8 tips on how to photograph sports -- comments: I shoot a lot of sports (pro soccer mostly, and mostly at night) and to freeze the motion, shooting at 1/1250 sec shutter speed, and usually at f/4. My camera lets me get away with that because of its low light handling, but at anything shorter than 1/500 second, image stabilization (VR in the Nikon world) is not just useless, it becomes a hindrance.
pleurotus djamor - This species encompasses a complex of brilliantly pink Oyster mushrooms. The Pink Oyster varieties are the most common occurring wild Pleurotus in pan-tropical zones of the world. Known for its speed to fruiting, ability to flourish on a wide variety of base materials, and high temperature tolerance, this species is so aggressive as to colonize unpasteurized bulk substrates before competitors can flourish. When growing en masse, albino clusters sometimes form.
Some *spectacular* photographs of waves by Pierre Carreau. These look more like sculptures than giant crashing waves. Many more at the link: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/05/liquid-sculptures-powerful-waves-photographed-by-pierre-carreau-seem-frozen-in-time
Water is a universal solvent. It can dissolve a large variety of chemical substances like salts, other ionic compounds, and polar covalent compounds such as alcohols and organic acids. It transports all kinds of things from the sediment of the Nile River to the oxygenated blood cells in your arteries. It is the most cohesive among the non-metallic liquids.
Spain is one of the Top Ten #wine producer countries of the world with a great variety of grapes but also very different between the #Spanish regions. Although #Spain has thousands of wines, we have choosed some of the best, with Protected Designation of Origin from different regions of Spain, as Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Toro, Bierzo, Priorat and Jumilla, for red wine; Rueda, Rías Baixas and Ribeiro for white wine; and Sherry & Montilla-Moriles for "generoso" wine; some of them #organic