Category Archive: photography

Mount Etna Volcano in its snowy glory

Italian landscape photographer Lukas Furlan captured these fantastic photographs during his 9 day trip to the Mount Etna, an active volcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy. 

The Cliff House

1902 – Beach walkers near Cliff House – Image: CORBIS Perched on spectacular cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Cliff House was one of the crown jewels of San Francisco. The House has had… Continue reading

Sunrise and sunset in Transylvanian Mountains

Alex Robciuc waited a few month for a perfect spring weekend, with the perfect weather to hike up the Transylvanian Mountains, and take some photos at sunrise and sunset over the village of… Continue reading

Fascinating natural phenomena

There are some surprising phenomena that occur in nature but often times these brilliant phenomena happen so rarely. Colorful formations and startling optical illusions that produce strange weather appearances and catch our attention.… Continue reading

Icelandic turf houses

Photo: SaraYeomans Icelandic turf houses were the product of a difficult climate, offering superior insulation compared to buildings solely made of wood or stone. The common Icelandic turf house would have a large… Continue reading

Rui Veiga’s Black and White Street Photography

Swiss photographer Rui Veiga depicts everyday scenes in black and white. The majority of his work is centered around patterns, contrasts, and the play of light and shadow. “I like taking pictures in black-and-white because it… Continue reading

Early 20th Century Hydrocycles

A water cycle is a bicycle-like watercraft that makes it possible for us move on water using our own legs. In the late 1890s this invention got the name hydrocycle. To move forward, riders… Continue reading

Scenic Hongshilin carbonatite cluster in China

Hongshilin carbonatite cluster in Guzhang County – the only red carbonatite cluster in the world – formed in the Cambrian Period, has a history of about 450 million years. A spectacular area stretching over… Continue reading

Landscape patterns – Photos by Thorsten Scheuermann

Born in Fire – Big Island of Hawaii Eye-catching landscape photos by Thorsten Scheuermann. Patterns appear everywhere in Nature, from desert sand dunes to lava flows, providing artists with inspiration since the beginning of… Continue reading