Tag: sunset

Aug 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Electric Sunset at Shi Shi Beach

Picture of the Day: Electric Sunset at Shi Shi Beach

ELECTRIC SUNSET AT SHI SHI BEACH Photograph by Josh Hoptay Seen here is a beautiful sunset captured by Josh Hoptay at Shi Shi beach in Olympic National Park in Washington. Although a little over-saturated for my personal tastes, it’s a great capture of a beautiful location. Olympic National Park comprises an area…

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Jul 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Praise the Sun

Picture of the Day: Praise the Sun

PRAISE THE SUN Photograph by Anton Jankovoy | jankovoy.com In this perfectly timed sunset capture by Anton Jankovoy, we see the silhouette of a woman appearing to hold/praise the sun. The photo was taken in July of 2011 at Paradise Beach in Maharashtra, India. To get the shot Anton used a FL…

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Jul 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: Kukenan-tepui at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Kukenan-tepui at Sunset

KUKENAN-TEPUI AT SUNSET Photograph by Paolo Costa Baldi | GFDL/CC-BY-SA 3.0 In this photograph we see Kukenán, a tepui in Guayana Region, Venezuela. It is 2,680 metres (8,790 ft) high and about 3 km (1.9 mi) long. Kukenan Falls, which is 674 m (2,211 ft) high, is located at the south end…

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Jun 26, 2013

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and population. With fifty states (48 contiguous) and a special district, the United States is an extremely diverse country in both geography and climate. Below we celebrate the beautiful natural…

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Jun 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

SUNSET IN SANTORINI Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY on Flickr In this stunning capture by Pedro Szekely, we see the sun setting over the picturesque town of Oia, Greece. Oia, which is pronounced “EE-ah” and not “OY-ah”, is a small town and former community in the South Aegean on the islands of Thira…

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Jun 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Sky Whale

Picture of the Day: The Sky Whale

THE SKY WHALE Photograph by (nz)dave on Flickr In this breathtaking sunset photograph by (nz)dave on Flickr, we see a fascinating cloud formation with an incredibly coloured sky. Several small breaks in the cloud also seem to form the outline of a whale. The photograph was taken at the Pigeon Point Light…

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Jun 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: Australian Sunset from Space

Picture of the Day: Australian Sunset from Space

AUSTRALIAN SUNSET FROM SPACE Photograph by NASA The sun is about to set in this scene showing parts of southwestern Australia, which was photographed by one of the Expedition 35 crew members aboard the International Space Station on April 1, 2013. Several of the orbital outpost’s solar array panels are seen in…

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