Category: ANIMALS

May 30, 2012

The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

In 1907, German apothecary Julius Neubronner invented an aerial photography technique known as pigeon photography. By affixing a lightweight time-delayed miniature camera to an aluminium breast harness, Neubronner attached his design to homing pigeons who would then be able to capture aerial photographs during their flight. Below you will find a brief history…

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May 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Water Cascading from a Moose’s Antlers

Picture of the Day: Water Cascading from a Moose’s Antlers

WATER CASCADING FROM A MOOSE’S ANTLERS Photograph via iDrinkYourShake on Reddit Unfortunately I wasn’t able to find much about this beautiful photograph. It was submitted to Reddit by iDrinkYourShake, but a reverse image search on Google and Tineye did not produce any results. What we do know is that it’s a bull…

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May 27, 2012

Snow Monkeys in Hot Springs of Nagano, Japan

Snow Monkeys in Hot Springs of Nagano, Japan

Located in the mountains of Nagano live a group of snow monkeys in an area called Jigokudani (Hell Valley). You can see the famous snow monkeys in Jigokudani Yaen-koen (Hell Valley Wild Monkey Park). These particular snow monkeys are used to being around people and living as if they are humans. There is an…

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May 24, 2012

25 Alpacas with the Most Amazing Hair Ever

25 Alpacas with the Most Amazing Hair Ever

Alpacas are a domesticated species of South American camelid, bearing a striking resemblance to llamas only much smaller. They have been bred specifically for their ‘fiber’ which is used for similar knitted and woven products that wool is used for. This wonderful ‘fiber’ comes in more than 52 natural colors as classified in Peru,…

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May 21, 2012

Real Ants in Fantasy Scenarios

Real Ants in Fantasy Scenarios

Photograph by Andrey Pavlov Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov has created an incredible series of 80+ photos where real life ants are shot in fantasy landscapes he has created. Every summer Andrey moves to his cottage in the countryside where he lives close to an anthill of red forest ants. Fascinated by their colony and…

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May 15, 2012

Crafty Caterpillar Puts Flowers on Back for Camouflage

Crafty Caterpillar Puts Flowers on Back for Camouflage

Photograph by HOPE ABRAMS (Hopefoote on Flickr) The crafty little caterpillar above is known as a wavy-lined emerald moth or camouflaged looper (Synchlora aerata). It is a species of moth of the Geometridae family and can be found in most of North America. The wingspan is about 17 mm and adults are green…

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May 3, 2012

Beautiful Long Exposures of Fireflies at Night

Beautiful Long Exposures of Fireflies at Night

Photograph by Digital Photo Blog @ digitalphoto.cocolog-nifty.com Japanese photographer Yuki Karo captured these stunning long exposure photographs of mating fireflies in and around the Maniwa and Okayama Prefectures in Japan between 2008 – 2011. Shooting long exposures at night can be challenging, but Yuki has done well to capture this beautiful moment in…

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