Hyperrealism is a style of artwork that simulates a high-resolution photo. Hyperrealist paintings or sculptures are not always exact simulations of photographs or real life scenes. Artist actually incorporate ingenious pictorial elements that create an illusion of a reality that cannot be perceived by the human eye.
Spring is one of the best seasons to visit Japan. The cherry blossoms are at their best moment and the smell of flowers spreads everywhere. But it is in December when Arashiyama city, West of Kyoto, is illuminated with lamps and Bamboo Grove acquires an exceptional beauty.
Underwater photography is incredibly exciting. Scuba diving artists put themselves in the right position to immortalize in a picture the beauty of marine life. From animals such as fish and marine mammals, to underwater “landscapes” like shipwrecks and submerged caves, the ocean offers exciting photographic opportunities.
As the world-renowned botanist Luther Burbank once said: “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”
In the history of literature, crime fiction has always been the most popular genre. The majority of best-sellers are influenced by a true story narrating a chilling event. But writers, in general, are the artists who receive less pay for their work. Perhaps there arises the idea that all of them end up crazy or maniacs.
Suiseki (viewing stones) is the art of collecting, studying or exhibiting stones with a high power of suggestion, since they represent different fragments of nature (landscape, person, animal or thing)
It certainly can get very hot during summer. But these animals did not stand idly. They graciously found a way to beat the heat. #13 is my favorite.
Some pictures of the blue moon 2012 & 2013, how it looked like or how it could have looked like!
Hereby some random but beautiful pictures of nature.
Some pictures of Area51, some known, some less known