Monday, July 23, 2018

Tricolored Jewel Beetle

Photographer Levon Biss from Germany shoots highly detailed images of insect specimens collected by famous naturalists. He combines 8,000 to 10,000 individual shots to produce the final piece. This jewel beetle was collected by Charles Darwin during a visit to Australia in 1836, and brought back to the UK on the famous HMS Beagle.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Wild Life

The Chinese company Huawei that makes the P20 Pro phone has a promotion for their latest product.
The phone comes with a double-lens Leica camera, and surveys show that P20 users are interested in
photographing wildlife with their phone/camera. So they have positioned giant raven statues around the country that are over 8 feet tall. One is of course near the Tower of London...legend has it that if the 6 ravens that live in the tower all leave, the kingdom will fall. Because of that, they only made 5 ravens just in case to keep the Crown safe.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Special Delivery

A vendor carries a load of plastic children's balls to market in Delhi, India.
Photo: Cathal McNaughton

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Halo

Photographer Reuben Wu creates otherworldly visuals in nature by using drones to light mountains and cliffs. The light from his GPS enabled drones create a halo effect when photographed using a long exposure, creating an elegant circle of light.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Pink!

In Kerava, Finland, artist Olek has used a large team of assistants to cover a 100 year old house in hand-knit pink crochet. The house went through many families that had to flee during one war or another, so the pink symbolizes peace, goodwill, and a bright future.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Summer Fireworks

Japan has held over 200 fireworks festivals each summer since the early 18th century. The pyrotechnicians compete to see who can produce the most spectacular show, with extreme detail to scale, color and design. Photographer Keisuke traveled to many of the shows throughout Japan to capture some of the best.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Farming Fish

German photographer Bernhard Lang captures an unusual series of fish farms while flying in a helicopter above the coast of Greece. Lang says that the aquaculture industry is very important to Greece in light of the current bad economic situation. Sea Bass and Sea Bream are one of Greece's
biggest exports next to olive oil.