Reblogged from rincondesaxe
Selections from the series Across the Ravaged Land (published 2013)
Photographs 4-6 are of animals calcified by Tanzania’s Lake Natron (named after the chemical compound natron):
"The water has an extremely high soda and salt content, so high that it would strip the ink off my Kodak film boxes within a few seconds. The [alkali] causes the creatures to calcify, perfectly preserved, as they dry."
Reblogged from aerysii
Literary Word Count Infographic: http://shortlist.com/entertainment/books/literary-word-count-infographic