Apr 3, 2013

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

 

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the ‘Top 100 POTDs for 2012‘).

It’s hard to believe we’re already a 1/4 of the way through 2013. Below you will find the first installment of this quarterly compilation. All credit goes to the individual photographers and their inspiring vision of our beautiful planet.

*Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2013, they just happened to be featured as a POTD on TwistedSifter. The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos :)

 

 

horizon rainbow in paris The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by BERTRAND KULIK

 

 

 

kamchatka ice cave russia The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

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aurora astralis from space The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph courtesy of NASA/JSC/JOE ACABA

 

 

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heart shaped rock kannesteinen rock norway The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by CHELL HILL

 

 

 

surding duck The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph via ubomw on Reddit

 

 

 

looking down from top of burj khalifa The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

vatican museums spiral staircase giuseppe momo The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

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mapparium stained glass globe mary baker eddy library boston The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

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forces of nature The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

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lions head hike overlooking cape town south africa The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

For more info, click any title or image to see the original post

 

 

 

duct tape landscape takahiro iwasaki The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Artwork by Takahiro Iwasaki | Photograph by Owen Houhoulis

 

 

 

voringsfossen waterfall mabodalen norway The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by Simo Räsänen

 

 

 

ice and snow on tree after flood trippy effect The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by Willyyz on Reddit

 

 

 

the moon through north window arches national park utah united states The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

self portrait in space aki hoshide earth reflected in helmet The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by NASA

 

 

 

cloud city foggy dubai aerial from above princess tower The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

winter contrast in krakow poland black and white The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by MARTIN RYCZEK

 

 

 

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Photograph by GASTON BATISTINI

 

 

 

abandoned great wall of china nature overtaking growing over The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

sunrise easter island aerial kite photography The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

Photograph by PIERRE LESAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends:

 

 

full moon olympic rings london bridge 2012 The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

just a pinch buddah perfect timing The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

 

 

purple lavender field provence france The Top 25 Pictures of the Day for 2013

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