Reflection by Michael Epel. Image Credit: Photograph by Michael Epel Photograph Location: Kopavogur, Capital Region, Country: Iceland. Camera: Phase One IQ3 60MP Focal Length: 35 mm Shutter Speed: 1/2 sec Aperture: f/19ISO: 50 Source: Reflection Photo by Michael Epel — National Geographic Your Shot
A coati atop the Pyramid of El Tepoztec. Photo by Zachary Senn High up in the mountains of Morelos, a two-hour bus ride from Mexico City, lies an ancient pyramid at the end of a spectacular hike through the Mexican cloud forest. Dedicated to Tepoztecatl, the Aztec god of Pulque, the shrine attracted pilgrims from … Continue reading
Detail: “Oh, Dear, My Thanksgiving Dinner!” c. 1907 by Jeanette Bernard: Jeanette Bernard: American photographer, born in Germany: (1855-1941) A gelatin silver print from original glass plate negative acquired by Culver Service : 15.6 x 20.0 cm: from PhotoSeed Archive Source: Oh, Dear, My Thanksgiving Dinner! | PhotoSeed
“wacka” A juicy rumour so important that an instant crowd of workers would gather on hearing the wacka alert whistle. No good ever came out of spreading a “wacka.” “Like blowflies around a lump of shit” The Dago’s masterly description of a “wacka” crowd gathering and hovering around like eager to hear the latest gossip. … Continue reading
Photograph by Shawn McClure Dreams Of Distant Shores — Cannon Beach, Oregon. “One will never reach distant shores, if he chooses to remain upon the dock, In fear his little ship of dreams may be dashed against the rocks.” Fethullah Gulen Looking north from Cannon Beach along the northwest Oregon coastline at dawn.
Photograph by Drew Hopper A limestone karst in Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park, Queensland. Karst topography is a landscape formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and gypsum. It is characterized by underground drainage systems with sinkholes and caves. It has also been documented for weathering-resistant rocks, such as quartzite, given the … Continue reading