Photos from the surface of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet

Friday, 21 November, 2014

Landing a probe, or a craft with a human crew, on another planet or moon, is hard enough, so imagine the know-how required to set down on a comet. Still, that’s what the European Space Agency succeeded in doing last week, when its Rosetta mission landed a probe on the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Needless to say, the photos collected by the probes concerned, during the approach to the comet, and then the landing, are spectacular. To say the least.

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London’s commuters photographed by Nick Turpin

Wednesday, 19 November, 2014

Do they know they’re being watched? Through a Glass Darkly is a collection of, at times, almost other-worldly images of English bus commuters, by London photographer Nick Turpin.

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It’s just another day in the planetary neighbourhood

Monday, 17 November, 2014

Photo by Chinese National Space Administration

The Moon and Earth from a perspective that we don’t see too often, taken by the Chang’e 5-T1, a China National Space Administration (CNSA) space probe, on a recent test flight to the Moon.

Via The Universe™.

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Teddy turns inside out to the dark side

Thursday, 13 November, 2014

Photo by Kent Rogowski

Quite possibly not suitable for those aged under five… Brooklyn based photographer Kent Rogowski’s collection of soft toys turned inside out. They look to be lonely, rather than especially menacing, to me though.

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Thirty years of the Berlin Wall in photos

Thursday, 13 November, 2014

It’s been twenty-five years since the Berlin Wall, the brick and mortar barrier that divided the German city of Berlin into East and West sections, during the height of the Cold War, was torn down. To mark the occasion, In Focus has assembled a collection of photos documenting the wall’s three decade history.

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The best way to plug a pot hole? With a mosaic of course

Tuesday, 11 November, 2014

Photo by Jim Bachor

It would be nice to think that the streets of our cities and towns didn’t… develop pot holes, but when – or if – they do, shouldn’t we all adopt Chicago based artist Jim Bachor’s solution for dealing with them?

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Since when did Antarctica become a holiday resort?

Monday, 10 November, 2014

Antarctica: The White Continent, is an intriguing collection of images by US photographer Gray Malin… swans, inflatable tubes, deck chairs, beach balls, and all.

Antarctica, unspoilt wilderness, or not for much longer?

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Bringing widescreen format to the album cover

Thursday, 6 November, 2014

Abbey Road extended

Careful editing and cropping work prevents us from seeing the bigger picture when it comes to album cover photography… here’s a selection of covers from the likes of FatBoy Slim, Adele, Blur, and Michael Jackson, that gives an idea, maybe, of what we’re missing out on.

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“Star Wars” as seen in a galaxy close, very close, to home

Wednesday, 29 October, 2014

Toronto based photographer Thomas Dagg brings the “Star Wars” universe right into our world by blending characters, devices, and craft, into a series of what are otherwise day to day photos.

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South of the river is where it’s all at in London

Wednesday, 22 October, 2014

South of the river is where it’s all at in London. If you disagree, you disagree I guess. For those however who like things South London, then you’ll likely enjoy SE/SW, a collection of photos of the region, taken by Benedetta Martini.

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