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Spectacular Winners of the 2021 Drone Photography Contest Capture a Bird’s-Eye View of the World

 Photography #aerial #birds #contests #drones #landscapes #nature #volcanoes September 17, 2021 Grace Ebert “Pink-Footed Geese Meeting the Winter” by Terje Kolaas. All images courtesy of the 2021 Drone Photography Awards, shared with permission Following last year’s competition eclipsed by this serendipitous shot of a shark swimming in a heart-shaped school of fish, the 2021 …

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‘Fantastic Landscapes’ Surveys the Vivid Use of Color in Hokusai and Hiroshige’s Woodblock Prints

 Art History #art history #landscapes #printmaking #ukiyo-e #woodblock prints July 16, 2021 Grace Ebert Utagawa Hiroshige, “Yamashiro Province: The Togetsu Bridge in Mount Arashi (Yamashiro, Arashiyama Togetsukyo),” from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces (Rokujuyoshu meisho zue), 1853 An exhibition opening this weekend at the Art Institute of Chicago plunges into the …

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An Otherworldly Animation Adventures Across Galactic Landscapes Recreated in Miniature

 Animation Photography #landscapes #miniature #short film #space #video July 13, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] In the first two parts of his Miniature Landscape series, director and animator Clemens Wirth (previously) celebrates the vast, awe-inspiring terrain of the earth by adventuring through snowy caverns, across pebbled beaches, and to the green glow of the …

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Embroidered Landscapes Capture the Stillness of Pastoral Life through Dense Knots and Stitches

 Craft #embroidery #forests #landscapes #nature #trees July 9, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Katrin Vates, shared with permission French knots, chain stitches, and straight lines become peaceful countrysides and abandoned shacks overrun by moss and vines in Katrin Vates’s embroideries. Using bleached canvas as a base, Vates works with thread in natural color …

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Menacing Storms Rip Across Remote Landscapes in Black-and-White Photos by Mitch Dobrowner

 Photography #black and white #clouds #landscapes #lightning #weather June 22, 2021 Grace Ebert Hendrum, Minnesota. All images © Mitch Dobrowner, shared with permission Photographer Mitch Dobrowner (previously) captures some of nature’s most dramatic and overpowering shows of force in his black-and-white images of storm cells. Living between Los Angeles and Lone Pine, California, Dobrowner …

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Otherworldly Sandstone Pillars Appear Like Totems of Billowing Fabric

 Photography #erosion #landscapes #nature #stone June 14, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Zac Henderson, shared with permission Between 140 and 180 million years ago, a cluster of Entrada Sandstone developed in a remote region of Utah. Wind, rain, and other elements have whittled down the formations over time, creating tall pillars that more …

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Illusory Photographs of Mountain Landscapes Are Flipped 90 Degrees to Reveal Human-Like Profiles

 Photography #landscapes #mountains #pareidolia May 11, 2021 Grace Ebert “Sleeping Greek Woman” in the upper Austrian pre-alps. All images © Bernhard Lang, shared with permission There’s a long history of connecting natural occurrences and pareidolia, or the inclination to see an object or find meaning where it physically doesn’t exist. The psychological phenomenon is …

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Glowing Geometric Light Paintings Dance Above Sparse Landscapes in Reuben Wu’s Audiovisual Works

 Art Photography #audio #drones #landscapes #light #light painting April 26, 2021 Grace Ebert  Paired with static, beeps, and soft melodic sequences, a series of glowing geometric shapes by Reuben Wu (previously) appear to emerge from the air in his new project, EX STASIS. Created in his signature otherworldly style, the Chicago-based photographer draws …

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A New Timelapse Tool Reveals How Much Humans Have Altered Earth’s Landscape Since 1984

 Photography Science #climate change #landscapes #timelapse #video April 23, 2021 Grace Ebert  Venture back to the sights of 1984 with Google Earth’s new timelapse tool. Released just in time for Earth Day, the addition reveals our collective mark on the planet during the last three decades and provides visual evidence of urban sprawl …

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Black-and-White Photos by Daniel Tjongari Frame the Dramatic Landscape of Indonesia’s Sawarna Beach

 Photography #beach #black and white #Indonesia #landscapes #ocean #water #waterfalls April 2, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Daniel Tjongari, shared with permission Between 2015 and 2019, Indonesian photographer Daniel Tjongari made multiple treks to a complex of white sand beaches that sit adjacent to the Indian Ocean. He wanted to capture the fluctuating …

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