Category Archives: Photography

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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A Supercell Storm Cloud Forming Over Wyoming

“How do supercell storm clouds form? Pictured above is a time-lapse video taken last Sunday detailing the formation of one such violent supercell in eastern Wyoming, USA. Starting as part of a large and dark thunderstorm complex, the supercell comes together along with a large rotating updraft … Continue reading

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That Night Over Half Dome

“Captured one night last May this eight frame mosaic starts on the left, down Northside Drive through Yosemite National Park. It ends thousands of light-years away though, as the arc of the Milky Way tracks toward the center of our galaxy on the right, far … Continue reading

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Time Lapse – Mirror City

This is a beautiful, trippy, abstract, and wonderful visual story by Michael Shainblum, through some of the great American cities: Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. “These clips were all processed from their original form, into the … Continue reading

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Hungry Planet

It’s fascinating what different people in different cultures around the world eat in a week. The variety of food stuffs consumed in various parts of the world, as well as how much a week’s worth of food costs, is incredible. … Continue reading

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