Red Color In Nature

Red Color In Nature Photo Contest Winners
Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the color red in nature in the Red Color In Nature Photo Contest…

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner “Peeping Tom” by meganlorenz
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Congratulations Runner Up “Poppies_Towton_001” by gilesrrocholl
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Congratulations Runner Up “The Cerro Torre ” by WildEssence
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Congratulations People’s Choice “”Summer Tanager”” by TexasPixels
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Red Color In Nature
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Hi-tech Tokyo

Sam Pritchard is captivated by Japan’s futuristic architecture at night.

Tokyo has been destroyed and reconstructed twice in the twentieth century, so compared to London and other European cities that exhibit more of a fusion of classical and modern architecture, Tokyo’s skyline and fabric appears to be more modern, consisting largely of buildings built during the bubble economy. Buildings made of stone or brick are an exception – everything seems to be clad in glass, tile or synthetic material. There are hardly any arches either – everything is straight lines and the sloped angles of the upper floors of apartment buildings seem synonymous with Tokyo. This adds to the Lego-like appearance.

The high population density requires that available living space is used efficiently and innovatively, so you can find anything from sports grounds to driving schools on the rooftops. This density and constant activity give it a futuristic vibe, while the fluorescent neon signage illuminates the city at night.

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Hi-tech Tokyo

more in EOS Magazine

Street Photography | Denys Nevozhai

Street Photography by Denys Nevozhai

Steam-powered police car.
Manhattan is a special place for photography. You can find funny scenes on every step.
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Flatiron permanence.
I had to spend like 15 minutes sitting in crooked position on the ground to take many many shots with different exposures. Beauty is everywhere.
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Street Style Sunset.
This sunset was possible because of the street that ends at the waterfront of the Hudson River in New York.
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Cyber noir.
Took this shot from the top of a tunnel in San Francisco downtown.
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Street Photography
Photographer: Denys Nevozhai
via BackDoor Magazine

Nature Abounds

Australian Geographic’s 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year competition is a spectacular celebration of our rich and rare wild beauty.

Overall Winner
Predatory Pursuit
Spider crabs, Leptomithrax gaimardii; Maori octopus, Octopus maorum
Justin Gilligan, New South Wales
Nikon D810, 15mm f/2.8, 1/100, f/14, ISO 400, two Ikelite DS161 strobes, Nauticam housing
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Winner Animal Portrait
Windblown Egret
Little egret, Egretta garzetta
Jennie Stock,Western Australia
Nikon D7200, Sigma 150–600mm Sport at 440mm, 1/1000, f/6.3, ISO 100, monopod
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Winner Landscape
Spirit in Country
Julie Fletcher,South Australia
Nikon D800, Nikon 24–70mm, 1/1600, f/8, ISO 200, handheld
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Winner Animal Behaviour
Devouring a home
Giant jellyfish, Tiburonia granrojo; green turtles, Chelonia mydas
Scott Portelli, New South Wales
Canon 5D Mk III, 16–35mm, 1/200, f/11, ISO 250
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Winner Threatened Species
Coming in for a Drink
Grey-headed flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus
Status: Vulnerable
Elizabeth Howell, New South Wales
Nikon D500, 200–500mm at 500mm, 1/1250, f/7.1, ISO 720
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2017 AG Nature Photographer of the Year winners
more at Australian Geographic

Images gratuites de haute qualité

Images et vidéos gratuites que vous pouvez utiliser n’importe où
Pixabay est une communauté dynamique de créatifs, partageant des images et des vidéos libres de droit. Tous les contenus sont diffusés sous Creative Commons CC0, ce qui les rend sûres à utiliser sans demander l’autorisation ou donner du crédit à l’artiste – même à des fins commerciales.

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Images gratuites de haute qualité
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Olivia Locher: I Fought the Law

Steven Kasher Gallery presents Olivia Locher: I Fought the Law, an exhibition of photographs breaking an eccentric law from each of the 50 States of the Union. Locher’s photographs take on the tangle of our pork-belly, dairy-lobby, male-anxiety, sex-obsessed legislation. Her quirky illustrations of America’s most unusual laws will make both Dems and Repubs roll in the aisles. Has Olivia Locher built the bridges that can span our red-blue political chasm?

Sometimes confrontational and often hilarious, Locher’s photographs are acts of civil disobedience. Though her images give these statutes a satirical spin, the project raises a more serious point about politics and social conventions. It points to the hundreds of decisions big and small made every year by local and state lawmakers. It asks us to ponder why riding a bike in a swimming pool was made illegal in California. What emergency made it illegal to doff one’s shirt in front of a portrait of a man in Ohio? Wine can’t be served in teacups in Kansas. Is that the work of the work of the powerful Kansas wine lobby? Why must pickles pass a bounce test in Connecticut?” In the case of Massachusetts’ ban on upskirt photos, the law was sparked by a serious concern. But when Mesquite, Texas institutes a ban on children wearing unusual haircuts to uphold the community’s standards of decency, we are forced to ask who decides what is decent, to whom do the standard’s apply, and how are they enforced?

Locher writes, “The work you are about to experience depicts America’s most unusual laws. Several of them remain on the statute books, the majority of them were at one point removed, others never became laws (but came close!) and a few of them are complete myths.”
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Olivia Locher: I Fought the Law
Exhibition: September 14 – October 21, 2017
more at Steven Kasher Gallery