Looking at the funny side of the animal kingdom, the awards are focussed to conserve wildlife through competition. Themed at the comical side of the animals these photography contests are held by institutions like the National Geographic and the London’s Natural History Museum.
If you think that winter has already come to your city, pictures from Oymyakon, Russia, the coldest village on Earth, might change your mind. With the lowest temperature of −71.2 °C (−96 °F), recorded in 1924, and the average for January being -50°C (-60°F), this village is the coldest permanently inhabited place on this planet.
For me the year 2016 was complicated and had lots of ups and downs with very high peaks of them. I realized that I have captured my deepest emotions along the year to photos when organizing my catalogs. It’s quite strange to realize that subconsciously I have created an accurate collection of my afflictions.
Brian Kesinger is a visual artist who has worked for Walt Disney Studios for over 16 years, but his work outside of the movie business gets fans going just as much as his animation. This time he has created a magical mashup universe, putting a Calvin And Hobbes twist on everybody's favorite Star Wars: The Force Awakens characters, and it works perfectly.
ou might not be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes everything in the universe aligns so precisely, all you have to do is press the shutter-release button in the right place at the right time. Every now and then, perfect timing can make or break a photo, turning it into a hilarious coincidence or a beautiful illusion.