Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'pic of the day' (15)

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

Pic of the Day: Have a Drink?

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…

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Added by alice on August 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

Pic of the Day: Falling Earth



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…

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Added by alice on February 4, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: The Subway



Have you heard of the Subway at Zion National Park? Named for its tube-like, undercut slot canyons, it's a segment that's less than a quarter-mile in length but one that's been highly photographed.

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.

"I…

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Added by alice on February 3, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: My Life for Yours



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…

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Added by alice on January 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Ridiculously Believable Monkey Man



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…

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Added by alice on January 4, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: A Fresh Start



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…

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Added by alice on January 2, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Happy 2012!



To celebrate the upcoming year, children lie on snow to form the number "2012" in front of a huge snow sculpture in Harbin, China.

Now in its 28th year, the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is one of the largest international ice festivals in the world with…

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Added by alice on December 31, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Pic of the Day: Guarding Mom's Sleep



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…

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Added by alice on December 30, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Light Bulb Staircase



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.

Dennis Fischer on…

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Added by alice on December 29, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Golden Falls



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…

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Added by alice on December 27, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Liquid Rose



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…

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Added by alice on December 20, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: Kiss Me



Love this photo of a sad-looking bulldog named Simon who's just asking to be kissed. To entice you, he's even wearing a mistletoe at the end of his Santa hat! Any takers?

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…

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Added by alice on December 19, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Give Me a Break!



This cute shot was taken by Jay Myrdal, an advertising and commercial photographer, for Nokia. "Far from digitally manipulated, the dog really did this pose," Myrdal shares on his website. "He only held it for a moment after being positioned by his trainer but it was enough for the shot."



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Added by alice on June 25, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: To Dream



“I’ve often wondered why so many people give up their uncrowded country lives for an uncertain existence in an urban slum," says Ed Ray, the photographer who took this shot. "The chances of striking it rich are staggeringly small. So when I read a UN statistic showing that more people were living in cities than in the countryside for the first time in human history, I decided to have a look at what… Continue

Added by alice on March 5, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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