Since so many of us are staying home much more than usual, we’re all looking at the same things day after day.  Here are images of familiar things seen in a new way.  I hope they inspire your imagination to see the unusual in the mundane.  Don’t miss the link to the video at the end.

A FedEx Boeing 757, without any cargo


The Blood Vessels Of A Hand.

Apparently A 9 Volt Battery Is 6 AAA Batteries Taped Together

How To Install Huge Power Line Towers

An Early Human Embryo On The Tip Of A Needle

A tortoise skeleton.

The Inside Of The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Is Empty

How Brick Streets Are Laid In The Netherlands

A Modern Battleship With No Water Around

The underside of a lily pad.

Inside pearls.

Inside a fireworks shell.

Looking Into A Theatre From Behind The Stage

Beautiful engineering  inside  a bank vault door.

The inside of a guitar.

A bubble mid-pop

Underneath a breaking wave

The sun shot in ultra-violet.

A snail drinking from a bubble

The king of the jungle in the rain.

Jupiter from the bottom (or the South Pole)

Cross sea.  A cross sea is a sea state with two wave systems traveling at oblique angles.

an eight-ton Orca jumping 20 feet out of the water

The pyramids from a Cairo street.

Towing an iceberg In Newfoundland. Icebergs are harvested for their water.

The border between the United States and Canada.

A Lenticular cloud over Mount Fuji, Japan

A bug on a bud in the morning.

n X-ray of a sting ray.

Venice canals from above

Find the person in the tree

Find the person


A leaf performing a process called guttation. The plant is expelling water due to a positive root pressure.

A new way to exercise on a treadmill.


Thanks to: George, Lois, Carolyn, Dee


22 thoughts on “New Ways to See Old Things

  1. absolutely eye-opening! some of the most astonishing wonders i’ve ever seen (especially the “early human embryo on the tip of a needle”!)
    thank you, dusky, for bringing these wonders to our attention!

  2. As usual, Dusky, you have done a magnificent job! I am always inspired, amazed, and in awe of these photos you offer. I often use them to develop that “wonder” in the people I work with as a counselor, and with friends and family. All thank me every time! I also often enjoy your page just before bed, to insure wonder-full dreams! Please never stop offering this “work/gift”…I’m pretty sure more people appreciate it and depend upon it than you could ever imagine…So here’s a gazillion thanks, especially for this page, probably the very best of the best you’ve offered …I’m sending it around to everyone I can think of! Much love and again, thanks, Lia D.

  3. Thank you for ALL that you do to help us stay in gratitude during these difficult times.

  4. Lia, Thank you for your very kind words. I have to say that many posts, especially this one are inspired by groups of photos friends and followers of my site send me, including you. So also, thank you and all who share what they find. It’s a joint project. 🙂

  5. Thank you as always. Always makes us think about different things and wonderful pictures that you do.

  6. Sometimes life that just goes underappreciated. Thank you so much Dusky to share this glimpses of wonder and amazing beauty.

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