Found via my buddy, this russian giga-plane uses the “ground effect” to achieve a level flight near the surface of the earth, the distance relative to the wingspan. Here’s another picture of this leviathan.
I snapped a bunch of photos from yesterdays climate conference demo in Copenhagen. They say there were up to 100.000 of us.
Beautiful rounded pictures by Alexandre Duret-Lutz. Unless the chap has a really wierd camera, I would guess it’s the work of Photoshops “polar coordinates” filter, combined with a little careful retouching. Well done.
The team behind the now sweetest photo gallery offering has just released version 1.1. Zenphoto now offers EXIF file information, sub-albums, auto-watermarking, video embedding, tagging and searching.
I’m proud to say that I was once a tiny minuscule part in the development, as I designed what to my surprise is still the default Zenphoto theme. Read from the archives of Noscope for an indepth review of what I had to say about the design.
Zenphoto 1.1 is a delicious homerun for photography enthusiasts. I have it installed now; here’s my recommendations that you—the photo enthusiast reader—do the same.
I spent this weekend with good friends, eating good food, reading, drinking a few beers and sitting by the fire. It reminded me how important the lazy sunday is. Simply, taking a break from things, watching the specks of dust move around in the light.
Dryad — a deity or nymph of the woods
I have to admit that “Dryads” is pretty much last months concept, revamped. There are a two reasons for this:
- It is okay to milk a novel idea. Recycling is good.
- I’ve been busy elsewhere and needed something light and relaxing.
Reason #1 explains itself.
Reason #2 deserves explanation; coming up with a concept is the hard part. Once that concept has been formulated, elaborated and actualized, it’s just play from there. Happy 2006, and be nice to the trees this year!
Beware! Pixies were spotted flying around somewhere in Sweden! Pixies are nasty little green fairies that like to dance in the shadows of stones.
While green is among my favourite colors, I find the dark hue hard to work with. Forcing myself to do so anyway was the primary drive for “Pixies”. This was a success in the sense that this is probably the first installment where all 5 parts of the whole are in the same hue—usually I drift on to other colours.
The photos are from Sweden, and while not online, there are a few other pictures in my photo gallery that are from the same place/period.
The light streaks were made by waving a flash light in front of a tripod mounted camera with prolonged exposure. These streaks are actually from early 2004 as well. I guess you could call this a left-over mashup. But hey, don’t we all love that?
P.S. Pixies concept generously donated by Chris.