When we first came across photography by Kaija Straumanis, we couldn’t help but scratch our heads in wonder. “Who, what, how, and ouch” were popular reactions among our team. We later learned that we weren’t alone. Nearly 3 million people had similar responses — making Kaija’s photography a viral sensation.
It takes most of us a lifetime to face our greatest fears, but to be able to confront them at a young age is remarkable. Austen Sorensen, a 17-year-old photographer, was terrified of the water after nearly losing his life multiple times in the ocean. But through an unlikely support system, he felt compelled to overcome his demons.
It’s not every day we come across a talented conceptual photographer whose personal story makes his work even more powerful and compelling. But when we […]
Climbing through harsh terrains, adjusting to inclement weather and witnessing death-defying acts may be hard for most people to stomach. But it’s all in a […]
From Joel Robison to Jackson Stack, we’ve shared many stories about the support and influence the Flickr community provides to photographers. But none compare to […]
“Surreal time travel” is how many Flickr members describe Dinah DiNova’s photography. Dinah, known as knitbone on Flickr, masterfully combines the old and the new […]
We’ve seen a lot of extreme-sports photos posted on Flickr, but they’re nothing like photographer Anoop Negi’s Indian bull racing shots. “How often do you […]
Have you ever had that moment when you see a child’s face light up with pure joy… but realize you forgot your camera? San Diego’s […]
When we first spotted Elena Shumilova’s photostream, her photos instantly took our breath away. The Russian photographer transports her viewers into a beautiful world that […]
No one can deny the popularity of a selfie. We’ve seen it trending everywhere: at the Oscars, between world leaders, among celebrities — you name […]
“At first glance, some people think my images are from space — you know, planets, stars and what not,” says photographer Richard Heeks. “Others have […]
We’ve profiled a lot of photographers who have used various props in their photos — but no one quite like Alexander JE Bradley. Rather than […]