Tag: night time

Nov 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Starry Night

Picture of the Day: Starry Night

STARRY NIGHT Photograph by JUSTIN KERN Website | Facebook | Flickr | Twitter | Google+ | Prints In this breathtaking 18-picture panorama by Justin Kern, we see the Milky Way Galaxy in the night sky from ‘Tunnel View’ at Yosemite National Park in California. Oh and that bright looking star just to…

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Oct 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: The 2013 Perseids Meteor Shower

Picture of the Day: The 2013 Perseids Meteor Shower

THE 2013 PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER Photograph by DAVID KINGHAM Blog | Flickr | Facebook | Google+ | Twitter Seen here are the prolific Perseids meteor shower captured on the night of August 13, 2013 by photographer David Kingham. According to Wikipedia: The stream of debris is called the Perseid cloud and stretches…

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Sep 25, 2013

The Photographic Diversity of Chicago’s Famous ‘Bean’

The Photographic Diversity of Chicago’s Famous ‘Bean’

Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor. Nicknamed the Bean, it is the centerpiece of the AT&T Plaza in Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Inspired by liquid mercury, the Bean is made of 168 stainless steel plates welded together. Its highly polished exterior has no visible seams…

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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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Aug 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong at Night

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong at Night

HONG KONG AT NIGHT Photograph by SPRENG BEN Website | Flickr | Facebook | Tumblr Seen here is the breathtaking Hong Kong skyline at night. The photo was taken from a lookout point on Victoria Peak. Victoria Peak is a mountain in the western half of Hong Kong Island. It is also…

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Aug 16, 2013

Picture of the Day: Lightning Crashes

Picture of the Day: Lightning Crashes

LIGHTNING CRASHES Photograph by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez In this 30 second long exposure photograph by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez, we see multiple lightning strikes just outside the city limits of Hermosillo, located in the northwestern state of Sonora, Mexico. Hermosillo is the capital and main economic center for the state and…

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Jul 25, 2013

The Changing Skies Behind a Little House on a Hill

The Changing Skies Behind a Little House on a Hill

Manuel Cosentino is an Italian artist and photographer. He studied at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome, specializing in motion design before moving to London where he worked as a Visual Effects Artist in the film Industry. After contributing to several movies including Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix and Narnia…

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Jul 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Crescent Moon Over Sao Paulo

Picture of the Day: Crescent Moon Over Sao Paulo

CRESCENT MOON OVER SAO PAULO Photograph by Ricardo Motti In this beautiful night-time capture by Ricardo Motti, we see a big crescent moon over Sao Paulo, Brazil. To get the shot, Motti used: Canon Rebel XT, tripod, 200mm lens, f4 aperture, 13 second shutter speed, ISO 100, center metering, shot in RAW.…

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Jul 18, 2013

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures…

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Jul 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Picture of the Day: Pigeon Point Lighthouse

PIGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE Photograph by Kaddi Suddhi | kaddisudhi.com In this nighttime long exposure photograph by Kaddi Suddhi, we see the famous Pigeon Point Lighthouse in San Mateo, California. According to the California State Parks website: “Perched on a cliff on the central California coast, 50 miles south of San Francisco, the…

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