The Dream Within Pictures
Follow TheDreamWithinPictures on Twitter

Watch Our Earth “Breath” Through the Seasons: Stunning Satellite Image Compilation

It’s easy to take earth for granted at times, and we often forget that it is made up of living things. However, the pair of GIF images below are breathtaking examples of just how alive our planet it. According to the maker, the images portray the heartbeat of earth, others have described the animations as the earth breathing. Take a look for yourself to see how the images speak to you:

“I, of course, had some expectation of what I would see as a result of animating these frames, but I didn’t expect to be so mesmerized by them. I can’t look away.”

The GIF’s were created by John Nelson, a Michigan native, and are comprised entirely of images taken from the NASA Visible Earth’s Blue Marble Next Generation collection of photographs. The Blue Earth images are cloud-free images taken from an orbiting satellite. Nelson took the images to great creative effect by wrapping them into a traditional globe shaped layout and creating an animation from them.

[via PictureCorrect Photography Tips]

Visitors: 194

Comments are closed.

comments-bottom

Featured Photos

A Rose… Posted by author icon The Dream Within Jan 16th, 2012 | no responses
Eclipse Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 9th, 2011 | no responses
”In a strange land” Exhibi... Posted by author icon Jean-Luc Dushime Sep 24th, 2011 | no responses

Random Photos

The Dream Within Pictures ... Posted by author icon The Dream Within May 24th, 2014 | Comments Off on The Dream Within Pictures is on see | me… Please show your support…
Walt Disney Concert Hall #... Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Walt Disney Concert Hall #3
Abstract Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 21st, 2011 | no responses
Portraits Posted by author icon Jean-Luc Dushime Nov 4th, 2011 | no responses
Eclipse Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 9th, 2011 | no responses
Romantic Rose #1 Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Romantic Rose #1
Flare Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 24th, 2011 | no responses
Psychedelic Lights #1 Posted by author icon The Dream Within Mar 21st, 2011 | no responses
Walt Disney Concert Hall #... Posted by author icon The Dream Within Dec 25th, 2012 | Comments Off on Walt Disney Concert Hall #2
A Rose… Posted by author icon The Dream Within Jan 16th, 2012 | no responses

Top Rated

Lovers #2 Posted by author icon The Dream Within
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, avg: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...
A Rose… Posted by author icon The Dream Within
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (6 votes, avg: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...
Lovers #1 Posted by author icon The Dream Within
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (6 votes, avg: 3.00 out of 5)
Loading...