1350-6651 - Wood structure of Venice Biennale 2012: New Forms in Wood display now at the city Hall Park at Turku. European capital of culture 2011 was held at 19th of August 2011. The pavilion was the result of a workshop that was a joint collaboration with the students from both Oulu and Columbia Universities. Eero Lundv�n and Markus Wikar were coordinating the student���s efforts in Finland.
Guest lecturers at the opening ceremony included Phillip Anzalone (Columbia University) and professor Rainer Mahlamv�ki (University of Oulu). For panel discussion, also Emmi Keskisarja (Tampere University of Technology) and Toni v�sterlund (University of Oulu) were present.
860-290350 - Cellar of the Vercors-Lait cooperative, in Villard-de-Lans, where the "Bleu du Vercors-Sassenage" is made, Isere, France *** Local Caption *** This blue-veined cheese, made from cow's milk, has had the official French label of appellation d'origine contr?l?e (AOC) since 1981 and the European Community's protected designation of origin (AOP) since 2012.
1350-28 - The Carina Nebula (aka Eta Carinae) in the southern sky, shot December 11, 2012 from Timor Cottage, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia. This is a stack of 5 x 12 minute exposures at ISO 400 with the Canon 5D MkII (filter modified) and Astro-Physics 105mm Traveler apo refractor and 6x7 field flattener.
1350-39 - Astronomer Vance Petriew at the eyepiece of his 20-inch Dobsonian reflector telescope, at the 2012 Saskatchewan Summer Star Party in Cypress Hills, SK. This is a single 20 second exposure with the Canon 5DMkII at ISO 4000, and 24mm Canon L-series lens at f/2. A faint aurora adds the horizon colours. The photo was taken on the occasion of the second return of Comet Petriew 185/P since its discovery 11 years earlier in 2001 at this very same location.
746-88395 - The peaks of the GEisler mountain range in valley Villnoess. The church Sankt Johann in Ranui (St. John in Ranui). The Geisler mountain range is one of the most famous areas for hikers and climbers in the Dolomites. This part of the dolomites is part of the nature park Puez-Geisler and belongs to the UNESCO world heritage Dolomites. Europe, Central Europe, Italy, South Tyrol, April 2012