Nardò Ring, Nardò, Italy
Amazon Rainforest deforestation, Para, Brazil
Terraced rice paddies, Yunnan, China
Soybean fields, São Domingos, Brazil
Mount Whaleback Iron Ore Mine, Pilbara, Australia
Alang Ship-breaking yards, Gujarat, India
Plasticulture / Greenhouses, Almeria, Spain
Oil Extraction Wells, Texas
Vineyards, Huelva, Spain
Budapest-based photographer Bianka Schumann's series Arkhai captures the fragile transition from childhood to adulthood. Using her younger brother and his best friend as subjects, Schumann documents the secretive “no man’s land” of adolescence in evocative portraits.
Alessandra Celauro (Asunción, Paraguay) - Memento Mori, 2013
photographer knips2007 tumblr + flickr
The waterfront, the Mission, and Buena Vista Park as seen in high-resolution photos recently added to the David Rumsey Map Collection. The set totals 164 photos, all from the San Francisco Public Library, which the online collection has scanned, indexed, and made available to the public online.
The photos were taken in the 1930s and show remarkable detail.
Manutius leaves the meter running (1564).
Detail from the section discussing meter (Book IIII) of Aldus Pius Manutius’ Latin grammar entitled Aldi Manutii pii Romani grammaticarum institutionum libri IIII (Venice: Aldus [Paulus Manutius], 1564). First printed in 1501 (Venice, Aldus), this book saw many editions and continued to be printed into the 17th century.