Photographing Natural Ice Sculptures

The images he brought back are some strikingly beautiful images that quite obviously couldn't have come from any other season.
By William Sawalich
Across much of the country it's incredibly cold outside. But don't let that stop you from getting out there and making pictures! Think there's nothing good to photograph out there in the middle of winter when the weather's not cooperating? Think again. A winter storm could present the ideal opportunity…

Photographer Finds Cash Stash, Gives It Back

Among the finds in an urban exploration photography shoot—nearly $7,000 in old currency
William Sawalich
If you were taking pictures in an abandoned building and you found a bundle of money—a grocery sack stuffed with $7,000 in small bills—would you keep the cash? One especially honest photographer did not. Read why at PetaPixel.

Photographing The Remnants Of The First World War

Beautiful photographs that illustrate the story exquisitely.
By William Sawalich
One hundred years ago, the German army arrived in a tiny French village at the edge of the Argonne Forest. It would be the focal point for years of fighting, including the offensive that finally ended the first World War nearly four years later. The New York Times travel section…

Photographing The World’s Oldest Trees

Her photographs are interesting and beautiful, and the result of a decade-and-a-half worth of photography—and deserving of any viral status it's achieved this week.
By William Sawalich
It's good to see Beth Moon getting a bit of internet fame for her beautiful black and white images of the world's oldest trees. I don't want to say I'm ahead of the curve, per se, but I did purchase this book to give as a Christmas gift to a…

Pillars Of Creation

The most popular picture of the day, from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope
William Sawalich
NASA today released a new and improved image of "The Pillars of Creation," a gas and dust cloud near the Eagle Nebula. Made from the Hubble Space Telescope, the new ultra-high-resolution image is an update of the space agency's most popular image of all time--the original having been made nearly…

Illuminated Skiing At Night

The results are certainly worth it, though, as this film is unlike anything ever seen before.
By William Sawalich
Skiing films are a genre all their own, and while even the simplest among them still features tremendous athletes in beautiful locations, the best of these films are truly transcendent works of art. This one, from Sweetgrass Productions, is totally different than any other skiing film that's come before—or at…
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