Tag: clouds

Jul 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: Clouds Rolling Over Rio

Picture of the Day: Clouds Rolling Over Rio

CLOUDS ROLLING OVER RIO Photograph via gguerind on Reddit In this dramatic photograph, we see clouds rolling past the base of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I was unable to find more information on this photograph and a reverse image search on TinEye and Google…

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Jul 10, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Break in the Clouds

Picture of the Day: A Break in the Clouds

A BREAK IN THE CLOUDS Photograph by Jeffrey Pang on Flickr In this fabulous capture by Jeffrey Pang, we see two canoers paddling through Lake Louise as a break in the clouds reveals the majestic Victoria Glacier in the background. Lake Louise is a glacial lake located in Banff National Park in…

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Jun 4, 2012

Picture of the Day: Mt. Rainier Casting a Shadow on Clouds

Picture of the Day: Mt. Rainier Casting a Shadow on Clouds

MOUNT RAINIER CASTING A SHADOW ON CLOUDS Photograph by Nick Lippert (via Komo News) This rare and remarkable phenomenon only happens when the sun rises farther to the south as Winter solstice approaches. At the right place and time, Mount Rainier blocks rays of morning sunlight, casting a shadow like you see…

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May 3, 2012

Picture of the Day: Head in the Clouds

Picture of the Day: Head in the Clouds

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS Photograph by SVETLANA PERIC (ceca67 on Flickr) Surely one of the best locations for a bench the Sifter has ever seen. Oh the conversations to be had there! This beautiful photograph was taken by Svetlana Peric at the top of the Männlichen, a 2,343 metre (7,687 ft) mountain…

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Apr 24, 2012

The Hut Above the Clouds on the Matterhorn

The Hut Above the Clouds on the Matterhorn

The Solvay Hut is the highest hut on the Matterhorn at 4,003 meters (13,133 ft). Situated on a ledge immediately above the Moseley Slab on the Hörnligrat, it’s a small emergency refuge that can accommodate about 10 people. It is strictly to be used in the event of an emergency but many climbers…

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Mar 20, 2012

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

Roll Cloud, Las Olas Beach, Uruguay | Photograph by Daniela Mirner Eberl The skies have always been a constant source of fascination for humans. One common mass that everyone on the planet has seen in one form or another are clouds. They can come in all sizes, shapes, and colours; and their distinct…

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Nov 6, 2011

Above the Clouds: Photos from 20,000 feet (6000m)

Above the Clouds: Photos from 20,000 feet (6000m)

Photograph by RUDIGER NEHMZOW PHOTOGRAPHY | Edition Prints Available After seeing Rudiger Nehmzow’s incredible cloud photography featured on My Modern Met and Behance it was too impressive not to share on the Sifter as well. These remarkable shots were taken from a height of 20,000 ft (6,000m) from the open doors of a…

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