Lucky Rainbow: Time Lapse Pics of Traffic Light Piercing Fog

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The right place, proper timing and a keen eye conspired to help a photographer capture this eerie nighttime phenomena at a crossroads outside of Weimar, Germany.

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German photographer Lucas Zimmermann found and shot this intersection at each stage of the its cyclical change, capturing green, yellow and red.

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He also went a step beyond the sequential with one particularly impressive shot spanning the entire cycle, creating a rainbow in the mist.

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His other work spans from the rural United States to the streets of Beijing, but usually focuses on people over places – this set, however, proved a worthy exception.


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Focus on Blur: Bokeh Cityscapes Celebrate Color & Light

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Stretching and reversing conventions for balancing foreground and background, one urban photographer in Tokyo is taking the Japanese concept of Bokeh to dazzling extremes.

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Bokeh (which translates as ‘blur’) plays with a lens’s circle of confusion in which points of light become glowing discs, but instead of making the background fuzzy, Takashi Kitajima unexpectedly lets the foreground become the backdrop.

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The result seems to highlight the chaos and movement of what is closest to the viewer’s perspective in a surreal but suggestive way that indirectly resonates with our actual experience of cities.

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In turn, more distant monuments, buildings and bridges on the horizon or off to one side emerge as stable anchors, contrasted with a sea of light.

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The net effect is something between a photograph and a watercolor or pastel painting, a fusion of concrete realism and playful abstraction.


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Architectural Kaleidoscopes: Buildings Spun into Fractal Art

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Reimagined, repositioned and recomposed, this photo manipulation series turns familiar elements of buildings into abstracted compositions that morph beyond architecture, bridging disparate worlds of design and art.

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Canadian photographer Cory Stevens starts with exteriors, ceilings, walls and windows, then adds his artistic twist – a variation on the polar panoramic approach.

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While pattern recognition may persist in some cases, the rotation and multiplication in many of these pieces makes them increasingly abstract.

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The symmetry of these fractal forms begin to make us see other patterns of nature, like snowflakes or star systems, in the shapes and materials of otherwise everyday towers, monuments, habitations, town squares and civic circles.

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From the photographer: “Though my primary focus is on architecture and urban environments, I also like to indulge my love of the natural landscape. Digital abstracts have also become a growing segment of my work – inspired by my passion for design and the modern aesthetic.”


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Friday the 13th is Not a Good Day for Business Cat

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Friday the 13th is Not a Good Day for Business Cat

WHAT A STRANGE WALK TO THE OFFICE THIS MORNING EVERYONE WAS AVOIDING ME

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I Know I Have Ten Legs…Just Gimme A Treat!

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