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Getting Above the Chaos: Science, Photography, and Beauty – Reading the Pictures (blog)

Getting Above the Chaos: Science, Photography, and Beauty – Reading the Pictures (blog) Astronomers travel to the high plateau of the Atacama Desert in Chile to get above the moisture, air-borne particulates, and ambient light that distort the night sky at lower and more populated altitudes. Getting Above the Chaos: Science, Photography, and Beauty – Reading the Pictures (blog) thumbnail courtesy of readingthepictures.org

Making It Real – The Refugee Crisis

A lot of jibber jabber about the problem of refugees on social media. Images however, for those who care to see, start to bring the problem home and make it real. I pray this article and these images perform an angioplasty on the hearts of those who have turned their head away from this tragedy. This is not their problem. This is everyone’s problem.

Cat Got My Tongue

I grew up believing I was allergic to cats and dogs. I later learned this was nothing more than a fable fabricated by others to discourage me from wanting a pet. So the TIME story, “Here Are Some Adorable Photos Of Kittens Pouncing” grabbed my tongue and inspired me to write a personal memoir, not about cats per se, but about life. Fast forward many years later, I found myself wandering into a pet store and buying my first dog. It […]

Preserving God’s Beauty

Vintage Pictures Show Why Parks Should Be Preserved. See pictures of our historic national parks and learn how you can help protect them. 0. 1 / 11. Picture of a traveler drinks from a man-made stream in Carlsbad. Vintage Pictures Show Why Parks Should Be Preserved – National Geographic thumbnail courtesy of nationalgeographic.com

Vertigo

Inverted Bridge Photographs Will Make You Dizzy. Filled with the trepidation of vertigo and the thrilling sensation of falling through air untethered, bridges innately carry an uncertainty to them. They display utility in terms of travel and aesthetic appeal as precisely engineered, soaring behemoths. Inverted Bridge Photographs Will Make You Dizzy – The Creators Project (blog) thumbnail courtesy of vice.com

Great Photo! Great Subject!

Muhammad Ali’s final photo shoot captured a spark that still lingered. British photographer Zenon Texeira got the chance of a lifetime two months ago when he traveled to Muhammad Ali’s home in Phoenix to photograph the boxing legend. Muhammad Ali’s final photo shoot captured a spark that still lingered – Washington Post thumbnail courtesy of washingtonpost.com

What A Difference A Photo Makes

How One Image Put the Earth’s Place in the Cosmos in Perspective. Somewhere, some 20 billion kilometers away, the only manmade object to ever reach interstellar space is traveling away at a heliocentric speed of 17 kilometers per second. How One Image Put the Earth’s Place in the Cosmos in Perspective – Fstoppers thumbnail courtesy of fstoppers.com

Travel Photographer Of the Year

The 10 amazing pictures entered for the Travel Photographer of the Year prize. The sky’s the limit for the talented photographers who entered these pictures for the Travel Photographer of the Year prize. And it’s not hard to sea how the image of a gill shark in the murky Cape Town waters made the cut either. These are just some… The 10 amazing pictures entered for the Travel Photographer of the Year prize – Mirror.co.uk thumbnail courtesy of mirror.co.uk

From The Yorkshire Moors To A New Zealand Glacier

Readers’ travel photography competition: May – in pictures. From the Yorkshire moors to a New Zealand glacier, landscapes dominate this month’s competition. Scroll to see the poignant winning shot, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. All monthly winners will be displayed at the year-end exhibition at the… Readers’ travel photography competition: May – in pictures – The Guardian thumbnail courtesy of theguardian.com

Two Tickets To Hawaii Please!

10 Photographs That Will Inspire You to Travel to the Big Island of Hawaii Right Now. It is no secret that Hawaii is a piece of paradise in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. 10 Photographs That Will Inspire You to Travel to the Big Island of Hawaii Right Now – Resource Magazine (blog) thumbnail courtesy of resourcemagonline.com

Do Yourselfie A Favour And Take A Real Photograph

The selfie: the ugly little cousin of actual photography. read more at huffingtonpost.com.au      

Engaging With Culture = More Distinct Photos

Tips from a travel photographer: Engage with the culture to capture more creative, distinctive photos. Your camera is bored, says Boston Globe columnist Christopher Muther. A lot of people take the same “dime-a-dozen” views of landmarks and scenery around the world, he continues. Tips from a travel photographer: Engage with the culture to capture more creative, distinctive photos – imaging resource thumbnail courtesy of imaging-resource.com

Selfie (I Mean Selfish-ie) Overload!

Nine Places You Should Never Take A Selfie (USA.com)
Finally, someone took enough notice to at least lay down some ground rules for these things. Selfies, or as I call them “Selfish-ies,” are jamming up the cloud with images that are like plaque on one’s arteries.

The Mexico You May Not Know

Get ready to experience a kaleidoscope of color and beauty as photographer Diego Huerta introduces us to the Aztec people “through the lens of God’s eyes.” We generally do not get the benefit of this portrayal from the mainstream media but, the Mexican people are ALIVE with culture. Enjoy! Photographer Diego Huerta Portrays Beauty Of Mexican Indigenous Communities In Stunning Photos Photographer Diego Huerta has taken on the task to travel all over Aztec grounds, and with his camera, has managed to […]

Smile, and Put Your Best Foot Forward…

Did you know that a photo of your feet can capture you at your best?

Have You Seen Nature’s Waterfall Of Colors?

“The Aurora Borealis , or Northern Lights, is one of nature’s most spectacular light displays. Ever changing, they will intrigue anyone who is lucky to catch them night after night. At no other time of year can we drive through city and country alike and feel the warmth that lights add to our lives. No matter how awesome our light displays are though, nothing can compare with one of the most amazing shows nature has to offer; the Aurora Borealis, or […]