Photography

Project Stardust: A Photographer Scours Rooftops Across the Globe for Minuscule Cosmic Particles

 Photography Science #macro #meteors #space October 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jon Larsen and Jan Braly Kihle, shared with permission According to Olso-based photographer and researcher Jon Larsen, the most exotic particles from across the universe are likely hiding in a rain gutter or scattered among debris on rooftops. Larsen, who works …

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An Immense New Book Surveys the Work of More Than 300 African Artists

 Art History Photography #art history #books October 15, 2021 Grace Ebert Zanele Muholi, Bhekezakhe, Parktown (2016), gelatin silver print, 50 × 35.9 centimeters. Photo © Zanele Muholi. Stevenson, Amsterdam, Cape Town and Johannesburg, and Yancey Richardson, New York One of the most expansive volumes of its kind, African Artists: From 1882 to Now compiles a …

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Neon Lights and Urban Loneliness Shroud Cities After Dark in Liam Wong’s Panoramic Photo Book

 Photography #books #cities #light #night #panoramic October 1, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Volume Co., shared with permission The foundational idea behind Liam Wong’s new book is that “real life is just as potent, bizarre, and interesting as things we can imagine.” Released by the crowd-sourced publisher Volume, After Dark is a …

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Raptors In Flight: Striking Portraits by Mark Harvey Frame Birds of Prey on the Hunt

 Photography #birds #feathers #flight September 29, 2021 Grace Ebert “Golden Eagle.” All images © Mark Harvey, shared with permission Following his portraits of acrobatic birds performing a series of stunts, photographer Mark Harvey turns his focus to the larger, more powerful creatures of the avian species. The new collection, titled Raptors In Flight, centers …

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Tainted with Manufactured Objects, Slime Molds and Spores Grow Into Unnaturally Striking Compositions

 Photography Science #fungi #mold September 24, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Dasha Plesen, shared with permission Moscow-based artist and mold enthusiast Daria Fedorova intervenes in natural decomposition processes, accentuating textures and colors and pushing the boundaries of science and art. The artist, who works as Dasha Plesen, laces petri dishes with various bacterias …

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Ghostly Aerial Photos Frame Isolated and Abandoned Houses Scattered Across North America

 Photography #aerial #drones #houses September 24, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Brendon Burton, shared with permission In his ongoing series titled Thin Places, Portland-based photographer Brendon Burton documents battered houses that stand alone in barren fields, amidst an encroaching marsh, or at the edge of the mountain. The decrepit structures have been Burton’s …

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Nighttime Skies Serve as the Dreamy Backdrop for Sophia Ahamed’s Saturated Flowers

 Photography #flowers #moon #night September 20, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Sophia Ahamed, shared with permission With illuminated slivers of the moon in the distance, a photographic series juxtaposes clusters of flowers in saturated reds and pink with expanses of cloudy, blue skies. Created by Sophia Ahamed, the dreamy works center on seasonal blooms …

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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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A Spectacularly Colorful Shot of an Oak Leaf Tops Nikon’s 2021 Photomicrography Competition

 Photography Science #animals #contests #fungi #plants September 13, 2021 Grace Ebert By Jason Kirk, trichome (white appendages) and stomata (purple pores) on a southern live oak leaf. All images coutesy of Nikon Small World, shared with permission Unless they were under a microscope, it would be difficult to see the shimmery barbs of a …

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Eerie Photos Frame the Dense Fog Shrouding Waves as They Swell Along the Los Angeles Coast

 Photography #fog #ocean #waves September 3, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Raf Maes, shared with permission Through a thick blanket of morning mist, Raf Maes documents the serene waves that surge along the coastline near Venice, Los Angeles. The moody, eerie images capture the powerful energy of the ocean as it ripples across …

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