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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Spectacular Close Up Photography of Tiny Creatures Captured with a Laser-Scanning Microscope

By artfido / October 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

Neurobiologist Igor Siwanowicz‘s latest photographic series takes us on a magical journey in extreme close up. His brilliantly colored images show the tree-like structures of moth antennas, the wild details of barnacle legs, and the otherworldly shapes of plant spores. The photos are made with a confocal laser-scanning microscope capable of “seeing” vast amounts of detail […]

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The Most Famous Cat in Istanbul Is Honored With His Own Statue

By artfido / October 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

You might remember the various memes that hit the interwebs a little while ago when someone snapped a photograph of Tombili chilling on the steps of a street in Istanbul. It didn’t take long for Tombili to become an internet legend, so it was fitting that when he passed away in August, he was honored in the real […]

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Man Photographs Caiman Wearing a Crown of Butterflies in the Amazon

By artfido / September 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Sometimes you need to be in the right place at the right time. But most of the time, to be in the right place at the right time one needs to spend hours, days, weeks, and even years to get there! This happened to photographer Mark Cowan recently, who traveled to the Amazon to study […]

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Photo Series That Explores Equality Through Aliens, Bears and Snakes (oh my)

By artfido / August 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

When we last saw artist Sarah Bahbah, she showed us what it looked like to have sex and takeout (see HERE). Her latest series, titled ‘Accept It‘, focuses on social equality in a weird and wacky way. The photos are left open to the viewers interpretation and explores issues of equality through aliens, bears, snakes, crocodiles, […]

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