Not in any particular order, the 5 most beautiful posts we've made this year.
Harvard PhD student Alex Parker use the top 100 images from the Hubble telescope and a mosaic-making program to make this stunning version of Van Gogh’s masterpiece.
Director and cinematographer Ron Ficke (Koyaanisqatsi, Baraka) has been hard at work on Samsara for 5 years. The entire film is shot in stunning 70mm. It is a film that relies completely on its visual impact and cinematographic juxtaposition, as there isn't any dialogue.
Beautifully shot short film on the letterpress.
via The Atlantic Master Feed:
"In Ascendance, nature photographer Henry Jun Wah Lee documents the Perseid meteor shower at its peak in August, before a backdrop of Joshua Tree National Park and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. It's worth watching the video full screen to appreciate the crisp cinematography and magical details -- rainbows, stars, and more. "