Nature

June 22, 2017

Mesmerizing Animation Made Entirely of Wood Transforms into Weightless Sand

Get ready to sit back and enjoy the mesmerizing sight of wood grain as it glides across your screen. Though that might sound totally banal, it's anything but. Called WoodSwimmer, the brief stop motion animation follows a piece of raw wood as it travels through a milling machine. In a series of graceful movements, the irregular rings, knots, and shifting colors fill the frame with life-like abstract forms.

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May 25, 2017

10 Astrophotographers Capturing the Awe-Inspiring Wonders of the Galaxy

From the beginning of human civilization, we’ve been fascinated by what lies beyond our sky. Nighttime is when it's in its most spectacular state; the dazzling stars glitter from the dark abyss and only compound our wonder of the galaxy. Now, with advancements in technology, we’re able to answer the questions that have plagued us for centuries. Through astrophotography, photographers can record celestial objects and large patches of the night sky. What is Astrophotography?

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May 18, 2017

Amazing Time-Lapse Captures Rare Phenomenon of Full Cloud Inversion in the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful places in the United States. On a cloudless day, the deep valleys and red rocks are a stunning sight, but the SKYGLOW project recently captured the national park in a way that few have seen it before. Their awe-inspiring time-lapse video shows, over the course of two and a half minutes, an extremely rare weather phenomenon called full cloud inversion.

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April 25, 2017

Gorgeous Watercolor Paintings of the Diverse Landscapes Nature Has to Offer

Istanbul-based painter, decorator, and interior designer Adem Potaş delicately paints stunning scenes of nature. Skilled in depicting light and capturing color, the expert artist creates watercolor landscapes that appear to ethereally glow. Featuring intricate brushstrokes, beautifully blended color, and perfectly cropped compositions, Potaş' series of watercolors showcases the artist's knack for landscape painting. Though his preferred subject matter is always rooted in nature and rendered in his characteristically captivating style, his paintings present a unique look at different scenic settings.

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