This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

In -N- Uprising, a video that is equal parts stylized and naturalistic, Thomas Blanchard (previously) documents the life cycles of insects and flowers. Time-lapse allows the viewer to see a caterpillar metamorphose into a chrysalis and then a butterfly, orchid buds bur

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Photographer Mikko Lagerstedt (previously) has once again captured the quiet beauty of his native Finland with a recent series centered around trees. Ethereal skies, virgin snow, and seemingly isolated pockets of nature serve as backdrops to twisted trunks and outstretched branches. Taken from Lapland to Southern Finland, the images speak to qualities of beauty and of resilience.

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

“Six Kinetic Characters” illustrates relatable emotional gestures through animated characters in a new short by Lucas Zanotto (previously). Emotional roller coasters, mood swings, and crossed eyes are conveyed in 3-D renders, which Zanotto shades with nostalgic pastel colors.

“I always really enj

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Illustrator Eiko Ojala (previously) tackles complex topics with masterfully simple images. Though his work often appears to be made with layered paper, the artist clarifies on his website that he works digitally, building each image from scratch. Cleverly using negative space, mirroring, and raking

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

German photographer Tom Hegen, who specializes in aerial photography, recently traveled to the Netherlands to document the country's LED greenhouses. The greenhouses were developed as a response to the small country's growing need for food both within its own borders and to the international market.

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Munich-based photographer Bernhard Lang (previously) recently shared aerial views of famous squares and landmarks throughout London, England. By presenting the metropolis from the sky, Lang offers a more dynamic look at the capital city's unique geometric patterns and iconic architecture.

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

https://vimeo.com/360708200

Arizona-based storm chaser and videographer Dustin Farrell just released “Transient 2”, the sequel to his 2017 film. For roughly three and a half minutes, the skies open up to reveal flashes of lightning and billowing clouds rolling across open plains. Farrell shares t

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

After traveling to 15 cities in 7 countries and taking over 15,000 photographs, Christopher Herwig (previously) has compiled a new book that showcases the diverse architecture of every underground metro station in the former U.S.S.R. Soviet Metro Stations provides rare look at mansion-quality chande

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Ilex Studio’s avocado and acorn vases give new trees a head start while adding some greenery to your interior space. Riffing on the age-old technique of using crossed toothpicks or grilling skewers to balance sprouting plants over water, the uniquely shaped glass vessels are comprised of a large, fl

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Although the Earth rotates below the sky, aerial time-lapse videos often have the perspective of a celestial scene rushing above the ground. In this brief video by Aryeh Nirenberg, the Milky Way becomes completely stationary, highlighting specifically the Earth's rotation.

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Designer and Architects of Air founder Alan Parkinson's latest architecture maze, Daedalum, is a 153-foot long inflatable structure, recently installed in London as a part of the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival. Light fills the labyrinth's tunnels through colored panels made of transluc

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

In anticipation of Tomorrowland’s 15th anniversary, the Belgium-based festival commissioned Danish artist Thomas Dambo (previously) to build seven of his world-renowned trolls throughout the De Schoore area in Boom. Like his previous installations in Copenhagen, South Korea, and northern Illin

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Gone are the days of full coverage beekeeping suits and padded gloves with the invention of a radical new hive by Italian company Beeing, which was founded by a third-generation bee keeper. B-box is the very first system designed for homes and urban environments, with a small footprint that can fit

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

This past weekend, a volcanic eruption on Russia's Kuril Islands was so massive it was quite literally visible from space. An astronaut on the International Space Station's (ISS) Expedition 59 crew documented the plume from Raikoke Volcano, which reached eight miles into the sky. The ISS orbits 250

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

In -N- Uprising, a video that is equal parts stylized and naturalistic, Thomas Blanchard (previously) documents the life cycles of insects and flowers. Time-lapse allows the viewer to see a caterpillar metamorphose into a chrysalis and then a butterfly, orchid buds bur

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

The saying goes that you can't compare apples and oranges, but Japanese art director Yuni Yoshida finds unusual ways to bring the two opposing fruits together. Yoshida has played with food in the past, creating pixelated pineapples, bananas, and even hamburgers. Forgoing digital manipulation, Yoshid

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

The grand plazas, towering monuments, and majestic architecture of Russian cities are seen from a new perspective in warped photographs by Lestnica. The Vladimir-based production studio, which was founded by Artem Prudentov, creates still and moving images for clients. For this project, which Pruden

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Using a combination of watercolor and ink, Zhifang Shi creates vignettes of the places he encounters in his worldwide travels. The Shanghai-based artist works en plein air, painting atop a portable palette to document storefronts, architectural features, boats, and trolley cars. Washes of color add

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

For the Peinture Fraiche Festival, Chilean street artist INTI recently painted a large-scale mural on a building in Lyon, France. Titled “SOLEIL” (Blinded by the Light), the piece features a sun-shaped bouquet of flowers framing, obstructing, and fusing with the face of a cosmic figure that stands s

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

This is Colossal

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has created a library of 140,000 high definition files filled with photos, videos, and sound clips, all free and available for download. Visual and audio content of planets, moons, nebulas, and specific space missions, are searchable by file t

View Original from This is Colossal

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment