The Cootamundra Rail Disaster.

by Paula Bray This photograph from the Museum’s Tyrrell collection shows the aftermath of one of Australia’s worst rail disasters of the 19th century. The accident occurred in the early hours of the morning of 25 January 1885 about five kms south of Cootamundra. The train had left from Albury and was fully laden with […]

Shasta Cascade Morning Light.

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Shasta Cascade Morning Light” by Beth Young. Location: Shasta Valley Wildlife Area, California.“ I got out of bed hours before dawn to drive an hour or so north to capture the clearing mist at the top of Mount Shasta and warm, golden light kissing the foliage surrounding Trout Lake […]

‘The Male Gaze’ Serengetti National Park.

The Male Gaze Your Shot photographer Tim Bryan made eye contact with this male lion in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. “I will never forget his piercing gaze,” he says. With more than 2,500 lions living in its borders, the park is one of the largest lion refuges in the world. Image Credit:Photograph by Tim Bryan, […]

Migrants arriving in Sydney -1966 photo by David Moore.

‘Migrants arriving in Sydney, 1966’ by David Moore. Image courtesy of Lisa, Michael, Matthew and Joshua Moore. It was a time when Australia reached out to the rest of the world to populate or perish. Mike Bowers Source: Great Australian photographs: Migrants by David Moore – an audio essay | Art and design | […]

Coco, a baby Anteater, ZSL London Zoo.

A baby tamandua, or anteater, named Poco sticks out its tongue at the ZoologicaL Society of London Zoo. The Zoo is celebrating the creature’s surprise birth after they found a male to be the companion of its mother Ria last October. Image Credit: Photograph by ZSL London Zoo/PA Source: The week in wildlife – in […]

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 […]