Tag: sky

Oct 15, 2015

Picture of the Day: Blue Skies on Pluto

Picture of the Day: Blue Skies on Pluto

Incredible when you think how far from Earth this picture was taken from.

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Sep 21, 2015

Breathtaking Self Portraits of a Lone Wanderer in the Arctic

Breathtaking Self Portraits of a Lone Wanderer in the Arctic

Landscape photographer Tiina Törmänen ventures into the cold, vast, emptiness of the Arctic Lapland wilderness deep in the north of Finland.

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Apr 27, 2015

What the Night Sky Would Look Like with No Light Pollution

What the Night Sky Would Look Like with No Light Pollution

“Skyglow” is a term used to describe the brightness of the night sky in a built-up area as a result of light pollution. In the video above, timelapse artists Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic combine timelapse astrophotography—filmed at some of the darkest skies in North America&mdas;and splice the footage with night timelapses of major…

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Apr 14, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Eye in the Sky

Picture of the Day: The Eye in the Sky

Photograph by Kien Do Kien Do captured this stunning view of a break in the clouds that looks like an eye in the sky. The photo was taken 31,000 ft above ground as the plane prepared for its descent to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. via Kien Do on Unsplash

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Jan 26, 2015

The Most Beautiful Sky Timelapse You Will See Today

The Most Beautiful Sky Timelapse You Will See Today

Photographer Shane Black and two friends spent two months travelling across the United States teaching photography workshops and exploring the great outdoors in an old Dodge Caravan. The trio travelled across 32 states, visited 13 national and state parks and drove nearly 13,000 miles, capturing jaw-dropping footage along the way. The music is ‘Signaling…

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Jan 13, 2015

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

Ronn Murray ventured into the cold to capture aurora borealis near Fairbanks, Alaska on 2 January 2015. Murray used a Sony A7S with a Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens and DJI Ronin Gimbal Stabilizer. To record 4K straight from the camera he used the Atomos Shogun 4K Monitor and Recorder.

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Nov 18, 2014

Huge Fiery Flash in the Sky Seen in Russia

Huge Fiery Flash in the Sky Seen in Russia

Residents in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia witnessed a huge fiery flash in the sky on 14 November 2014 around 6:39 pm local time. Thankfully the prevalence of dash cams meant there was plenty of amateur footage to capture the event. I’ve included a second video below for another view of the fiery phenomenon.…

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Nov 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Photograph by Kylemraley on reddit Reddit user Kylemraley captured an interesting scene at the Outer Banks in North Carolina with the sky and water blending together perfectly. The Outer Banks (also known as OBX) is a 200-mile (320-km) long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina and a small portion…

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Mar 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: Chicago Reflected in Lake Michigan from an Airplane

Picture of the Day: Chicago Reflected in Lake Michigan from an Airplane

CHICAGO REFLECTED IN LAKE MICHIGAN FROM AN AIRPLANE Photograph by MARK HERSCH Twitter | LinkedIn Taken from his window seat (with his iPhone) as he approached O’Hare, amateur photographer Mark Hersch captured this incredible photo that shows the famous Chicago skyline reflected in Lake Michigan below, just as the sun sets above.…

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Jan 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Sky Shadow

Picture of the Day: The Sky Shadow

THE SKY SHADOW Photograph by runrgrl on reddit In this beautiful sunrise capture we see Washington’s Mount Rainier casting an upward shadow towards the sky. The photo was posted by redditor runrgrl, who says the image was taken from Fox Island, near Gig Harbor. The body of water in the foreground is…

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