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Jim Mangan: Color'd

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Intrepid photog takes his naked-people-in-nature motif to colorful new heights

There is no greater freedom than being buck naked in the middle of nowhere. Ask Jim Mangan. The photographer and filmmaker is making a habit of capturing the naked-in-nature feeling on film. Last year's Winter's Children project featured the former pro snowboarder's friends shredding the Idaho backwoods on vintage snowboards, clad only in Native blankets. (You can cop the "Winter's......read more

Photos of Icelandic Volcanoes

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Soft-hued landscape photography by Marcel Musil

One day we'll knock Iceland off of our travel bucket list. Until then, we'll have to make do with these photos, which pretty much fulfill our vision of what it looks like, minus the strangely beautiful, blue-eyed inhabitants. Shot by Czech travel photographer Marcel Musil, the pics capture the island nation's volcanic mountain landscape in all its pastel splendor. Timely too, with Iceland's......read more

Aerial Farm Photos by Edward Burtynsky

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Shot from the sky, the farmlands of northeastern Spain look like abstract paintings.

In June 2010, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky headed to the remote and dry Monegros region of northeastern Spain, where he hired a helicopter pilot and took to the sky to shoot pictures of the topography below. The results, featured in Sunday's New York Times Magazine, are stunning images of farmland patterns that could easily pass as abstract art.   “You can still see a little......read more

SHFT Sampler 4-1-11

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Photos of a (for real) hellhole, airplanes and climate change, shop for Japan, and more.

Welcome to Hell! No literally, welcome to hell. Shop for Japan: Ladies of New York City, hit up the Bowery Hotel this weekend for Fashion Girls for Japan sale. Tons of great brands involved. (via Loomstate) Limited edition, er, dish soap: Ecover provides proof that nothing is safe from the "limited edition" artist treatment.  How rewarding! The CEO of GoDaddy calls hunting endangered......read more

Landscapes of the Imagination

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Swinspeed's stock photo composites make for beautiful digital art.

Swinspeed is a digital artist and matte painter who uses stock photography to composite epic and surreal landscapes. His Flickr photostream is chalk full of beautiful compositions that evoke solitude and foreboding. At only 23, Swinspeed is a creative guy of many talents; digital art is just something he does for fun while he pursues his passion for automotive design. Someone give this guy a job!...read more

Thomas Struth

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German photographer lifts the veil on unseen industrial spaces.

Like his countryman Andreas Gursky, German photographer Thomas Struth uses large format photos to document the social and environmental history of our time. In his new collection, on view until June 19 at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York, Struth lifts the veil on hidden industrial and scientific spaces, confronting the viewer with clean, clinical images of places and things that are typically......read more

Deepwater Horizon: The First 36 Hours

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Jaw-dropping photos of the infernal early moments.

From Neatorama: On April 20, 2010, a mayday call from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico reporting an explosion aboard signaled the beginning of one of the largest man-made environmental disasters in the United States. Today, the environmental, economic, and political repercussions of the oil spill are just being felt – but what happened the day the rig went ablaze,......read more

Melting Ice World

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Images of an ecosystem in flux by wildlife photographer Paul Souders.

Beautiful, scarily prophetic series of pics taken in Svalbard, an Arctic archipelago halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, where the ice cap is steadily diminishing. See more of Paul Souders' nature and travel photography at World Foto. (Via Telegraph)...read more

Green Noise

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Photographer continues his decade-long documentation of our dependence on oil.

We don't usually think of it this way, but noise is energy. What if we could harness the sound energy created by loud things? What if we could then use it to make them run better? The Green Noise does just that, collecting the energy created by one of the loudest sounds around - airplane engines - then converting it to electricity used to power runway lights. Imagined by Hung-Uei Jou, the......read more

Wind Could Power 20% of Eastern Grid

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A photographic look at the connections and contradictions between life inside the city and out.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wind energy could generate 20 percent of the electricity needed by households and businesses in the eastern half of the United States by 2024, but it would require up to $90 billion in investment, according to a government report released on Wednesday. For the 20 percent wind scenario to work, billions must be spent on installing wind towers on land and sea and about 22,000......read more

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