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Pictures... that are simply awesome

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blitz

Unlike the Funny Picture Topic and the Random GIFs topic, this topic is for picture that simply ooze with coolness. Let's keep the .gifs and pagestretches to a minimum, shall we?

 

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Finn 7 five 11

I always thought this was pretty awesome, the guy is trying to blow out the fires he started, but inevitably will reach him.

By the way you might wanna add in the exact size, it's 640 x 480 i think?

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AlexGTAGamer

I always thought this picture was very awesome simply for the sheer amount of influential people/figureheads in the painting (I've provided a link for this one due to the fact that it is a very large painting):

 

http://cliptank.com/PeopleofInfluencePaint...tialPicture.jpg

How many people in that painting do you recognize?

 

Also I am a great admirer of optical illusions, specifically those in street art form:

 

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Moonshield
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You know the Guy Fawkes mask was added afterwards, right?

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Legacy-666_

TOOL, enough said.

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and of coarse my avatar pic, by Aleksi Briclot

 

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bread

I love those sidewalk art pictures. f*cking awesome stuff right there.

 

A glass stain house that lights up.

 

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Tattoo of an eye.

 

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and David Caruso.

 

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Chunkyman

As a history buff, I love photographs from wars and significant events (mainly WWII and Vietnam).

 

French citizen as German tanks roll into Paris.

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Sinking of the USS Arizona.

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Soviet flag over a conquered Berlin.

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Helicopter evacuation during the Fall of Saigon.

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The famous "Tank Man" during the Tiananmen Square protests.

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This is probably my favorite concept art from any video game. I absolutely love this picture, I'm not quite sure why.

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fireguy109

Similar to that sidewalk art, but in an in-home version.

 

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Ryan
Soviet flag over a conquered Berlin.

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We talked about this picture one day in my WWII history class this past semester, and there's actually quite a story behind it. Turns out to get that picture took several tries, due to the photographer's camera messing up, or him not liking the shot. Every time, the soldier had to go back out and retrieve the flag and replace it till the photographer got a shot he liked. During the whole ordeal, both were under German sniper fire as well.

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A few of them are too big, and I didn't feel like re-sizing them, so have an album.

 

CLICK HERE!

 

The first three are from the Greek riots.

The fourth one is from a submarine.

The fifth one was a project by some artist.

and The last two are by this guy (I think, his pictures won't load for me though so I'm not sure.)

 

edit: Also, are we allowed to post cool gifs, or is that restricted to the random gifs thread?

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Der_Don

I know this one is fake, but still it's kinda scary...

 

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Icarus

We talked about this picture one day in my WWII history class this past semester, and there's actually quite a story behind it. Turns out to get that picture took several tries, due to the photographer's camera messing up, or him not liking the shot. Every time, the soldier had to go back out and retrieve the flag and replace it till the photographer got a shot he liked. During the whole ordeal, both were under German sniper fire as well.

As well, the photo was doctored when it was published in Soviet newspapers, because in the original, the soldier raising the Banner of Victory had two watches on (so they assumed he probably stole one off a dead body - bad press), so the second watch was edited out.

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El Dildo

 

the soldier ... had two watches on (so they assumed he probably stole one off a dead body - bad press)

to hell with that.

 

spoils of war nigga'

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Stryfaar

I think this one's pretty cool. tounge2.gif

 

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Robinski

I saw this the other day and instantly knew it was my new phone/laptop background.

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Raindancer

 

 

This was from my area last August when the riot's kicked off for no other reason than to go and nick basmati rice and and tescos value food. jippo's

 

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Cosmic Gypsy

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Artist - Dan McManis.

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GreatGig

I have a folder on my PC full of stuff like this. Here's one of my favourites:

 

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Can you imagine how peaceful it must be?

 

Edit: It's a bit of a page stretcher. I'll resize it later.

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King Of Monra

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A picture I took while taking the train in Norway.

 

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And a picture from the US. I can't remember the name of the mountain. It's somewhere between Oregon and Nevada.

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Jack.

MY Signature XD

 

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Robinski

Not necessarily "awesome" in the contemporary meaning, but this picture floored me when I figured out what it was I was looking at.

 

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Tiananmen Square tank guy, upper left

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SIKKS66

 

As a history buff, I love photographs from wars and significant events (mainly WWII and Vietnam).

 

French citizen as German tanks roll into Paris.

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Can't see this picture without thinking of The Simpsons spoof of it.

 

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Nah Tso Gud

I really dig this one... unfortunately this one looks like its been edited though.

 

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This ones pretty classic.

 

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Cant think of any really good ones right now.

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Whiskey

Phillipe Petit, the man who tightroped between the World Trade Center in 1974. These images fascinate me, that's the only man that's ever been in that space.

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Korpi

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Hulk Hogan body slamming André the Giant at WrestleMania III.

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El Dildo

 

I really dig this one... unfortunately this one looks like its been edited though.

 

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it hasn't been edited.

that's a famous photograph from New York. you can see Central Park in the background.

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Jack.
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God-damn Hooligans!

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Nah Tso Gud
I really dig this one... unfortunately this one looks like its been edited though.

 

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it hasn't been edited.

that's a famous photograph from New York. you can see Central Park in the background.

Im aware of that, but it looks like there was some major dodging and burning going on. Perhaps it was from the original photographer in the dark room and thats why its so extreme.. But if so Ive never really noticed the halos around the construction workers.

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