Tag: skyline

Oct 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

AIRPLANE VIEW OF ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER Photograph by JAMES KASTNER Website | Facebook | Twitter In this outstanding capture by James Kastner, we see the famous Manhattan skyline, with the now-completed One World Trade Center towering over everything. The photograph was taken from an airplane window as James traveled from Newark…

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Sep 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette at Sunset

SKYLINE SILHOUETTE AT SUNSET Photograph by THOMAS HAWK Website | Flickr | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ In this stunning sunset photo by Thomas Hawk, we see a silhouetted skyline of San Francisco as seen from Albany Beach. Located on the east shore of San Francisco Bay, Albany Beach is part of…

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Aug 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong at Night

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong at Night

HONG KONG AT NIGHT Photograph by SPRENG BEN Website | Flickr | Facebook | Tumblr Seen here is the breathtaking Hong Kong skyline at night. The photo was taken from a lookout point on Victoria Peak. Victoria Peak is a mountain in the western half of Hong Kong Island. It is also…

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Jul 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Crescent Moon Over Sao Paulo

Picture of the Day: Crescent Moon Over Sao Paulo

CRESCENT MOON OVER SAO PAULO Photograph by Ricardo Motti In this beautiful night-time capture by Ricardo Motti, we see a big crescent moon over Sao Paulo, Brazil. To get the shot, Motti used: Canon Rebel XT, tripod, 200mm lens, f4 aperture, 13 second shutter speed, ISO 100, center metering, shot in RAW.…

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Jul 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Vancouver From Above

Picture of the Day: Vancouver From Above

VANCOUVER FROM ABOVE Photograph by Evan Leeson (ecstaticist on Flickr) In this breathtaking aerial photograph by Evan Leeson, we see the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada as viewed from a helicopter going from Victoria to Vancouver. Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The metropolitan area,…

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Jul 6, 2013

What the Night Sky Would Look Like if Cities Went Dark

What the Night Sky Would Look Like if Cities Went Dark

Thierry Cohen began his professional career in 1985 and is seen as one of the pioneers of digital photography. Cohen currently lives and works in Paris. Since 2010 he has devoted himself to a single project – “Villes Enteintes” (Darkened Cities) – which depicts the major cities of the world as they would appear…

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Jul 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette of Chicago

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette of Chicago

SKYLINE SILHOUETTE OF CHICAGO Photograph by Tom Gill In this beautiful capture by Tom Gill, we see a silhouette of the Chicago skyline as seen from the top of a tall dune at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The national lakeshore runs for nearly 25 miles (40 km) along the southern shore…

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Nov 14, 2012

Picture of the Day: Vintage New York, 1935

Picture of the Day: Vintage New York, 1935

VINTAGE NEW YORK, 1935 Photograph by Berenice Abbott In this historic gem we see the Manhattan skyline from the Fulton Street Dock (which I believe is Pier 17 or close nearby). The photograph was taken by Bernice Abbot on November 26, 1935. This is one of the hundreds of black and white…

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Oct 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Purple Haze over Edinburgh Castle

Picture of the Day: Purple Haze over Edinburgh Castle

PURPLE HAZE OVER EDINBURGH CASTLE Photograph by Scott Hutcheson (SMHutch Photography on Flickr) In this amazing shot by Scott Hutcheson, we see a hazy purple twilight over Edinburgh Castle. In the picture comments on Flickr Scott says the purple colour was completely natural. Edinburgh Castle is a fortress which dominates the…

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Mar 8, 2011

25 Stunning Skylines Around the World

25 Stunning Skylines Around the World

New York City – Photograph by DIGITALFREAKART Following up from the Sifter’s first skyline post, here are 25 more stunning skylines around the world. These are by no means the ‘best’ skylines, just a collection of incredible photographs taken by some amazing photographers around the world. Almost all photographs are from the wonderful community…

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