Tag Archives: Laika

Photography, space dogs + treasure

Russia before the revolution. Slide show wired magazine.

Street photography. Slide show lensculture.

Lighting films with mirrors, as in Rashomon forest scene, and flash and mirror photography.


Laika Лайка and the Soviet Space Dogs

“Belka Белка and Strelka Стрелка spent a day in space aboard Korabl-Sputnik 2 on 19 August 1960 before safely returning to Earth.

They were accompanied by a grey rabbit, 42 mice, 2 rats, flies and several plants and fungi. All passengers survived. They were the first Earth-born creatures to go into orbit and return alive.” wikipedia.

Shipwreck off the coast of Colombia.