The Rose of Jericho [VIDEO] is a species of desert moss that has the amazing ability to ‘resurrect’ itself after bouts of extreme dehydration lasting months or even years. After just a few hours of exposure to moisture the plants burst to life, uncurling from a tight ball of dry leaves to a green flower-like shape. Videographer Sean Steininger shot this timelapse of several plants as he exposed them to water.
For a moment of sheer cosmic and earthly awe: This might look like a surrealist painting, but it’s a 270-image composite taken over two hours in Indonesia, including the erupting Mount Semeru, star trails in the sky, and a meteor streaking across on the right.
Six Native American cultures spent time in Red Rock Canyon leaving behind pottery, arrowheads, and art. Because of these artifacts the land is protected, allowing us to explore their past to transform tomorrow!
A timelapse of the sunset at Berry Head in Gros Morne National Park. I put my camera on one of the giant boulders to get a better perspective of the other rocks. This is 281 photos merged into one image using the lighten layer-blending mode in photoshop. The first 25 photos were stacked using the comet script to create a smooth transition into the “normal” stack. You can find both scripts I used and a bunch more here. advancedstacker.com Here’s a single frame from the timelapse. https://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_molloy/14743637708/