likeafieldmouse:

Nick Brandt 

Selections from the series Across the Ravaged Land (published 2013)

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Photographs 4-6 are of animals calcified by Tanzania’s Lake Natron (named after the chemical compound natron):

"The water has an extremely high soda and salt content, so high that it would strip the ink off my Kodak film boxes within a few seconds. The [alkali] causes the creatures to calcify, perfectly preserved, as they dry."

petrolbluedot:

Finally made it. The finished drawing on my adress book from my weekly planner (postet a w.i.p.-step earlier). Not perfect but I love to consult my adress book from now.^^

petrolbluedot:

Finally made it. The finished drawing on my adress book from my weekly planner (postet a w.i.p.-step earlier). Not perfect but I love to consult my adress book from now.^^

earth-song:

'Matteo Walch' Austrian Boy And Marmots By Caters News Agency

AUSTRIA — A nature-loving family says their 8-year-old boy has become friends with some of the Austrian Alps’ shiest creatures. “Matteo loves those animals and they are not at all afraid of him because he has a feeling towards them and they understand that,” the boy’s father, Michaela, said. ‘It’s amazing to watch the connection between a boy and his animal friends.’

petrolbluedot:

Playing around with watercolour. After that I cutted out a piece of paper, now I feel like a surgeon. :D It remembers me of sitting on my swing, imagining I can swing up into the sky, solar system, into the whole universe.

petrolbluedot:

Playing around with watercolour. After that I cutted out a piece of paper, now I feel like a surgeon. :D It remembers me of sitting on my swing, imagining I can swing up into the sky, solar system, into the whole universe.

petrolbluedot:

I was on the little Island Symi in Greece. Was a very relaxing time, very hot weather with a burning sun and the colours where so beautiful, especially the blue of the water. Made a quick watercolour sketch on the balcony of my hotel room. Lots and lots of ships in the beautiful little harbour…

petrolbluedot:

I was on the little Island Symi in Greece. Was a very relaxing time, very hot weather with a burning sun and the colours where so beautiful, especially the blue of the water. Made a quick watercolour sketch on the balcony of my hotel room. Lots and lots of ships in the beautiful little harbour…