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Landscapes: Volume Two

Landscapes: Volume Two

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24 lut 2015 Gorg the Butcha Great bust Gorg the Butcha sculpted by my friend Łukasz Mrozek from Ragnarok Miniatures and painted by me. The Longest Photographic Exposures in History - The Latest - itchy i The tremendous popularity of this article with more than half a million (!) clicks in one month inspired me to contact the artist Michael Wesely himself. I felt there were questions by readers which I couldn't answer correctly without talking to Michael. And I also wanted to tell him how much his worked was loved and how many people saw it as an inspiration for their own works and lives. From the many comments I learned, that many of you were astonished by the beauty of the images but also by the technical aspects of their making. Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings Jul 18, 2013 If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures (sometimes illegally) to get unique views of cities.

19 of the Most Incredible Photos of Venus Passing In Front of the Sun This Week I'm Rob, the editor of Light Stalking. I try to keep this ship on course. By Admin on in Cool Photos, Featured In case you missed it, the planet Venus passed in front of the sun this week – a very rare occurrence (when you live on earth) and one that won’t be replicated for more than another century. These Breathtaking Cliffside Walkways Will Give You Vertigo None of the following are quite as harrowing and dizzying as the above, but may be more accessible to some here. There are two cliffwalk paths in Ireland I've been on that are little more than sheep paths, and legend has it every year a good stiff breeze (or too many stiff drinks) blows someone off the path and into the sea hundreds of feet down. The first one is the cliffwalk from Bray to Greystones just south of Dublin (take the DART from Dublin to Bray). There's a fantastic little pub at the end of the path, and for the most part the path is wide and navigable, but it gets pretty narrow and snug at some points. Walking back from the pub, you may need more space. SExpand

The Luxury Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, Maldives « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design The Luxury Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Resort, Maldives Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu can be found on the private island of Dhuni Kolhu, in the Baa Atoll. Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is the ultimate hideaway in the Maldives. Set on a beautiful island, the resort is fringed by white sandy beaches, dressed with luxurious tropical vegetation, and hosts a blue crystal clear lagoon for the enjoyment of a vast range of water sports.

NASA captures mind-bogglingly gorgeous solar video High performance access to file storage Video Last Friday the Sun put on a magnificent display, ejecting a massive solar filament that was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in all its glory. According to NASA's announcement, the filament – a form of solar prominence – had been hovering in the Sun's atmosphere, or corona, since early August, and erupted into space at 8:36pm GMT on August 31. The solar filament eruption of August 31, 2012 (click to enlarge – a lot) The SDO's Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) produced images of the eruption, which reached a half million miles into space, capturing light at 335, 171, 304 and 131 angstroms.

Yosemite National Park, Closed on Its 123rd Birthday California's Yosemite National Park, established on October 1, 1890, stands closed today, along with all other national parks and monuments in the U.S. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a strong advocate for the recognition and protection of the region, successfully lobbied congress to set aside more than 700,000 acres as one of the nation's first national parks. These days (when the park is open), up to 4 million visitors per year make the trip to Yosemite. As we wait out the government shutdown, here is a virtual tour of Yosemite over the past 123 years. [32 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose:

The Luxury Dhigu Resort, Maldives « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design The luxury Dhigu Resort, Maldives Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoilt crystal shores, the resort is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island, offering barefoot elegance in one of the world’s most celebrated tropical havens. Here the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean offer an endless horizon of aquatic allure and the evocative location is matched by a tranquil island design style. Anantara Dhigu is a luxurious five-star resort hidden on tropical terrain on Dhigufinolhu Island in the Maldives’ South Male Atoll, a mere 35 minute speedboat journey from the island nation’s international airport, or a scenic five minutes by private chartered seaplane. Male-based architect Mohamed Shafeeq from Group X Design Associates and Thailand-based interior design company, Abacus, headed by John Lightbody, have styled the resort’s distinctive environment as a creative complement to the natural beauty of the island.

Water wonderful world! Photographer captures amazing images in a single droplet By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 10:34 GMT, 11 October 2011 These incredible images are little drops of magic - capturing iconic images within a single droplet of water. Photographer Markus Reugels spends hundreds of hours painstakingly trying to capture the impressive and beautiful images. Mr Reugels, from Schweinfurt, Germany, can spend weeks agonising over snapping the image just at the right moment - but the results are stunning. The stuff of life: This image of the globe from space looks uncannily true to life when pictured through a droplet of water. Photographer Markus Reugels spends hundreds of hours painstakingly composing these shots.

London In 1927, Recreated Shot For Shot You might remember this remarkable short film by Claude Friese-Greene, showing the London of 1927 in colour. Well, someone’s only gone and recreated it, shot for shot, in modern London. Simon Smith followed in Friese-Greene’s pioneering footsteps to craft the staggering comparison above. The results are so fascinating, you’ll want to view the film several times. In some places, the buildings are unchanged in 85 years.

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Treehotel...Sleep in Nature! The Mirror cubePhoto © Peter Lundstrom, WDO | Treehotel In a heavily wooded country like Sweden, it comes as no surprise when one comes across a hotel deep in the forest. However, the Treehotel is something beyond the ordinary. Located in Harads, a village in the northern part of the country with only 600 inhabitants, the hotel has made the forested region a touristic attraction.

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