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Some beautiful images © by the Ukrainian photographer Jaroslav Monchak, whom I was introduced to (as to so much other good stuff) by aldchronicle56 (Allan)



[For more good stuff that Allan has sent my way, click his tag at the top of this post...]



Wonderful time-lapse photography of the San Francisco Bay Area by Simon Cristen

One of several time-lapse videos found here

Thanks to aldchronicle56 (Allan) for another of his many generous and excellent shares.

I am pleased to report that Allan is now here on Categorian, with a slightly different username! (I shall keep the old tag name to avoid confusion.)



A figure from Antony Gormley's "Another Place" welcomes one of the Tall Ships to Merseyside as it sails past the Burbo Bank windfarm on the approach to the Port of Liverpool on July 18, 2008, Liverpool, England. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)


Volvo Ocean Race yacht Puma arrives off Cape Town, South Africa in second place during the first stage of the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race November 2, 2008. (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)

Two of many stunning photos on this page. Thanks to aldchronicle56 (Allan) for another of his great shares (the previous post below is from another one sent to me by Allan).



Dusk at the Bristol Central Library which celebrates its centenary in 2008. Photography by *Firefox


Library Parabola is the reading room of the British Library and is said to be the birthplace of the Communist Manifesto. Photography by Sifter


University of Delft, The Netherlands, designed by the Mecanoo architects, Delft. Photography by Rutger Spoelstra


Library of the Dutch Parliament, The Hague, conserving all of the words spoken and written there.
Photography by Menno Manheim

Many more on the page...



"The Devil's Point" © by John Parminter, one of the finest photographers of the Scottish Highlands and English Lake District, who writes:

[This is] The Devil's Point seen over erratic boulders left after the last ice age. This prominent mountain is a landmark when entering the Cairngorms from the south via the Lairig Ghru (more...)

Thanks again to aldchronicle56 (Allan) for this one!


If you like this...

[My posts on the English Lake District]





A slide show of Gaudi's wonderful architecture, set to the music of Queen - thanks to aldchronicle56 (Allan) for this one!



"Carpenter's Workshop, Seen from the Artist's Studio" by Vincent van Gogh

From another great share by aldchronicle56 (Allan) (click his tag to see others).

One of most beautiful videos I have seen for a long time (my screenshots):




Midnight Sun: A natural phenomenon occurring in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle where the sun never fully sets and remains visible 24 hours a day.

This short time lapse film (by SCIENTIFANTASTIC) was shot during the Icelandic Midnight Sun in June of 2011.

Thanks again, aldchronicle56 (Allan)!

If you like this...

["Home", HD movie of the Earth taken from the air by Yann Arthus-Bertrand]



Theo Jansen creates the most amazing kinetic sculptures that literally have a life of their own. He hopes that when he passes on, his creations will still be wandering the sand dunes of Holland, powered entirely by the wind. Thanks, aldchronicle56 (Allan)!