Tag: night time

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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Jul 6, 2013

What the Night Sky Would Look Like if Cities Went Dark

What the Night Sky Would Look Like if Cities Went Dark

Thierry Cohen began his professional career in 1985 and is seen as one of the pioneers of digital photography. Cohen currently lives and works in Paris. Since 2010 he has devoted himself to a single project – “Villes Enteintes” (Darkened Cities) – which depicts the major cities of the world as they would appear…

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May 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Sea of People

Picture of the Day: A Sea of People

A SEA OF PEOPLE Photograph by optickarma on Flickr In this beautiful long exposure photograph by optickarma, we see fans heading home after an England vs Holland friendly at Wembley Stadium on Feb. 29, 2012. The police officers on horseback are clearly not moving much, which really adds to the dramatic effect…

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May 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: Lamborghini Braking at High Speed

Picture of the Day: Lamborghini Braking at High Speed

Lamborghini Braking at High Speed Photograph by Lamborghini In this perfectly timed photograph we see a Lamborghini braking at high-speed during a night race at the Misano race circuit in Rimini, Italy. The race, which took place last weekend, was the second of the season in Lamborghini’s Blancpain Super Trofeo Series, dubbed…

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Apr 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Northern Paradise

Picture of the Day: Northern Paradise

NORTHERN PARADISE Photograph by STEPHANE VETTER | nuitsacrees.fr In this breathtaking photograph we see a stunning aurora over an icy Gullfoss waterfalls in southwest Iceland. The photograph was taken in late March. The auroras followed a M-1 class solar flare and powerful coronal mass ejection (CME) two days prior. Also visible is…

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Apr 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Moonrise Time-Lapse Over LA

Picture of the Day: Moonrise Time-Lapse Over LA

MOONRISE TIME-LAPSE OVER LA Photograph by Dan Marker-Moore @ DANOR.ST In this incredible photo/animated gif/time-lapse video (the latter two can be seen below), we see a brilliant moonrise over Los Angeles, California. The footage was captured by Dan Marker-Moore, a motion designer and artist from LA. The time sliced image above is…

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