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This Quirky Artist Will Help You Reimagine Places You Thought You Knew

This Quirky Artist Will Help You Reimagine Places You Thought You Knew

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French artist Sandrine Estrade Boulet is fully aware of the fact that pictures of major cities like Paris and London are cemented into the cultural consciousness of people worldwide. She knows that there are few images more ubiquitous than those of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs Elysees, Big Ben, and St. Paul's — and that's exactly why she's made it her mission to reinvent some of the world's most iconic cities through the art of illustration.Aiming to give viewers a less conventional perspective on cities that even strangers claim to know, she adds a bit of spark to famous scenes that once seemed so familiar. She refers to herself as a "hallucinartist," which makes sense, since her creations confront viewers with things that usually aren't really there. (But we totally wish they we...

By Using Some Cardboard, One Man Makes His Sunset Selfies Into Something Epic

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Taking photos at sunset is nothing new. After all, with all the gorgeous colors and textures in the sky, it's the perfect backdrop for any picture. The only thing you have to worry about is getting lost in the backlight. But if you're John Marshall, backlight is your best friend. Marshall, a TV producer and author, was living alone on an island in Maine for 30 days. He decided to use his free time to start a project, and to do so, all he needed was some cardboard and a few beautiful Maine sunsets. Mars House of Pizza John Marshall "When Mars House of Pizza says 'WE DELIVER ANYWHERE,' they mean it." Marshall made three rules for himself when he started this undertaking: He couldn't have help, and had only the 10 seconds of the camera's self-tim...