This is a very cool way to see the effects of aperture, shutter speed, ISO, distance from subject, and focal length!
Old, old living things
Inspired by the creations of Alex John Beck, I decided to photoshop two symmetrical versions of my face. (Click to embiggen.)
Mystic River on a Fall afternoon
Amazing stair photo
Both the stairs (egg-shaped) and the photo are great. This photoblog is one of my daily visits.
Wim van der Meij Etsen — Zutphen — The Netherlands — Photoblog.
(Edit September 15: changed link to go directly—I hope—to the stair photo.)
St John the Divine
Imagine having this be “the view from your window.”
Amazing sense of scale
Ever wondered how big nebulae are? Go take a look at the April 11, 2009 Astronomy Picture of the Day for a great composite photograph that shows you.
Most amazing photos
The Empire That Was Russia: The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record Recreated (A Library of Congress Exhibition) is an exhibit of digital prints created from the original glass negatives, which were taken through red, green, and blue filters in the early twentieth century. And aren’t these windmills something else?
(Tip of the hat to Sully.)
British bird photos
Very nice set of snapshots taken during the British Big Garden Birdwatch are up at guardian.co.uk.