jneyer:

The Large Magellanic Cloud is one of my favourite night sky object viewable from the Southern Hemisphere. At a distance of 163,000 light years from earth LMC is considered an irregular type galaxy and the third closest galaxy to our own Milky Way.For the tech specs of this image, it was shot on a Canon 6D with a Canon 90mm tilt-shift lens, which is such a super sharp lens! The exposure was 10 second shutter at f/3.2 ISO 6400. I had to shoot two single exposure frames to get me and the Large Magellanic Cloud in the one shot, and I stitched them together in Auto Pano Giga.Hope you like the shot and feel free to share!Want to know more? Follow me here:http://theartofnight.comhttp://plus.google.com/+markgeehttp://facebook.com/markgphotohttp://500px.com/markg#magellanicCloud #space #silhouette #astrophotography #selfie #markGee #theartofnight #wellington #newZealandhttp://click-to-read-mo.re/p/8PcL/539a6236

jneyer:

The Large Magellanic Cloud is one of my favourite night sky object viewable from the Southern Hemisphere. At a distance of 163,000 light years from earth LMC is considered an irregular type galaxy and the third closest galaxy to our own Milky Way.

For the tech specs of this image, it was shot on a Canon 6D with a Canon 90mm tilt-shift lens, which is such a super sharp lens! The exposure was 10 second shutter at f/3.2 ISO 6400. I had to shoot two single exposure frames to get me and the Large Magellanic Cloud in the one shot, and I stitched them together in Auto Pano Giga.

Hope you like the shot and feel free to share!

Want to know more? Follow me here:
http://theartofnight.com
http://plus.google.com/+markgee
http://facebook.com/markgphoto
http://500px.com/markg

#magellanicCloud #space #silhouette #astrophotography #selfie #markGee #theartofnight #wellington #newZealand

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/8PcL/539a6236

prostheticknowledge:

Mrs Escher’s Nightmare

Demoscene production by Andromeda Software Development presents what appears to be a continuous drawing of moving 3D objects to great effect. Video embedded below, but it is preferable to experience the PC demo:

A summer demo by ASD made for Euskal Encounter 22 (2014).

Code: Konstantinos “Navis” Pataridis
Music: Sotiris “aMUSiC” Varotsis & Fotis “Leviathan” Panetsos
Hand Model and Photography: Giorgos “Ch3” Cherouvim
Graphics: Nikos “Amoivikos” Batalas

You can download the demo for PC (around 25MB) here

More at Pouet here

hydrogeneportfolio:

"Maybe we’re on Mars because of the magnificent science that can be done there - the gates of the wonder world are opening in our time. Maybe we’re on Mars because we have to be, because there’s a deep nomadic impulse built into us by the evolutionary process, we come after all, from hunter gatherers, and for 99.9% of our tenure on Earth we’ve been wanderers. And, the next place to wander to, is Mars. But whatever the reason you’re on Mars is, I’m glad you’re there. And I wish I was with you.”
— Carl Sagan

hydrogeneportfolio:

"Maybe we’re on Mars because of the magnificent science that can be done there - the gates of the wonder world are opening in our time. Maybe we’re on Mars because we have to be, because there’s a deep nomadic impulse built into us by the evolutionary process, we come after all, from hunter gatherers, and for 99.9% of our tenure on Earth we’ve been wanderers. And, the next place to wander to, is Mars. But whatever the reason you’re on Mars is, I’m glad you’re there. And I wish I was with you.

 Carl Sagan