Tag: waterfalls

Jul 9, 2014

Couple Elopes in Iceland to be Surrounded by Nature

Couple Elopes in Iceland to be Surrounded by Nature

Photograph by Gabe McClintock This past June, Sarah and Josh decided to elope, venturing from Ohio to the beautiful country of Iceland to celebrate their nuptials. Having already booked their photographer, Gabe McClintock, the couple decided brought him along for the journey so he could capture their special day. Photograph by Gabe McClintock…

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Jul 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Purakaunui Falls, New Zealand

Picture of the Day: Purakaunui Falls, New Zealand

Photograph by DANNY XEERO 500px | Facebook | Flickr The Purakaunui Falls are a cascading three-tiered waterfall (20 meters/66 ft tall) on the Purakaunui River, located in The Catlins in the southern South Island of New Zealand. As one of very few South Island waterfalls away from the alpine region, it has long been…

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Jan 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: Skogafoss, Iceland

Picture of the Day: Skogafoss, Iceland

SKÓGAFOSS, ICELAND Photograph by STIAN KLO Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | 500px Skógafoss is one of the most famous (and visited) waterfalls in Iceland. Photographer Stian Klo (featured previously) says he had seen thousands of pictures from this iconic location and really wanted to try to get a ‘fresh’ angle of…

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Jan 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: Frigid Falls

Picture of the Day: Frigid Falls

FRIGID FALLS Photograph by Shaheen Karolia In this beautiful capture we see the famous Niagara Falls on a frosty winter day. The photograph, by Shaheen Karolia, was taken on January 2nd, 2014. According to FriendlyForecast, the weather that day was between -10 and -15 degrees Celsius (14 – 5 degrees Fahrenheit). The…

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Dec 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

Picture of the Day: Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

SELJALANDSFOSS, ICELAND Photograph by Howard Ignatius Seljalandsfoss is located between Selfoss and Skogafoss on the Southern Ring Road (Iceland’s main highway) down to Vik. The picturesque waterfall plummets 60 m (200 ft) to a deep pool below. Visitors can even hike around the pool to the back of the falls for a…

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Sep 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Tallest Waterfall in the World

Picture of the Day: The Tallest Waterfall in the World

THE TALLEST WATERFALL IN THE WORLD Photograph by Adam Klukowski (ENT108) | klucznik.net Seen here from below is Angel Falls (Salto Ángel or Kerepakupai Vená) in Canaima National Park, Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648…

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Sep 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Gorge at Watkins Glen

Picture of the Day: The Gorge at Watkins Glen

THE GORGE AT WATKINS GLEN Photograph by Peter Rivera Watkins Glen State Park is located outside the village of Watkins Glen, New York, south of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County in the Finger Lakes region. The centerpiece of the park is a 400-foot-deep (120 m) narrow gorge cut through rock by a…

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Jul 29, 2013

The 100 ft Waterfall Inside the Grand Canyon

The 100 ft Waterfall Inside the Grand Canyon

Located near Supai and within the Havasupai Indian Reservation in Grand Canyon National Park is Havasu Falls; a picturesque, hidden gem featuring a main chute that drops nearly 100 ft (30 m) over a vertical cliff into a large pool of blue-green water. Calcium carbonate and magnesium occur naturally in the waters of Havasu…

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Jun 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Black Fall, Iceland

Picture of the Day: Black Fall, Iceland

BLACK FALL, ICELAND Photograph by Jon Óskar Hauksson Svartifoss (Black Fall) is a waterfall in Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland and is one of the park’s most popular sights. Svartifoss is surrounded by dark lava columns, which gave rise to its name. Other well-known columnar jointing formations are seen at the Giant’s…

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Jun 4, 2013

Photo Tour of Iceland in Black and White

Photo Tour of Iceland in Black and White

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, Peter Zéglis is a self-taught photographer and Civil Infrastructure Engineer with a background in graphic design and classical arts. In a fantastic photo series posted to Behance entitled island I, Zeglis takes us on a black and white photo tour of Iceland using his analog medium format camera. On his…

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