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Photography

Remarkable Macro Photographs of Ice Structures and Snowflakes

December 5, 2012

Christopher Jobson

We’re all familiar with the most common shapes of ice: snow flakes, icicles, snowmen, cookie dough ice cream. But break out the macro lens and suddenly we’re in unfamiliar territory as ice branches out, curls in on itself, and grows in shapes that look more like the delicate leaves of ferns than solid cold water. Russian photographer Andrew Osokin has done a phenomenal job of capturing such bizarre ice formations, you can explore hundreds more photos over in his LensArt profile. (via the curious brain)

 

 



Photography

Gorgeous Macro Photographs of Snowflakes by Matthias Lenke

February 9, 2012

Christopher Jobson

German photographer Matthias Lenke captured these wonderful macro shots of individual snowflakes yesterday. See more over on Flickr.

 

 



History Photography

Ice Mask

October 22, 2011

Christopher Jobson

The Australasian Antarctic Expedition team explored Antarctica from 1911 through 1914, studying geology, meteorology, and mapping unknown lands. Here, a photograph by Frank Hurley shows the team meteorologist C.T. Madigan with an incredibly thick ice mask after a day of weathering the elements. Here’s another more extreme example. The photo is from the National Library of Australia Commons which recently made several hundred historical images available online.

 

 



Design

Ice Typography

September 24, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Cameron Zotter, a design student at the Maryland Institute College of Art, made this typeface by photographing uppercase letters made of ice at specific points during the process of melting. The final image of melting letterforms is really striking, would make a nice print. See also: snow typography.(via found by james)

 

 



Photography

Frostbite

September 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Incredibly beautiful capture of a frozen statue. Spent twenty minutes trying to find the photographer with no luck. Anyone? (via fasels suppe)

Update: It’s by photographer Miika Järvinen, as part of this series. Unfortunately there’s not an easy way to browse it, but if you like barren icescapes, there’s some real gems. (thnx, william!)

 

 



Design

Iceberg Stacking Toy

July 23, 2011

Christopher Jobson

This is a lovely iceberg stacking toy made by Imagination Kids. The pieces are made from sustainably harvested wood, AP Certified non-toxic paint, and a natural wood polish made from beeswax, jojoba oil, and essential oils. Just $14. (via svpply)

 

 



Design

Human Curling

April 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Here’s something fun for your Monday. A new commercial for BIC Razors by French firm Buzzman, directed by Georges Mohammed-Chérif. (via i believe in advertising)