Thursday, June 8, 2017

#Photography on a Roll 6/9

Brighton, England

Kraftwerk in concert at the Brighton Centre

Photograph: RMV/Shutterstock

In your face krautrock.  The Rockhouse highly approves.

Shanghai, China

A visitor enjoys the Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition Global Tour at the Shanghai World Financial Centre. The show features 1:1 replicas of the frescoes of Genesis and The Last Judgment that adorn the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel

Photograph: Sherwin/EPA

Such a remarkable place to find such a display.  It doesn't need an editorial but the girl with her mobile writes one in a way.

Ahmedabad, India

Married Hindu women tie cotton threads around a banyan tree as part of the Vat Savitri festival when married women fast and pray for their husbands’ health and longevity

Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

Which Wizard of Anthropology can explain how this tradition developed and, for the big score, what does it mean?

And, sure, a basket of snow leopards.

Nindorf-Hanstedt, Germany

Three snow leopard cubs, born 32 days ago, are weighed at the Lueneburger Heide wildlife park

Photograph: ngo Wagner/AP

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