This is the project of UK photographer Charles Twist had some Victorian camera enthusiasts to take the photos to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the resort. These photos derived directly from technology that was around 150 years ago. The result is great and it makes modern photos look like old ones without photoshop. The photos are not perfect which can be quite a shock in this age of all digital.
A new law passed in the good old state of Tennessee makes it illegal for residents to post images that may be deemed “offensive”, such as the following photos. A violator of this law could face up to $2,500 in fines and a year in the slammer. Have Tennessee legislators not seen what is already online?
We already posted beautiful photos taken by Colonel Douglas H. Wheelock which appeared on his Twitter account. It seems that other astronauts follow his example. Here’s another set of pictures made this time by astronaut Paolo Nespoli while he was aboard the space station. The photo was taken approximately 1,000 km northeast of the Solomon Islands.