46 of the most amazing photographs of 2012 2012 has been a great year in it's own way. It may have been full of ups and downs, victories and losses, successes and disappointment (as with pretty much any year). But how ever you've found it. It's still been full of wondrous and wonder. All of these photos came to light this year. So sit back and take it all in. Alternatively you take them all in here in HD. We're giving away first class InterRail tickets, lunch at PizzaExpress, tickets to Bestival, and loads more... For a chance to win, get your place on the Guest List for Refreshers Wall. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 7 hours in one image. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.Mount Rainier casts a shadow. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46.
The Top 50 'Pictures of the Day' for 2011 Every day at 5pm the Sifter posts the Picture of the Day. Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s Top 50 from 2011. It’s hard to imagine the year is almost over, time seems to fly faster each successive year so it’s fun to take a moment and look back at the year that was. Click any of the pictures below to be taken to the individual post to learn more about the photographer and picture taken. Weather Underground: World View Welcome to Weather Underground's World View! A weekly pictorial review of weather around the globe submitted by the WunderPhoto community. If you'd like to participate, upload your photos! Tip: Use your j/k keys to navigate. 1. Very high on our mountain hike, the scenery was absolutely gorgeous. 2. A strange cloud formation to the east of the Laramie Valley near sunset.... 3. ...that bloomed 4. 5. The glaciers left in GNP are those created in the mini ice age that gripped the northern part of the continent between the 1600's and 1850. 6. Looks like a bomb went off in the sky at the top of the mountain in the Alps of Switzerland. 7. Definitely a "big sky" country out here on the edge of the badlands, and the prairie! 8. I can die happy now - double rainbow with lightning - the second rainbow arc is faint but the third arc is provided by a lightning bolt trying to look like a rainbow arc! 9. Tasiilaq, East Greenland at 11.30 PM 10. 11.
12 of the Best Animal Photobombs This was one of many photos off the coast of Koh Tao in Thailand, near Koh Phangan, where Nick Kelly - the photographer - trained. A fish just happened to steal the shot. Ever seen a whale photobomb a juvenile gull? You have now. Photo via @raubrey Photobombing the photographer. If you want to photobomb someone, it takes hard work and speed. Melissa Brandts wasn't trying to take a photo of this ground squirrel at Banff National Park. She hadn't counted on this ground squirrel hogging the foreground. Photo by Melissa Brandt, from the Your Shot Daily Dozen at National Geographic magazine. Stingray photobomb. Husky Photobomb. French photographer Michel Watson, along with other photographers, tried to shoot penguins on South Georgia Island in the Falklands, but a photobombing elephant seal wanted to be the star of the show. “What are you looking at?” This is one animal behaving badly after a cow is spotted 'butting' in and photobombing a horse. Looking for more hilarious photobombs?
Star Wars Han Solo Carbonite Chocolate Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012 *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year. The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos Enjoy! Photograph by Robert Elves on Flickr Photograph by Stephen Wilkes | Prints available Photograph by George Steinmetz Photograph by Andrew Choy Photograph by Jakub Polomski on 500px Photograph via The Natioanl Archives and Records Administration Photograph by Caleb Charland COPYRIGHT© 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC; Produced by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Photograph by Jason Pope Photograph by Dan Fisher Photograph by Scott Robertson Photograph by Berenice Abbott Photograph by NASA/GSFC/SDO Photograph by Liammm on Reddit Photograph by haqbar on Reddit Photograph by Marcus Peabody Photograph by The Lost Gardens of Heligan Photograph by sleepychinchilla on Flickr Photograph by Scott Hutcheson (SMHutch Photography on Flickr) Photograph by Mario Neumann (scuba.hamburg on Flickr)
Collection of Beautiful Lakes A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. Who doesn’t believe that God has created images of Paradise here in this world? I believe, if one wishes to get the glimpse of the heavenly glory, then they better start discovering the world and they shall see for themselves. There exist such charismatic views, so blissfully divine a look they give. Only seeing is to believe. If you have a passion to discover some of the most breathtaking places of the world, then following are some of the most beautiful ‘lakes’, simply beyond belief –. Lake Tahoe, USA Light of hope by Ayie Permata Sari Beautiful lake somewhere in Norway Above Sammamish by Sparth Lake Peyto by Gregory Boratyn Ashi Lake, Japan by Ricardo Bevilaqua Holy Sunset – Ohrid Macedonia Granite Reflections by David Richter Situ Gunung Lake by ismyday The tale of the Sampaloc Lake by Niko Lazo Tranquil lake by AtomicZen Obersee by Béla Török