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With Christmas just over, it isn’t far-fetched to assume that images of Santa Claus are still fresh in most people’s minds. Perhaps a character just as enigmatic as Santa would be the mermaid. Stories of this sea bound beauty have captivated us for centuries, and children are especially taken by tales of this ocean creature that is half-fish, half woman. Czech photographer Hana Vojackova is obviously one such individual, with the difference of having a camera to bring images of imagined mermaids to life. She calls the series Milk & Sea.
A New Years Eve celebration perhaps culturally is more widely observed during the holiday season, the occasion being more of a calendar event and nothing else. For others, New Years Eve brings a fitting punctuation to ending the holiday season, capping off weeks of parties and get-togethers. It is after all, the beginning of all beginnings, another new year. Very few places in the world perhaps, can lay claim to being a New Years Eve attraction as Times Square in New York.
Mention Yellowstone National Park and many other wildlife things come to mind except the abstract. Dave Reichert however saw exactly that when he turned his attention toward the thermal pits that are so common to the area. Yellowstone’s park’s geothermal pools just took him totally by surprise.
Mitch Dobrowner you might say is some kind of storm chaser. Being at it since 2009, he does not follow storms to study them but rather to catch their fury on camera. Partnered with Roger Hill who is a genuine professional storm chaser, Dobrowner journeys throughout Midwestern and Western USA just to take pictures of storms unleashing their immense power.
Julian Calverley of late spent 3 long days not too long ago taking panoramic back plates of London. Every finished image is a composite, made up of three 80 mpxl image files. It comes as no surprise that the resulting images of his efforts reveal a truly spectacular level of intricacy and detail.