Monday, July 17, 2017

#Photography for the Beautiful: Unusual 7/18

Munich, Germany

A great white pelican strikes a pose in its enclosure at Hellabrunn zoo

Photograph: Matthias Schrader/AP

The bird looks so wise but probably has a brain about the size of a cashew.

Getting all those white tones right without burning them was perfectly done.  He brings us so close to this wise bird.

Budapest, Hungary

The Australian synchronised swimming team competes at the Fina world championships

Photograph: Francois-Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images

I'm not sure anyone really knows what to make of synchronized swimming.

Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Spacesuits are tested ahead of a Soyuz launch scheduled for the end of the month

Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

At first maybe it looks like these are some space robos and, man, we are really screwed now ... but ... the techs are only testing the suits for leaks.

Anaheim, US

People including a woman dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast queue outside a Disney fan club convention in California

Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

There are times in life when we need to fall back to examine our goals but that probably will not happen today.

London, UK

Opponents of the liberalisation of euthanasia laws demonstrate outside the Royal Courts of Justice

Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

It's always amusing to see the young trying to counsel the old ... but ... they do make cool models.  That was a nice touch.

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