Moon Kingdom: Untouched Landscapes Of Atacama Desert In Photographs By Chiara Zonca

Chiara Zonca is a fine art photographer based in Western Canada. She investigate the earth as a timeless, untouched-by-humans dreamscape where she can then project her narratives. “Moon Kingdom” is an emotional journey through the primordial landscape of the Atacama desert in Chile. By taking surrealist shots that could have been taken on another planet, she share her perception of...

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Wasteland Weekend 2019: Crazy Faces, Costumes And Vehicles Of The World’s Biggest Post-Apocalyptic Desert Festival

hexenkult Wasteland Weekend is an annual festival held in California City, California. The event is listed as a full immersion event, with all participants required to adhere to the set theme. First held in 2010, it has since been held annually in September. In 2019, the 10th-anniversary edition of Wasteland Weekend was held from September 25 to September 29. The festival includes themed costumes...

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Wonderful Cactuses And Desert Plants Photography By Wachirapol Deeprom

Spectacular photos of desert plants by Wachirapol Deeprom, a gifted self-taught photographer, and cactus lover currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. Wachirapol focuses mainly on desert plants, flowers, and cactuses. More: Instagram h/t:

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Burning Man 2019 Mega-Post: Fantastic Photos From The World’s Biggest And Craziest Festival

zavadskis In order to truly understand Burning Man, the annual summer event held in the middle of the Nevada desert, you probably just have to go. The nine-day gathering of more than 70,000 people includes wild costumes, art installations, spontaneous musical performances, and lots of partying. “Burning Man is not a festival. Burning Man is a community. A temporary city.

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Photographer Found An Abandoned ‘Palace’ In The Desert, It’s Actually A Gameshow Set

According to Arkadiusz Podniesiński: “While exploring the southern, lesser-known part of the Jordanian desert Wadi Rum, I notice a remarkable, palace-like structure sitting on a high, rocky cliff. The view reminded me of a scene from the classic Oscar-winning film Lawrence of Arabia. It just lacked camel caravans and people. Who lived in such a place and why did they decide to abandon it?

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Chinese Company Set Up A Simulation Of Mars In The Gobi Desert

Thomas Peter / Reuters About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker. h/t: businessinsider Wang Zhao / AFP / Getty They were not on the set of Star Wars, but at a Chinese-built Mars simulation base in the barren, windswept hills of Gansu province. Wang Zhao /

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The Deserts Of Argentina Take On A Starring Role In This Photographer’s Breathtaking Milky Way Shots

Amateur snapper Gonzalo Javier Santile, 46, spent the last two years capturing these rare shots of the galaxy as it arced over deserts in Salta Cafayate, Cordoba Valle de Punilla, Provincia de Buenos Aires and the Rio Negro province. In his pictures, the Milky Way can be admired as it towers over canyons, cacti, bushes, and even small brooks and lakes. More: Gonzalo Javier Santile...

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Artist Embeds Giant Neon Orange Monolith Into Coachella Valley’s Desert Landscape

Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby has created ‘Specter’. Inspired by strange and unidentified objects that often appear in the desert, this acid orange monolith attracts drivers with its orb-like glow. ‘Specter’ is made with powder-coated aluminium and silhouettes of the mountains and the sky reflect in its shiny surface, appearing silver on one side when the sun hits it. The cuboid is bedded...

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Snow Just Fell In Arizona Desert And Even Though These Frosty Photos Look Beautiful, It Might Be A Serious Problem

Twitter You wouldn’t normally expect snowfall in a place like Arizona, but last week Mother Nature decided to play a little trick on the locals by covering the Sonoran Desert in a fresh layer of snow. Many locals were surprised by such an event and quickly starter flooding social networks with pictures of snowy desert landscapes. It’s not often that such an event occurs and seeing cacti and...

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Kingdom Of Sand: Photographer Captures Apocalyptic Aerial Photos Of Sand-Covered Roads In The United Arab Emirates

One rarely gets the opportunity to witness a battle of nature with people, but the United Arab Emirates is just one place where you can glimpse this phenomenon. Surreal and apocalyptic aerial photographs made by Australian photographer Irenaeus Herok show how the desert slowly but inevitably can “swallow up” highways and settlements in the Emirates. The barren and desolate territory of...

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