Erik Johansen’s pictures are worth more than a thousand words. The German born, Swedish based photographer enjoys nothing more than manipulating the mind with his tantalizing visual imagery. His vivid imagination and surreal forms create brilliant pictures of surreal moments, all with a hint of the believable. Originally a computer engineering student, Johansson currently works on personal projects as well as commissioned ones.
Born to two French wildlife photographer parents, Tippi spent her childhood living in the deserts of Namibia. There, she befriended an elephant named Abu, a leopard nicknamed J&B, crocodiles, lion cubs, giraffes, an ostrich, meerkats, a baby zebra, a cheetah, a Caracal, a snake, giant bullfrogs, and many other untamed animals of the wild.
“I don’t have friends here. Because I never see children. So the animals are my friends,” she once said.
Furthermore, she also became friends with the Bushmen and the Himba tribes-people of the Kalahari, who taught her how to survive on roots and berries, and to speak their language.
Tippi is now 23 years old, and has published a book titled Tippi of Africa, where she has documented her unique childhood.
- Herman Melville (via inspirezme)
These time lapses document the change in the world over the past 30 years. Islands have popped up; forests have declined; ice has melted.
Such a terrifying, beautiful thing.
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Naki’o is a mixed-breed dog with four prosthetic leg devices. Naki’o lost all four feet to frostbite when he was abandoned as a puppy in a foreclosed home.
He now lives in Colorado Springs, happily.
Photos: REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Dogs laugh at adversity. Give them some wheels or robot legs and they are back to chasing cars in no time.
The beautiful thing about a phone call… Is that you can hang up whenever the fuck you want to.