In front of us the ice descended the steep, a bewildering mass of crags and chasms.

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Cornelia Parker]

Thus brought to a stand, I fixed a stake at the point where we were forced to halt, and retreated along edges of detestable granular ice, which fell in showers into the crevasses when struck by the axe.

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Kerry Skarbakka]

At one place an exceedingly deep fissure was at our left, which was joined, at a sharp angle, by another at our right…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Matthew Stone]

… and we were compelled to cross at the place of intersection…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Matthew Stone]

… to do this we had to trust ourselves to a projecting knob of that vile rotten ice which I had learned to fear since my experience of it on the Col du Géant.

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Matthew Stone]

emotionsdarts:

Steve McCurry

miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Matthieu Bourel

Over The Rainbow (Push the clouds away) 2012

showslow:

Andy Denzler
 Paintings of paused VHS clips
showslow:

Andy Denzler
 Paintings of paused VHS clips
showslow:

Andy Denzler
 Paintings of paused VHS clips
showslow:

Andy Denzler
 Paintings of paused VHS clips

showslow:

Andy Denzler

 Paintings of paused VHS clips

APRIL SNOW
By Edward Heim, New York

[fr. Pictorial Photography in America 1920]

DESIGN FOR A TAPESTRY
By John Paul Edwards, Sacramento, Cal.

[fr. Pictorial Photography in America 1920]

Our work was extremely difficult…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Pinpin Co]

… we penetrated to some distance along one line…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Pinpin Co]