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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Photographer Denis Lomme recently took this super cute photo of a little kitten sitting in a glass. Titled Have a Drink?, it was chosen as an Editor's Choice on 500px about a week ago. On the popular photo sharing site, the photo proved a bit controversial as many remarked that the kitten looked "unhappy" or "a bit sad." To those worried, Denis explained that the kitten…Continue
Photographer Markus Reugel recently captured this incredibly sharp photo of Earth in a water drop using his trademark set-up. Called Falling Earth, it's the latest in his ongoing series titled…
Recently, I came across this striking picture of it by Simon Christen. Soon after, we got in touch with the photographer to ask the story behind this gorgeous shot.
You've just got to love emotion-packed, storytelling photos like this. Today's Pic of the Day is by Tavis Glover of Ipox Studios and it's called My Life for Yours.
"The story behind My Life for Yours comes from a quick sketch I did in order to take advantage of a boat ride to a place called Sand…Continue
Ready to get creeped out? Emmanuel Perez-Duarte masterfully morphs together his own face and that of a monkey's for this shot he's titled, "The Origins of Evolution." We got in touch with the Paris, France-based photographer to ask him how he achieved this fantastically freaky look.
"I had been experimenting on morphing software, which allows to go from one face to…Continue
It's just the beginning. Louis Lander-Deacon has just started a joint 365 project with fellow photographer Charlotte Rutherford. This colored smoke filled shot is his first of 183 photos this year (he's doing 1/2 of 365 or…
Now in its 28th year, the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is one of the largest international ice festivals in the world with…Continue
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Moscow, Russia-based photographer Nikolai Zinoviev has an amazing collection of wildlife photos on his 500px page but this one stood out for its beautiful capture of a very sweet moment. Called Guarding Mom's Sleep, it shows a baby cub protectively watching over his…
What exactly are you looking at? A glowing lightbulb? Not quite. It's actually a staircase in the inner city of Prague, taken from below and looking up by photographer Dennis Fischer. Love the beautiful saturated color and the incredibly cool perspective.
Today's pic of the day comes to us from Patrick Smith who took this magnificent photo of a glowing waterfall at Queen's Bath in Kauai, Hawaii. He had to position himself in just the right spot to get this shot.
Here's his story:
"From a trail near the Princeville hotel, you gain access to some incredible coastal scenery including a large lava swimming pool called 'Queen's…Continue
Inspired by a photo he found on Flickr, Anthony Chang decided he would make a liquid rose for a school assignment. First, he bought a glass rose and then poured water with food coloring on it as it was hanging upside down.
Then, he started snapping away. "The photo is a composite of 17 different photos," he tells us. "I took six of the best splashes of red from each photo and put it…Continue
This heartbreaking photo was shot by Brisbane, Australia-based pet photographer Serenah.
If you just can't get enough of Simon, you can find more pictures of him…Continue