Tag: night time

Feb 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Singapore Snake Lantern

Picture of the Day: Singapore Snake Lantern

SINGAPORE SNAKE LANTERN Photograph by Choo Yut Shing According to the Chinese Lunar calendar, 2013 marks the year of the snake and began on February 10th. In Singapore, photographer Choo Yut Shing took this fantastic overheard capture of a snake lantern sculpture made from 850 yellow sky lanterns. The snake stretches about…

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Feb 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Petronas Towers

Picture of the Day: The Petronas Towers

THE PETRONAS TOWERS Photograph by SomeFormOFhuman on Wikimedia Commons The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 until surpassed by Taipei 101 (which was eventually surpassed by the Burj Khalifa in 2010). The towers were designed by Argentinian…

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Dec 30, 2012

Picture of the Day: Montreal’s Olympic Stadium

Picture of the Day: Montreal's Olympic Stadium

MONTREAL’S OLYMPIC STADIUM Photograph by Alain Carpentier The Olympic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district of Montreal, Quebec, Canada built as the main venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics. The stadium is nicknamed “The Big O”, a reference to both its name and to the doughnut-shape of the permanent…

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Dec 18, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Crane Operator’s View

Picture of the Day: The Crane Operator's View

THE CRANE OPERATOR’S VIEW Photograph by MildlyReactive on deivantART In this fantastic shot by MildlyReactive we see what a crane operator’s view would be like at night. The photographer is not actually a crane operator, he’s an Urban Explorer or ‘Rooftopper‘ who likes to scale buildings and other objects of significant height…

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Dec 17, 2012

Picture of the Day: Reflection Affection

Picture of the Day: Reflection Affection

REFLECTION AFFECTION Photograph by Park Chowol | sidesee.kr In this fantastic night-time reflection photo, we see the beautiful Dongbaekseom Island (now part of the mainland) in Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea. Haeundae is an affluent, beach front community that attracts many Korean tourists and foreigners to what many consider to be Korea’s best…

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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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