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Joachim Canete

I want to find some form of peace, then share it.

Natural Beauty. Vernacotola Launch. World's Smallest Orchid. American botanist Lou Jost, one of the world's leading orchid hunters, is responsible for discovering 60 new species of orchid in the last decade alone.

World's Smallest Orchid

But it's his latest discovery that might be the most unique and unusual. Breathtaking Sky Art. Our Earth is who sustains us. River in Egypt. Y’know, when you looked at maps of Egypt in school, you could see the Nile cutting through the desert, but you didn’t get the real perspective of where the people were, what that river means.

River in Egypt

Space travel makes that perspective a bit easier to soak in: [Click to enphaoronate.] That, my friends, is the Nile delta as seen by the International Space Station on October 28. The station was well south of that area, about 800 km (500 miles) south if I’ve done the math correctly. In this oblique view facing north, you can see Cairo at the neck of the delta, the city lights blaring. Dubai Ruins nature. Kilauea Hot Lava. 7 Unexpected Dive Spots Around the World. When most people envision scuba diving and snorkeling, they tend to imagine tropical locales with sandy beaches, turquoise water and brightly-colored fish.

7 Unexpected Dive Spots Around the World

Places like the Caribbean, South America, and the South Pacific come to mind. But these aren’t the only destinations where you can plunge below the surface and discover a whole new underwater world. There are plenty of other places where you can see local sea life and dive historic shipwrecks far from the most-popular (and crowded) hot spots. Some are hot, some are cold, some are near, some are far, some are popular tourist destinations, and others are completely off the radar. Drowning Beautiful. Netherlands Water. Stunning Images of Earth from Space. Earth is truly beautiful when viewed from space.

Stunning Images of Earth from Space

But add some false color produced by satellite sensors, and the result is stunning.The U.S. Geological Survey has released a new selection of particularly interesting images from the Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites. Our Existence. Birds of A Feather.

Trees Photographed in Infrared. Photo by Steve Castle.

Trees Photographed in Infrared

Foundation Blue Beauty. Twenty Four Hour View of the Sky. Photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos; Chris’ Website Summary Author: Chris Kotsiopoulos After wondering for some time whether it was possible to image the sky from one morning to the next where I live in Athens Greece, I decided to give it a try.

Twenty Four Hour View of the Sky

After hours of planning and preparation, and a full day of shooting, the image above is the result of this labor of love. It took me about 12 hours to pull together and process a single image that included over 500 star trails, 35 shots of the Sun and 25 landscape pictures. My plan was to make the image on the day of the solstice (December 21) when the Sun’s stay in the sky was short (in the Northern Hemisphere) and the star trail durations were long. Of course, trying to find clear weather for a given 24-hour period is not an easy chore. I began the shooting the morning of December 30, 2010, taking photos with my camera on a tripod facing east. Things That Make You Smile. Comics & Cartoons. I'm Sorry. Fish - Fablewood. Young Love. Thought Questions - Asking the right questions is the answer.

Take A Smile. Art. Lori Nix. Panda. City Nebula. CG Art. Fun Stuff. Silk. Flame Painter. Flame Painter Gallery Flame Painter is a unique paint program, it belongs to my 'I am an Artist' experimental project. I think with tools which inspires you, everyone can be an artist. You can try it here, change different brush settings and paint your own flame paintings. When you change the background from black to white, the palette changes from additive to subtractive and the feeling of the painting is very different.

It's not easy to explain all brush parameters, so I leave this for your experimentation. Tools: Click here for Flame Help in German . COLOR - brush color SATURATION - brush saturation OPACITY - brush opacity C - color cycling [ on | off ] P - color per pixel [ on | off ] FADE - fade in/out [ on | off ] SIZE - brush size SOFT - brush softness CENTER - global forces FOCUS - local forces CHAOS - very chaotic parameter NOISE - crazy noise parameter ERASER - eraser tool SAVE - opens painting in a new popup window for saving (press Right Button > Save Picture As...)

Bokeh Type. Otomata. New!


If you like Otomata, check out my new instrument Circuli by clicking here! Update: Click here to get Otomata for your iPhone / iPod / iPad! Official facebook page: City Scape- Asia. CG Society. 21339%2520-%2520black_hair%2520charizard%2520clouds%2520dragonite%2520fighting%2520fire%2520flying%2520hat%2520pikachu%2520pokemon%2520red%2520silhouette.jpg (JPEG Image, 1636x900 pixels) - Scaled (82%)

302986_1228356417_large.jpg (JPEG Image, 1365x626 pixels) Butterfly Flowers. Drift Away. Sad Panda. Rain. 19.jpg (JPEG Image, 533×768 pixels) Kait. Quilling Art. Book Of Art. Panda Punk and birds. Music. Cygnamusic. Music for the Studying Mind. August Ambience.

► Mombassa by Hans Zimmer. Keep Calm and Study On. PART II. Keep Calm and Study On. PART I. Less of This, More of That. People Are Weird. You Are Somebody's Reason to Smile. I Believe in Everything. Those Who Love You. If She Loves You. LOL. Stick Figure Hands. Updated with squirmy goodness.

Stick Figure Hands

The original static JPG is here. Gimme The Beat Boy. Ideal/Actualy/Weekend Life. Generations. Second Breakfast. Meteor Strik lol.