Tag: landscapes

Aug 17, 2014

Picture of the Day: Cabin on the Matterhorn

Picture of the Day: Cabin on the Matterhorn

Photograph by Juan Rubiano | juanrubiano.com A beautiful view of the Swiss landscape with a cabin in the foreground and the mighty Matterhorn looming in the background. What a view! The photograph was taken by Juan Rubiano, who says this photo was not retouched or ‘enhanced’ in Photoshop and that it isn’t HDR; just…

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Aug 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: Valley Fog in Lower Austria

Picture of the Day: Valley Fog in Lower Austria

Photograph by Uoaei1 on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is a dramatic view from Blassenstein mountain near Scheibbs (Lower Austria) to the west, with fog over Erlauf valley and Danube. The photo was uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by Uaei1. You can see the full size 5958 x 2979 pixel panoaramic here. via Uoaei1 on…

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Jul 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Norway

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Norway

Photograph by Ximonic (Simo Räsänen) on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is a breathtaking Autumn view near Gullesfjordbotn in the island of Hinnøya, Kvæfjord, Troms, Norway. The photo was taken back in September of 2010. Hinnøya is the fourth-largest island in Norway – and the largest off the mainland – covering an area of 2,204.7…

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Jun 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: Balloon Ride in Cappadocia

Picture of the Day: Balloon Ride in Cappadocia

Photograph by Joyce | gypsyjoyce.com In this amazing photograph by Gypsy Joyce, we see a number of travellers ascending for balloon rides in Cappadocia, Turkey. This was Joyce’s first ever hot air balloon experience and she captured it beautifully. The area is very popular for balloon rides and costs typically range between 90 –…

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Jun 19, 2014

Picture of the Day: Five Fingers Peak

Picture of the Day: Five Fingers Peak

FIVE FINGERS PEAK Photograph by chensiyuan on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is the famous Five Fingers Peak of Huangshizhai, located in the Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in China since 1992. Wulingyuan is noted for its more than 3,000 quartzite sandstone pillars and peaks across most…

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May 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Rainbow Storm Cloud

Picture of the Day: Rainbow Storm Cloud

RAINBOW STORM CLOUD Photograph by CHRIS LIEDLE Twitter | Instagram KVAL-TV Reporter/Fill-In Anchor Chris Liedle took this amazing photo of a storm cloud and rainbow last week in Eugene, Oregon. Chris said he took the shot whilst hiking Spencer Butte, a prominent landmark in Lane County, Oregon, on the southern edge of…

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May 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: of Lava and Snow

Picture of the Day: of Lava and Snow

Photograph by JACOPO MARTOCCHI 500px | Facebook In this beautiful night-time capture by Jacopo Martocchi, we see fog illuminated by the city lights of Chiavenna, Italy. The artificial light gives the fog a ‘lava-like’ quality. Chiavenna is a city (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region of Lombardy. It is located…

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