Category: Photography

Packing up human skulls, 1948

Attendants from the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College Of Surgeons packing up some of the 3,000 human skulls stored in a shed in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, before their transfer to the Natural History Museum, July 1, 1948. The skulls include those of…

Cool teachers

The physics of surfing 😉 California cca. 1970

Natural calender

This tree at Goa Gajah, Bali, serves as a natural calendar. When it blooms, the villagers know that their yearly ceremony is coming. So I was told 🙂 Wild Almond Tree Pohon Kepuh Sterculia foetida

Photography

Does the world need any more photos of Mesa Arch? Probably not… it certainly is one of the most photographed locations in Utah. But I think it’s fairly easy to see why: it’s an unusual natural feature in an incredible setting – and under…

Photography

It feels like walking around the feet of giants, hoping you’re not stepped on and squished between their toes. It’s a good thing these trees are well rooted and firmly held in place. Giant’s Foot – Sequoia National Park, California

Bonding time

Paphiopedilum sp.

While you have it

Cannon Beach, Oregon “Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.” ― W. Somerset Maugham A broken shell on Cannon Beach…

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To be contemplative of one’s own existence is a uniquely human trait often exaggerated at the mortality of others. There’s a never ending search for the meaning of life and we’ve each been given a finite slice of time to solve the riddle. In…

Snoller coaster

A roller coaster for snails Photo via Deviantart http://kimerajam.deviantart.com/art/–420166612

My pretties

Passion flower

Saw this interesting flower while in Greece, and indeed is very impressive 🙂 The Passion Flower (Passiflora), a fast-growing perennial vine, with showy white and purple-blue scented flowers. The corona in the flower is blue or with violet filaments. Passion flowers have five greenish-yellow…

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Not just beautiful, though – the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me Photo credit: Scott McCook