Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Sep 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave

Picture of the Day: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave

MEXICO’S GIANT CRYSTAL CAVE Photograph by Alexander Van Driessche Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave (Spanish: Cueva de los Cristales) is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 meters (980 ft) below the surface in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals, and are some of…

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Sep 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: One Giant Leap

Picture of the Day: One Giant Leap

ONE GIANT LEAP Photograph by NASA Wallops Flight Facility/Chris Perry Last Friday a frog managed to photobomb a NASA spacecraft launch. Posted earlier this week to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Flickr page, NASA explains: “A still camera on a sound trigger captured this intriguing photo of an airborne frog as NASA’s…

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Sep 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show

Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show

GRAND CANYON LIGHT SHOW Photograph by ROLF MAEDER Website | Blog | Twitter | Prints available In this amazing night-time scene, we are treated to a lightning show at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. The photograph was taken by Rolf Maeder of photographysedona.com, who drove two hours to the canyon to…

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Sep 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Leatherback

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Leatherback

THE MIGHTY LEATHERBACK Photograph by Claudia Lombard/USFWS In this photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, we see the mighty Leatherback sea turtle at the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuse in the US Virgin Islands. The Leatherback is the largest, deepest diving, and most migratory and wide ranging…

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Sep 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Lone Chamois Above the Clouds

Picture of the Day: Lone Chamois Above the Clouds

LONE CHAMOIS ABOVE THE CLOUDS Photograph by RADO GADOCZI Website | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter In this beautiful capture by Rado Gadoczi, we see a lone Tatra chamois above the clouds in the High Tatras. The High Tatras or High Tatra Mountains, are a mountain range along the border of northern…

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Sep 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: Giant Staircase Art Made from Potted Plants

Picture of the Day: Giant Staircase Art Made from Potted Plants

GIANT STAIRCASE ART MADE FROM POTTED PLANTS Photograph by ANDREA ANNALORO Seen here is the famous 142-step staircase of Santa Maria del Monte in Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy. Each step is decorated with a different ceramic mosaic. Each year for about a month (typically May – June), potted plants are creatively arranged on…

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Sep 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Gorge at Watkins Glen

Picture of the Day: The Gorge at Watkins Glen

THE GORGE AT WATKINS GLEN Photograph by Peter Rivera Watkins Glen State Park is located outside the village of Watkins Glen, New York, south of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County in the Finger Lakes region. The centerpiece of the park is a 400-foot-deep (120 m) narrow gorge cut through rock by a…

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