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Websites | Earthporn – ultimate landscape & animal photography collection

Earthporn is a series of breathtaking pictures that capture the brilliance of our magnificent planet, nature and life.

Earthporn---landscape-and-animal-photography-collectionThe Earthporn photos originate from various sources at Imgur, Tumblr, Flikr, and Reddit and are compiled at the Earthporn facebook page. I’ve collected two dozen of my favorite animal and landscape photos for you to feast your eyes upon. There are several excellent Earthporn videos I found too.

Here are some beautiful Earthporn videos from three excellent photographers.

Earthporn Video – The Water

The Water from TSO Photography on Vimeo.

This was filmed during August 2011. This is my interpretation of the fjord landscape in western Norway. Having spent countless days here, I really enjoy even the smallest parts of this landscape. Like hidden streams or dwarfish waterfalls outside of the beaten track that offer a great deal of solitude. This movie was editing “on the road” and uploaded over 3G network from southeast asia. I have decided to spend the next two years creating a 60min blu-ray/dvd. As a landscape photographer, I have visited some really amazing places over the years, and now I will be revisiting many of them for this movie. It is a full-on project, and as a result I have now sold my apartment, print-studio, car and other belongings.

I thought Beethoven´s Moonlight Sonata would be appropriate, and asked my friend Marika Takeuchi if she could record it in a studio. She made a fantastic version which I love very much. Thank you! Press/licensing/projects contact: tsophotography@gmail.com  Music: “Moonlight Sonata” by Beethoven performed by Marika Takeuchi http://on.fb.me/kOezbO

Earthporn Video – Landscapes

Landscapes: Volume Two from Dustin Farrell on Vimeo.

Planet 5D Blog: http://blog.planet5d.com/2011/10/dustin-farrells-landscapes-volume-two-another-canon-eos-5d-mark-ii-timelapse-masterpiece/ Continue reading »

Photography | Wet & Wild – LA fountain & fifteen minutes

I can’t resist moving water. A few drops. An enormous wave. Doesn’t matter. Mix in sparkling sunshine and I just can’t resist. My brain’s visual cortex gets hyper hypnotized and stops me in my tracks. Gotta stop. Gotta stare.

Fountain los angeles photographerSo I was rushing from a shoot inside one LA building and on my way to the inside of another building. No time to spare. But there was a fountain along the way. There was sunshine behind it. There was me stopping in my tracks.

Here are a few shots from my fifteen minute pause.


Top ten best Los Angeles fountain photographs shot in LA by corporate photographer Greg Mancuso - 1

Top ten best Los Angeles fountain photographs shot in LA by corporate photographer Greg Mancuso – 1

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Essay | The Frail Bliss Tornado Vs Gloom And Doom

A true tale and appreciation of my mighty Special Olympics’ hero.



Special-Olympics-swimming hero

© photo by Gregory Mancuso

It’s not hard to get buried in a heap of frustration in these gloom and doom days. You can be frustrated your career isn’t advancing fast enough. Or your career disappeared and you’re forced to take a job that you wouldn’t even call a career. Maybe you’re frustrated about your investments not performing well. Or your cash flow could be nonexistent and getting more nonexistenter every week for that matter.

And you can always round up the usual suspects lurking in your life even in the best of times. Creative frustration, relationship frustration, or what relationship? frustration, weight,  looks, the traffic, and the kids and on and on.

When frustration hits a fevered pitch, whether in the mundane or life altering category, it may help you to think of the woman in this picture as I do from time to time. I encountered her years ago when I was covering the Special Olympics. Continue reading »

Photography | Light comes out at night

Photographs of Los Angeles nightscapes.

los angeles photographerBasically, photography is a medium that captures light reflected off a subject. When moving light itself is the subject, sometimes an almost magical transformation occurs. This has always fascinated me. Sometimes the resulting creation is both abstract and hyper-real at the same time. If that even makes sense?

Here are a few of my favorite light sculpting images from a shoot I did for the LAX business district.

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Los Angeles corporate photographer Gregory Mancuso shot this photo of the LA airport business district at night - 1

Los Angeles corporate photographer Gregory Mancuso shot this photo of the LA airport business district at night – 1

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