Tag: landscapes

Jun 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Fog

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Fog

SAN FRANCISCO FOG Photograph by David Yu In this dreamy capture by photographer David Yu, we see a ‘fog/haze/mist?’ rolling over San Francisco. A beautiful capture of a beautiful city, San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2). It has a density of about 17,620 people per…

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Jun 26, 2013

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and population. With fifty states (48 contiguous) and a special district, the United States is an extremely diverse country in both geography and climate. Below we celebrate the beautiful natural…

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Jun 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Black Fall, Iceland

Picture of the Day: Black Fall, Iceland

BLACK FALL, ICELAND Photograph by Jon Óskar Hauksson Svartifoss (Black Fall) is a waterfall in Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland and is one of the park’s most popular sights. Svartifoss is surrounded by dark lava columns, which gave rise to its name. Other well-known columnar jointing formations are seen at the Giant’s…

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Jun 5, 2013

Picture of the Day: Rice Terrace Sunset

Picture of the Day: Rice Terrace Sunset

RICE TERRACE SUNSET Photograph by AGUSTIN RAFAEL REYES In this beautiful photograph by Agustin Rafael Reyes, we see the Doya rice terraces at sunset. The terraces are located in Matsuura-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. In agriculture, a terrace is a piece of sloped plane that has been cut into a series of successively…

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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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