Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Apr 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Banyan Tree

Picture of the Day: Banyan Tree

Photographer Unknown via leewdo on reddit A Banyan is a fig that starts its life as an epiphyte (a plant growing on another plant) when its seeds germinate in the cracks and crevices on a host tree (or on structures like buildings and bridges). “Banyan” often refers specifically to the Indian banyan (Ficus benghalensis),…

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Apr 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Levels of Nature

Picture of the Day: Levels of Nature

Photograph by John Cobb In this beautiful capture of the Alaskan landscape we see the Tracy Arm fjord with the impressive Sawyer glacier lurking behind and mountains soaring above all. I love the composition and lines in this capture by John Cobb. Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau (outlet at 57°…

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Apr 14, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Eye in the Sky

Picture of the Day: The Eye in the Sky

Photograph by Kien Do Kien Do captured this stunning view of a break in the clouds that looks like an eye in the sky. The photo was taken 31,000 ft above ground as the plane prepared for its descent to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. via Kien Do on Unsplash

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Apr 13, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hiking from Mexico to Canada | Before and After

Picture of the Day: Hiking from Mexico to Canada | Before and After

Photograph by IAN CROMBIE Website | Facebook | Instagram In this amazing before and after photo we see Ian Crombie at the beginning and end of a hiking journey from Mexico to Canada via the famous Pacific Crest Trail. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a treasured pathway through some of the…

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Apr 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hiking With Your Best Friend

Picture of the Day: Hiking With Your Best Friend

Photograph by Vladimir Kudinov It doesn’t get much better than this! Great capture by Vladimir Kudinov via Unsplash

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Apr 7, 2015

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights 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 2014!). It’s hard to believe we’re already 1/4 of the way through 2015. I can’t wait to see what…

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Apr 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral from the Top of a Spire

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral from the Top of a Spire

Photograph by Vadim Makhorov | On the Roofs In this dizzying night time photo we see what Cologne Cathedral looks like from the top of one of the two massive spires. The photo was taken by Vadim Makhorov, one half of the rooftopping duo On the Roofs. Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral…

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