Posts tagged ‘lorenzo borghi photographer’
Found enclosed in four tombs, sealed into 3 golden sarcophagi…
… he was the last of his family.
Son of an incest between his father Amenhotep IV and one of his sister. His half-sister wife, Ankhesenamun, couldn’t escape two consecutive stillbirths.
He died of malaria and genetic diseases.
His mummy rotted and didn’t survive his time. His name was Tutankhamun.
Pictures shot at the homonym exhibition.
Click each picture to zoom in.
16 mm, 130 ”, f/4 – A wide angle look in the Milky way – click here for the plate solving (star recognition)
200 mm, 130 ”, f/2.8 – A look into the Cygnus constellation, part of the Veil nebula (see plate solving)
16 mm, 130 ”, f/4 – The North America nebula (purple) in the inner arm of the Milky way, just aside Cygnus, some orange night clouds passing by – click here for the plate solving
200 mm, 130 ”, f/2.8 – The Crescent nebula (purple, upper left) in the Milky way, Cygnus constellation (click here for plate solving)
Plate solving via Astrometry.net
Towards the Flüela Pass, Davos left behind
At the Schottensee, Flüela Pass
Entering the Swiss National Park
Val dal Buotsch river entering the Ova dal Fuorn
Into the wild
PIctures show on the was from Davos to Zerzen, door to the Swiss National Park. Click each picture to zoom in.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately […]
to front only the essential facts of life, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived […]
I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear […]
I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life […]
to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms…
(Walden, Henry David Thoreau)
The giant Anax imperator
The tall Giraffa reticulata
A scary Struthio camelus
The largest living equid: Equus grevyi
The rare Ciconia nigra
The always up standing Suricata suricatta
Pictures shot in the new Savanna area in Zoo Zurich, Switzerland. Click each picture to zoom in
Make the invisible visible: 30 second long exposure of Zurich night sky with the fast wide angle Sigma 14 mm f/1.8
Facing West, do you see Corona Borealis and Arcturus (Bootes)?
The milky way above Zurich city, light pollution high to very high – level (SQM) up to 18.89 mag./arc sec2
Facing North, do you see Ursa major, Ursa minor, Perseus, Giraffe, Cassiopea and much more ?
Jupiter and its 4 moons, do you see all the 4 of them? (shot with a 70-200 mm objective)
Facing West, do you see the Andromeda constellation and its galaxy?
If you did not see the constellations, click here 🙂 Wide angle pictures shot with SIGMA 14 mm f / 1.8, 30 seconds, ISO 1250. Jupiter shot with 200 mm f / 2.8, 0.4 second, ISO 400. Click each picture to zoom in.
The entry gate to the new Lewa- Savanna region at Zoo Zürich
Giraffes and impalas
A top deck safari bus at the east end
(fake) gigantic baobab trees
Stripes and squares. Pictures shot in the new Savanna area in Zoo Zurich, Switzerland. Click each picture to zoom in