Tag: panoramas

Mar 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: General Sherman

Picture of the Day: General Sherman

GENERAL SHERMAN Photograph by World Wide Gifts General Sherman is a giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in California. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on Earth. [source] General Sherman isn’t the tallest known living tree on Earth (that distinction…

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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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Aug 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: Unreal Ceiling Fresco in Germany

Picture of the Day: Unreal Ceiling Fresco in Germany

UNREAL CEILING FRESCO IN GERMANY Photograph by Berthold Werner Painted on the nave of St. Paulinus’ Church in Trier, Germany, is this incredible fresco by Rococo artist Christoph Thomas Scheffler (1699-1756). The fresco portrays scenes from the life of St Paulinus and depictions of the martyrdom of the Theban Legion. A Baroque…

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Jun 17, 2013

Portraits of Fans Emulating their Idols at Concerts

Portraits of Fans Emulating their Idols at Concerts

Between 2004 and 2007, photographer James Mollison attended concerts across Europe and the USA with a mobile photography studio, inviting fans of each music star or band to pose for their portrait outside the gig. He subsequently combined portraits of eight to ten fans for each performer into a single lineup, making a single…

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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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Oct 29, 2012

Amazing Vertical Panoramas of Church Ceilings

Amazing Vertical Panoramas of Church Ceilings

The Sifter has already profiled the fantastic work of Richard Silver for his New York Sliced series. In his ongoing exploration of his hometown city of New York, Richard takes us on a tour of beautifully designed church ceilings around NYC. Each photo is a vertical panorama composed of 6-10 photos stitched together. Shooting…

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Mar 5, 2012

Top Ten 360-Panoramas of Cities Around the World

Top Ten 360-Panoramas of Cities Around the World

AirPano.com is a non-commercial project focused on high resolution 3D aerial panoramas. The team consists of a dedicated group of Russian photographers and panorama experts. Their goal is to shoot aerial panoramas and create virtual 3D tours of the most interesting places on our planet. With over eighty 360-panoramas already available on their…

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