Tag: night time

Dec 6, 2012

The Black Marble: Earth at Night

The Black Marble: Earth at Night

On December 5th, 2010 scientists unveiled an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite, shows the glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before. Many…

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Dec 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport at Night

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport at Night

SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT AT NIGHT Photograph by Andrew Choy In this fantastic capture by Andrew Choy we see the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) at night. The photo was taken from a cessna plane on November 16, 2005. It was a finalist for the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year in 2006.…

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Oct 19, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Cloud Illuminated By Lightning

Picture of the Day: A Cloud Illuminated By Lightning

A CLOUD ILLUMINATED BY LIGHTNING Photograph by Mike Jones (mrjones131 on Flickr) While on a diving trip in the Grand Cayman Islands this past September, photographer Mike Jones captured this incredible lightning storm illuminating a storm cloud. Featured last week in The Telegraph’s ‘Pictures of the Day‘ gallery, Jones explained: “I…

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Aug 30, 2012

Long Exposure Fireworks Like You’ve Never Seen

Long Exposure Fireworks Like You’ve Never Seen

David Johnson is an amateur photographer from Ottawa, Canada. Earlier this month, Johnson attended the Sound of Light Fireworks show at Gatineau’s Leamy Lake and took a series of incredibly unique fireworks photos that look like nothing you’ve seen before. Johnson described the technique he used after posting his series to Reddit: “When I…

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May 10, 2012

Dramatic Black and White Cityscapes at Night

Dramatic Black and White Cityscapes at Night

Martin Stavars was born in 1981 in Czestochowa, Poland. He studied economics, computer science and photography, ultimately focusing on the latter. He specializes in black and white cityscapes, landscapes and night photography. He and his camera have visited more than 20 countries, with Asia holding the key spot with the most visits and inspirations.…

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May 3, 2012

Beautiful Long Exposures of Fireflies at Night

Beautiful Long Exposures of Fireflies at Night

Photograph by Digital Photo Blog @ digitalphoto.cocolog-nifty.com Japanese photographer Yuki Karo captured these stunning long exposure photographs of mating fireflies in and around the Maniwa and Okayama Prefectures in Japan between 2008 – 2011. Shooting long exposures at night can be challenging, but Yuki has done well to capture this beautiful moment in…

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Apr 28, 2012

Blending Day and Night into a Single Photograph

Blending Day and Night into a Single Photograph

With over two decades of professional experience, photographer Stephen Wilkes is well known for his fine and commercial photography. With countless awards, honours and five major exhibitions in the last five years alone, it’s very possible you’ve already come across Stephen’s incredible work. In the series entitled Day to Night, Wilkes took hundreds of…

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Jan 3, 2012

Earth at Night: 30 Photos from Space

Earth at Night: 30 Photos from Space

Aurora Australis Over New Zealand, Tasman Sea – Photograph by NASA NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has an incredible 62-picture album on Flickr that shows stunning views of the Earth at night. All photographs were taken from the International Space Station since May 1st, 2003. Below is a collection of 30 of the…

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Jun 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: 70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot

Picture of the Day: 70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot

70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot Photograph by CHRIS KOTSIOPOULOS Photographer’s Description: Fire in the sky! This is an image sequence containing 70 lightning shots, taken at Ikaria island during a severe thunderstorm. Taken with: Canon EOS 550D, 16/6/2011 1:17 – 2:40, Shutter Speed 20 sec x 70 shots, Aperture Value 7.1,…

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Mar 29, 2011

Amazing Light Paintings by Trevor Williams [25 pics]

Amazing Light Paintings by Trevor Williams [25 pics]

Light Painting by Trevor Williams A self-proclaimed ‘camera freak’, Trevor Williams is an expert at light painting and night photography. Armed with a palette of custom light painting gadgets and tools he fabricated himself, Trevor creates incredible works of photographic art that have to be seen to believe. Below you will find a small…

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