This grove of approximately 400 pines was planted around 1930, when its location was still within the German province of Pomerania. It is generally believed that some form of human tool or technique was used to make the trees grow this way, but the method and motive are not currently known.
Landscape Photography by San Francisco Bay area based photographer Dmitri Fomin. Dmitri likes to shoot landscapes and capture the sacred moments of beautiful light. He uses his canon gear and a variety of filters from B+W, Hitech, Hoya with Lee’s 100mm square filter holder with a Manfrotto CF tripod and Gitzo ball head.
Beautiful Landscape Photography by Pete Piriya, born in Bangkok, but now living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The photos in the selection below were taken in various parts of North America and Thailand.
Marc Latham is a Leeds, U.K. based writer specializing in fiction and non-fiction books, journalistic articles and structured poetry.
His photos below highlight greenygrey Barcelona – the greenygrey concept highlights how often green and grey colors occur together, something we don’t usually notice as we go around our daily lives – and nature photos from Barcelona and Montserrat Monastery using the direct sun to create artistic effects.
In this series, French photographer Laurent Chehere invites us to dream and imagine what it would be like if houses were flying. “Flying Houses” represents a mix of Chehere shooting various structures and creating them in Photoshop.
“Technically, I drew the buildings and afterward, I shot each element such as the roof, walls, windows, graffiti, and even the people—it’s a montage,” explained Chehere. “The series is a tribute to the old Paris and the movies including The Red Balloon, and directors such as Hayao Miyazaki, Wim Wenders, and Federico Fellini”.
The flying saucer resembling ”Volcano House” looks out over a 60-acre property midway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles in Newberry Springs. The house was designed by architect Harold J. Bissner, Jr. in 1968 and belonged to broadcaster Huell Howser until his death recently. The inspiration? San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a nuclear plant in northwestern San Diego county. Now, it’s been donated to Chapman University. Continue reading →