Tag: landscapes

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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Jan 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: Skogafoss, Iceland

Picture of the Day: Skogafoss, Iceland

SKÓGAFOSS, ICELAND Photograph by STIAN KLO Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | 500px Skógafoss is one of the most famous (and visited) waterfalls in Iceland. Photographer Stian Klo (featured previously) says he had seen thousands of pictures from this iconic location and really wanted to try to get a ‘fresh’ angle of…

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Jan 22, 2014

Night-Time Landscape Photos Completely Illuminated by Moonlight

Night-Time Landscape Photos Completely Illuminated by Moonlight

On display at White Cube Bermondsey in London from January 22 – April 14, 2014 is a new solo exhibition from artist and photographer Darren Almond entitled, To Leave a Light Impression. In a breathtaking series of night-time landscape photos, Almond takes 12 – 30 minute long exposure photographs under the light of a…

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Jan 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: Little Lake of Reflection

Picture of the Day: Little Lake of Reflection

LITTLE LAKE OF REFLECTION Photograph by Gitta Sladič Lake Jasna is a picturesque alpine lake that covers a modest surface area of 2.2 ha (5.4 acres). What it lacks in size it makes up for in breathtaking surroundings. Located in northwestern Slovenia, Lake Jasna is 2 km from the small town of…

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Jan 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Natural Viewfinder

Picture of the Day: A Natural Viewfinder

A NATURAL VIEWFINDER Photograph by John Fowler | lumenetic.com At the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in Southern Utah you will find this impressive alcove at the end of the Jacob Hamblin Arch in Coyote Gulch. While you can experience Coyote Gulch as a day-hike, many choose to spend 2-4 nights backpacking…

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