In photos: The mesmerizing and surreal Pushkar Camel Fair

Annapurna Mellor October 24, 2018 Share this article Every year, some 30,000 camels descend on Pushkar, a small town in the state of Rajasthan, in what’s been billed as India’s “greatest tribal gathering”. Photographer Annapurna Mellor captures the madness. Gazing through his long, sandy eyelashes, the beast stares curiously into my lens. I’ve photographed camels […]

The most mesmerizing photos from the World Cup so far

Christian Hartmann/Reuters The 2018 World Cup in Russia is off to a great start, and the tournament has already produced incredible moments and photos. Russia is a gorgeous background for some amazing sports photography. From goal celebrations to great saves, gut-wrenching own goals, and crazy fans, here are the most mesmerizing photos from the World […]

Watch a mesmerizing New York flyover shot with a 12K camera

Some folks believe that 8K TV is overkill, but cinematographer Phil Holland just flaunted video of New York City captured in sweeping 12K. He used three RED Monstro 8K VistaVision cameras (turned sideways) mounted on a special rig called the Shotover K1 Hammerhead. The videos were then stitched together to create a 12K, 48fps film […]

Canadian duo blow away sports world with mesmerizing final skate to become the most decorated ice dance team in Olympic history

Maddie Meyer/Getty Canadian ice dancing duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home gold at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday in Pyeongchang. The duo put together nearly a flawless routine that had the sports world in awe. Virtue and Moir are now the most decorated ice dancing team in Olympic history. Canadian ice dance team […]

Check Out This Mesmerizing Timelapse of the Night Sky Above Hawaii

Image: SKYGLOW Telescopes dot the cloudless top of the dry volcano Mauna Kea in Hawaii, Earth’s tallest mountain from its underwater base to its peak. Its night skies, free of artificial light, are a resource disappearing across the planet in the face of light pollution. Advertisement This new video comes as part of the SKYGLOW […]

These recently declassified nuclear test videos are utterly mesmerizing, terrifying

Enlarge / This well-known photograph was taken (extremely) shortly after the detonation of a nuclear device during Operation Tumbler-Snapper. The projecting spikes are known as a rope trick effect. (credit: US Department of Defense) From 1945 until the practice was ended in 1963 with the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the US conducted 210 above-ground […]