Posts Tagged: photography

Jupiter and Venus converge

If, like me, you’ve been amazed at seeing Jupiter and Venus so close together and so bright in the night sky this week, then you’ll probably appreciate some of the amazing photos that have been taken around the world by

Jupiter and Venus converge

If, like me, you’ve been amazed at seeing Jupiter and Venus so close together and so bright in the night sky this week, then you’ll probably appreciate some of the amazing photos that have been taken around the world by

Venus, transit of Venus, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium

Counting down to the transit of Venus

Three months before the last transit of Venus this century. “The transits are an interesting marker of mankind’s technological advances,” says Dr Thomas Widemann of the Observatoire de Paris. “In the eighteenth century, pendulum clock allowed accurate timings during a

Venus, transit of Venus, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium

Counting down to the transit of Venus

Three months before the last transit of Venus this century. “The transits are an interesting marker of mankind’s technological advances,” says Dr Thomas Widemann of the Observatoire de Paris. “In the eighteenth century, pendulum clock allowed accurate timings during a

The sinister side of fairy tales

From Enchantment to Down, by Paris-based photographer Thomas Czarnecki, is a collection of photographs depicting fairy-tale heroines in scenes that are darker than their idyllic stories. Above, ‘On the Other Shore – The Little Mermaid’. Via gizmodo.com.au

The sinister side of fairy tales

From Enchantment to Down, by Paris-based photographer Thomas Czarnecki, is a collection of photographs depicting fairy-tale heroines in scenes that are darker than their idyllic stories. Above, ‘On the Other Shore – The Little Mermaid’. Via gizmodo.com.au

Wow! Mermaid tails for sale!

US$2,250 for the basic silicone model. Add on a full or tattered dorsal fin for US$250 extra. Made by Eric Ducharme, otherwise known as The Mertailor. Picture via Chris Cumley, an extended collection of which can be viewed alongside an

Wow! Mermaid tails for sale!

US$2,250 for the basic silicone model. Add on a full or tattered dorsal fin for US$250 extra. Made by Eric Ducharme, otherwise known as The Mertailor. Picture via Chris Cumley, an extended collection of which can be viewed alongside an

Celebrities as mermaids #3

Stretching the term ‘celebrity’ just a little here, but this is Courtney Stodden, who it seems is famous for being the 17 year-old bride of 51 year-old actor Doug Hutchison. Anyway, click on the link below for a few more,

Celebrities as mermaids #3

Stretching the term ‘celebrity’ just a little here, but this is Courtney Stodden, who it seems is famous for being the 17 year-old bride of 51 year-old actor Doug Hutchison. Anyway, click on the link below for a few more,

Celebrities as mermaids #2

Katy Perry by David LaChapelle. Via au.lifestyle.yahoo.com

Celebrities as mermaids #2

Katy Perry by David LaChapelle. Via au.lifestyle.yahoo.com

mermaids, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, florilegium

Celebrities as mermaids #1

Julianne Moore, by Annie Leibovitz. Via for-redheads.tumblr.com

mermaids, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, florilegium

Celebrities as mermaids #1

Julianne Moore, by Annie Leibovitz. Via for-redheads.tumblr.com

A picturesque Venus transit

The transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004 was one of the better-photographed events in sky history. The above was taken by David Cortner and comes via Nasa’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. The next transit will

A picturesque Venus transit

The transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004 was one of the better-photographed events in sky history. The above was taken by David Cortner and comes via Nasa’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. The next transit will