Tag: sunset

Jun 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in La Paz

Picture of the Day: Sunset in La Paz

SUNSET IN LA PAZ Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY In this photograph by Pedro Szekely we see the city of La Paz, the second largest city in Bolivia after Santa Cruz. It is located in the western part of the country at an elevation of roughly 3,650 m (11,975 ft) above sea level,…

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Jun 5, 2013

Picture of the Day: Rice Terrace Sunset

Picture of the Day: Rice Terrace Sunset

RICE TERRACE SUNSET Photograph by AGUSTIN RAFAEL REYES In this beautiful photograph by Agustin Rafael Reyes, we see the Doya rice terraces at sunset. The terraces are located in Matsuura-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. In agriculture, a terrace is a piece of sloped plane that has been cut into a series of successively…

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Mar 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Coal Train Sunset

Picture of the Day: Coal Train Sunset

COAL TRAIN SUNSET Photograph by Tom Danneman (MRL 390 on Flickr) In this amazing capture by Tom Danneman (MRL 390 on Flickr), we see a northbound BNSF coal train heading across a fill just south of Bill, Wyoming. Danneman says the Powder River Basin where this was taken is a beautiful location…

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Jan 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Diamond in the Sky

Picture of the Day: Diamond in the Sky

DIAMOND IN THE SKY Photograph by Alex Cherney | Prints Available On November 14, 2012, a total solar eclipse was experienced on Ellis beach between Cairns and Port Douglas in Queensland, Australia. Right before the eclipse, photographer Alex Cherney took this beautiful capture of the last direct rays of sunlight which produced…

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Dec 21, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Redeemer at Sunset

Picture of the Day: The Redeemer at Sunset

THE REDEEMER AT SUNSET Photograph by Guillermo Rico on 500px In this beautiful capture, we see the iconic Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at sunset. The photograph was taken from Icarai beach using a 300mm lens. Photographer Guillermo Rico waited for the exact moment the sun…

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Dec 31, 2011

Picture of the Day: Onward and Upward

Picture of the Day: Onward and Upward

ONWARD AND UPWARD Photograph by VITALY SOKOL aka WILLYAM BRADBERRY This fantastic capture of a dolphin jumping off into the sunset seemed most fitting for the final picture of 2011. The Sifter can’t wait for 2012, it’s going to be a glorious year. All the best to our readers around the world,…

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