The Olympus BioScapes Competition never fails to amaze. This year's winners, unveiled this week, are a gorgeous and alien look at the microscopic world of vampire moths and butter daisies and many things in between
This photo of a dusty cave is the new most expensive photo in the world, with a private collector paying photographer Peter Lik $6.5m for the B&W print. He looks a bit silly now, as it's available for free on the internet right there. The anonymous buyer also bought other works from Lik in a job lot, spending a total of $10m on a handful of moody black and white nature prints. [PR via io9]
What's NeXT? Photo journalist Doug Menuez's rare shots of late Apple chief Steve Jobs' wilderness years, having been ousted by the firm he would return to save, are brilliantly candid. The BBC chats to Menuez in a World Service radio documentary tomorrow…
Some gadgets of the past were incredible feats of engineering that managed to squeeze countless moving parts into small packages. This diagram of the classic Nikon F3 shared by Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter is one such glorious sea of mechanics.