Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Jul 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Norway

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Norway

Photograph by Ximonic (Simo Räsänen) on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is a breathtaking Autumn view near Gullesfjordbotn in the island of Hinnøya, Kvæfjord, Troms, Norway. The photo was taken back in September of 2010. Hinnøya is the fourth-largest island in Norway – and the largest off the mainland – covering an area of 2,204.7…

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Jul 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Submerged Park in Austria

Picture of the Day: A Submerged Park in Austria

Photograph by Martinstr on Pixabay Grüner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria in a village named Tragöß. The lake is surrounded by the Hochschwab mountains and forests. The name “Green Lake” originated because of its emerald-green water which comes from the snowmelt from the karst mountains. During the winter, the lake…

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Jul 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour at the Bridge

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour at the Bridge

Photograph by FRANK SCHULENBURG Website | Flickr | Twitter In this beautiful sunrise capture, we see a river fog filling San Francisco Bay as parts of the Golden Gate Bridge peak out above the fog. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San…

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Jul 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: This Was Taken Exactly 45 Years Ago

Picture of the Day: This Was Taken Exactly 45 Years Ago

Photograph by NASA [Taken 20 July 1969] Earth Rise as Seen From Lunar Surface: This incredible image of the Earth rise was taken during lunar orbit by the Apollo 11 mission crew in July of 1969. The first manned lunar mission, Apollo 11 launched aboard a Saturn V launch vehicle from the Kennedy Space…

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Jul 19, 2014

Picture of the Day: Adventures in Hygiene

Picture of the Day: Adventures in Hygiene

Artwork by Etam Cru Sainer and Bezt, collectively known as the ETAM CRU (featured previously here and here) recently completed this awesome building-size mural called Sleeper in Oslo, Norway. I just love how big their pieces are! Be sure to check them out on Facebook where they post their latest artworks to their 135,000+…

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Jul 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: Storm Cloud Looks Like Ocean Waves

Picture of the Day: Storm Cloud Looks Like Ocean Waves

Photograph by jebleez on reddit During a recent storm in North Lincoln, Nebraska, reddit user jebleez captured this incredible photo that shows a storm cloud that looks eerily similar to rolling ocean waves. The photo was posted 11 days ago to reddit where it reached the top spot on the front page and has…

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Jul 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Rock of Gibraltar Levanter Cloud

Picture of the Day: The Rock of Gibraltar Levanter Cloud

Photograph by Mac Dor Seen here is a levant cloud forming against the eastern cliffs of the Rock of Gibraltar. The levant is an easterly wind that blows in the western Mediterranean Sea and southern France, an example of mountain-gap wind. In the western Mediterranean, particularly when the wind blows through the Strait of…

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