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Mode in Japan

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Voici trois de mes images préférées de la série de mode que j'ai shootée pour le Vogue Nippon du mois de Février.
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"Paris Danse"

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Interview photographe – David ELOFER
Aujourd'hui, j'ai le plaisir de vous présenter un photographe professionnel assez particulier : David ELOFER, qui réalise notamment la série de photo "Paris Danse".
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Enjoy Space : Youri Gagarine

Enjoy Space : Youri Gagarine | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Youri Gagarine dans le bus qui l’amène vers la fusée Soyouz et le vaisseau Vostok à bord duquel il va devenir le premier homme dans l’espace. Derrière lui, à droite, Guerman Titov, sa doublure.

Voici 50 ans, le 12 avril 1961, un jeune homme enthousiaste de 27 ans devenait le premier être humain dans l’espace et entrait dans l’histoire, tout en marquant le début de l’ère des vols habités.
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Amazing Street Art - gezzerreemarie

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Amazing Street Art funny-pictures-uk: “ Check out our 10000 Notes posts at funny pictures .co.
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Pillow Fight Day 2011 - NYC : Girl

We are in the middle of the battle. What a shot !
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Captured: Color Photography from Russia in the Early 1900′s | Plog

Captured: Color Photography from Russia in the Early 1900′s | Plog | Epic pics | Scoop.it
The photographs of Russian chemist and photographer, Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, show Russia on the eve of World War I and the coming of the revolution. From 1909-1912 and again in 1915, Prokudin-Gorskii travelled across the Russian Empire, documenting life, landscapes and the work of Russain people. His images were to be a photographic survey of the time. He travelled in a special train car transformed into a dark room to process his special process of creating color images, a technology that was in its infancy in the early 1900′s. Prokudin-Gorskii left Russia in 1918, after the Russian Revolution had destroyed the Empire he spent years documenting. To learn more about the Prokudin-Gorskii, the process he used to create the color photographs, and see his collection, you can visit the Library of Congress, who purchased his glass negatives in 1948 after his death in 1944.
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Toiles d'araignées géantes au Pakistan

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Toiles d'araignées géantes au Pakistan suite à une inondation. Les araignées se sont réfugiés dans les arbres et ont tissés d'énormes toiles.
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United colors of India

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Holi - the Festival of Colors

Wednesday (March 11th), people in India and other countries with large Hindu populations celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is celebrated as a welcoming of Spring, and a celebration of the triumph of good over evil. What that translates to in action is an enthusiastic dropping of inhibitions, as people chase each other and playfully splash colorful paint, powder and water on each other. People also attend bonfires to commemorate the story of Prahlada, a Hindu figure and devout follower of Lord Vishnu who prevailed over his father and the demoness Holika with the power of his devotion. Collected here are photos from this year's Festival of Colors.
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Japan disaster: 30 powerful images of the earthquake and tsunami - Telegraph

Japan disaster: 30 powerful images of the earthquake and tsunami - Telegraph | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Japan disaster: 30 powerful images of the earthquake and tsunami.
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Top 25 des plus belles oeuvres sur bouche d’égout

Top 25 des plus belles oeuvres sur bouche d’égout | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Une bouche d'égout, quoi de plus laid ? Il suffit du coup de peinture talentueux de street artistes pour en faire des objets ludiques égayant la rue. | OWNI.fr : News, Augmented : Société, pouvoirs et cultures numériques
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60 Completely Unusable Stock Photos

60 Completely Unusable Stock Photos | Epic pics | Scoop.it
60 Completely Unusable Stock Photos: A collection of unexplainable, bad stock photos. Huge thanks to Awkward Stock Photos for a bunch of these...
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embruns | journal de bord | mars 2011 | 30

embruns | journal de bord | mars 2011 | 30 | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Photo: Nathan Weber, 2010.

Contrechamp

Last year while covering the Haitian earthquake aftermath, myself and several other photographers were in the downtown area of Port au Prince following local police as they attempted to maintain control over looting crowds. During the chaos Fabienne Cherisma, 15, was shot in the head by police and died instantly. During the next few minutes one of the images I made shows the scene and the many photographers capturing images of her lifeless body.

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The Truth Behind The Egyptian Revolution 2011. Protesters Singing. World MUST MUST Watch!

