Swipe Saturday 27: Nick Brandt

On the shores of Lake Natron in northern Tanzania, these spectral casings of what used to be were captured by photographer Nick Brandt. The high alkalinity of the water calcifies animals that submerge themselves.

Nick Brandt - Calcified Swallow
Calcified Swallow

Nick Brandt - Calcified Songbird and Dove
Calcified Songbird and Dove

Nick Brandt - Calcified Flamingo
Calcified Flamingo

Nick Brandt - Calcified Eagle
Calcified Eagle

Originally featured on newscientist.com

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