8 Artists at the Paris Photo Fair Who Show Where Photography Is Going – The New York Times

Featured Images above:Left: “Samual Petersen” from the series “They Love Trampoline.” Mr. Petersen, 75 at the time of this picture, is a former fisherman who walks 2 hours every day to tend to his flock of sheep, Right: “Svínoy” from “They Love Trampoline.”  Credit Charlotte Abramow, via Fisheye Gallery

The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates – Atlas Obscura

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. When he shoots deserts—which he does primarily in the Moroccan Sahara and Canary Islands—Tombolini explores in a 4×4 and either sets up camp or stays in the nearest village. “GPS is a huge help as once night comes in, the place changes radically and directions that seemed… Read More

FACT CHECK: Is This a ‘Lava Moon’ Melting Into a Waterfall?

A picture purportedly showing the moon “melting” into a waterfall frequently draws “oohs and ahhs” as it gets passed around on social media: credits: waterfall by @markian.b & moon by @NASA via @unsplash (CC0)   snopes.com:  Is This a ‘Lava Moon’ Melting Into a Waterfall?   and here it is animated in a post from YouTube      

Amazing Photos of Holiday Shopping in New York City 100 Years Ago

Amazing vintage photos show what it was like to go holiday shopping in New York City 100 years ago These photos show how those living in New York between 1900 and 1915 shopped and stocked up for the holiday season. businessinsider: Amazing vintage photos show what it was like to go holiday shopping in New… Read More