Category: ARCHITECTURE

Oct 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Great(ly) Overgrown Wall of China

Picture of the Day: The Great(ly) Overgrown Wall of China

THE GREAT(LY) OVERGROWN WALL OF CHINA Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Blog post | on Flickr | Prints available Seen here is a section of the Great Wall of China tourists don’t typically see. as travel photographer Trey Ratcliff recalls: “Just to get to this point required a long walk through a rocky…

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Oct 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Fife Cabin, Zion National Park

Picture of the Day: Fife Cabin, Zion National Park

FIFE CABIN, ZION NATIONAL PARK Photograph by John Fowler | lumenetic.com In another fantastic capture by John Fowler, we see Fife Cabin at Taylor Creek in the Kolob Canyon Section of Zion National Park in Utah. According to the Washington County Historical Society and zionnational-park.com: Arthur R. Fife, a Professor of Geology…

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Oct 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: House on Fire Ruin, Mule Canyon

Picture of the Day: House on Fire Ruin, Mule Canyon

HOUSE ON FIRE RUIN, MULE CANYON Photograph by John Fowler | lumenetic.com In this fantastic capture by John Fowler, we see the famous House on Fire Ruin in Mule Canyon, Utah. Located in the ‘South Fork’ of Mule Canyon, House on Fire is about a 3 mile (4.8km) round trip to reach.…

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Oct 1, 2013

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

*UPDATE 12/17/2013* THE TOP 100 ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ FOR 2013 HAVE JUST BEEN PUBLISHED! CHECK IT OUT! At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the ‘Top 100 POTDs for…

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Sep 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette at Sunset

SKYLINE SILHOUETTE AT SUNSET Photograph by THOMAS HAWK Website | Flickr | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ In this stunning sunset photo by Thomas Hawk, we see a silhouetted skyline of San Francisco as seen from Albany Beach. Located on the east shore of San Francisco Bay, Albany Beach is part of…

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Sep 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

A BUILDING WITH A VIEW Photograph by Doug Wheller | dougwheller.co.uk Somewhere in the Chilean Patagonia of Torres del Paine National Park, is this building (perhaps a cabin or refuge?) with a view that needs no description. If anyone knows more about the exact location and purpose of the building, please do…

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Sep 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle

NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE Photograph by Taxiarchos228 on Wikimedia Commons Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace (i.e., a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th and 12th century Romanesque architecture) on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. [Source]…

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