Geography

Weather Bomb!

Weather Bomb?! Pah, the UK’s media hyped “Weather Bomb” made me want to buy a waterproof jacket and wellies and the grey sky left me depressed rather than excited. What a disappointment. However, after watching this incredible time-lapse I was looking up flights to America to becoming a storm chaser just like Helen Hunt!! Sit back and enjoy 7 minutes of epic Stormscapes beautifully pieced together by Nicolas Wegner… I’m sure Helen would be impressed.

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5 months. Gulp.

In 5 months I shall hopefully be graduating from a photography degree, yay! But like so many panic is setting in and I dreading the inevitable, what now? Gulp. My tutor reminded me of this video of Alan Watts last week. The first time I saw it I found it hugely inspiring and that seems to still resonate in me. Although I have a feeling that I have perhaps chosen a career path to self-destructive financial woes, which does fill me with dread,  I ultimately hope to be happy and I am excited about my creative future. A geography teacher I had at school once asked me what I wanted to do when I left school. I replied saying that  I’d like to go to Art College and study photography. With no sarcasm in her tone she replied to my answer with, “ohh, that’s an easy option isn’t it”… That conversation has stuck with me, partly because of her sheer ignorance and partly because I detested the woman. So take a moment to watch this inspiring video and remember if all else fails we could all become geography teachers, I hear that’s an easy job option 😉

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Image – Doris Day

Music: Ludovico Einaudi – Divenire

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From Space To The Sea

What a journey that would be…

credits. Hubble Telescope, Ansel Adams, Julian de Armas, Hengki Koentjoro and here, Joseph Szabo and National Geographic.

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National Geographic’s Ultimate Adventure List

National Geographic compiled a list of the top 20 adventures on the planet. Here’s a few of them…

Dive the Blue Holes, Photograph by Wes Skiles, National Geographic

Descend Into an Active Volcano, Photograph by Bradley Ambrose

Climb, Swim, or Surf the Poles, Photograph by Yassine Ouhilal

Cross the Sahara Desert, Photograph by Joerg Modrow, laif/Redux

Megatransect the Amazon, Photograph by Peter McBride

Wingsuit Fly off the Eiger , Photograph by Corey Rich, Aurora

Swim with Great Whites – South Africa Photograph by Jeb Corliss

Ski K2, Photograph by Dave Watson


Free Climb Yosemite’s El Capitan, Photography by Jimmy Chin

For the rest of the list and info (definitely worth a read) on each adventure click here.

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Bru

Sod Coca Cola’s “holidays are coming” advert it’s officially Christmas now that this classic Irn-Bru advert has appeared on the box.

I never grow tired of it.

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National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010

Below is a selection of images from this years National Geographic’s Photography Contest which closes at the end of the month. The images below are taken from the three categories of People, Places and Nature. I don’t think my words would do these images any justice, so happy viewing…

For captions and more images go here or browse the full galleries here

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