Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Mar 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Architect

Picture of the Day: The Architect

Artwork by ERIK JOHANSSON Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Prints “The Architect” is the latest photo manipulation by artist and photographer Erik Johansson (featured previously). According to comments by Erik on his official Faecbook page, the image was created over the course of two months and involves numerous individual elements photographed…

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Feb 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Photograph by Terry Virts International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts (@AstroTerry) tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Nimoy played science officer Mr. Spock in the Star Trek series that served as an inspiration to generations of…

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Feb 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Photograph by Jialiang Gao | http://www.peace-on-earth.org In this breathtaking aerial photograph by Jialiang Gao, we see the amazing terraced rice terraces of Yunnan, China. Yunnan’s Yuanyang County is a popular destination with photographers due to the vast areas of nearby mountains which have been cultivated into terraced rice paddies for at least the past…

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Feb 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis, Bear Lake, Alaska

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis, Bear Lake, Alaska

United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang In this beautiful capture we see Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, above Bear Lake, Alaska. The photo was taken by United States Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Strang, and was awarded first place in the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2006. An aurora…

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Feb 24, 2015

Picture of the Day: Curiosity’s Latest Selfie from Mars

Picture of the Day: Curiosity’s Latest Selfie from Mars

Photograph by NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS [NASA JPL Feb. 24, 2015] This self-portrait of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the “Mojave” site, where its drill collected the mission’s second taste of Mount Sharp. The scene combines dozens of images taken during January 2015 by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera at the end…

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Feb 23, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together

Picture of the Day: Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together

Artwork by Alex Chinneck British artist Alex Chinneck reveals his latest illusory artwork in collaboration with Vauxhall Motors. Following 2014’s ‘floating building’ in Covent Garden, ‘Pick yourself up and pull yourself together’ sees the artist hang a new Vauxhall Corsa 15 feet in the air while still attached to the road at London’s Southbank…

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Feb 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Canadian Gothic

Picture of the Day: Canadian Gothic

Photograph by Bethe (@PuzzleBethe on Twitter) In this fun photo, twitter user @PuzzleBethe and her husband recreated Grant Wood’s famous 1930 painting American Gothic, with a Canadian twist. The real painting is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Fun fact, although many believe the man and woman to be husband and…

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