- Seth Godin, The Icarus Deception
awkwardsituationist: these images of flowers by cecilia webber are made entirely of nude models. to get the perfect angle she may reshoot her initial photo over 100 times. “i have to imagine the angles involved and position myself in front of the camera without actually seeing how i look through the lens, which is quite challenging,” she says. "usually, i get my inspiration from observing nature," cecilia notes, adding that "by highlighting our connection to nature, i hope to get people to recognize humanity’s responsibility and our deep connection to the natural world."
allcreatures: A side view of a sperm whale swimming off the coast of Dominica in the Caribbean. Armed with seven-inch teeth and weighing more than 45 tonnes, sperm whales are one of the world’s most formidable predators. But far from being a Moby Dick-style man eater, they are friendly enough to swim within touching distance of humans. Photograph: Franco Banfi/Barcroft Media (via The week in wildlife – in pictures | Environment | theguardian.com)