Visually Satisfying Symmetry of Ornate Hungarian Buildings

Symmetry and architecture go hand in hand, as buildings require that natural balance in everything from layout to design elements. Hungarian artist Zsolt Hlinka explores this concept with his series of perfectly balanced buildings in a series titled Urban Symmetry. The photographer presents a collection of exactly symmetrical representations of buildings captured along the banks of the Danube River en route through Budapest. Continue reading

Humphrey Bogart

HumphreyBogartonthebacklotatWarnerBrothersc19422Humphrey Bogart was born on December 25, 1899, in New York City. He began his career on Broadway in the 1920s. This led to B-movie parts in 1930s Hollywood. Bogart’s turning point came in the 1940s, with his legendary roles in The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca. He died in 1957 at the age of 57 to esophageal cancer.

Phi Phi Island, Thailand

Phi Phi IslandThe Phi Phi Islands are located in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the western Strait of Malacca coast of the mainland. The islands are administratively part of Krabi province. Ko Phi Phi Don is the largest island of the group, and is the most populated island of the group. although the beaches of the second largest island, Ko Phi Phi Lee, are visited by many people as well. The rest of the islands in the group, including Bida Nok, Bida Noi, and Bamboo Island, are not much more than large limestone rocks jutting out of the sea. Continue reading