Knowledge Bomb: Revisiting the ‘Pillars of Creation’

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Found this awesome celestial imagery over at NASA and simply had to share it with everyone who drops in here! I

remember seeing the original 1995 image and being in awe of it and in fact not believing that it was in any way real or that a thing like that was real.

Of course I had seen space nebulae images before and had been fascinated for ages with celestial bodies and the like but this was a true standout and now its great to see more images and even more beautiful ones in some ways. Beauty as we all know, remains in the eye of the beholder, but I think this is the kind of thing that would awe just about anyone.

This view of the Eagle nebula combines data from almost opposite ends of the electromagnetic spectrum. Herschel captured longer-wavelength, or far, infrared light, and the space telescope…

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Not Just Skin Deep – Fighting back Against Malignant Melanoma


One of the things that I love about being a photographer is having the time to give back to causes that I feel passionate about.  Last fall I donated my photography services to an event hosted by the Jennifer Brouwer Design Team to raise money for Yellow Brick House Markham (my blog post on the event is here.

Jenn’s team spent hundreds of hours of work on the new Yellow Brick House space and did just an amazing job – click here to see a video of Jenn in the space and a little taste of her final design.

This spring I am participating in another event that I feel is just so important to talk about.  It is called Not Just Skin Deep, and it is a fundraiser created by a fellow photographer Kelly Gemmell to raise money and awareness for the  David Cornfield Melanoma Fund (DCMF).

Kelly is…

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