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bobbycaputo:

Bernhard Edmaier is a geologist-turned-photographer who, not surprisingly, sees planet Earth as his muse. Exposing the beauty of rock formations and winding rivers, his photographs capture the works of fine art hiding on the sprawling lands of Laguna Roja, Chile or the chilly expanses of Berzeliusbjerg, Greenland. The aerial images reveal the wild beauty of geography that all too often goes unseen.

EarthArt: Colours of the Earth (c) Phaidon Press, 2013

Stunning work!

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How The Conservative Media Lie Using Photographs

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mediamattersforamerica:

Conservative media have been running with this photo to claim that President Obama was “flirting” with the Danish Prime Minister, and that Michelle was angry about it. 

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SECONDS EARLIER: 

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According to the photographer

"Photos can lie. In reality, just a few seconds earlier the first lady was herself joking with those around her, Cameron and Schmidt included. Her stern look was captured by chance." 

I wish more people realized this. People spend way too much time being fooled by photographs. It’s probably best to see them as impressionist, rather than realist. A split second is not nearly enough time to understand what’s going on. Photos are quite literally and by necessity a moment out of context.

All of that ^