Captain Grant was released. It is worth saying that the filmmakers quite freely interpreted the plot of the novel and the biography of Jules Verne. However, this did not affect the popularity of the film, which the audience accepted with a bang