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The Blue Hour by Kilian Schoenberger (12 Photos)

For his latest series, The Blue Border, German photographer Kilian Schoenberger (featured previously here and here) explores the ‘magical border between the rational daylight world and the mystic realm of the night.’ On Behance, Schoenberger adds: The so-called blue hour is the period of twilight in the morning or evening. But it’s far more than just a special light mood. For me it’s a magical border between the rational daylight world and the mystic realm of the night. Especially when fog hides the landscape behind a white veil even familiar…

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Russian Artist Pushes Embroidery To Its Limits, Making It Look Like Paint

It took about a half a year for her to bring her vision to the public, said the embroidery star, “I started to publish my embroidery experiments in Instagram and people start to write me, ‘can I buy it?’ And I thought – why not.” Over time this young visionary’s work has continued to evolve as is evident on her page. Her enchanting needlepoint can be seen displayed over complimentary backdrops, only adding to the already eye-popping visuals. Scroll down below to check out her latest work and don’t forget…

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Travelled 300 Million Miles, Took This Pic

NASA/JPL-Caltech The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA’s InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. The camera’s transparent dust cover is still on in this image, to prevent particulates kicked up during landing from settling on the camera’s lens. This image was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft, currently orbiting Mars. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a…

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The Life of a Finnish Island as Told Through the Seasons

Jani Ylinampa is a Finnish photographer that has built a steadily growing following on Instagram and Facebook for his breathtaking landscape photography. The artist’s work is focused primarily around his home region of Finnish Lapland where he captures the region’s natural beauty as well as the incredible Northern Lights. In this seasonal series, Jani uses a drone to document the life of a small Finnish island called Kotisaari near Rovaniemi. According to the town’s tourist website: Rovaniemi was a legendary lumberjack town, and the Ounas- and Kemi rivers were used…

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Amazing Clouds on the I-90 in the Berkshire Mountains, MA

Photograph by the-crooked-compass on reddit Reddit user the-crooked-compass on reddit shared this amazing photo of his view on his drive work in the morning. The pic was snapped on the I-90 in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. For more photos from the redditor check out his Instagram @cfmackey via the-crooked-compass on reddit Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2018/02/amazing-clouds-on-the-i-90-in-the-berkshire-mountains-ma/

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This Might Be the Best Lightning Storm Timelapse Ive Ever Seen

“Transient” is a new short film by storm chaser and timelapse photographer Dustin Farrell. Compiled from storm chasing adventures this past summer, most lightning footage was captured in uncompressed raw at 1000 frames per second with a Phantom Flex4K. Farrell chased storms for over 30 days this summer, travelling nearly 20,000 miles in the process. On Vimeo he adds: “Lightning is like a snowflake. Every bolt is different. I learned that lightning varies greatly in speed. There are some incredible looking bolts that I captured that didn’t make the cut…

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Amazing Things Happen at the Grand Canyon and this Timelapse Captures Them Beautifully

Millions of visitors a year come to Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the most visited national park in the western United States. On extremely rare days when cold air is trapped in the canyon and topped by a layer of warm air, which in combination with moisture and condensation, form the phenomenon referred to as the full cloud inversion. In what resembles something between ocean waves and fast clouds, the Grand Canyon is completely obscured by fog, making the visitors…

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The Earth Pyramids of Italy: Where Boulders Perch Atop Pillars of Clay

One of the strangest landscape elements of the Alps are the so-called Earth Pyramids of South Tyrol. Especially during foggy conditions these pillars appear like from another world. Photographer Kilian Schönberger spent several hours on-location to capture the change of colors and light from dawn till noon. On Behance, Schönberger adds: These strange so-called earth pyramids were shaped by erosion. They remind a bit of hoodos in the SW of the U.S., but their origin is a bit different. Normally the pillars consist of deposited clay with a boulder on…

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Artist Replaces Billboards with Photos of the Landscapes Theyre Blocking

Art Installation by Jennifer Bolande for Desert X Photograph by Lance Gerber Studio Visible Distance / Second Sight is an art installation by Jennifer Bolande for DesertX. The temporary artwork can be found along the Gene Autry Trail near Vista Chino (33°50’41.70â€N 116°30’21.02â€W), where a series of consecutive billboards have been replaced by perfectly aligned photos of the landscapes they are blocking. From the DesertX project page:   Each photograph is unique to its position along this route and at a certain point as one approaches each billboard, perfect alignment…

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