Tag: perfect timing

Dec 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: This Director is Possum

Picture of the Day: This Director is Possum

Photograph via Australian War Memorial In this awesome vintage photo from 1943, a ringtail possum examines an Australian Department of Information movie camera somewhere in north Australia. The curious critter even assumes the operators’ stance! What a candid and perfectly timed capture. That’s what I call an awesome possum! (Louis C.K. reference anyone?) …

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Nov 11, 2014

Once a Year at 11:11 am the Sun Shines Perfectly on this Memorial

Once a Year at 11:11 am the Sun Shines Perfectly on this Memorial

On Nov. 11 at 11:11 am, the sun’s rays pass through the ellipses of the five Armed Services pillars to form a perfect solar spotlight over a mosaic of The Great Seal of the United States.

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Nov 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Bird Lands on Page About Itself

Picture of the Day: Bird Lands on Page About Itself

Photograph by Geir Arne Vian Bird enthusiast Skjalg-Helmer Vian (14) from Vadsø, Norway was reading about the Grey-headed chickadee (Poecile cinctus) when an actual one swooped in to see what all the fuss was about. The boy’s father, Geir Arne Vian captured, the amazing photo opp and the image has been circulating online as…

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Nov 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Photograph by Kylemraley on reddit Reddit user Kylemraley captured an interesting scene at the Outer Banks in North Carolina with the sky and water blending together perfectly. The Outer Banks (also known as OBX) is a 200-mile (320-km) long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina and a small portion…

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Oct 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Panorama Glitch Gives Woman Ultimate Selfie Arm

Picture of the Day: Panorama Glitch Gives Woman Ultimate Selfie Arm

Photograph by Strid3r21 on reddit Reddit user Strid3r21 used his phone’s panorama feature to capture the inside of a museum and it accidentally gave a woman taking a selfie a super long arm. The funny glitch took place inside the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois. Astute readers may notice the image…

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Sep 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Basketball Eclipse of the Sun

Picture of the Day: Basketball Eclipse of the Sun

Photograph by MDPPatrick on reddit Reddit user MDPPatrick took this perfectly timed photo of his brother shooting a basketball and creating an eclipse of the sun at the same time. For those curious, the photo was taken on a Galaxy S4 using the ‘Sports’ mode which takes pictures of fast movement. The photo, which…

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Sep 7, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Layer of Ice Off a Leaf

Picture of the Day: A Layer of Ice Off a Leaf

Photograph by SearonTrejorek on reddit After a day of freezing rain, reddit user SearonTrejorek peeled a perfect layer of ice off a Magnolia tree’s leaf. The photo was taken a couple of winters ago at Hardin Gardens on the campus of Winthrop University in South Carolina. In the comments he says it took a…

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