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The volcanoes of the Kuril islands

Volcano_KurilIslands_1Geothermal landscape and volcanic caldera, Kuril Islands, Sakhalin Oblast (source: Bing Wallpaper Archive)

The Kuril Islands form a volcanic island archipelago that stretches approximately 1,300 km northeast from Hokkaido, Japan, to Kamchatka, Russia. The 56 islands chain has around 100 volcanoes, some 40 of which are active.

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The tri-colored lakes of Kelimutu in Indonesia

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Kelimutu is a volcano, close to the small town of Moni in central Flores island in Indonesia. The volcano contains three striking summit crater lakes of varying colors. Tiwu Ata Bupu (Lake of Old People) is usually blue and is the westernmost of the three lakes. The other two lakes are separated by a shared crater wall and are typically green or red. But their color can vary unpredictably between blue, green, black and red.

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Peechaya Burroughs’s playful minimalist compositions

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Australia-based designer Peechaya Burroughs driven by childhood memories and  fascinated by children’s imagination creates her minimalist compositions of everyday objects. The direction of her photography is light, easy to approach with a little touch of everyday optimism.

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Images ©Peechaya Burroughs

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Whimsical photo-manipulations by Anil Saxema

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Digital artist Anil Saxena, from Munbai, started out doing conventional darkroom photo composition and retouching before moving these skills over to creator and then photoshop. Having moved to Mumbai to work as an illustrator he became interested in retouching as a way to utilize his eye for creating striking imagery. Drawing from his technical background in graphic design, CGI and his trained creative eye, Anil enjoys developing stunning imagery. He believes color grading is paramount.
More info: Behance

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