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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Banff

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Banff

Canada is home to some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, and Banff, Alberta, has become the poster child for Canadian nature. Surely Andrew Caitens, Australian born and now living near the Canadian Rocky Mountains, would agree, as he snapped this gorgeous vertical landscape from the second Vermillion Lake, a few minutes from Banff: Caitens captured […]

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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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Interesting Photo of the Day: Where Lava Meets the Ocean

Interesting Photo of the Day: Where Lava Meets the Ocean

Kilauea is a massive shield volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. As anyone who’s visited can tell you, it’s a frightening, awesome, captivating experience; you can walk on cracks with glowing orange lava deep beneath and feel the heat pulsating from the center of the earth. In this photo, Hawaiian photographer Tom Kualii captures beautifully the meeting […]

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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 Stephane 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: 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: Milky Way Over Joshua Tree National Park

Interesting Photo of the Day: Milky Way Over Joshua Tree National Park

Ian Norman runs Lonely Speck, a fun how-to website that tries to simplify Milky Way photography. A little over a month ago, he drove out to Joshua Tree National Park, found a good spot to set up camp and woke up at 3:30 a.m. to snap this majestic shot: This moment was captured with a Canon […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Pebbles on a Montana Lakeshore

Interesting Photo of the Day: Pebbles on a Montana Lakeshore

Glacier National Park is one of the greatest natural parks in North America. Spanning over a million acres and two mountain ranges at the United States-Canada border, it’s home to more than a thousand plant species and hundreds of animals—to say nothing of its sheer natural beauty, even when there’s not a single living creature […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Mysterious Hallway of Poplar Trees

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mysterious Hallway of Poplar Trees

It’s rare to see the forest through the trees; it’s rarer still to see the end of said forest something like a mile away. But that’s what Las Vegas-based photographer David Thompson saw near Boardman, Oregon, when he snapped this gorgeously colored shot of a thick grove of poplar trees: Thompson was shooting with a Nikon D800E. This is a great example of texture, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Stars of Utah

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Stars of Utah

The best star-trail photos make you feel small, and that’s just how we feel about this vertical panorama taken at Arches National Park in Utah: The photo was snapped by Mike Taylor. Taylor composed this image from five long exposures, including four 25-second shots of the sky (ISO 4000) and one 282-second shot of the foreground (ISO 1600), all taken with a Nikon D600 […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Climbing to the Top of the Empire State Building

Interesting Photo of the Day: Climbing to the Top of the Empire State Building

In 2000, Vincent Laforet climbed to the top of the Empire State Building to shoot some maintenance workers fixing the iconic skyscraper’s antenna. When he reached the three-foot-wide crow’s nest at the peak, he turned around, lay down on his stomach, hooked his shoes into the gap near the needle because he wasn’t wearing a harness, held […]

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