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A jump into the Thames - training for policemen, 1920 (London)

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Your eyes are amazing and in my opinion they are the best and most precious organ in the body. They are so complex and beautiful, a true work of art in evo

Although these are very basic photographs, it shows the importance of angle. Simply by positioning the person and the camera a cetain way it brings out sections of the body larger and these two photos work very well with an unusual and unrealistic element.

from BBC News

Ernst Haas: Master of colour

Ernst Haas (Austrian/American, 1921-1986) New Orleans, USA, 1960

Gold Beaters. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.

from BBC News

World War One: The circus animals that helped Britain

"By 1916 most of their heavy horses had gone to the front," she said. "Lizzie was an Indian elephant, intelligent and trainable - she wou...

Malaysia based brand MOTO GUO unveiled its Fall/Winter 2015 lookbook, featuring Pete W at Attitude Model photographed by Zhong Lin. Titled “A Litho Odd“, the collection features Moto’s appreciation towards curves and the idea came from a vintage... »