Andreas Lie: Incredible Double Exposures photography

When Norwegian artist Andreas Lie digitally merges two unique photographs, he is able to create stunning works of art. Lie designs his creations with a double exposure that places captivating scenes from nature within the bodies of wild animals. While the images are brilliantly surreal, they also have a realistic quality to them, since the photographs of tree-covered landscapes tend to resemble the texture of animal fur.

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Panic and shots at the Louvre. In pictures

Three French soldiers of Operation Sentinelle aborted "visibly an attack of imminent terrorist character" this morning in the Carrousel of the Louvre Museum in Paris, according to the Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (Reuters)

France again suffers a terrorist attack, apparently of a mulsuman man.
This attack is about a symbol of Western culture that is the Louvre Museum.
Also this attack has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with what the Western world does about the Arab world. And, moreover, it has to see what the Arab world does, and does not do, about its own citizens.

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Buenos Aires: spectacular views of Buenos Aires from the air photos

Buenos Aires

A team of Russian photographers travels the world to show it from an unknown perspective: 360 ° capture shots from helicopters. AirPano is a nonprofit project focused on spherical panoramas bird’s eye view high resolution. AirPano has photographed more than two hundred places of our planet. There are about two thousand panoramic 360 ° on its website at this time.

Photo Source: Airpano

Plaza de Mayo

Plaza de Mayo

Retiro - Train Station
Retiro – Train Station
Metropolitan Cathedral
Metropolitan Cathedral
Monument to the Spaniards
Monument to the Spaniards
Villa 31 - Retiro
Villa 31 – Retiro
Recoleta Cemetery
Recoleta Cemetery
Constitución
Constitución
City Tigre
City Tigre

Japan: tribute to the victims of the atomic bomb

An old woman lights a lantern to one of the girls taking part in a procession

Today August 5, 2015 a procession was held in tribute to the victims of the atomic bomb in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima.

People pray for the victims of the atomic bomb in front of the cenotaph for the victims of the atomic bomb in 1945, at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 5, 2015, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the first pump . (REUTERS)
People pray for the victims of the atomic bomb in front of the cenotaph for the victims of the atomic bomb in 1945, at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 5, 2015, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the first pump . (REUTERS)
Objects carried by Theodore J. Van Kirk, navigator aboard the Enola Gay on the Hiroshima mission, including an original copy of the order to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. (Museum of the Second World War)
Objects carried by Theodore J. Van Kirk, navigator aboard the Enola Gay on the Hiroshima mission, including an original copy of the order to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. (Museum of the Second World War)
September 8, 1945. Only a handful of buildings remain standing in the middle of the desert of Hiroshima, the Japanese city reduced to rubble after the first atomic bomb.
FSeptember 8, 1945. Only a handful of buildings remain standing in the middle of the desert of Hiroshima, the Japanese city reduced to rubble after the first atomic bomb.
Two people walking between the resulting destruction of August 6 by the fall of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. (AP).
Two people walking between the resulting destruction of August 6 by the fall of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. (AP).
A correspondent walks through the rubble in front of the remains of the building that once was an exhibition center and government office in Hiroshima, Japan, a month after the first atomic bomb.
A correspondent walks through the rubble in front of the remains of the building that once was an exhibition center and government office in Hiroshima, Japan, a month after the first atomic bomb.
This photo taken on August 6, 1945 by the US Army shows the mushroom cloud of the atomic bomb dropped by the B-29 bomber Enola Gay on the city of Hiroshima. (AFP).
This photo taken on August 6, 1945 by the US Army shows the mushroom cloud of the atomic bomb dropped by the B-29 bomber Enola Gay on the city of Hiroshima. (AFP).
Photo taken in November 1945 by the US Army shows the Atomic Bomb Dome three months after the atomic bomb dropped by the B-29 bomber Enola Gay on the city of Hiroshima. (AFP).
Photo taken in November 1945 by the US Army shows the Atomic Bomb Dome three months after the atomic bomb dropped by the B-29 bomber Enola Gay on the city of Hiroshima. (AFP).
Domo de la Bomba en el Hiroshima Memorial Peace Park en Hiroshima,Japón. (EFE).
Domo de la Bomba en el Hiroshima Memorial Peace Park en Hiroshima,Japón. (EFE).
A Buddhist monk in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. The Atomic Bomb Dome, or Genbaku Dome is the only structure left standing in this district of the city and has been preserved as a monument to peace. (REUTERS / Thomas Peter).
A Buddhist monk in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. The Atomic Bomb Dome, or Genbaku Dome is the only structure left standing in this district of the city and has been preserved as a monument to peace. (REUTERS / Thomas Peter).
Lee Bong Moon (90) poses with an old photograph of himself in Hapcheon Centre for survivors of the atomic bomb, South Korea, on Monday July 13, 2015. (SeongJoon Cho / Bloomberg).
Lee Bong Moon (90) poses with an old photograph of himself in Hapcheon Centre for survivors of the atomic bomb, South Korea, on Monday July 13, 2015. (SeongJoon Cho / Bloomberg).

Animals in state of shock

This week I encountered with 2 photos of animals in a state of shock.
My daughter sent me via Whatsapp another image of an elephant,  and a friend shared  many other by mailing list.
The surprise is a reflection of the unexpected. Maybe of thing or events that potentially knows what will happen, but that puts us in activity for the moment or the way presented.
In animals the surprise is an instinctive act of supervicencia.
Humans should seek for good things in surprise; she would symptom of track.
Sure, I do not expect to be surprised by a nuclear bomb. Although, I think, would not be a surprise, it would be a disappointment never consecrated.

The best photographs taken by drones in 2014

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

Dronestagram is a site where photography enthusiasts drone share and discuss their images. One type of images taken by drones that offers a very different pictures of life taken at street or taken at higher altitudes perspective, says the site manager, Eric Dupin:

“Photography of drones is a new photographic language and a new way to discover things and landscapes we know or think we know. Any other device can take pictures how are you”

A selection of which the BBC (ES)  has published, ranging from the great work of Gaudí you see on the cover, Niagara Falls, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or pictures of ordinary people in ordinary situations but taken at a height that provides a perspective fully different from the usual, Dupin explains.

Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

“The drones photograph portrays a new version of the world. They are stunning images taken from a low altitude, very different from the images taken by satellite, airplane or helicopter, or on the other hand, images of street view”.

Baltoro Glacier, Karakoram, Pakistan.
Baltoro Glacier, Karakoram, Pakistan.

Appropriate legislation to allow international use but drones are becoming a phenomenon missing. Commercially, companies like Amazon want to use these aircraft for sending packets and darker aspects, there are drones flying halfway around the world and objectives of cyber espionage, in addition to the large investment in them in the defense industry.

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy.
Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy.

Mysterious Nature: Photos Trees that look like monsters

Mysterious Nature: Photos Trees that look like monsters

If you are a horror movie buff, you’ve certainly noticed the liberal use of trees to set the mood. Halloween is hardly complete without the image of a moon-lit and fog-laden tree. However, some trees have been molded by Mother Nature into specters of their own. Scary, frightening, or downright weird, the trees we’ve amassed in this collection will leave you wondering if Mother Nature herself digested some magic mushrooms.