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Easter is a dual holiday, like Christmas, both solemnly religious, but with joyful overtones for children…and that’s where you want to concentrate your photographic efforts. Easter is the first springtime holiday. Depending on where you live, nature may be in bloom, or signs of spring emerging. This time of year offers many opportunities to create some magical and memorable images.
Magnificent Starlit Skies that Encompass Lake Tekapo in New Zealand All the Way to the Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Australia
A fellow who uses the moniker AtomicZen has taken some breathtaking images of starlit skies that span locations from Lake Tekapo in New Zealand to the Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Australia. Lake Tekapo is the second biggest of three approximately parallel lakes running north–south by the northern side of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island of New Zealand. The two others are Lake Ohau and Lake Pukaki.
Nature-loving Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko has a knack for taking photos that bring tiny elements from the natural world up close, showing us how the world would appear if we could see it through the perspective of small creatures. Insects like, mollusks, reptiles and amphibians all dwell in these little worlds, and yet we hardly notice them or often forget they even exist.
Photographer Asher Svidensky was attracted with the story of a 13-year-old Ashol Pan, a young girl who was requested by her father to take the place of her brother once he departed for military service. Pan was up to the task and though still in school, forging a strong connection with her eagle became one of her top priorities.
Using long exposure photography, Missouri-based photographer Vincent Brady captures some magical images of luminescent light trails left behind by fireflies as they do their daily night dances in the American Midwest. Fireflies have always aroused thoughts of the mystical, and as as kids they seem like the closest we will ever come to anything from the fabled wonderland. Brady used time-lapse photography to show the gorgeous luminous activities of fireflies as they streaked through the evening darkness.
Mesmerizing Collection of Images that Combines Photographs Shot During WWI and the Same Locations as They Look Today
In 1914, the world was plunged into perhaps one of the bloodiest human conflicts that would go down in the annals of history. World War One tore Europe apart and it would also fundamentally change world order as well as global politics. July 28 was the start of that turbulent period in 1914 and it lasted until November 11 of 1918. During that time and until the commencement of World War II, that event was simply referred to as the Great War or the World War. In the US, it was at first referred to as the European War.