Tag: landscapes

Apr 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Forest Green

Picture of the Day: Forest Green

FOREST GREEN Photograph via Met5anvartija on reddit Seen here is a beautiful forest in Jyväskylä, Finland. Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Central Finland in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. It is the largest city in Central Finland and on the Finnish Lakeland with a population of 134,802. The…

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Apr 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Photograph by RYAN SHEPARD Facebook | Twitter | 500px In this dramatic capture by Ryan Shepard, we see a supercell thunderstorm never Ovid, Colorado on 28 May 2013. A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft. Of the four classifications of thunderstorms (supercell,…

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Apr 6, 2014

Shattered Mirror Sunset Reflections That Look Like Stained Glass Windows

Shattered Mirror Sunset Reflections That Look Like Stained Glass Windows

Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is the newest series from New York based artist Bing Wright. This new body of work marks Wright’s first return to color photography in almost a decade. Bing recently completed a solo exhibition at the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York City; he is also represented by the James Harris Gallery…

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Mar 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Schlegeis Lake, Austria

Picture of the Day: Schlegeis Lake, Austria

SCHLEGEIS LAKE, AUSTRIA Photographer Unknown via l0v4 on reddit Located in the Zillertal valley underneath the famous Olperer mountain hut, is the beautiful Schlegeis Lake in Tyrol, Austria. Like Zillergründl, Stillup, Durlassboden and Gmünd; Schlegeis is one of the five artificial lakes in the Zillertal valley. According to the official tourism site…

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Mar 17, 2014

Picture of the Day: Tham Lod Cave, Thailand

Picture of the Day: Tham Lod Cave, Thailand

THAM LOD CAVE, THAILAND Photograph by DREW HOPPER Website | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter | 500px | Prints available In this beautiful capture by Drew Hopper, we see Tham Lod Cave, located in the Pang Mahpa district of Mae Hong Son, Thailand. According to Hopper, the natural limestone cave’s main feature…

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Mar 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland

Picture of the Day: Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland

OESCHINEN LAKE, SWITZERLAND Photograph by STEFFEN SAUDER Located in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland is the beautiful Oeschinen Lake. The lake is situated at an elevation of 1,578 metres (5,177 ft), has a surface area of 1.1147 square kilometres (0.4304 sq mi) and its maximum depth is 56 metres (184 ft). Oeschinen is fed…

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Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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Mar 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hallstatt Village, Austria

Picture of the Day: Hallstatt Village, Austria

HALLSTATT VILLAGE, AUSTRIA Photograph by DANNY XEERO 500px | Facebook | Flickr Photographer Danny Xeero took this beautiful shot of the picturesque Hallstatt Village in Austria. Nestled between the edge of Hallstätter See (a lake) and the towering Dachstein mountains, Austria’s oldest and possibly most photographed village is something like a mirage…

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Feb 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Buachaille

Picture of the Day: The Buachaille

THE BUACHAILLE Photograph by JAMES ROSS Website | Blog | 500px | Prints available In this beautiful capture by James Ross, we see the famous Buachaille Etive Mòr (also known as The Buachaille or The Beuckle). The mountain is located at the head of Glen Etive in the Highlands of Scotland. Its…

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Feb 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: Indian Sunrise

Picture of the Day: Indian Sunrise

INDIAN SUNRISE Photograph by ram reddy/rammorrison Flickr This beautiful sunrise capture (taken on Jan. 1, 2010) by rammorrison was taken in Kodaikanal, a city in the hills of Tamil Nadu, India. Kodaikanal’s name in Tamil means, “the gift of the forest”. Established in 1845, the city has a long history as a…

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