Stunning Images From the 2017 Bird Photographer of the Year Awards

By artfido / September 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Bird Photographer of the Year 2017 has just closed, and the stunning photo above by Alejandro Prieto Rojas was declared the overall winner. For its second edition, this photo contest was dedicated to the photography of birds. Organized by Nature Photographers and the British Trust for Ornithology, the Bird Photographer of the Year contest is dedicated to raising public awareness […]

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Footage of 30 Hummingbirds Splashing in a Birdbath

By artfido / September 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Photographer wildwingsla captured absolutely amazing footage showing a charm of thirty hummingbirds partaking in their daily ablutions together in a bubbling bird bath. The photographer made particular note of the peaceful co-existence of the bathing birds, particularly since they are known to be a bit territorial. “A record 30 hummingbirds bathe together at one time […]

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Street Artist Paints Fake Shadows Around The City

By artfido / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Some strange shadows have popped up of late in Redwood City, California. Flowers sprout from the shadows of bike racks, mailboxes turn into shadow monsters, and shady monkeys hang around atop parking meters. What’s going on? They’re the work of Damon Belanger, a graphic artist living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was […]

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Beautiful Embroidered Textile Moths and Cicadas by Yumi Okita

By artfido / August 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

These stunning oversized moths and insects by Yumi Okita are constructed with fabric, embroidery thread, fake fur, wire, and feathers. Yum makes each piece by hand, creating faithful interpretations of actual insects like the Oleander Hawk Moth or the Peacock Butterfly. Here are some of our favorites…

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Photographer Goes Broke Because of Monkey Lawsuit

By artfido / July 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Remember David Slater, the photographer whose camera was hijacked by a monkey and used for a series of selfies that went viral on the Internet? The photographer has spent years fighting a copyright battle in court over the photos, and now he’s broke. The Guardian reports that the 52-year-old photographer has run out of funds […]

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Illustrator Creates the Most Amazing Dog Playing Cards Ever

By artfido / June 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Looking for the perfect gift for your friend or loved one that has everything? Why not get them these amazing dog-themed playing cards by San Fran artist John Littleboy? The cards, aptly named Pack of Dogs, is the latest project from John who operates a kooky and creative online playing card shop known as Artiphany. “Transformed […]

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Woman in Japan Walks the Streets With a Custom Pair of Pigeon Shoes

By artfido / June 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

Designer Kyoto Ohata is a problem solver. You see Kyoto often walked through an area filled with pigeons in Japan and was concerned that her presence was frighting them as they scattered each time she passed. To overcome this problem and befriend the pigeons, Kyoto created her own pair of hilarious pigeon-themed high heels. What do […]

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Artist Transforms Arabic Words To Illustrate What They Actually Mean

By artfido / February 23, 2017 / 1 Comment

Fancy learning a new language? What about Arabic? Now you can learn it with ease with the help of artist Mahmoud Tammam who has created a series of illustrated Arabic words which show exactly what each word means in pictorial form. Tammam has manipulated the sloping curves and dots of the Arabic characters into the bodies of animals, pieces […]

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Indonesian Photographer Takes Spectacular Photos of Frogs

By artfido / November 29, 2016 / 5 Comments

There’s something mysteriously fascinating about the transformation of a tadpole into a frog. The metamorphosis of something resembling a fish slowly growing legs, dropping its tale, and then hopping up onto dry land. So when we came across the spectacular frog photography of Jakarta-based Tanto Yensen, we were instantly in love. Tanto has a knack for getting up close […]

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Short Film at the Start of Finding Dory Has Been Released and You Can Watch it FREE

By artfido / November 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

If you watched Finding Dory at the movies when it was released earlier this year, you will have been entranced by the short filmed that played at the start of the film. It was Disney-Pixar’s newest animated short called ‘Piper’, and it tells the story of a hungry sandpiper learning to overcome her fear of the sea […]

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