Akos Major

I am completely obsessed with this photography. Akos Major is a 37-year-old freelance graphic designer and amateur photographer. His spare compositions, symmetry, and muted colors create this quiet, almost frozen state. I can’t stop staring.

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Baby Hummingbirds

These little guys were smaller than Tic Tacs a month ago.

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We stare into lenses and lie, if only a little, so that the record shows we were there, enjoying or not enjoying ourselves, in precisely the way we’d prefer it.

Big Contrarian

A beautiful, touching post about holding on to what is important, and letting the rest just fall away.

I’ve always been a collector. I love photographs. I compulsively capture links to sites I visit, in case they might be lost forever. I fill up my Instapaper account with articles I will never have the time to read. The thought of clicking “Mark all as read” when I am deeply in debt to my RSS reader gives me anxiety. What if I miss something?

So I click, I scroll, I link, I “like”. I skim over an endless sea of other people’s lives, rarely diving deep enough to find the treasure.

Your vacation photos will be equally uninteresting to me whether you post them when you get home or while your footprints are still fresh in the sand.

Dave Pell

Vicki Dasilva – Fine Art Photography

Beautiful light paintings made with multi-colored flourescent bulbs.

Alex Prager Photography

Cool, vibrant, creepy and sexy. Interesting photography by L.A.-based Alex Prager. Flash-based site designed by the now defunct Mocoro.

Lightmark

Incredible “light paintings”.

If you have ever seen the Sprint commercials with animations created using flashlights, then you get the concept. These photographs, by Cenci Goepel and Jens Warnecke, however, are far more striking. The landscapes are beautiful; I particularly like the shots in Norway, where you can see the Aurora Borealis.

30 Most Incredible Abstract Satellite Images of Earth

Gorgeous satellite photography of our amazing planet.

The images you see below were taken at the turn of the Millennium, when NASA’s scientists had a brilliant idea: to scan through 400,000 images taken by the Landsat 7 satellite and display only the most the most beautiful. A handful of the best were painstakingly chosen and then displayed at the Library of Congress in 2000.