Category Archives: Photography

How The Sun Sees You

This video by Thomas Leveritt makes you wonder, makes you smile, and makes you think. Using an ultraviolet lens, people were filmed and got to see what they looked like in UV, just like how the sun would see you. It’s amazing … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bees

Bees are vitally important insects, transferring pollen from plant to plant, ensuring their survival. They are also actually rather beautiful creatures, especially when viewed in microscopic detail. This is what biologist Sam Droege did, using photography hardware developed for the military. … Continue reading

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Kings Time Lapse

“Kings” is an excellent time lapse video by Gavin Heffernan. It was shot over 3 days and two nights at the stunning Kings Canyon National Park. The effort really paid off, as we’re treated to some sublime landscape shots, beautiful … Continue reading

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Shadows And Plumes Across Enceladus

“Why does Enceladus have ice plumes? The discovery of jets spewing water vapor and ice was detected by the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft in 2005. The origin of the water feeding the jets, however, remained a topic of research. A leading … Continue reading

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Old Time Portraits Of Parasites

Over at Smithsonian, they have a creepy collection of old time portraits of parasites, by Marcus DeSieno. He used antiquated photograph development techniques to create the distinct look, which verges between monsters from horror films and beautiful art. The Smithsonian … Continue reading

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Cassini’s 10th Anniversary

Cassini has been orbiting Saturn for ten years. In that time, it has taken some truly phenomenal photographs. I’ve already posted about a couple of them (In the shadow of Saturn & Saturn from above), as well as a montage of … Continue reading

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10 Incredible Crowds

The world’s population is increasing, and there are some areas of the world which are incredibly overcrowded. Over at BoingBoing, they have a collection of 10 super crowded areas, including swimming pools, trains, beaches, and bridges. If you find yourself … Continue reading

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The Topography Of Tears

What do human tears look like under the microscope? Rather beautiful, actually. Rose-Lynn Fisher has created a wondrous mix of science and art, by looking at her tears through a microscope. The results appear like aerial shots of Earth, with rivers, roads, cities, fields, … Continue reading

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Technicolour Alaska

“There are some things in this world that everyone deserves to experience with their own eyes. I headed to Alaska in February with the hope of catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights with mine. That glimpse turned into an … Continue reading

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The Hidden Zoo

Over at The Hidden Zoo, they have a great collection of 25 posters of different parasites, with a short description of what each is. These are close up microscopic images of the parasites, coloured to stand out, and they look fantastic. … Continue reading

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