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Interesting Photo of the Day: Italian Dolomites Through the Fog

Interesting Photo of the Day: Italian Dolomites Through the Fog

German landscape photographer Andreas Wonisch hiked up to the Italian Dolomites with six other photographers. But they’d grossly underestimated the trek: the nearest accommodation was a kilometer away and up a steep trail. In order to catch a sunrise shot, the group needed to hike up for longer than an hour through pitch-black midnight with all their gear. Of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Autumn in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

Interesting Photo of the Day: Autumn in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains

Autumn’s officially in full bloom, and in case you needed any proof, landscape photographers are out in force to capture the reds and oranges of North America’s forests. Case in point: this serene river shot out of Tennessee: Reddit user IsaacMTSU took this image off Little River Road. It was quite shady, so he kept the shutter speed open […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sci-Fi Landscape

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sci-Fi Landscape

Can you tell what planet this is? Photographer Stéphane Vetter hopes you guessed Venus or Jupiter, but he, in fact, grabbed this eerie shot on Earth. The photos was taken from Iceland’s geothermal Hverir, a northeastern area rich with boiling mudpools and fumaroles (a.k.a. fumes rising from cracks in the Earth’s crust): It must have been a crisp […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Falling Down San Francisco

Interesting Photo of the Day: Falling Down San Francisco

British businessman Andy Honess was on vacation with his family in San Francisco. They decided to have some fun; after what was likely dozens upon dozens of attempts, he snagged this shot: The image went viral, racking up nearly 5,000 retweets and multiple re-posts on Reddit—even two years later. Just goes to show that you don’t need a great […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Painted Gold

Interesting Photo of the Day: Chicago Painted Gold

It only happens a few times a year. Chicagohenge, where the sun’s rising and setting lines up perfectly with the city’s east-west streets: Captured by a Chicago photographer with his Nikon D3 and a 70-200mm lens. The beautiful image was snapped with a 1/100 of a second shutter speed, at ISO 200, and f/4, giving […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Real-Life Garden of Eden

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Real-Life Garden of Eden

On a quiet patch of Californian coast sits El Capitán State Beach, home to soft yellow sand, unpredictable tidepools, and dense sycamore and oak forests. It’s heralded as a paragon of surfing, camping, and fishing. But it’s less appreciated for how photogenic it is—and how much it can spring to mind a real-world Garden of […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

Interesting Photo of the Day: Italy’s Mystical Dolomites

The Dolomites, found in Italy’s northern Alps, are 18 mind-boggling peaks of vertical rock walls, steeples, densely packed valleys and hidden fossils that evidence Mesozoic systems from 250 million years ago, protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Prone to landslides and floods, the Dolomites are no strangers to tempestuous weather; with a little patience, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Shall We Dance (With a Bear)?

Interesting Photo of the Day: Shall We Dance (With a Bear)?

The following image is —incredibly—not computerized in any way. That is to say, the bear, at least, is as real as the girl. The whole thing is a remarkably deft photo shoot showing the delicate and beautiful potential harmony between humanity and nature: This fairytale image is one of a whole portfolio created by Russian […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Hot Air Balloon Over the Mountains

Interesting Photo of the Day: Hot Air Balloon Over the Mountains

Michal Karcz is a big Steve Roach fan. The Polish photographic fine artist loves the American ambient soundscape musician so much that this photo, a delicate scene combining a floating hot-air balloon in some Mount Everest landscape, ought to feel quite loud and robust—but it doesn’t. Like most of Karcz’s shots and all of Roach’s music, it feels […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Neil Armstrong After First Setting Foot on the Moon

Interesting Photo of the Day: Neil Armstrong After First Setting Foot on the Moon

Here’s a twist on an old story: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to ever walk on the moon, cementing the United States as a global powerhouse and exploding the minds of Star Trek fans everywhere. This, we know. We’re often subjected to the standard shots taken by Buzz Aldrin of […]

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