When I was diagnosed with cancer January, 2015, I was in the process of getting ready for my first full year of focusing on photography. I had set up the year according to the photographic calendar: spring & summer for taking photos and traveling, camping through out southern Utah, building a better portfolio for shows and fairs. I have not come anywhere near that devotion since. Since cameras now come with phones and are at the ready, I have half-heartedly used my camera phone to see how that might work. Here’s one example.
A brief glimpse of the Universe for your day.
Hubble’s bubble: Space telescope captures gorgeous Bubble Nebula
This is an OK video. I’m just worn out by all these people who try and make something out of what is all too common. Geez. It’s just Utah!!!
I am a big believer in space exploration. Ever since I ordered a cardboard rocket that slid down a strong I the early sixties from there to here has been fascinating. The search for knowledge and understanding for it’s own sake is a purity of mission we can all be thankful for and awed by in it’s success.
We still have a tremendously long path to trod, but every little step helps. Because this is an end rack magazine along with Cosmo, etc. the effect could be greater than of it were just another monthly.
Say it loud and be proud!
One of my favorite and incredible exploration stories ever. And there photos by Hurley remain singular.
A wonderful aspect of the Internet is the access one gets to amazing art of all types. I can spend hours looking at renders of fractals, raytracing, photography, etc.
As I said in a previous post, I do share art that is not mine because I find it beautiful and unique. (I probably ought to post some of my photography!) Here’s a page of fractals, beautiful and an example of art mimicking nature.
Volvox – actually a microscopic unicellular life form that lives in colonies. The colony takes the shape of a ball, created by thousands (8000 to 17000) of single cell creatures. Webster dictionary says “Type genus of the Volvocaceae; minute pale green flagellates occurring in tiny spherical colonies; minute flagella rotate the colony about an axis.
The more I post, the more I see I am posting content I personally tag as beauty. Of course, the beholders eye on these posts is not mine, but yours. I hope you enjoy these.
more info about Haeckel and his wonderful lithographs.
could have just used a link, but the drawings are so beautiful…
that’s all. look him up!