The Seven wonders of the World deservedly get a lot of attention. They represent a niche architecture. But there are a lot of buildings and structures that do not get the required praises. Some of the tallest buildings in the world have a very mesmerizing look. Their architecture is a very thoughtful process. Each and every bit of the building has something unique about it. Here we have gathered some of the tallest buildings of the world that we found interesting to share with you.
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Vancouver resident Dina Goldstein’s “Fallen Princess” series makes us both laugh, cringe and wonder if Disney princesses were thrown into today, what their lives would be like? Dina Goldstein has balanced her love of unique portraits with a career in editorial and commercial photography. Her photographs have been featured in many high profile magazines, and she has received numerous awards for her commercial and creative photography. Dina talks about Fallen Princesses: “Fallen Princesses place Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios.
Symphony in White, No. 1, also known as The White Girl, is a painting by James Abbott McNeill Whistler. The work shows a woman in full figure standing on a bear rug in front of a white curtain with a lily in her hand. The colour scheme of the painting is almost entirely white. The model is Joanna Heffernan, the artist’s mistress. Though the painting was originally called The White Girl, Whistler later started calling it Symphony in White, No. 1. By referring to his work in such abstract terms, he intended to emphasise his “art for art’s sake” philosophy.
HDR, also known as High Dynamic Range, is a set of techniques that when applied carefully, magically transforms your photographs into really stunning ones. It has been widely used by photographers to record a greater range of tonal detail than a single aperture and shutter speed. HDR photographs are generally achieved by capturing multiple photographs (taking one photograph for the sky and one for the ground), merging them together in Photoshop, and then modifying it with an image processing software such as Photomatix.
The lake is 2,120 m long and 1,380 m wide, with a maximum depth of 30.6 metres. The lake is situated in a picturesque environment, surrounded by mountains and forests. A medieval castle stands above the lake on the north shore. The lake surrounds Bled Island (Sln. Blejski otok), the only natural island in Slovenia. The island has several buildings, the main one being the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary (Slovenian: Cerkev Marijinega vnebovzetja), built in the 15th century, where weddings are held regularly. The church has a 52-metre tower and there is a stairway with 99 steps leading up to the building.