From enormous plumes of ash to spewing lava and the menacing look of volcanic lightning, eruptions are a nature photographer’s dream. Here is a collection of the 20 most incredible photos of volcanic eruptions both past and present. Enjoy! 1. Undersea Volcano off the coast of Tonga – March 18, 2009 2. Chaiten Volcano, Chile […]
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These pillars of higher learning are also home to some of the world’s most incredible architecture. Below is a small collection of stunning libraries around the globe. From the historical to the modern, these centres of knowledge and learning also preserve the history and culture of their respective periods. Personally, I would find it hard […]
I would have to explore the world of vertical panoramic photography. The effect is achieved by using software to digitally stitch together a series of photos. Outdoor vertical panoramas definitely present additional challenges as lighting can easily change between shots. Off to Flickr I went where thousands of search results appeared. I’ve cherry picked 15 […]
What is a Photograph? A photograph is life distilled and preserved eternity. An expressive face, a fleeting moment in nature, an abstract shape – these are the fundamentals of photography. A photograph conveys, in a way no words can, a sense of the mystery and beauty of life, nature, and the achievements of mankind.
If you fall into that group of people who often would like to go to some isolated island, then I recommend you Sir Richard Branson, Necker Island. This is one of the jewels of the British Virgin Islands. For a modest sum of $53,000 USD a night, this private oasis can be yours for you […]
A defining characteristic of any major city centre, skylines offer a glimpse into the development of a city’s core, typically dotted (or completely dominated) by tall buildings and signature landmarks. Akin to a fingerprint, each skyline is unique; an artificial horizon cast in front of the skies that surround us all. Below you will find […]
The allure of aerial photography is the unique perspective it gives. The world feels so different when viewed from above. It always gives me a newfound appreciation for this pale blue dot we call home. There is no better aerial photographer than Yann Arthus Bertrand. His volume of work is incomparable, and he has an […]
Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain in St. Lucia is one of the most incredible resorts the Sifter has seen. Each room has only three walls and a private infinity pool with stunning panoramic views of the beautiful Caribbean. A tropical oasis, this slice of heaven doesn’t come cheap, with nightly rates ranging […]