The Ghosts of Contadora Island | Panama’s Forgotten Pearl

Contadora Island

We have heard and learned quite a few things about Panama in the last few weeks dear Lazy Penguins 😉 I am sure you do not know many things about the country (fiscal paradise aside). Today we will chat around the Island of Contadora. Isla Contadora (or Contadora Island in English) is a Panamanian island…

Haunting Ghost Ship Of The Norwegian Fjords | MS Hamen

MS Hamen

The fjords, long and deep inlets of the ocean, are one of Norways top attractions. Fjords are found all along the coast and not limited to a particular county or location. The fjord-dominated landscape runs like strip all around Norway’s coast. In Western and Northern Norway, where fjords cuts deep into the land, this strip…

“To The Moon And Back”: Breathtaking Manipulated Photos By Robert Jahns

To The Moon And Back

Robert Jahns is not a very famous photographer but nevertheless, he is tremendously talented – with a couple of clicks he can do extraordinary things with common photos by only joining two of them into a single composition. From this creative idea (based on contrast combination) the very ordinary images are converted into attractively interesting…

Small Collection Of The First Color Photographs Of Greece, 1913

First Color Photographs Of Greece, 1913

Nowadays we are used to digital photography and have totally forgotten that color photography is something relatively new. According to Wikipedia: Color photography is photography that uses media capable of reproducing colors. By contrast, black-and-white (monochrome) photography records only a single channel of luminance (brightness) and uses media capable only of showing shades of gray….

Funeral Of An Elephant | The Last Honour

Local villagers prepare to bury the body of elephant Hemantha during a religious ceremony at a Buddhist temple

You can see in the photos below Buddhist monks praying for their dead elephant Hemantha during a religious ceremony at a Buddhist temple in Colombo March 15, 2016. Hemantha (the elephant), which died from injuries to its feet, was under medical treatment for the last six months. The medics tried their best but they couldn’t…

Extreme Surfing On Arctic Circle

Extreme Surfing On Arctic Circle

Tommy Olsen is a surf instructor who monitored his group of surf beginners during their 1st course at snowy beach of Unstad, in Lofoten Island, Arctic Circle, on March 09, 2016. Different surfers from all over the globe came to Lofoten island to surf in very extreme conditions. The temperature of the ocean was 6-7…

Every Spring This Forest In Belgium Becomes A Blue Wonderland

Blue Forest

Not very far away from the capital city of Belgium (Brussels), there is situated a mystical forest taken from fairytales that will steal your breath away in seconds. In the beginning of every spring Hallebros, or Bois de Hal (Halle Forest in Dutch) gives birth to a thick layer of bluebell flowers. According to Wikipedia:…

12 Rare Photos Taken With The First Ever Kodak Photo Camera

At The Beach

A point-and-shoot camera, also commonly called as compact camera, refers to a still camera designed primarily for simple tasks. If you go back 126 years (when you manage that give us a shout) you will find out that the first point and shoot camera was found, then (created by George Eastman the inventor who founded the…

Magical Photographs Of The Snow-Covered Small Japanese Town

Ginzan Onsen

Yamagata is the capital city of Yamagata Prefecture located in the Tōhoku region of northern Japan. Yamagata is located in mountainous southeast Yamagata Prefecture. The Mogami River passes through the city, which includes Mount Zaō within its borders. In this region is located the beautiful and photogenic and hotspring town of Ginzan Onsen. Its literal…

The Exquisite Beauty Of Iceland | Captured In Dramatic Infrared Photos

Iceland by Andy Lee

Iceland fellow Lazy Penguins, a mystic word that says everything. The land of ice and fire (since it can be considered home to the largest glaciers in Europe, also the place that hosts the most active volcanoes) will surely convince you to visit it (at least once in your lifetime). If the above words didn’t captivate…