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Photographer Visarute Angkatavanich created an amazing series of images depicting the mighty Siamese fighting fish, showcasing the species’ incredible colors as well as luscious fins. The Siamese fighting fish, simply known as the betta in the West, is a tiny fish that traces its origins from the rice paddies of Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Ben Zank is committed to producing a new photograph every single day of the year. The devoted young artist/photographer from New York is another master on the surreal on the rise, creating self-portraits that defy explanation or logic, while still keeping his viewers not only captivated, but entranced. Zank is no doubt blessed with uncommon talent, and luckily for us, he is also dedicated to making art, fine art in fact.
For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by Helen of Troy along with Paris, her lover. That legendary Egyptian city however was buried under the sea some 1,200 years ago when it forever disappeared into the Mediterranean. It is widely believed that Heracleion served as the main port of entry to Egypt for all ships emanating from the Greek world.
The nature of photography is to freeze a moment in time. This is what most photographers do, and countless do it exceptionally well. For Toby Harriman, however, it is different. He would rather capture several frozen moments of time, and combine these images in a picture that says more than just a single shot. Rather than get tiny segments of a second, Harriman immerses his shots in minutes or even longer periods. Generous amounts of time for a scene are captured to show its many facets and nuances.
Ali Ertürk is certainly not alone with his fixation on one beloved structure. The lensman has been creating beautiful and captivating landscape photography of the Golden Gate Bridge. He achieves this from numerous, inimitable perspectives, capturing the structure’s one-of-a-kind beauty. The bridge is synonymous with San Francisco, and together they share a common bond that afflicts almost anyone who visits the city by the bay.
Nothing quite compares with a pouring of fresh snow to make for picturesque scenes during the onset of winter. It is always a beautiful sight to behold, and every time is just as magical. A snowflake is actually two things; one ice crystal or an aggregation of ice crystals that falls through the Earth’s atmosphere.