Click to embiggenCheck out GeoEye‘s annual high resolution picture of Burning Man from the sky, taken on Thursday, September 1st, 2011. The image is remarkably sharp, but it's over 12MB in size so it'll take a few seconds for it to load. See if you can find your camp!The Google Earth team has turned into a KML image overlay.
At Burning Man 2010, photographer Eric Schwabel suited up and showed up on the playa in what he calls the "Human Light Suit" and with his camera in hand photographed members of the community (drink!) as evidenced in this video.This year, Schwabel wants to reprise his experience only he wants to go bigger. He figures $18,000 will be plenty enough to upgrade the Human Light Suit so he's launched a Kickstarter
Hey there burners. Even though we worked hard to make this website HTML 5 compliant there's gonna be times when FLASH media is offered. Like today's slideshow from Buff Sanitized featuring these awesome animated GIFs from Burning Man 2010.Buff wrote in to say: "Hi. I have some coolio gif images from Metropolis. I still need to upload the ones I made from Evolution to my photobucket account. Never
Back in 1999 before there even was a thing called BURNcast we had the supreme pleasure of camping near Julian Cash aka "Super Snail" as well as Dr. Megavolt at Burning Man. Oh, yes, those were the good old days when tickets were less than $60 and attendance was under 10k. Burning Man was better last century!That year Julian would take photos -- sometimes even nekkid photos -- of people in his
Today's slide show comes to us from ErzenDesign who wrote in to say: "This was my 8th year in Black Rock City, and I was invited to be the photographer for the Fire Conclave group "Poi's in the Hood" on burn night. Being allowed into the great inner circle was such and honor to me, and since I had my camera gear, I figured I'd take pictures all week long. I'm a freelance photographer, and a long
As part of Bradley Milton's participation at Burning Man, he produces a series of panoramic photographs entitled "Living Working Burning Man”. This slide show from 2010 provides an introduction to the project but you really ought to go and check them out in higher res here.Of his work, Milton writes:"There are so many photos that show the incredible public beauty and vitality of Burning Man. (Over
Click image above to be directed to 3D galleryHarold Baize has 15 years of stereoscopic photographs from Burning Man and he's just posted images from 2010 on his website.Baize also posted some brief words to go along with each year of photos and 2010 is no different.Having attended Burning Man since 1996, he's seen the event grow from less than 8,000 attendees (at a ticket cost of only $35) to well
A lot of folks want to know what happened to the Burning Man Earth team's GeoEye satellite image of Black Rock City that was slated for 2 September, 2010 at precisely 11:41 a.m. It looks like at this time the GeoEye website is only featuring imagery of Black Rock City taken from Wednesday (the day before) however there's a couple of photos from Thursday available for viewing at BME's Facebook
Temple of Flux. Field of View: 103.2 degrees wide, 66.9 degrees highClick image to embiggen The Burning Man Earth team recently posted some really cool shots from Burning Man 2010. Above is a pano by Rich Gibson who was hoisted by 120' boom lift to get this ultra dense gigapixel image of the Temple Of Flux crew. Click on the image to embiggen or follow this link and make sure you use the zoom control
10 September 2010 | photography
Oh the images are starting to trickle in! Share yours on BURNcast!
07 September 2010 | photography
On Wednesday, 1 September 2010, GeoEye’s GeoEye-1 satellite captured imagery from Burning Man. It's now available for viewing through Google Earth. More information and how-to at the Google Earth and Maps Team blog.
Alright ya dirty, dirty hippies. I'm coming up so you better have this party started!You can follow my personal audio/video blogging on the Road To Burning Man 2010 at Posterous.Save some bacon for meeeeeeee!
Jeffrey Johnson from the Burning Man Earth team has arranged for GeoEye to take a satellite image of Black Rock City on September 2, 2010 at precisely 11:41 a.m. GeoEye is a commercial satellite imagery company that provides exclusive on-line mapping use to Google, which has its logo on the side of one of GeoEye's rockets.How it works is that the Ikonos satellite orbits the earth every 98 minutes.
Today we're having a little fun with this awesome photo as submitted by Chai Guy. On our Facebook page we're asking readers to submit a caption for this image. Join us on Facebook and participate!
