Tag: sky

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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Nov 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud

Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud

TEXAS ROLL CLOUD Photograph by KENNETH COLE SCHNEIDER Rosyfinch Ramblings Blog | Flickr | Google+ Spotted on November 4, 2013 (7:30 am local time) in Canyon, Texas, was this amazing roll cloud on the northern horizon. The cloud was photographed by Kenneth Cole Schneider who was en route to Alburquerque when he…

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Aug 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over Calgary

Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over Calgary

ROLL CLOUD OVER CALGARY Photograph by Gry Elise Nyland In this tremendous capture by Gry Elise Nyland, we see an amazing roll cloud over Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the morning of June 18, 2013. According to the NOAA’s National Weather Service: “A roll cloud is a low, horizontal tube-shaped arcus cloud associated…

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