All Blog Posts Tagged 'frozen' (5)

Pic of the Day: Chicago's Frozen Shadows



Today's Pic of the Day is this stunning shot called Chicago's Frozen Shadows. Taken by photographer Mike Lavoie, with special help from his pilot Tony T., it shows Chicago's dramatic skyline from the vantage point of a Cessna airplane. Most breathtaking of all are the long shadows the sun and the skyscrapers have created on top of the water. Dramatic and…

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Added by alice on August 15, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Magnificent Frozen Waterfalls Around the World

Ouray, Colorado



While waterfalls are typically known for their powerful rushes of water, during the cold winter months, some transform into magical ice attractions. In Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnehaha Falls is a 53 feet high waterfall that often freezes, creating a stunning wall of blue ice. You can actually walk behind the frozen waterfall into a "cave." As…

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Added by alice on February 18, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Frozen Bubbles Suspended Below Abraham Lake

Abraham Lake has become world famous, especially amongst photographers. The artificial lake, which lies in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, is home to a rare phenomenon where bubbles get frozen right underneath its surface. They're often referred to as ice bubbles or frozen bubbles.

What causes this to happen? As photographer Fikret Onal explains, "The plants on the lake…

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Added by alice on December 27, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Bodies Frozen in Time



If Christopher Jonassen's Point of View series can teach us anything, it's that you don't need huge sets or big production numbers to create compelling images. You just have to see things from a different perspective. "I’m fascinated with the human body in a state of transition between motion and stillness, and I wanted to experiment with different ways for people to react to their…

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Added by alice on November 8, 2011 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Fro-Yo Wars: Cantaloop pulls ahead of Pinkberry and Red Mango

Yesterday, a bunch of us went to eat lunch at Tokyo 7-7 in Culver City (see past blog post), then we hopped around the corner to grab some dessert at Cantaloop. This location, on Main Street and Culver, just opened on Friday. I was skeptical about… Continue

Added by alice on July 13, 2008 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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