Category Archives: Photography

The Winds of Winter is coming

The Winds of Winter, the long awaited next book in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice series doesn’t seem to be forthcoming, however we loyal fans will have to continue to make do with the HBO TV series Game of Thrones. I’d … Continue reading

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Ice Scream

During the last few years, I have had the opportunity to observe first hand the devastating impact that climate change is having on glaciers in Alaska and in Europe. It’s heartbreaking to see the rapid retreat of these spectacular natural … Continue reading

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Really Big Books

Thanks to the British Library, bibliophiles and map geeks can now view the second largest atlas in the world online. The colossal book was a gift from Dutch merchant Johannes Klencke in 1660 to King Charles II of Great Britain. The massive … Continue reading

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Print Is Dead Is Dead

I am no Luddite, but I do love an old-school print publication. So, I was chuffed to find that Kodak, the 129 year-old photographic film company has launched its first print journal. Kodachrome, named for the iconic 35mm color film, is … Continue reading

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Whirlwind Touring

This week, Taiwan-based photographer Stan Chang released the second in a captivating series of timelapse videos based on three years of travels around thirty European countries.

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My Travel Secret Is Out

A publicity stunt by a village mayor in Switzerland this week revealed a personal travel secret that I’ve been keeping for more than three decades. You may have seen the clever PR campaign that was launched a few days ago … Continue reading

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Iceland in Perspective

I was recently speaking with a friend about the joys of traveling around Iceland and the incredible emptiness of the rugged landscape. These NASA satellite images of the island nation do a much better job illustrating my point than I … Continue reading

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Up All Night

Those of us who suffer with insomnia sometimes find that we do our best work while most of the world is fast asleep. New York photographer Michael Massaia finds inspiration during nocturnal strolls through Manhattan. His black and white series … Continue reading

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NYC Is Hyper

It’s been a while since I posted a good hyperlapse video, so I thought that I’d share this amazing three minute homage to New York City. A Taste of New York, from Vienna-based FilmSpektakel, is a fun, frenetic visit to Manhattan that … Continue reading

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House of European History

After ten years of planning, and a €55 million investment, The House of European History has finally opened in Brussels, Belgium. The new museum hopes to provide visitors with an overview of the history of Europe since the French Revolution and … Continue reading

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