Chronicling the bloody chain of events surrounding 1950’s teen serial-killing duo Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate, Christian Patterson’s “Redheaded Peckerwood” has proven so popular that the first edition sold out soon after its publication, leaving many photo book lovers eagerly anticipating the release of the third edition earlier this year–along with a few additional macabre goodies. The book, whose strange title is actually Starkweather’s childhood nickname, reveals only bits and pieces of the crime spree timeline within its pages, ultimately inundating the reader with the forensic, mysterious and the grim.
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For many Fins, Nuuksio National Park provides the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby Helsinki. Home to many endangered or near-threatened species of flora and fauna (namely the illustrious Siberian flying squirrel), Nuuksio is a refuge for eccentric critters and weary city dwellers alike. And with views like the one above, it’s no surprise as to why.
The Macro World Of Insects
Given our height, it’s somewhat understandable that we neglect to examine the millions upon millions of minuscule–yet incredibly complex–insect civilizations at our feet. But when we do take the time to do so, like Polish photographer Adam Tomaszewski does, the results are stunning and the worlds presented appear much more fascinating than ours. Be sure to check out more of his macro-portraits at Deviant Art.
Shifting their pursuits from the demonization of women to the infinite ills of environmental degradation, Mongolian neo-Nazi group Tsagaan Khass takes on polluting foreign-owned mines with severe swastikas by checking mining permits…and emitting cigarette-induced carbon emissions all the while.
Part “Jackass” adventurer, part incredibly skilled photographer, Vadim Makhorov has scoured the world–and its various heights–in pursuit of the perfect photo. Causing major consternation when he illegally scaled the Giza pyramids, Makhorov is not one to let the law or fear get in the way of his sky-high ambitions. Last spring, Vadim Makhorov took to the tallest buildings of Dubai to capture the city of the future, and the results are simply stunning. Where most see a barrier, Makhorov–the genius or fool, you decide–sees opportunity. Some of the best he’s seized photographs are featured below:List View
All photos come courtesy of Vadim Makhorov’s blog.
Before becoming the swank resort town seen above, Saratoga was home to many Algonquin-speaking Native American tribes for ages. But once the wealth of mineral water resources was discovered by English and Dutch settlers, the Native Americans were soon forced out, making way for the fleeting promise of luxury hotels and spas. In its heyday, Saratoga boasted the largest hotel in the world, however as markets would have it, many of the town’s premier hotels closed their doors toward the middle of the 20th century.