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. The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist Mother Nature is beautiful and amazing because we can see many amazing stuff like these 15 things that you won’t believe they actually exist. All these places are real. It is hard to believe in that, but that is true. 1. Volcanic lightning aka “dirty thunderstorms.” 2.
Still Looking For Paradise? Maldives - justpaste.it Double chain of twenty-six atolls… The Republic of Maldives, or simply the Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean. It consists of approximately 1,190 coral islands grouped in a double chain of 26 atolls, along the north-south direction, spread over roughly 90,000 square kilometers, making this one of the most disparate countries in the world.
Crystal River - The most beautiful river on earth [Pics] Cano Cristales - Crystal River. River of five colors, as the locals call it, originates in the south of the mountain chain Macarena, Colombia, and flows eastward to its confluence with the Guayabero river. In the Cano Cristales found five colors: yellow, blue, green, black and red. All of them are waste product of many algae and, depending on time of year, color saturation, or weakened or strengthened.
25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries Lee Jeffries career began as a sports photographer, capturing the beautiful game of football in Manchester. Then a chance meeting with a homeless woman living in the streets of London changed his life forever. He has since dedicated himself to capturing gripping portraits of the disenfranchised. Shooting exclusively in black and white, Lee Jeffries’ 135+ pictures can be viewed in his Flickr Photostream. The majority are closeup portraits with incredible detail. 16 Of The Most Magnificent Trees In The World How do I love thee, tree? Let me count the ways; you change carbon dioxide into the oxygen we breathe, you sequester carbon, and you provide shelter for countless critters. There are many reasons for which we should all be tree-hugging hippies, but within the scope of this article, all we’ll focus on is how amazing some of them look. Granted, not all of these amazing beautiful trees are trees (the Wisteria is a vine, Rhododendrons are shrubs, and bamboo technically belongs to the grass family), but we’ll give them a pass because they are amazing, huge and beautiful. So once you step outside and take a breath of fresh air, hug the nearest tree and say thank you! If you know of an amazing tree not on this list, you can submit it at the bottom of this post.
Nature photography by Patrick Zephyr Posted on March 17, 2011 in Photography If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) Loading ... Sequoia, Redwood - The Ancient Giants Sequoia, Redwood: Giant Sequoia trees Giant Sequoia trees, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California We published this article back on Sep. 20, 2010 but we love Sequoia so much we decided to re-publish it. Hope you enjoy. California’s enormous giant sequoia is the world’s most massive tree and one of the oldest. Awesome People Hanging Out Together The title is pretty explanatory and it's coming from a very cool blog where they showcase shots of famous people hanging out together from the new and old times. A picture is worth a thousand words and I truly think it's a great idea. It's also a good practice for your personal history so check it out, you won't be disappointed! Disclaimer from the blog: I do not own the images posted, I provide photo credit when I am aware of the source. You are free to message me to provide the credit or to ask for removal of an image.
Paris in Magnificent Black and White (16 photos) "Tour Eiffel" Paris is known to be one of the most romantic cities in the world. Some might say that architecture has a large part to do with that... Skilled photographer Damien Vassart was born in Brussels, Belgium, but currently lives in Paris. The way he combines bold lines of buildings, bridges, and sculptures, with the fluid and organic movement of clouds, creates a stark contrast and makes for an epic photo combination.