Hong Kong’s Last Neon Lights Still Look Totally Blade Runner. Neon is to Hong Kong as red phone booths are to London and fog is to San Francisco.
When night falls, reds and blues and other hues cast a hazy glow over a city illuminated by tens of thousands of neon signs. But many of them are going dark, replaced by more practical, but less romantic, LEDs. 25 Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments that look like they're from the Future. These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, Kozara and Kadinjača), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Niš).
They were designed by different sculptors (Dušan Džamonja, Vojin Bakić, Miodrag Živković, Jordan and Iskra Grabul, to name a few) and architects (Bogdan Bogdanović, Gradimir Medaković...), conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors per year, especially young pioneers for their "patriotic education. " After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned, and their symbolic meanings were forever lost. Podgarić. Dantilon: The Brutal Deluxe. Photographer Gets Lost In The Beauty Of Tokyo’s Neon Streets At Night.
Liam Wong injects a unique cyberpunk flavour into his images, casting a light upon the dark corners and back alleys that twist throughout Tokyo.
Lebbeuswoods.net. Kawasaki Warehouse - Kowloon Walled City Rebuilt in Japan. If you don’t know anything about Kowloon Walled City (九龍城寨) then have a read of my earlier posts where I looked at what it was (a lawless area of Hong Kong) and what it is today 20 years later (now redeveloped as a park).
It’s a fascinating story which was confined to the pages of history until recently when a games company in Japan decided it would make the perfect backdrop to a new arcade they were building in Kawasaki (川崎市 – located between Tokyo and Yokohama). Being rather obsessed about the place and after receiving numerous requests from friends in Hong Kong to investigate I got on a train earlier today to take a look. Untitled. Untitled. Slow motion film of a fire tornado / Boing Boing.
Fotojournalismus. Averaging thousands of images into one - Boing Boing. UC Berkeley researchers demonstrated software that averages thousands of similar photo to create a single representative image, like this wedding shot.
Users can also refine and weight specific features within the source pool of photos to refine the average image. The Art of Photomicrography. Blog. Neon Lost and Found: Where New York City Still Burns Bright. This time of year, when the sun goes down early, neon comes into focus.
The chlorophyll process « Chlorophyll Process. Writer / Tiffany Pereira Photography / Tiffany Pereira and Binh Danh The chlorophyll process is an organic alternative photography process akin to the anthotype process.
Photosynthesis: A world where you can grow your own photographic supplies « Photosynthesis. Writer and photography / Rosemary Horn Rosie Horn lets her images develop slowly on the actual plant.
Overview. Binh Danh's chlorophyll prints. Artwork of Binh Danh. Infinity Imagined. Rare photographs of atomic bomb testing at Bikini Atoll. The majority of the photos depict the Baker shot of Operation Crossroads.
Living Photography. Phototropism, photo by Tangopaso Wie orientieren sich Cyanobakterien im Licht Plants don’t always seem particularly charismatic, but hidden from us in their slow-motion and chemical activities are incredible mechanisms that sense and respond to the world around them.
Plants move in response to light, bending and stretching to get maximum sunlight. This phototropism extends all the way down to much smaller photosynthetic organisms. Melissa Maples » Extremely large and incredibly close. A Harrowing Photo Of The 1978 Jonestown Massacre. Untitled Document. Light-induced chloroplast movements in leaves: seeing is believing Light-induced changes in the cellular distribution or orientation of chloroplast's have been observed in nearly all green plants including algae, mosses, ferns, and angiosperms. Under low light conditions, chloroplasts accumulate along the cell walls that are perpendicular to the incident light.
Under high light conditions, they accumulate along the walls that are parallel to the incident light. Artist suspends real clouds in the middle of the room. Now, I don't mean to belittle this. The single act of getting it to coalesce and hover in the middle of the room like a blob is ridiculously cool in it of itself.
And the lighting and staging are beautiful. But, this really isn't a "cloud", right? I mean, unless I'm mistaken and there are other types of fog machines, which he used. Because the fog machines I've seen all use that solution which while water-based, is also loaded with glycerine and and other stuff to stabilize it and create the mist when it's aerosolized by the heating element. Real clouds are just water vapor, right? Legendary Soviet Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov's Funeral. The Most Iconic Photographs Of The 1950s. Iconic Photographs Of The 1950s: Korean War March, 1950 This LIFE magazine picture is one of the earliest images of the Korean War. In it, American Marines march down a canyon road they dubbed “Nightmare Alley” during a retreat from the Chosin Reservoir. Segregated Water Fountains, 1950 This image of segregated water fountains in North Carolina was taken by Elliott Erwitt. An incredibly surreal photo of the real-life goths from American Gothic.
Retronaut. Vintage vixen obsessed: Archive. The Carnabetian Army: Archive. The Most Iconic Images Of The 1970s. Iconic Images Of The 1970s: Napalm Girl, 1972. The First Ever Cosplay Photos, From the 1890s. Photos imagine atomic bomb tests as a modern tourist attraction. SExpand Here's a cute tidbit about Las Vegas in the 50's (from Iconic Photos): "The next phase came with the U.S.
Army and its nuclear testing on a dried lakebed just outside the city; people came to Las Vegas to stand on the edge of the desert, and feel the ground shake, smoke billow and glass shatter around them. Incredible close-up photos of animals' eyes. Flickr: Intercambio de fotos. Dazzling Droplets: Photos Reveal Mini Worlds. Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011. Auroras spark awe across the north. AuroraMAX / Canadian Space Agency The northern lights take on a weird, rippling shape in a super-wide-angle view captured Sunday night by the Canadian Space Agency's AuroraMAX webcam in Yellowknife, capital of the Northwest Territories.
Chris Forman: un álbum de Flickr. SamanthAshli Pants - Google+ - <span class="proflinkWrapper"><span class="proflinkPref... Panorámica de 60 Gigas de Barcelona. Aumentando la colección de impresionantes imágenes compuestas por miles de fotografías, os dejamos hoy con la panorámica de Barcelona de 60 Gigas, desde la que podemos hacer zoom para ver pequeños detalles de esta gran ciudad. Disponible en lainformacion.com nos permite cambiar de punto de vista, disfrutando de los detalles tanto de día como de noche. Recordad que hay muchas otras imágenes que merecen la pena la visita, estando, entre ellas: - 111 gigas de la foto de Sevilla - la biblioteca del Strahov Monastery en Praga - 40 Gigas de Madrid - 80 Gigas de Londres - 45 Gigas de Dubai - 26 Gigas de París - Dresden, 26 Gigas - Praga, 18 Gigas - Barrio Harlem, New York, 13 Gigas.
9 miles from Nome: Icebreaker closes in on cut-off Alaska town. Tabique Malévolo - Google+ - An Armenian physics teacher Suren Manvelyan used his… Danny Lyon. Espera... Photo Album. Dr Julius Neubronner’s Miniature Pigeon Camera. PROCESO 35 AÑOS DE FOTOPERIODISMO. Cosmonaut Couture: Russian Photo Shoot Makes Space Sexy. Solar-Storm-Fueled Auroras Make for Awesome Backyard Photography. Johnny Cash's 80th Birthday: Rare and Unpublished Photos of the Country Music Icon. Johnny Cash didn’t live lightly.