“Double Cheese Toasted Sandwich.”

The Islington Railway Workshops in Adelaide were certainly full of characters and none more than Brian Cahill a staunch Union man who could eat the leg off a chair. During winter the Steel Car shop had a series of kerosene heaters that would roar away for most of the day and would attract cold workers […]

Beatlemania hits America, 1964.

On 4 November, 1963, at the outset of another marathon British tour, the Beatles were the main attraction at a Royal Command Performance in London. With the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret looking on, John Lennon famously asked for the crowd’s help: “The people in the cheaper seats, clap your hands, and the rest of […]

The Abandoned Movie Locations of Spain.

Image Credit: Photograph by Mark Parascandola via Huck Magazine. Over the past ten years, photographer Mark Parascandola has been journeying through the heart of southeastern Spain, documenting the abandoned outposts that once played host to some of cinema’s most iconic productions. [See the photos at Huck Magazine] via The Best Photography Of The Week – […]

Alone in Finland.

Photographer Tiina Törmänen likes to be alone when she shoots … really, really alone. For her most recent series, she drove out into Finland’s frigid wilderness to take stunning self-portraits under the Northern Lights. She calls the project Wanderer, aptly named given the stark and beautiful loneliness of her photos. Törmänen started the series while […]

Surreal Inspired Images by Johansson.

We’ve always enjoyed Erik Johansson’s surreal photo-manipulations. Here is a collection of his Escheresque “paradoxical geometry” optical illusions… via petapixel via Juxtapoz Magazine – Erik Johansson’s Escher-Inspired Photomanipulations.

Fire Runs, the Catalans.

Photograph by Anibal Trejo, National Geographic Your Shot Firecrackers douse raucous revelers in a steady stream of sparks during a celebration of Correfoc, or “fire runs,” in Sant Quintí de Mediona, Spain. A Catalan tradition, the festival features groups of participants known as “devils” running wild among the narrow streets, igniting fireworks along the way. […]

Bargara, a place to call Home.

Photo by Sevgi Kahverengi · · From Pic of the Week Every day is just so beautiful. Lucky to live in such a great place. Bargara is a coastal town in Queensland. The town lies 384 kilometres north of Brisbane and just 13 kilometrs east of Bundaberg. Between 1912 and 1948, a railway connected the […]

The Solitary Jaguar.

Jaguar (image via: Awesome-Desktop/S.K.) The Jaguar (Panthera Onca) is the third-largest of the four big cats in the genus Panthera, and the only living member native to the western hemisphere. Growing up to 160 kg (350 lb), Jaguars are distinguished by rosette-emblazoned fur, comparatively short tails and an exceptionally powerful bite that enables them to […]

John Lewin, our first Pro Artist.

When he stepped off the boat in Sydney Harbor on 11 January 1800, John Lewin was about to wield his paintbrush as the first free-settler professional artist in a wild frontier land. He’d already missed his first boat to Australia, the Buffalo, which his wife Anna Maria had boarded 18 months earlier. So, he took […]

Outback Storm, Port Hedland.

Image Credit: Photograph by Swotto · · From Pic of the Week Wow, this image captures the Australian Outback perfectly. Enjoy! This rain burst followed along the highway for about twenty kilometres Published Port Hedland, Western Australia. Source: ABC OPEN: Following a storm || From Project: Pic of the Week