Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Sep 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: Macro Rose

Picture of the Day: Macro Rose

Photograph by MARTA VARELA Website | Facebook | Behance Seen here is a stunning black and white close up of a dewy rose by photographer Marta Varela. The photo is part of a popular project on Behance entitled Biodiversity by Varela, which features a portfolio of macro photos of animals, plants and insects. You…

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Sep 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Angkor Wat from Above

Picture of the Day: Angkor Wat from Above

Photograph by Charles J Sharp Angkor Wat was first a Hindu, then subsequently a Buddhist, temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yaśodharapura, the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple…

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Sep 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Embrace Impermanence

Picture of the Day: Embrace Impermanence

Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | Prints Embrace was a 72 ft wooden, cathedral-like sculpture of two human figures, “in celebration of all our relationships”. The site-specific artwork was created by the Pier Group for Burning Man 2014. It was the largest project to date for the Pier…

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Sep 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Transparent Kayak

Picture of the Day: The Transparent Kayak

Photograph by Clear Blue Hawaii Imagine travelling in this and seeing the wonders of the sea beneath you. The Molokini by Clear Blue Hawaii is a transparent two-passenger kayak made out polycarbonate material (the same used in the bulletproof glass and fighter jet canopies according to the manufacturer). The kayak comes equipped with an…

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Sep 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Layer of Ice Off a Leaf

Picture of the Day: A Layer of Ice Off a Leaf

Photograph by SearonTrejorek on reddit After a day of freezing rain, reddit user SearonTrejorek peeled a perfect layer of ice off a Magnolia tree’s leaf. The photo was taken a couple of winters ago at Hardin Gardens on the campus of Winthrop University in South Carolina. In the comments he says it took a…

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Sep 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just a Baby Dwarf Hippo

Picture of the Day: Just a Baby Dwarf Hippo

Photograph by Parken Zoo on Facebook Meet Olivia, a rolly polly dwarf Hippo and newest addition to the Parken Zoo family in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Olivia was born 2 August 2014, weighing just under 6 kg (13 lbs). A small 5-picture album of the newborn was recently shared on Parken Zoo’s Facebook page. The species…

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Sep 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: This 7ft Wide House in London Just Listed at $383K

Picture of the Day: This 7ft Wide House in London Just Listed at $383K

Photograph by McHugh & Co, London At a mere 84 inches wide, this house in north London has just been listed for £235,000 ($383,500 USD). According to the Guaridan, the two-bedroom home appears to be squeezed onto what was once a driveway between two more ‘conventionally sized’ homes. Pickings are slim in this particular…

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