Yes, that is made from crayons: Herb Williams is one of the few people in the world who have an individual account with Crayola. The company is on his speed dial. He’s on a first-name basis with many of the employees. So what merits this special treatment? Because Williams orders a lot of crayons. Boxes of them. Thousands and thousands of them. Three thousand Crayola crayons in a 50-pound case.
Creepy 1700s Sculptures by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt.
Simon Christen lives in Oakland and has been pointing his camera across the bay at San Francisco for the past year, taking time-lapse photos of the city. “About halfway through the project, the fog became the main subject,” he writes in an e-mail, “and I tried to find locations to highlight it.”
Edward Horsford’s high-speed photography freezes the spherical innards of water balloons — just as the balloon skins break open, and just before they splash to the floor. He works at night in his garden in London, using flashes to light the action. Amazingly, he works alone. So how does he do it? And doesn’t he get soaked?
Ever wondered what goes on inside those tucked-away Himalayan monasteries?