Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jul 31, 2013

Picture of the Day: This is France

Picture of the Day: This is France

THIS IS FRANCE Photograph by Anthony Gelot Facebook | Flickr | Google+ In this perfectly timed photograph by Anthony Gelot, we see the PAF (French Acrobatic Patrol) doing a flyover of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Bastille Day (French National Day, July 14), as a French flag waves in the…

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Jul 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Crown of Palaces

Picture of the Day: The Crown of Palaces

THE CROWN OF PALACES Photograph by Francisco Martins The Taj Mahal (which literally translates to ‘crown of palaces’) is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as…

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Jul 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Abandoned Starlite Music Theater

Picture of the Day: The Abandoned Starlite Music Theater

The Abandoned Starlite Music Theater Photograph by Sébastien Barré Website | Flickr | Twitter In this incredible black and white photograph by Sébastien Barré, we see the inside of the abandoned Starlite Music Theater in Latham, New York. The building shut down in 1997, ending a 40 year run that saw entertainers…

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Jul 20, 2013

Imagining Manhattan Inside the Grand Canyon

Imagining Manhattan Inside the Grand Canyon

At the end of 2012, Swiss photographer Gus Petro traveled to the United States. On his trip he visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona. 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and over 6,000 ft (1,800 m) deep, it is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the…

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Jul 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Crescent Moon Over Sao Paulo

Picture of the Day: Crescent Moon Over Sao Paulo

CRESCENT MOON OVER SAO PAULO Photograph by Ricardo Motti In this beautiful night-time capture by Ricardo Motti, we see a big crescent moon over Sao Paulo, Brazil. To get the shot, Motti used: Canon Rebel XT, tripod, 200mm lens, f4 aperture, 13 second shutter speed, ISO 100, center metering, shot in RAW.…

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Jul 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Big Ship in a Tiny Canal

Picture of the Day: Big Ship in a Tiny Canal

BIG SHIP IN A TINY CANAL Photograph by coolmonfrere on Flickr The Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnesian peninsula from the Greek mainland. The builders dug the canal through the Isthmus…

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Jul 18, 2013

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures…

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