Dovi Kacev grew up in South Africa and San Diego. A longtime La Jolla surfer, Dovi is finishing up a joint SDSU-UC-Davis Ph.D. in Ecology. For the past 11 years he has carried out research on shark ecology and conservation which has allowed him to study sharks in the wild in San Diego, Baja California, and the Caribbean.
By Neeraj Bhushan
Do you know our Earth didn’t appear blue in NASA's first satellite images! But times have changed. Look at this “Blue Marble 2012” – as NASA (US government’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration) calls it and claims it to be the most amazing high definition image of Earth so far.
Earth as a ‘Blue Marble’ was first snapped by the crew of Apollo 17 in 1972 and that image has always been one of the most famous photos ever taken, for we all then suddenly saw the world in a much different way.
Behind Photographs is a superb project by photographer Tim Mantoani. For the past five years, he has been making portraits of noted photographers holding one of their favorite or most iconic images. Neil Leifer's image of Muhammad Ali standing over a knocked-out Sonny Liston, Harry Benson's epic photo of The Beatles having a pillow fight and Steve McCurry's famed portrait of the Afghan Girl from the cover of…