Ladies and gentlemen of the jury; look at this tangle of thorns.

 

artchipel:

Visarute Angkatavanich (Thailand)

Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich captures some of the most elegant portraits of fish. His intimate, crystal-clear photos of Siamese fighting fish (betta) make it seem as though they are suspended in air instead of water. Angkatavanich recently told Popular Photography that he only started photographing the fish after encountering them for the first time three years ago at a fish show and has since become obsessed with the different species which vary greatly in size, shape, and color patterns. Limited edition prints of his work are now available through La Lanta Fine Art. (src. Colossal) © All images courtesy of the artist

[more Visarute Angkatavanich | via Colossal]

victoriousvocabulary:

PUGNACITY
[noun]
aggressiveness; a natural disposition to be hostile; inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative.
Etymology: from Latin pugnācitās, “combativeness”, equivalent to pugnāci-, stem of pugnāx, “combative”, from pugnāre, “to fight”, from pugnus, “fist”.
[Corinne Reid]

victoriousvocabulary:

PUGNACITY

[noun]

aggressiveness; a natural disposition to be hostile; inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative.

Etymology: from Latin pugnācitās, “combativeness”, equivalent to pugnāci-, stem of pugnāx, “combative”, from pugnāre, “to fight”, from pugnus, “fist”.

[Corinne Reid]

thefrogman:

(The last bird is not dead. It is asking for a tummy scratch.)

Photographedby Leila Jeffreys [website]

[h/t: jedavu]

lamarghe73:

Ashol Pan.

13 year old Ashol Pan is one of the estimated last 250 Mongolian eagle hunters left in the world. And one of the very few women that are granted the privilege to be trained in this ancient, traditional hunting method. Golden eagles are used mainly to hunt foxes during the winter months.

Some images courtesy of Caters News Agency.

sixpenceee:

Sculptures by Cameron Stalheim. He is interested in fantasy, reality and the objectification that happens in between.  His website & More of his art