This video comes from Kate Bohner who is linked to having an extramarital affair with Google's CEO Eric Schmidt the year they went to Burning Man together in 2007. Also that year Steve Jobs put the "enemy" in "frienemy" when, according to Gawker, the relationship between the two companies soured. The story goes Jobs "broke up" with Schmidt while at a payphone 45 minutes outside of Black Rock City. And purportedly, Bohner had her part in this.
15 January 2010 | photography
Lane Hartwell is a professional photographer within the community (drink!) who's spearheading an amazing creative project in an effort to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti via Flickr. She has reached out to a number of photographers and created "Onè Respe" which in Haitian translates to mean "honor and respect". She asked several photographers to donate the use of one or more of
16 July 2009 | photography
The Burn -- Burning Man 2008 from MrNightshade on Vimeo.Photo flipbook by Mr. Nightshade, theblight.net
12 July 2009 | photography
Scott Beale is the blogger behind Laughing Squid, an online resource for art, culture, and technology based in San Francisco. He's been also covering stories pertaining to the Burning Man community (drink!) for a long time and we think Scott is just all sorts of awesome sauce. Scott took this set of photos are from last night's "Sand by the Ton" event in Oakland to benefit The Big Art Experience
10 July 2009 | photography
The Blight, copyright 2009 Nightshade / Neil Girling
15 August 2008 | photography
This just in from Psilly Psimon!
08 December 2007 | photography
Greeters, c.1862In 1847, Larry Harvey and his followers, fleeing persecution on Baker Beach, reached the Black Rock Desert and announced It is enough, this is the right place, leave no trace.From the Book of Mark (Wahl). Read the entire account here.
Photo by imbrettjacksonHere's a Flickr slide-show from NYC Decom recently posted by Runnannchew. And here's a bunch more!
03 October 2007 | photography
...it's all gone. Photo by Paranoidroid.
02 October 2007 | photography
OK, I confess. The third post in 30 days about panoramic photos. But, ya gotta admit: they're really, really, really kewl!Check these out!
Photographer Richard Renaldi has created this e-book which is available for download here.Digg it! • Reddit it • Add to Technorati • Bookmark on del.icio.us
01 October 2007 | photography
As a follow up to the Putt Putt Playa last week comes these hilarious images from photographer Douglas Keister from the Black Rock Self Invitational Golf Tournament.Click on image to see the entire album.
5560 - The Laminated ManOriginally uploaded by DangerRanger I received one of these laminates as a gift on the playa this year. Danger Ranger's comments are worthy of note.
27 September 2007 | photography
Hey there, everyone! Katherine the Great here. I'm one of the new burncasters with an upcoming episode this season.From my gal Bronwen:"For a couple of years now I've been pondering how to answer the question "What is Burning Man?" The answers can depend on the day, your mood, how much coffee you've had... My favorite way to explain it is like a return to childhood: you get up in the morning, pick
As posted on FORA.TV:Burning Man: Art in the DesertBook PassageCorte Madera, CASep 15th, 2007A. Leo Nash presents Burning Man: Art in the Desert.For one week in August the Burning Man Festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert brings people together in a spirit of self-reliance and creativity. Nash has been creating a photographic document of this gathering for more than a decade, culminating in this visually
A collection of art car photos as seen in Auto Motto.MullingItOver is the featured photographer and you can find more of his work on Flickr.
The silliness begins as Decom Season commences.As posted by Mr. Bear on Tribe.net.
25 September 2007 | photography
Although he hasn't updated for years, Julian Cash's "Supersnail" BM portraits are always inspirational to me. I got lost cruising through old galleries today. By taking the playa people out of the playa environment, he seems to highlight their brilliance.Check out his David Best portrait from 2001:more supersnailDigg it! | Add to Technorati | Bookmark on del.icio.us
Steve Fotografik has posted some of the best photos of the lunar eclipse and the Man Burn 1.0.
A series of panos from this year's burn. Brad's also got them from years past, all the way to '98!
Back on the MySpace blog, we posted some really cool videos by multimedia journalist Zach Wise for the Las Vegas Sun's blog. Wise's work is breathtaking! Click here to see the archived slideshows and phenomenal panorama images of the Celtic Forest, Crude Awakening, the Big Rig Jig, the Steampunk Treehouse and lots, lots more!
Patrick Roddie has posted amazing new photos albums from this year.Check it!