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Beautiful meteorite photographs by Jeff Barton

Beautiful meteorite photographs by Jeff Barton

Beautiful meteorite photographs by Jeff Barton

Beautiful meteorite photographs by Jeff Barton. These psychedelic images look like looking through trees at the sky. In fact they are photographs of the colorful interiors of meteorites. The space rocks are usually known for their dull exterior, but 66-year-old scientist from Texas Jeff Barton has shown the dazzling world beneath the grey surface. He has photographed hundreds of 4.5 billion-year-old meteorites by using a standard SLR camera and a powerful microscope to zoom in on fragments of the rocks.
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Beautiful ornamental plant Bougainvillea

Beautiful ornamental plant Bougainvillea

Beautiful ornamental plant Bougainvillea

Beautiful ornamental plant Bougainvillea has different names in different countries. For instance, In Honduras it is known as Napoleon; in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay it is Santa Rita, in Colombia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama – veranera; in Colombia, Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Venezuela it is known as trinitaria. Bougainvillea loves the sun and is growing very lush. Its beautiful flowers are colored in a variety of palette – purple, red, pink, magenta, orange, white, or yellow color. The beautiful plant Bougainvillea has thorny woody vines growing to 12 m, scrambling over other plants with its spiky thorns. Such Bougainvillea flower as glabra is called “paper flower” because the bracts are thin and papery. By the way, the town of Locarno in Switzerland is famous for its bougainvilleas, which comfortably grow in the mild Mediterranean climate.
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Beautiful birds and flowers by Lucia Lin

Beautiful birds and flowers by Lucia Lin

Beautiful birds and flowers by Lucia Lin

Beautiful birds and flowers by Lucia Lin. Taiwan based photographer Lucia Lin captures amazingly beautiful images of birds and flowers with her Olympus camera. The colors are natural, not Photo-shopped. I haven’t found any additional information about the talented photographer, so a set of inspirational quotes will accompany these gorgeous shots.
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Russian artist Vladimir Grigoryevich Tretchikoff

Russian artist Vladimir Grigoryevich Tretchikoff

Chinese girl by Russian artist Vladimir Grigoryevich Tretchikoff

Russian artist Vladimir Grigoryevich Tretchikoff was born 100 years ago in Petropavlovsk, in the Far East of Russia, on December 13, 1913. After the revolution of 1917, Vladimir’s family emigrated with him to Chinese Manchuria. During the Second World War he was in a prison camp in Java. In 1946 Tretchikov moved to South Africa, there the talented self-taught artist Vladimir Tretchikoff became one of the top 10 artists of the country. Tretchikoff was a self-taught artist who painted realistic portraits, still life and animals, with subjects often inspired by his early life in China and Malaysia, and later life in South Africa. He worked in oil, watercolor, ink, charcoal and pencil but is best known for his reproduction prints which sold worldwide in huge numbers. The reproductions were so popular that it was said Tretchikoff was second only to Picasso in popularity.
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Eggshell mosaics by Lyubov Meshakina

Eggshell mosaics by Lyubov Meshakina

Eggshell mosaics by Lyubov Meshakina

Eggshell mosaics by Lyubov Meshakina.
Russian mixed media artist Lyubov Meshakina has created a wide collection of beautiful art pieces with a variety of creative work, including pencil drawings, paintings, panels of eggshell mosaics, knitted and embroidered things, and interior accessories. There is hardly any direction of applied art in which the talented young craftswoman Lyubov Meshakina hasn’t tried her hand yet. The special place in her art have adornments and accessories – necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants, buckles, and etc. Lyubov Meshakina is a self-taught artist of applied art, working with leather, polymer clay, egg shells, paper, textile. The inspiration for her colorful art is Mother nature itself.
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Meteorological phenomenon Sand storms

Meteorological phenomenon Sand storms can turn the green continent into a yellow alien like planet

Meteorological phenomenon Sand storms can turn the green continent into a yellow alien planet

Meteorological phenomenon Sand storms can turn the green continent into a yellow alien like planet. If not to take into account it is a desert area. More unusually, when it occurs in a town on the coast. For example, in Sydney. Four years ago, Sydney was suddenly covered with yellowish-red sand. The event was out of the ordinary, inspired people to take shots, make whole photo projects dedicated to that event. For example: «Red Dust» and «The Red Sydney Project». All photos were taken on September 23, 2009. The city really looked like some unknown Martian metropolis.
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Multicolored carpet of computer junk

Multicolored carpet of computer junk. art project by Federico Uribe

Multicolored carpet of computer junk. art project by Federico Uribe

This multicolored carpet of computer junk is an art project by Federico Uribe. After drawing pictures of wires of different colors, he decided to attach the other components from computers and other electronics. The result was an art project Tapete: multicolored carpet of computer junk. Multicolored carpet resembles eastern mandala. The artist carefully selected and combined chips and motherboards, coolers and fans, buttons, CDs, cables. Even old mice, joysticks and parts of headphones and speakers were used for this art rug. Federico Uribe is one of those modern artists who shows that this genius does not stop even in the lack of traditional materials for creativity. His fantasy and imagination are able to build something incredible, original and surprising even from the trash. Some more unusual art projects can be found on the website of the artist.
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