Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Look, Up In The Sky! It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s Super Mamika!

What would you do if your grandmother was depressed? Photographer Sacha Goldberger found himself in that situation with his grandmother, Frederika, and his answer was somewhat extraordinary. He created…

Super Mamika

Super Mamika.

Super Mamika is a 91-year-old superhero who seems to find herself in the most ridiculous of situations. The photos they created are stylish, fun, witty, and most importantly… they gave Frederika something to be cheerful about.

View them here and here.

Silhouette Set

The Boston Globe’s Big Picture series featured a stunning set of silhouette shots yesterday. Among them was the boy playing in a fountain in Tel Aviv (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) that I inserted above for your viewing pleasure, but I recommend you peruse the entire gallery. Some photos depict ineffable scenes of natural beauty, others disquieting conflicts that are captured with poetic artistry.

The Big Picture

As a quick addendum to Sean’s most recent post, here is a stunning gallery of photos taken over the last few weeks of the two recent shuttle launches to the International Space Station. Photos 20 through 22 in particular will blow the tiny little mind of the aspiring photographer in all of us.

The post comes to us via The Big Picture, a blog worth visiting every day. Take a peek at today’s photos of Iceland’s volcanic eruptions and see what I mean.

P.S. Don’t you wish we could tell Obama to throw his hat over the wall and decrease that manned mission to Mars window by a little bit? (And never mind the flying car, where are our hoverboards?!)