Posts by Jessica Stewart

February 8, 2019

Dancers Pose in Surreal Gravity-Defying Photos of the Human Body

Fine art photographer Rob Woodcox uses the human body as building blocks for his elaborate compositions. His pictures of dancers take advantage of their strength, balance, and flexibility, as he places them in a wide variety of dynamic positions. The results are striking photographs that are both complex and minimalist. Woodcox uses symmetry, light, and movement to build out his photographs.

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February 7, 2019

Incredible Shortlisted Photos from the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

It’s been a record-breaking year for the Sony World Photography Awards, with 326,000 submissions from photographers in 195 countries. While the 2019 Photographer of the Year won’t be announced until mid-April, the World Photography Organisation has released its shortlist for the Open and Youth competitions. The dazzling photographs show the diversity of imagery across the ten categories of the Open competition.

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February 5, 2019

Western Cuba Got Showered by Meteorites in Broad Daylight

This is it. Real stone from Viñales — Yankier Paz (@YankierPaz) February 1, 2019 Residents of Viñales, a town in western Cuba, were in for a surprise on the afternoon of February 1, when a large plume of smoke appeared in the sky, followed by a loud boom. By all accounts, a meteorite had struck, causing an explosion and flashes of light.

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February 4, 2019

Researcher Captures Rare Footage of Humpback Whale Calf Minutes After Birth

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MMRP UH (@mmrp_uh) on Feb 1, 2019 at 12:10am PST Researchers are beginning to use drones to help them track and document animal behavior, and recently one scientist in Hawaii got the footage of a lifetime thanks to this technology. Lars Bejder, director of the University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP)

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