Rocklist.net...Steve Parker...1001 Albums.. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die Published in 2005 by Cassell Illustrated. Selected & written by 90 leading international critics, general editor Robert Dimery. In chronological order 1955-2005. Year of release only given here, when considered absolutely necessary. 5 Great Online Resources for Learning Photography Photo by keith011764 via Flickr Creative Commons I'm always looking for new photography classes to take, thinking that if I were to take a class I'd be able to a) learn new skills without having to make a whole lot of mistakes before the "aha" moment and b) probably practice on a lot more regular basis than I currently do. And there's always that wonderful c)... I'd meet some cool local shutterbugs to hang out with. But every time I start the search for new classes I run into two hiccups. First, they're often really dang expensive -- laying out $250 for a weekend workshop or (gulp) $2,500 for a week-long retreat is something I just can't seem to get myself to do.
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50 Most Beautiful Tree Photos Trees are one of the most important life forms on our planet, as they provide oxygen for the rest of the organisms on Earth through a process called photosynthesis. Although trees come in many varieties, depending on the ecosystem, including pine trees, oak, cedar, redwood, palm trees and more, they all share similar characteristics and are great subjects for photography. Here, you’ll find 50 most beautiful tree photos from the best photographers in the world. Whether it’s a single tree illuminated by a fading sun, or a dense jungle or forest shrouded in mist, these photographs are all incredible in their beauty. 30 Amazing 3D Art Pictures Little color on the gray streets. A cool collection of 3d pavement/street art pictures from around the world featuring stunning creations of bizarre, funny and artistic works of arts on the streets.
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Dedicated to Music Lovers Designer/illustrator Alejandro de Antonio Fernandez has made collection of portraits inspired by vinyl records. Photos © Alejandro de Antonio Fernandez Link via Beautiful Life Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic - StumbleUpon After receiving more than 20,000 photo submissions from over 130 countries, the National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 concluded last month and the judging began. The winners were announced this week, with the grand prize awarded to Shikhei Goh for his capture of a dragonfly riding out a rainstorm in Indonesia. Goh was awarded $10,000 and a trip to the National Geographic Photography Seminar next year. National Geographic has shared the following winning photos (and honorable mentions) from this year's contest here.