23, Liverpool.

Photography Student.

Relentless gamer and all round geek.

Totally fascinated by anything clockwork.

Loves tattoos but only has a few . . . for now anyway.

could not function without caffeine and sarcasm.

Expect a sparse stream of random things that interest and amuse me

arpeggia:

Hiroshi Sugimoto - Seascapes, 1980-

Click on each image for location details.

Artist’s statement:

"Mystery of mysteries, water and air are right there before us in the sea. Every time I view the sea, I feel a calming sense of security, as if visiting my ancestral home; I embark on a voyage of seeing."

elvenwhovian:

So many hilarious quotes from 12 in this one :D

nubbsgalore:

photos of sakurajima, the most active volcano in japan, by (click pic) takehito miyatake (previously featured) and martin rietze. volcanic storms can rival the intensity of massive supercell thunderstorms, but the source of the charge responsible for this phenomenon remains hotly debated.

in the kind of storm clouds that generate conventional lightning, ice particles and soft hail collide, building up positive and negative charges, respectively. they separate into layers, and the charge builds up until the electric field is high enough to trigger lightning.

but the specific mechanism by which particles of differing charges are separated in the ash cloud is still unknown. lightning has been observed between the eruption plume and the volcano right at the start of an eruption, suggesting that there are processes that occur inside the volcano to lead to charge separation.  

volcanic lightning could yield clues about the earth’s geological past, and could answer questions about the beginning of life on our planet. volcanic lightning could have been the essential spark that converted water, hydrogen, ammonia, and methane molecules present on a primeval earth into amino acids, the building blocks of life.

(see also: previous volcanology posts)

ryanpanos:

Theater Series | Hiroshi Sugimoto | Socks Studio

Starting in the late 1970s, Hiroshi Sugimoto took pictures of cinemas interiors and drive-ins with the aim of encapsulate the whole lenght of a movie in a single shot. He left the camera shutters open throughout the running of a movie and the glowing screen of the cinemas was left as a trace on each take. A somehow uncanny light resonates in the dark cinema halls. At a further glance, this central light ethereally underlines the rich architectural details of the theater interiors. You might want to confront Sugimoto’s work with Michael Wesely’s, a photographer that uses to take photographs featuringi  3 years long exposures: read “The passing of time“, (on Socks).

If you die before you say her name, ser, I will hunt you through all seven hells.

(Source: rubyredwisp)

(Source: wadeswilson)

"Beautiful things don’t ask for attention."

↳The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Cool ghost photography by surrealist photographer Cristopher McKenney.

(Source: glassbottomairplane)

theantiquated:

Laura & Damian - An Isle of Skye Elopement | Joanna Kitchener

ledaclones:

it’s the scottish independence referendum tomorrow

or as i like to call it

the great british break off