2016 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest’s Best Entries (35+ Pics)
May10

2016 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest’s Best Entries (35+ Pics)

The National Geographic has always been a showcase for the world’s most evocative photography, and its prestigious annual competitions never fail to attract the most talented photographers from around the globe. The 2016 Travel Photographer Of The Year Competition is no exception, and as you can see from the selection of pictures below, this year’s judges have no easy task in choosing a winner from these amazing entries....

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Photographer Travels Around The World To Capture The Beauty Of Doors And Windows
Mar13

Photographer Travels Around The World To Capture The Beauty Of Doors And Windows

You may remember a post by Andre Vicente Goncalves, a Portuguese computer-scientist-turned-photographer who traveled the world taking pictures of windows that he then compiled into beautiful collages. Not content to stop at windows, the globe-trotting photographer now brings us a whole new project that focuses on a different subject: doors. Much like his previous project, his latest project, titled Doors of the World, follows a...

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What Peaceful Borders Between European Countries Look Like
Mar07

What Peaceful Borders Between European Countries Look Like

Since the Schengen Agreement of 1985, restrictions on moving between countries in Europe have slowly been erased. Netherlands-based photographer Valerio Vincenzo decided to document this change in his series “Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace,” a project which is especially poignant today, as the EU struggles with the immigrant crisis. “With the help of a GPS and detailed maps, I have conducted many trips along these...

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1960’s Afghanistan Was Very Different Before The Taliban
Jan20

1960’s Afghanistan Was Very Different Before The Taliban

When you think of Afghanistan, you probably don’t think of short skirts, nice cars and liberal lifestyles, but just as Iran looked very different in the 1970s, these fascinating pictures show that Afghanistan in the 1960s was a very different country than the one that exists today. The pictures were taken by American university professor Dr. Bill Podlich, who in 1967 took a two-year leave of absence to work for UNESCO in...

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After Closing My Business I Can Finally Create Impossible Buildings Without Clients Limiting My Imagination
Jan12

After Closing My Business I Can Finally Create Impossible Buildings Without Clients Limiting My Imagination

These series of pictures are the result of a 7 year long journey that brought me to countries such as Latvia, Israel and Germany. The story begins in the summer of 2006, a crucial date in my life, because after 2 years of deep thinking, I finally decided to quit as a freelance 3D architectural illustrator, a job that had kept me busy for over a decade. The job paid very well, I had plenty of customers and very good reputation in...

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30+ Stunning Photos Of Nature Taking Over… #14 Is Hauntingly Beautiful.
Dec18

30+ Stunning Photos Of Nature Taking Over… #14 Is Hauntingly Beautiful.

“Mother Nature is the great equalizer. You can’t get away from it.” —Christopher Heyerdahl Imagination helps us overcome our biggest obstacles, inspiring us to create new things and improve existing models. Look, for example, at the automobile. According to Live Science, Karl Benz patented the first gasoline-powered car in 1886, but many before him, Leonardo Da Vinci included, had already envisioned self-propelled...

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The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime
Oct31

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we’ve gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern cities of Asia, the Americas, and beyond, here are the 50 cities you must see during your lifetime. Buena Vista Images via Getty Images 01. Venice, Italy How could we...

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20 Bizarre Pictures From China’s Theme Park Full Of World Landmarks
Sep22

20 Bizarre Pictures From China’s Theme Park Full Of World Landmarks

Before British photographer Luke Casey settled in Hong Kong, he spent 3 1/2 months traveling by boat. It was only later that he realized how much faster he could see the world — sort of — by visiting one theme park in nearby Shenzhen. Window of the World features incredibly detailed reproductions of 130 major tourist attractions, some life-size and some much smaller, squeezed into 118 acres. Created in 1994, the park has become a...

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25+ Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit India
Sep16

25+ Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit India

India is home to gorgeous palaces, bustling cities, and a diverse and tranquil countryside filled with mountains, lakes, and exotic animals. The intricacies found in the detailed architecture of India’s palaces and temples are both fascinating and breathtaking, and most of the sites are unlike anything you would encounter in the Western world. From stunning temples to lush tea plantations, here are 27 photos that will inspire...

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Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer
May05

Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer

Andreas Lie, a visual artist based in Bergen Norway, has found a beautiful way to blur the boundary between the beautiful Norwegian wilderness surrounding him and the wild animals that call it home. His photos, done in his signature double-exposure style, create a subtle gradient that turns these wild beasts’ feathers and fur into images of their habitats. It’s easy to imagine that the city of Bergen, where he lives, has had an...

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