Here’s another facet of our planet that we don’t see every day. NASA has just unveiled a set of extremely fascinating and serene photos of Earth shrouded in the dark of the night.
Entitled Black Marble, the photographs showcase our planet at nighttime and how it looks like from thousands of miles away.
A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite, shows the glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before. – NASA
The image is a composite of multiple data acquired from a satellite and is filtered to exclude some lights such as gas flares, auroras, wildfires, and reflected moonlight.
Every lomographer is aware of the Ten Golden Rules, the very essence of our “Don't Think, Just Shoot” philosophy. This set of guidelines tells us to throw away our inhibitions as photogarphers and have fun while taking pictures. Many of us take these rules by heart, but maybe not all of us take them as seriously as our community member pedrosattin, who has made these rules the focus of his personal project.
Against the grain of serious photography, Tony Ray-Jones used commercial color film to document American streets. This was a pivotal lesson in choosing colorful subjects, something he would later master in his black and white series.
Ever since the Pixelstick came out, I've been dying to try it out. This past week, I finally got my chance! With one goal in mind — getting some super cool light-painting shots — I grabbed some friends for an amazing session with my Lomo'Instant and the Pixelstick. Take a moment and have a look at these priceless pics!
One lomographer bathes the fantastical world of Harry Potter and the dreamy streets of Osaka lined with cherry blossom trees in lush turquoise and amber tones, making these unique scenes look just a little more magical!