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A world in infrared

“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not’?”

– George Bernard Shaw -

Infrared film of many types has been available for decades and photographers have been using it successfully but not without some hard work and trial and error in their IR photography. 665 more words


The Dunvegan Seal Colony

The Dunvegan Seal Colony, Loch Dunvegan, Isle of Skye (Scotland).

Let’s stay together, Al Green

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It's Market Day!

Two Saturdays ago – sun’s out, perfect day to the Market. V took me on a tour around Rennes city centre and the bustling market full of life.  82 more words


Polar Expeditions, Part 2

An Arctic Boat Journey, in the Autumn of 1854 (1860)
by Isaac I. Hayes, Surgeon of the Second Grinnell Expedition

On 19 May 1845, John Franklin, an experienced Arctic explorer, led two ships and 128 men from England in search of the Northwest Passage. 394 more words


We decided to spend our summer vacation in Croatia.  Phil had ten days off and needed some rest from numbers and computer screens, and I was ready for a change of scenery. 931 more words


Weekly Poem #85

Colliding Scopes

Understanding isn’t finite,

It can stretch out like a limb of light

And touch things incomprehensible.

Understanding is indispensable.

I looked into a red, nebulous eye… 114 more words