Tag: water

Feb 7, 2012

25 Jaw-Dropping Photos from the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

25 Jaw-Dropping Photos from the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

© Ray Demski / Red Bull Cliff Diving Cliff diving is the purest extreme sport on earth. Take a high cliff, deep water and courage. What you get is all you need. No additional machinery, no protection whatsoever, just absolute concentration and complete body control. The equipment – a swimsuit – fits into…

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Dec 11, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Great White Shark

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Great White Shark

THE MIGHTY GREAT WHITE SHARK Photograph by DAVID LITCHFIELD Photographer David Litchfield took this incredible photograph of cage divers confronting a massive great white shark on the Isla de Guadalupe. The shot was one of the finalists of National Geographic’s annual photo contest. It’s hard to tell how big this shark is,…

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Oct 18, 2011

The River of Five Colors: Cano Cristales, Colombia

The River of Five Colors: Cano Cristales, Colombia

Photograph via iClickfun.com In Colombia, Rio Cano Castales, or the ‘river of five colors’, is a special place where for a brief period of time every year when the conditions are just right, the river explodes with vibrant colours your eyes won’t believe. During the short span between the wet and dry season,…

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Sep 1, 2011

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

GLORIOUS SEA CAVE – ALGARVE, PORTUGAL Photograph via Reddit Apparently this cave is quite near Benagil Beach in Algarve, Portugal. A sea cave, also known as a littoral cave, is a type of cave formed primarily by the wave action of the sea. The primary process involved is erosion. Sea caves are…

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Jun 30, 2011

The Great White Shark: Masters of the Sea [20 pics]

The Great White Shark: Masters of the Sea [20 pics]

Photograph by TERRY GOSS The Great White Shark is one of nature’s greatest and most feared predators. Though not the ‘ferocious man-eater’ they are depicted to be in the blockbuster film Jaws, the great white shark is an intimidating creature with awesome power and speed. Enjoy the 20 incredible photographs below along with some…

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May 2, 2011

The Top 25 Ranked Freshwater Aquariums in the World

The Top 25 Ranked Freshwater Aquariums in the World

Since 2001, the International Aquatic Plant Layout Contest (IAPLC) has been the largest planted aquarium design competition in the world. Hobbyists from all over the globe enter their aquariums in hopes of winning the grand prize of 1 million Yen (approx. $12K USD). However, more important than the monetary reward is the global ranking…

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Jan 18, 2011

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures create a unique, absorbing and expansive visual seascape. Highlighting natural ecological processes, Taylor’s interventions explore the intricate relationships that exist between art and environment. His works become artificial reefs, attracting marine life, while offering the viewer privileged temporal encounters, as the shifting sand of the ocean floor, and the works…

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