Tag: landscapes

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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May 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Working the Land

Picture of the Day: Working the Land

WORKING THE LAND Photograph by Jonathan15 on 500px A beautiful Autumn morning is captured in this breathtaking photograph by Jonathan15 on 500px. The image is sparse on details but it looks to be somewhere in Asia. I love the morning mist and yellow leaves in this tranquil capture. Camera details below: Camera:…

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May 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hadrian’s Wall, England

Picture of the Day: Hadrian’s Wall, England

Photograph by Robert White | Prints available In this fantastic capture by Robert White, we see Hadrian’s Wall, a defensive fortification in Roman Britain, begun in AD 122 during the rule of emperor Hadrian. In addition to its military role, gates through the wall served as customs posts. A significant portion of the wall…

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May 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out – Blue Mountains, Australia

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out – Blue Mountains, Australia

JUST HANGING OUT BLUE MOUNTAINS, AUSTRALIA Photograph by Andrew Smith / Sydney Work Travel Play In this fantastic capture we see Andrew Smith, perched on an outcrop, soaking up the surrounding views of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. The mountainous region borders on Sydney’s metropolitan area, its foothills starting…

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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

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 classifications of thunderstorms (supercell,…

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Apr 6, 2014

Shattered Mirror Sunset Reflections That Look Like Stained Glass Windows

Shattered Mirror Sunset Reflections That Look Like Stained Glass Windows

Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is the newest series from New York based artist Bing Wright. This new body of work marks Wright’s first return to color photography in almost a decade. Bing recently completed a solo exhibition at the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York City; he is also represented by the James Harris Gallery…

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