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Incongruous music, beautiful landscape and acres of SNOW.

Stragill, Old Mountain, Owenerk, Tonduff, all in Inishowen, Co Donegal timelapsed.

David Porter writes:

..I’m a photographer and I’ve been interested in making timelapses for quite some time but I like having the camera free for taking photos, when I recently bought a Go Pro that solved that problem , shoot the timelapse on the Go Pro and take photos with my Nikon .

As I hadn’t been out and about Inishowen taking photos as I usually do and with the arrival of the recent snow I decided it a very apt time to remedy this, so on went the all weather clothing , filled the flask with coffee and off I went out to “The Parish”

Needs more Scooter.

Moonlight Photography

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Extraordinarily haunting drone footage of Auschwitz-Birkenau by BBC News. To wit:

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during World War II. More than a million people – the vast majority of them Jews – died there between 1940, when it was built, and 1945, when it was liberated by the Soviet army.

Railway tracks into Auschwitz-Birkenau – Trains filled with victims from throughout occupied Europe arrived at the camp almost every day between 1942 and the summer of 1944.

Ruins of wooden huts at Birkenau – Birkenau (or Auschwitz II) was erected in 1941 solely as a death camp, the wooden huts are now in ruins with only brick fireplaces and chimneys remaining.

Entrance to Auschwitz I -The wrought-iron sign over the entrance bears the words Arbeit Macht Frei – “Work sets you free”. The brick-built buildings were the former cavalry barracks of the Polish Army.

Courtyard between blocks 10 and 11 at Auschwitz I – Block 11 was called “the Block of Death” by prisoners. Executions took place between Block 10 and Block 11 and posts in the yard were used to string up prisoners by their wrists.

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(H/T: Kevin Whitty)