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Beautiful, Fragile Nudibranchs Can Kill You

If you’re hungry while on the ocean floor, don’t chow down on these fellows, no matter how tasty they look. The Chromodoris annae, like many nudibranchs, is soft, colorful and poisonous. Wildlife photographer David Doubilet took photos of many different species. You can view more pictures at the link. Link -via It’s Okay to Be Smart | [...]

Infrared Photography by David Keochkerian

These infrared photographs by Amiens, France-based photographer David Keochkerian have a mesmerizing, dreamlike quality. The dark skies and electric-colored landscapes seem as if they were shot in another world.  Keochkerian’s impressive body of work can be viewed at his 500px photostream, Facebook page or his portfolio. Link


Heads up! For his series Vaults (2003 – 2009) Photographer David Stephenson documented some of the world’s most beautiful vaulted ceilings. This one above is from the Sainte-Chappelle in Paris, France. [...]

Penguin Paparazzi

Photographer David C. Shultz attracted the attention of the Emperor penguins he was shooting in Antarctica. The curious birds had to check out the equipment, which led to some funny photo opportunities! See more pictures at Buzzfeed. Link (Image credit: David C. Shultz)

Shining Light On Cancer

Photo Credit: David Schlaich Cancer, depression, or any sort of ailment can make you feel terribly isolated. As part of a series called Shining Light on Cancer, health photographer David Schlaich captures light paintings to illustrate the feelings of cancer patients. The series is for a book of light art images to help raise money for [...]

Can A Monkey License Its Copyrights To A News Agency?

In a story we brought you last week, a monkey grabbed photographer David Slater’s camera and took several pictures, including this one of himself. This picture doesn’t have a copyright notice, but two other pictures at Mail Online have a watermark from Caters News Agency. Techdirt finds that a little strange. So here’s the legal question: [...]

What Lives in a Cubic Foot of the Mo’orea Tropical Forest?

Photo: David Littschwager/National Geographic Just what live in a cubic foot in the tropical forest of Mo’orea, French Polynesia? You’d be surprised at the biodiversity: National Geographic photographer David Liittschwager photographed this Metrosiderous tree and all 58 species he found crawling, flying, or taking root in it. He and a team of scientists accounted for 49 arthropods, [...]

Catch of the Day

Photographer David Goldman snapped one of the most impressive photos you’ll see today. It took place at a spring-training baseball game last week in Florida, where a baseball player lost a bat to the stand. I won’t reveal the photo here (now that’s reflex!) – you’ll just have to see it in its full-sized glory for [...]

Tropical Island Infinite Photo

A couple of years ago we posted about an infinite photo called As Seen on Earth. National Geographic has a new infinite photo project called Tropical Island. At the link, you can select a piece of the image and click to zoom in on more images, and then click again to zoom in to yet [...]