The landmark “Tiger & Turtle” sculpture that resembles a roller coaster is pictured at the former zinc smeltery’s grounds Krupp Mannesmann in the Angerpark in Duisburg-Wanheim on Jan. 13. One hundred twenty tons of galvanized steel are mounted and welded for the sculpture on the heap. The walkway area will amount to 220 meters including 249 steps. (Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images) (via Daily Life: January 2013 - The Big Picture - Boston.com)
Workers fix a light post on the vast grounds receiving the millions of devotees that will congregate for the next couple of months to celebrate the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on January 13, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images) (via Maha Kumbh Mela - The Big Picture - Boston.com)
Some of the thousands of storm-damaged vehicles, stored on runways and taxiways at Calverton Executive Airpark in New York, on January 9, 2013. The town of Riverhead is charging $3,200 a month per acre, and estimates it will earn $2.7 million by the time the auctions are complete. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images) (via Hurricane Sandy: 80 Days Later - In Focus - The Atlantic)
Amazing image but shame it was only snapped with a what looks like camera phone!
“A white shelf cloud caps brownish dirt from a dust storm, or haboob, as it travels across the Indian Ocean near Onslow on the Western Australia coast in this handout image distributed by fishwrecked.com and taken January 9, 2013. (Reuters/Brett Martin/fishwrecked.com) (via Summer Down Under - In Focus - The Atlantic)”
Next time you moan about having to process 100 digital images or about having to go to the lab to pic up some negatives spare a thought for this poor guy.
“1909 | ALASKA, UNITED STATES - Washing his films in iceberg-choked seawater was an everyday chore for photographer Oscar D. Von Engeln during the summer months he spent on a National Geographic-sponsored expedition in Alaska. (Photo by Oscar D. Von Engeln) (via 125 Years of National Geographic - The Big Picture - Boston.com)”