Archive for the ‘Travelling without Moving’ Category

Eiffel

May 21, 2009

Eiffel tower, Paris, originally uploaded by gbatistini.

Lovely work – 26 photos stitched together to give a super-wide field of view.

Larger here.

Atlantis Solar Transit

May 20, 2009

STS-125 Atlantis Solar Transit (200905120002HQ), originally uploaded by nasa hq photo.

A recent NASA photo – the shuttle is on its way to service Hubble.

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In this tightly cropped image, the NASA space shuttle Atlantis is seen in silhouette during solar transit, Tuesday, May 12, 2009, from Florida. This image was made before Atlantis and the crew of STS-125 had grappled the Hubble Space Telescope. Photo Credit: (NASA/Thierry Legault)

Thierry made this image using a solar-filtered Takahashi 5-inch refracting telescope and a Canon 5D Mark II digital camera. Photo Credit: (NASA/Thierry Legault)

You can see more of Thierry’s fine work at: www.astrophoto.fr/

Witness to Time

May 20, 2009

Witness-to-time, originally uploaded by mix’s.

It has been months since I last posted anything.  I am going to try to get back into the habit again!  This is Monument Valley, Utah – shot from an aircraft.

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse

November 18, 2008

Pigeon Point Lighthouse, originally uploaded by PhotoBud.\

Nice shot – larger here.

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The Pigeon Point Lighthouse with its fresnel lens lit. In this yearly ceremony, they turn on the light for 5 minutes and let it stay stationary – the beams reaching out into the night sky. After that, the light will slowly turn for two hours until they shut it off.

Iceland

November 11, 2008

Tripping the Light Fantastic (RAW Redux), originally uploaded by Steiner62 (An Animal & his Anima).

Manhattan

November 11, 2008

Manhattan, originally uploaded by milliped.

Viewed from the top of the Rockefeller Center.

Nice shot – larger here.

Economy Class

October 19, 2008

Economy Class, originally uploaded by ۞ NYGUS.

A funny picture with a slightly darker sub-context:

Man trapped between a fellow passenger’s feet in a truck in Niger.

Crowded, extreme conditions of transport are both everyday life of people Niger, as well as usual fate of those who try to cross Sahara in the big trucks.Many of them die, of thirst, or abandoned during long arduous journey by people traffickers, all in vain attempt to reached paradise called Europe.

Only in Cardiff

October 19, 2008

Pink Hat – Cardiff, originally uploaded by © Maciej Dakowicz.

I have been to Cardiff a couple of times and this is indeed par for the course for Saturday nights. What a moment!  I think it’s fair to say it’s not a great look for him.

By Jupiter

August 29, 2008

Jupiter, originally uploaded by Laura Travels.

Big Country

August 13, 2008

Ultima luce, originally uploaded by giancarlo rado.

Nice sense of perspective – larger here.