Category Archives: Photography

Photographer Franco Banfi‘s shot of a pod of sperm whales at rest, hanging together motionless and vertical in the water.

The whales do this for about 6-24 minutes at a time, exhibiting signs of REM (dream) sleep, an activity that accounts for 7% of their life.

The phenomenon was accidentally discovered by a team of UK and Japanese researchers in 2008.



With or without brew?

Andy Sheridan ( he of the wonderful long exposure urban portraits) twasks:

Anyone else think that that Heineken sign [at O’connell Street Bridge] should be replaced with something less…beery? #Dublin #Ireland #moneytalks #visuallandscape