October 30th, 2009
October 29th, 2009
©2009 Richard Barnes / National Geographic
A queen’s pet gazelle was readied for eternity with the same lavish care as a member of the royal family. In fine, blue-trimmed bandages and a custom-made wooden coffin, it accompanied its owner to the grave in about 945 B.C.
See more of Egypt’s animal mummies here.
October 28th, 2009
© Nicola Carignani
The image comes from a catalogue for the Italian fashion brand Bacon titled “Lost in Wonderland.” It was shot in an old amusement park outside Milan. Nicola Carignani is based in Milan and often travels to the U.S., where he is working on a book project called “Innocence.” Images from his “Innocence” portfolio are on his Web site.
October 27th, 2009
© Gabriela Herman
Self-portrait by Gabriela Herman, a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn, N.Y. Herman was one of the winners in the recent WIN-Initiative 10 Best 10 competition.
October 26th, 2009
© Mark Davidson
View more images by Davidson on his Web site.