Chris Loehrlein

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Rapatronic Camera: An Atomic Blast Shot at 1/100,000,000th of a Second

This is a photo of an atomic bomb milliseconds after detonation, shot by Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton in 1952 through his Rapatronic (Rapid Action …

“My goal is to make images that are familiar and dreamlike, evocative of an almost unreachable memory.”–Vanessa Marsh 

<i>“My goal is to make images that are familiar and dreamlike, evocative of an almost unreachable memory.”–Vanessa Marsh</i><p>In photography, as in all forms of art, one must travel their own path. Seeing the work of Vanessa Marsh for the first time, I immediately sensed that this young, Oakland-based artist was following a particular vision. It’s refreshing to see images that ask us to slow down, look and ponder what we see.<p>Her work, which combines a variety of techniques including drawing, sculpture …

Camera club Dulux competition: Sydney Anstee

“I am mystified by the expression ‘blue and green should never be seen’ as I think they make a wonderful combination that I find particularly calming, soothing and relaxing. These colours are found together all the time in nature ...” Sydney Anstee<p>A set based upon a particular colour combination of …

London's cycling 'superhighways' prove to be super dangerous

Like many cities, Lonson is encouraging people to use bicycles more. Mayor Boris Johnson has even introduced special bike lanes, known locally as cycling "superhighways."<p>In a city of 8 million, there are going to be accidents. And, sadly, some fatalities. Still, Londoners have been stunned by a …

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

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From the Infiniteverse…

Posted on February 22, 2016 by<p>Amazon’s spinoff company, ComiXology, allows users to read digital dowloads of comics and graphic novels. They call …

Creepily perfect pictures from North Korea, the sport and leisure capital of the world

North Korea has been on a building binge since its young leader, Kim Jung Un, came into office. Some of his top priority projects? A ski resort, a “miniature world” park that includes replicas of London’s Big Ben and France’s Eiffel Tower, and basketball courts, skating rinks and video arcades …

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Zooids: Faces of tiny warriors - in pictures

Fine art macro photographer Aaron Ansarov has been capturing the beauty of hundreds of portuguese man o' war to seek to change our perception of a creature that is normally seen as a threat and a nuisance.

Real Men Pose Next to Famous Underwear Ads

We've all seen the dreamy underwear ads where male models show off their chiseled abs and their unnaturally tanned bodies. In this series, Jenny Francis and daily tabloid newspaper <i>The Sun</i> teamed up to show how real men compare to those popular campaigns.<p>Four brave men, regular readers of <i>The Sun</i>, …

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Americana by moonlight - in pictures

Noel Kerns uses a technique called light painting to create vivid nightscapes of abandoned American roadside spots, from drive-ins to motels. His photographs combine long exposures of moonlight with spots of artificial coloured light. His photobook Nightwatch is available now

US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North Carolina – secret document

A secret document, published in declassified form for the first time by the Guardian today, reveals that the US Air Force came dramatically close to detonating an atom bomb over North Carolina that would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that devastated Hiroshima.<p>The document, …

APOD: Antares Rocket Launch (2013 Sep 21) Image Credit: NASA, Bill Ingalls http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130921.html Explanation: The sky looks dark in this scene from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. Captured on Wednesday, September 18, an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is leaving launch pad-0A with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard. Though it looks like night, the photograph was taken at 10:58am EDT, under bright, clear morning skies, with a digital camera modified to record infrared images. The Sun itself is above and left of the picture frame, creating strong glare and internal reflections in the camera lens at near-infrared wavelengths. In the false-color presentation, the vegetation and watery reflections also take on an otherworldly pallor. Reaching orbit, the Cygnus spacecraft is now on its way to a Sunday rendezvous with the International Space Station. The spacecraft will deliver about 1,300 pounds (589 kilograms) of cargo to the Expedition 37 crew. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130921 #APOD

Beautiful High-Speed Photographs of Ink Mixing with Oil

When it comes to high-speed liquid photography, you’d be hard-pressed to find more than one or two people the world over who can match illustrator …

Japanese man walks home 800 miles after being mugged

A man who was mugged in southern Japan decided to walk more than 800 miles home rather than inconvenience the local police or his family with his predicament, it has been claimed.<p>The man, who has not been named, set out from the city of Kitakyushu after being mugged on August 25 and arrived back at …

Let This Gorgeous Chart From 1944 Teach You About Electromagnetic Radiation

Everything you need to know about electromagnetic waves in one poster<p>Reflection, refraction, diffraction, oh my! Dive into the wonderful world of electromagnetic radiation--i.e., the energy that travels through space in waves, like x-rays, microwaves and good old visible light.<p>Lawrence Livermore …

The Cutest Little Kitten Turns into a Mini-Lion

Remember Daisy? About a year ago we introduced you to the the sweet little thing, as we proudly proclaimed her “the cutest little kitten in the world.” The feline beauty, who lives with her owner Ben Torode in Tokyo, was captured doing the most adorable things such as playing the piano or peeking …

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Electric avenue: Korean buses now wirelessly charge as they drive

Wireless charging hasn't quite yet made an impact in the smartphone market but that hasn't stopped scientists in South Korea from using a similar technology to develop the world's first road-powered electric vehicle network. Located in Gumi city, the 15-mile network uses specially adapted roads …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

What Happens When You Fire An AK-47 Underwater [Video]

It's a science lesson masquerading as a slow-motion video!<p>The AK-47 is an iconic assault rifle, popular among revolutionaries and known for its rugged, reliable design. Thanks to the team at Smarter Every Day and The Slow Mo Guys, the AK-47 is also a way to learn about physics! Underwater, the …

Otherworldly Pics Of The Iridescent Universe Inside Meteorites

If the sky is falling and meteorites mean an end to all of us, at least let them look like this.<p>Meteorites–the chunks of debris from space that may have killed the dinosaurs and sometimes threaten humans, too–are usually lumpy, gray, and sinister-looking from the outside.<p>But when cracked open and …

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …