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Interesting Photo of the Day: Are These Shooting Stars or Satellites?

Interesting Photo of the Day: Are These Shooting Stars or Satellites?

Dubai-based landscape and astrophotographer Siddharth Prem captured this beautiful photograph of the Northern Lights and several others during his travels in Lofoten, Norway—sparking a debate about whether the light streaks near the top center of the image are shooting stars or satellites: Prem initially labeled the light streaks as “shooting stars,” but several experienced night photographers on Reddit quickly […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: These Suburbanites Did July 4th Fireworks BIG

Interesting Photo of the Day: These Suburbanites Did July 4th Fireworks BIG

Freedom. These suburbians are doing it right: This Independence Day, photographer Scott Quentin Stedman‘s neighbors put on quite a fireworks show in their Southern Californian suburb. “The neighbors were launching [artillery shells] off in 30 second increments and then sprinting off for cover so they’re blended for maximum Freedom,” he said. To capture the spectacle, Stedman set […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Snowy Mount Rainier at Sunset

Interesting Photo of the Day: Snowy Mount Rainier at Sunset

Forget leg room. Once you see this gorgeous aerial photograph of Mount Rainier, which was captured by -rabid- during a commercial flight, you’ll swear off aisle seats forever: At 14,410 feet, ice-capped Mount Rainier is easily Washington’s most iconic natural feature and the lower 48 United States’ most glaciated mountain, despite being an active volcano. Thanks to skill, and as -rabid- […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Fiery Winter Sunset in Montana

Interesting Photo of the Day: Fiery Winter Sunset in Montana

Next time you hear someone insist that December skies are always “gloomy,” show that Grinch this dramatic image of a fiery winter sunset, which was photographed by Reddit user uscmissinglink‘s sister in southern Montana: The photo was created in Custer Gallatin National Forest, which encompasses over 3.1 million acres of wilderness in Montana and South Dakota and serves as a gateway Yellowstone National Park.

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Interesting Photo of the Day: All the World’s Ablaze in this Canadian Mountain Valley

Interesting Photo of the Day: All the World’s Ablaze in this Canadian Mountain Valley

DIRE WARNING:  Look away right now unless you wish to be gripped by an irresistible urge to move to Canada immediately. If you choose to continue forward, please also remember that it is impossible to climb through your screen and pitch a tent inside landscape photographer Marc Adamus‘ gorgeous image of this river valley in Yukon’s Ogilvie Mountains at […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Christmas Market in Bremen, Germany

Interesting Photo of the Day: Christmas Market in Bremen, Germany

This gorgeous photograph of Bremen, Germany’s wintry Christmas Market is bound to help you experience some warm holiday feels: On the technical side of things, multiple Redditors agreed that this photograph is a beautiful example of “tilt shift done right,” but many felt just as strongly otherwise, saying that the use of tilt shift unnecessarily sacrifices detail in the scene and […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Leading Lines at Mont Saint Michel

Interesting Photo of the Day: Leading Lines at Mont Saint Michel

Just off the northwestern coast of Normandy, France, sits a tiny, lush island named Mont Saint Michel. The island, which is populated by a whopping 44 residents and herds upon herds of sheep, gets its name from the sizable monastery that calls it home: the beautiful Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint Michel. Many photographers have documented the monastery’s beauty, but in […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: This Beautiful Ocean Sunset Makes You Want to Sail Away

Interesting Photo of the Day: This Beautiful Ocean Sunset Makes You Want to Sail Away

Riding off into the sunset may be a cliche and otherwise unappealing idea, but what about captaining a vessel and sailing off into a wide pastel sea? If that sounds exciting to you, you’re going to love photographer Joseph Chen‘s sailboat image from Boracay: Boracay is a small dog bone-shaped island in the Philippines that has become a widely loved […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Majestic Mountain Cat

Interesting Photo of the Day: Majestic Mountain Cat

Since felines are expert climbers, there’s no shame in admitting that this majestic mountain cat looks much better than you after a tough hike: The adventurous cat, shown perched 1,090 feet above the Spanish city of Calpe (or ‘Calp’), is just one among many feral cats living on Penyon d’Ifac — that is, the main meowntain in Alicante Spain’s Peñón de […]

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Pre-Digital Photography Infographic: The Evolution of the Camera

Pre-Digital Photography Infographic: The Evolution of the Camera

While many inventors are considered to have developed the first photographic camera, photography appears to have had its earliest start in the thick of the Middle Ages (1000 AD) when a man named Alhazen rigged the first pinhole camera, which we now call the Camera Obscura. From there, all the way to the 1981 Sony Mavica […]

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