Tag: environmental destruction

Ocean Ramsey

Sharks count among the creatures which most people are scared of. I’m probably not very wrong when I blame a very popular Hollywood movie for this phenomenon. Ocean Ramsey also sees it this way and aims to put the bad reputations sharks have and all the panic, which mainly movies like “Jaws” have caused, in ...

Nichole Sobecki – Somalia

Nichole Sobecki definitely belongs to the category “Photographers who inspire me”. The US-American lady is an awarded photographer and filmmaker who has often attracted attention from all around the world with her work. Her photos from Somalia, in particular, and the stories she shares with regards to the drought that has lasted for many years ...

Sea-horse by Justin Hofman

A photo that looks amazing on the first glance but breaks your heart at the second. This moving picture of a seahorse holding onto a cotton bud was taken by Justin Hofman, a renowned wildlife and conservation photographer in one of the worlds most popular holiday locations. Indonesia. The photo of the sea horse went ...

Beth Moon and the trees

Trees mean life. They purify our air, produce oxygen, protect animals and insects, they provide us with food and raw material. In some parts of the world they’re worshipped like gods, in others they’re cut down and destroyed ruthlessly. Beth Moon, a photographer from San Francisco, has spent her last 14 years finding the oldest ...

Thomas Peschak and the ocean

Do you know that feeling? You see a photo and it captures you right away so you just can’t turn away anymore? I don’t feel like that very often, but when I do that feeling is very strong. It happened to me a couple of months ago: In the National Geographic Online Magazine I saw ...

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

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Lu Guang

I don’t know if you feel the same way but I realized that I often keep focusing on photography and on photographic inspirations in the western world only. I spend a lot of time in social networks and mainly browsing photo journals to find exceptional photographers, trends or news. Recently I’ve come to the conclusion ...

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The traces of mankind…

“[we] come from nature.…There is an importance to [having] a certain reverence for what nature is because we are connected to it... If we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves.” – Edward Burtynsky When you think about how little a human-being is compared to the size of our planet it’s only hard to imagine what great ...

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More topical than ever: David Maisel’s The Lake Project and The Mining Project

While I took a break from reporting on the record-breaking flood in Austria and my home country, I stumbled across two projects by David Maisel as if determined by fate. “The Mining Project” as well as “The Lake Project” both deal with the same topic: human-induced environmental destruction. © David Maisel © David Maisel From Maisel’s favourite ...