Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Apr 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: When Axe Meets Wood

Picture of the Day: When Axe Meets Wood

WHEN AXE MEETS WOOD Photograph by RAFAEL HERNANDEZ Website | Blog | Prints available Photographer Rafael Hernandez recently submitted this perfectly timed photo to reddit’s I Took a Picture subreddit. In the comments he explains that it took him nine tries to get the effect he was looking for (the photo above…

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Apr 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour in Bruges

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour in Bruges

BLUE HOUR IN BRUGES Photograph by Arcalino / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 In this stunning capture by Arcalino, we see the city of Bruges at ‘blue hour’, as seen from Rozenhoedkaai street. Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It…

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Apr 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Satellite View of Earth on Earth Day

Picture of the Day: A Satellite View of Earth on Earth Day

A SATELLITE VIEW OF EARTH ON EARTH DAY Satellite Image by NASA NOAA’s GOES-East satellite captured this stunning view of the Americas on Earth Day, April 22, 2014 at 11:45 UTC/7:45 a.m. EDT. The data from GOES-East was made into an image by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight…

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Apr 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Bastei Bridge, Germany

Picture of the Day: Bastei Bridge, Germany

BASTEI BRIDGE, GERMANY © Thomas Wolf, http://www.foto-tw.de | Facebook In this beautiful photo by Thomas Wolf, we see the Bastei Bridge, situated above the Elbe River in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains of Germany. The Bastei rock formation towers 194 meters (636 ft) above the river and is a major landmark of the…

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Apr 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Forest Green

Picture of the Day: Forest Green

FOREST GREEN Photograph via Met5anvartija on reddit Seen here is a beautiful forest in Jyväskylä, Finland. Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Central Finland in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. It is the largest city in Central Finland and on the Finnish Lakeland with a population of 134,802. The…

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Apr 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

THE SUPERCELL Photograph by RYAN SHEPARD Facebook | Twitter | 500px In this dramatic capture by Ryan Shepard, we see a supercell thunderstorm never Ovid, Colorado on 28 May 2013. A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft. Of the four…

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Apr 17, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just an Owl Standing on One Foot

Picture of the Day: Just an Owl Standing on One Foot

JUST AN OWL STANDING ON ONE FOOT Photograph by Wagner Machado Carlos Lemes In this candid photo we see a burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) near Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil, standing on one leg. The photo was selected as Wikimedia Commons’ Picture of the Day for 19 February 2014. The Burrowing Owl is found…

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