I’m not really a fan of heavy rain if I have to go outside. But listening to it from the coziness of my room is just fine – and so is watching this awesome timelapse. It was made by Peter Maier and shows a microburst as it moves across a lake in Austria.
After returning to live in Tokyo 2012, photographer Philipp Zechner notice a shift in the behaviour and attitudes of the people there. Gone was the optimism that had long ruled the country, replaced by fear and uncertainty for the future, and Philipp decided to document what he saw in a project titled Tokyo Radiant.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake that shook Japan in 2011, which destroyed many towns in the coastal regions of the north east, eventually leading to the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant.