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45 Perfectly Timed Photographs That Will Leave You Stunned Chance, position, timing, angles, lighting, and being in the right place at exactly the right moment make these photographs some of the most intriguing and mind-bending pictures of all-time. Explore the perfect timing of capturing lightning strikes on skyscrapers. The perfect timing of snapping a friend’s picture just as a bicycle crashes into a pole. See the perfect angles and timing as Buddha snatches an airplane from the sky and a crane snatches the Eiffel Tower from the ground. Man awakens from 12 years in ‘vegetative state’ Text smaller Text bigger Martin Pistorius Martin Pistorious fell into a mysterious coma when he was a vibrant 12-year-old boy in the 1980s. He found himself locked inside his own body – unable to speak, make eye contact or even move his own limbs. Martin’s doctors told his parents, Rodney and Joan Pistorious, that the boy had cryptococci meningitis. They said Martin should be taken home to die in peace.

Wallpaper Search Picture Album Wallpaper Show Titles Applying and removing HubbleSite wallpaper BACK TO THE FUTURE : Irina Werning I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. 20 of The World's Most Powerful Photographs Viewing 1 of 20 Starving boy and missionary Viewing 2 of 20 Inside an Auschwitz gas chamber Viewing 3 of 20 Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. Russian cat called Masha saves baby abandoned in the cold - World - News - The Independent The long-haired feline, affectionately named Masha by the block’s residents, discovered the baby boy inside a cardboard box in apartment block in the Russian city of Obninsk after hearing his cries in the cold. Masha apparently climbed inside the box and wrapped herself around the abandoned child, believed to be less than 12 weeks old, to keep him warm. Hearing Masha’s loud meows, resident Irina Lavrova rushed to rescue the cat believing she was injured – instead she discovered her curled around the now quiet baby. “You can imagine my shock when I saw her lying in a box next to a baby,” she told RT. The baby was rushed to hospital, with Masha attempting to follow the car, and was found to be healthy, despite his outdoors stay.

Judith Ann Braun's Fingers Are Magical With an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature. She began as a self-described “realistic figure painter,” and worked through the struggles common to anyone who endeavors upon an artistic pursuit, that of searching for one’s own voice in the chosen medium. Fast forward to the 21st century where the evolution of Braun’s work has brought us to the Fingerings series, a collection of charcoal dust landscapes and abstracts “painted” using not brushes but her fingertips. Braun has a specific interest in symmetry, as evidenced by the patterns she follows in a number of the Fingerings pieces as well as work in the Symmetrical Procedures collection.

25 Most Beautiful Animals Photography on StumbleUpon I think the most beautiful pictures are those made in nature. Nothing compares with the expression of a tiger, the majestic flight of an eagle or the strength of a white bear. Below you can see 25 the most beautiful animal photographs that will capture your attention, and were stumbled on StumbleUpon. 27 Breathtaking places to visit in your lifetime... Zhangye Danxia landform in Gansu, China The rainbow formation is the result of red sandstone and mineral deposits being laid down for over 24 million years. The swing at the “End of the World” in Baños, Ecuador At the edge of Ecuador sits a rickety tree house (casa del árbol) overlooking an active volcano in the near distance.

The man who posted himself to Australia 5 March 2015Last updated at 19:58 ET By Jason Caffrey BBC World Service In the mid-1960s, Australian athlete Reg Spiers found himself stranded in London with no money to buy a plane ticket home. Desperate to get back to Australia in time for his daughter's birthday, he decided to post himself in a wooden crate. 60 insane cloud formations from around the world [PICs] Cloud varieties go way beyond the cumulus, stratus, and cirrus we learn about in elementary school. Check out these wild natural phenomena. STANDING IN A CORNFIELD IN INDIANA, I once saw a fat roll cloud (like #4 below) float directly over my head. It’s a 12-year-old memory that remains fresh. Restoration of genealogy photographs This is a 1917 photo, somewhat faded and damaged with a crease. It has been cut into an oval shape, and has the back of an old cardboard frame glued to it. The original is on the left, and the restored image is at the right. The important tools are the histogram for restoring contrast, and the Clone Tool for repairing damage.

Who Needs Photoshop When These 15 Unbelievable Pictures Are Completely REAL? Whoa. You’ll think you’re bring tricked, but these photos aren’t manipulated or faked… they are 100% real. Each of these jaw-dropping scenes were captured just as they exist. A mixture of perfect timing, optical illusions and just flat-out insane nature led to this gallery being created. All I can say is: Woah. 1. This isn’t a teenager miraculously walking on water: actually, this is just a perfectly timed photo.

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