A reminder of what the Egyptian Revolution is all about. It's not a political or religious uprise. It started with the Peaceful Youth and will always remain ...
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Photographs of Barack Obama from behind the White House curtain

Photographs of Barack Obama from behind the White House curtain | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Life as the most powerful man in the world undoubtedly brings a heavy burden, but the man dealing with that weight is very human, as a series of new photographs reveal.
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Tribute to Yuri Gagarin- 50th anniversary- Song "Seed" by Russian Red Army Choir - HD 1080p

April 12, 2011 - 50th anniversary of the world's first manned flight into space carried out by Yuri Gagarin.Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin Hero of the Soviet Union, was a Soviet cosmonaut who on 12 April 1961 became the first human to journey into outer space,launching to orbit aboard the Vostok 3KA-3 (Vostok 1). His call sign in this flight was Kedr (Russian: Кедр). On 27 March 1968, while on a routine training flight from Chkalovsky Air Base, he and flight instructor Vladimir Seryogin died in a MiG-15UTI crash near the town of Kirzhach. The bodies of Gagarin and Seryogin were cremated and the ashes were buried in the walls of the Kremlin on Red Square.
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Arrestation de Laurent Gbagbo 11 avril 2011

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Arrestation de Laurent Gbagbo le lundi 11 avril 2011
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Photo Le monde s'arrête de tourner - Japon: Un mois, une minute

Photo Le monde s'arrête de tourner - Japon: Un mois, une minute | Epic pics | Scoop.it
- Photos - Monde - Actu Match - ParisMatch.com :
Ce lundi 11 avril, à 14h46 heure locale (7h46 en France), une minute de silence a été observée dans tout le Japon, un mois pile après le terrible séisme, doublé d'un tsunami, qui ont fait au moins 13 000 morts et 15 000 disparus.
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SF to Paris in Two Minutes

I shot a photo roughly every two miles between take-off in San Francisco and landing in Paris CDG to make this airplane time lapse.
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Biology - Amazing Fish pictures

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Cricket passion

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Only soccer rivals cricket in transcending the world of sport to become a deeply felt expression of culture. And in cricket-mad South Asia, a frenzy of feeling for the game burst open for the past two months as the Cricket World Cup 2011 was played out in host countries India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Fourteen nations participated in the tournament, and the semifinals featured what is arguably the world's most heated sports rivalry: India vs. Pakistan. Collected here are pictures from the past few months of people playing, watching, and living cricket in several countries in South Asia. (http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/04/cricket_passion.html
amazing pictures!)
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Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami 2011 Japan…

Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami 2011 Japan… | Epic pics | Scoop.it
The Black Mouth - 37 Frames :

If tears were words, these reflections would have written themselves a thousand fold. We are back in Tokyo after our northbound Tohoku visit to aid with relief efforts and to start the process of documenting what is undoubtedly one of the most horrific natural disasters in recent history. The words won’t come easily, sometimes having a lens as a filter is a much preferred medium. Although I think my hands were shaking too much to be of any good. Hard-hitting journalists we are not. It’s not in our nature, with no avenue of disassociation. Hopefully simple, connected storytellers, we can...
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Cette photo est absolument extraordinaire

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C'est un truc absolument remarquable qui vient d'être réalisé avec cette plus grande photo d'intérieur au monde, celle de la bibliothèque du monastère de Strahov à Praque. Il aura fallu plusieurs centaines d'heures pour assembler plus de 3.000 clichés et réaliser ainsi une photo d'une définition de 40 gigapixels qui, si elle devait être imprimée sur papier, ferait plus de 23 mètres de large.
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TOP10 de Poissons d'Avril

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[Culture Print] TOP10 de Poissons d'Avril publicitaires vus dans la presse
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It’s all in the Hooves | GBlog

It’s all in the Hooves | GBlog | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Those are Alpine Ibex goats scaling a dam in Italy to lick the salt off of the rocks. Question is, how the hell do those guys get up there and stay up there? Why isn’t the bottom of the dam covered in shattered goat carcasses?
The answer lies in the design of the goat hoof. Unlike horses, goats have hooves comprised of two split toes. The outer part of each toe, which is shaped like a parabola when seen from below and is labeled “Wall” in the diagram below, is hard; the part marked “Sole” on the diagram is soft and rubbery.

And because the toes can operate independently, the goat can use just one to gain purchase on extremely narrow surfaces, or splay the toes to gain more contact area.
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Le char du premier empereur chinois Qin Shihuang. 259-210 avant J-C

Le char du premier empereur chinois Qin Shihuang. 259-210 avant J-C | Epic pics | Scoop.it
Parmi les extraordinaires guerriers de terre cuite et les objets d’une pure beauté qui les accompagnent, sont, actuellement, exposés à la Galerie d’art de la Nouvelle Galles du sud, à Sydney, les deux chars en bronze retrouvés parmi les fouilles du mausolée de Qin Shiuang découvert à proximité du Mont Dabuzy, 150 km à l’ouest de la ville moderne de Xi’an, dans le Shaanxi.

Des 130 chars exhumés, ne reste que peu de choses puisqu’ils étaient en bois.
C’est donc une formidable opportunité, grâce à ces deux exemplaires en bronze, intacts, de se faire une idée de ce que pouvait être un quadrige en ces temps là.
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