Never ending sunset- Light Pollution

submitted by Mcast Art & Design Mosta : Luke Zerafa  for 19+
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos Reporting photo
awarded: Best Entry, International Honorable Mention

Dangers of Light Pollution: Nature: animals confuse artificial lighting for moon and disrupt their natural cycles Human: Circadian Rhythms- Controlled by ‘Ganglion cells’ found inside the eye, controlling the sleep/ wake/ eat cycle + Behavioural functions + pupillary light reflex (dilation of the pupil)- how much light enters the eye and how much we perceive. Ganglion cells have a peak absorption rate of around 480 nM wavelength (blue light) In short: Wrong colour temperature bluish light pollution has greater effect on our sleep/ wake/ eat cycles (circadian) + Behaviour functions Installing too powerful lighting instead of finding the proper low wattage to produce an adequate amount of luminosity results in light pollution from the reflected surface just under the light source. Waste of electricity to light unused spaces.

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Love Thy Mother.

submitted by Institute for the Creative Arts : Joelle,Dimech  for 19+
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Campaigning photo Photos

​I chose waste disposal as my theme for my assignment because I am a environmentalist and I have always wanted not only to keep the environment clean but also to show people how I can shed light on this problem by using photography. My work is to show people how waste disposal is hurting not only us but also the world we live in. By myself using my own mother to symbolize mother nature while a person throws waste onto her will give the viewer a strong feel of human nature over shadowing nature.

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technology the silent addiction

submitted by MCAST : Michelle Portelli  for 19+
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Photos

The photo shows the drastic reality of how our society will become when consumed by technology. As addicts find happiness within their drug as do we in our technology, the blood and strained eyes represent what damage we a doing to ourselves and our surroundings when we truly become consumed by our devices, which reflects poorly on our environment.

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