Long before color-sensitive films were invented, Russian photographer Prokudin-Gorsky used to take 3 individual black-and-white photos, each with a filter (Red, Green, Blue) to create high-quality pictures in full color. This self portrait of him is 107 years old

Long before color-sensitive films were invented, Russian photographer Prokudin-Gorsky used to take 3 individual black-and-white photos, each with a filter (Red, Green, Blue) to create high-quality pictures in full color. This self portrait of him is 107 years old

Portrait of a non-breeding male Everglades pygmy sunfish (Elassoma evergladei). When breeding, these males turn jet black with prominent metallic blue markings (visible on this specimen). This species is very common in the wild and occurs in south-eastern United-States.

Portrait of a non-breeding male Everglades pygmy sunfish (Elassoma evergladei). When breeding, these males turn jet black with prominent metallic blue markings (visible on this specimen). This species is very common in the wild and occurs in south-eastern United-States.

A retired teacher found some seahorses off Long Beach. Then he built a secret world for them — “Deep Blue is one of the seahorses that Rog Hanson is studying.” Photo credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times [United States of America] [1368 x 2048 pixels] [OS]

A retired teacher found some seahorses off Long Beach. Then he built a secret world for them — “Deep Blue is one of the seahorses that Rog Hanson is studying.” Photo credit: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times [United States… Continue Reading