National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - In Focus National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. Eruption of the Cordon del Caulle. Beluga whales in the arctic having fun. This is a streetcar in New Orleans traveling back towards The Quarter on St. This image captures almost 6 hours of climbing parties on Rainier going for the summit under starry skies. Russia, polar region of West Siberia, Tazovsky Peninsula.
Rafael Araujo - Calculation - Illustrazioni di farfalle e spirali matematiche Se l’arte può essere definita come qualsiasi forma creativa di espressione estetica, allora cos’è la matematica? L’artista venezuelano Rafael Araujo si è avventurato alla ricerca di una sua estetica pura, utilizzando solo una matita, righello e goniometro. Il risultato è Calculation, una serie di tavole in cui farfalle e conchiglie trasformano spazio tridimensionale e spirali geometriche in un preciso balletto di colori e ombre. In fondo tutto ciò che ci circonda è un divino esperimento matematico e l’arte non fa altro che cercare d’imitarlo. Rafael Araujo TAGbutterfly·drawing·geometry·mathematics·shell Autore: Buddy Founder @buddy_bradley Nato a Catania nel 1982. Ha scritto 555 post Articoli correlati prev next Commenti per "Rafael Araujo – Calculation" next post prev post
A dream treehouse I've always wanted a treehouse when I was a child but living in a city made it a little difficult. Instead, we would built forts, tents or just crawl under the bed to play. It's weird right now but back then we really loved having those hideouts where nobody could find us. We could stay there for as long as we wanted. Telling horror stories and feeling like these were the safest places to be. But what happens if you're an adult and still dream of a treehouse? I did a little web research for treehouses all over the world and oh my what I found. Safe Arbor in Switzerland. Trillium. The enchanted forest. A modern, pitched roof treehouse. A treehouse morning. A dream treehouse. Those are just a few of many treehouses.
Social Media Marketing Consultant & Strategy Specialist Mark Schaefer The Luxury Resort Dhigu, Maldives 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. Anantara Dhigu, P.O.
Content Shock: Why content marketing is not a sustainable strategy This post will demonstrate in simple economic terms why content marketing — the hottest marketing trend around — may not be a sustainable strategy for many businesses. Like any good discussion on economics, this is rooted in the very simple concept of supply and demand. When supply exceeds demand, prices fall. But in the world of content marketing, the prices cannot fall because the “price” of the content is already zero — we give it away for free. So, to get people to consume our content, we actually have to pay them to do it, and as the supply of content explodes, we will have to pay our customers increasing amounts to the point where it is not feasible any more. Paying people to read our content? You are paying people to read your content In 1997, I received my first company laptop computer, some brick-like device called a Grid. I explored the meager content offerings and found a file with NASA photographs. Fast forward to 2009, the year I became a serious content creator.
New York City's Hidden Subway Station Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence. Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… But it sounds like something straight out of Harry Potter, right? It was opened in 1904, with the hope of making it the crowning glory of the New York subway system in elegant architecture and a place for commemorative plaques to honour the work that had resulted in such a successful underground mass transit system. It was to be the original southern terminus of the first ‘Manhattan Main Line’; however the station was closed and boarded up in 1945. The reason for its closure was that newer longer cars were required to match the demand of passengers that passed through the system.
32 Irresistible Print Ads That Will Leave You Mesmerized Possibly Forever 1. World Tobacco Day Campaign Moscow ad agency A drive taken up to create an awareness among people that smoking does not make you look pretty. 2. Moms Demand Action Advertising Agency: Grey, Toronto, Canada Moms Demand Action as one child Is holding something that’s banned in America to protect them. We ban Kinder chocolate eggs for child safety but using assault weapons is completely fine? We keep Little Red Riding Hood out of schools because of a wine bottle, but we allow children to carry guns! 3. Advertising Agency: Publicis, Singapore Because just liking a picture on a social networking site showing a traumatized and sick child doesn't help them at all. Don't follow the crowd, stand out and help them. 4. Advertising Agency: Terremoto Propaganda, Curitiba, Brazil This ad highlights the negligence of driving and multi-tasking along with it. 5. Advertising Agency: Memac Ogilvy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia An ad that is aimed to fight against domestic violence and other forms of woman abuse. 6. 8. 9.