Posts tagged art.
The Wall (1982)
Beautiful, bizarre images of Earth taken by the European Space Agency’s fleet of Earth-observing satellites.
These pictures are more than just cool: In a talk at TEDxBarcelona, Stephen Briggs — head of Earth Observation science at the ESA’s European Space Research Institute — tells the fascinating tale behind the satellite and explains how these uncommon images of Earth are more valuable than you think.
1. Aragon and Catalonia, Spain
2. The Okavango River Delta, Botswana
3. Sand dunes, Namibia
4. The Great Salt Desert, Iran
5. Palouse Region, United States
6. Rural Kansas, United States
(Images via ESA)
Some of the stunning snowflakes captured by Don Komarechka as he has collected and studied them. Now he’s assembled all this beauty and information into his new book Sky Crystals: Unraveling the Mysteries of Snowflakes.
About the book:
Take a journey into the world of sky-born crystals. Photographer Don Komarechka guides you through the different types of snowflakes and how they form while showcasing stunning images along the way. The scientific mysteries are explained in great detail.
This book also contains a detailed tutorial covering every technique used in photographing snowflakes. From equipment and the photographic process, through a comprehensive editing workflow, every aspect is discussed.
The colors in these stunning aerial photos haven’t been enhanced. They’re just a sampling of the diversity of hues found around the earth’s surface captured by Bernhard Edmaier for his EarthART: Colors of the Earth book.
Wheatfield with Crows by Vincent van Gogh
Thought to be van Gogh’s last painting, a few weeks before his death.
All my alphabet as one set
For separate letters and higher resolution see
this is absolutely stunning. these would be amazing as text in tattoos.