Tag: landscapes

Jun 4, 2013

Photo Tour of Iceland in Black and White

Photo Tour of Iceland in Black and White

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, Peter Zéglis is a self-taught photographer and Civil Infrastructure Engineer with a background in graphic design and classical arts. In a fantastic photo series posted to Behance entitled island I, Zeglis takes us on a black and white photo tour of Iceland using his analog medium format camera. On his…

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Jun 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Ponthus’ Beech

Picture of the Day: Ponthus’ Beech

PONTHUS’ BEECH Photograph by CHRISTOPHE KICIAK In this incredible photograph by Christophe Kiciak, we see the beautiful Ponthus’ Beech, located in Brocéliande forest in Bretagne, France. According to Kiciak: “Different stories exist, but a common one is that Ponthus, a knight of the round table, lived in a castle there, somewhere around…

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May 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Poolside Mountain View

Picture of the Day: Poolside Mountain View

POOLSIDE MOUNTAIN VIEW Photograph by The Cambrian Hotel This is the breathtaking view from the outdoor pool at the Cambrian Hotel in Adelboden, Switzerland. Situated amid the pristine scenery of the Swiss Alps with mountain views in every direction, the year round destination is also within walking distance to the closest ski…

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May 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: Waipio Valley, Hawaii

Picture of the Day: Waipio Valley, Hawaii

WAIPIO VALLEY, HAWAII Photograph by PAUL BICA Waipio Valley is located in the Hamakua District of the Big Island of Hawaii. Waipi’o means “curved water” in the Hawaiian language. It was the capital and permanent residence of many early Hawaiian ali’i (kings) up until the time of King ‘Umi. Located at 20…

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Apr 30, 2013

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

China Danxia is a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the name given in China to landscapes developed on continental red terrigenous sedimentary beds influenced by endogenous forces (including uplift) and exogenous forces (including weathering and erosion). The inscribed site comprises six areas found in the sub-tropical zone of south-west China. They are characterized by…

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Apr 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Northern Paradise

Picture of the Day: Northern Paradise

NORTHERN PARADISE Photograph by STEPHANE VETTER | nuitsacrees.fr In this breathtaking photograph we see a stunning aurora over an icy Gullfoss waterfalls in southwest Iceland. The photograph was taken in late March. The auroras followed a M-1 class solar flare and powerful coronal mass ejection (CME) two days prior. Also visible is…

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Apr 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

FOLLOW THE LEADER Photograph by Jakub Polomski | jakubpolomski.com In this gorgeous capture by Jakub Polomski, we see a flock of sheep from above as they roam the Slovakian countryside. According to Wikipedia: Sheep are flock animals and strongly gregarious; much sheep behavior can be understood on the basis of these tendencies.…

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