Magical Long Exposure Photos of Fireflies in the Forest

Yume Cyan took long exposure photos of thousands of fireflies wandering around the forest in Nagoya, Japan. The pictures are like little green bubbles gently floating amongst the trees. Check out more of Yume’s amazing photographs right here. Meanwhile on the other side of the world, Spencer Black  took some 4-hr time lapse photos of  Blue Ghost fireflies in Brevard, North Carolina. Spencer says, ‘Blue Ghost fireflies are unique because [...]

 

Enthralling Photos of Stand-up Paddle Boarding at Night

Stand-up paddle boarding or paddle surfing is quite new in terms of water sports. After beginning to gain attention in 2005, stand-up paddling was listed as the most popular outdoor activity in 2013. Photographer Julia Cumes chanced upon night paddlers on a windless night of September last year. Enthralled by the beauty of the quiet evening, the tranquil scene of a group of night paddlers blew her away. Cumes adds, [...]

 

Aerial Photos of Lake in Poland Show Striking Colors of Four Seasons

Photographer and pilot Kacper Kowalski takes on a different perspective in documenting nature. Specializing in aerial photos, Kowalski was able to take breathtaking shots of two lakes of Poland as it changes season by season. The photos are described as ‘unreal, almost graphic images – images of patterns, symmetries and asymmetries created by man and nature’. [via emorfes]

 

♥ Hurray to 2014!

Hello 2014! Let us all welcome the new year ahead with these fascinating photos of fireworks. Wahooo!

 

Angela Kelly Captures Beautifully Patterned Frozen Soap Bubbles

Bubbles are always fun to look at when they float mid-air, ready to pop anytime. But how will it look like when these bubbles are frozen? Curious, photographer Angela Kelly took her son to play with bubbles one winter morning. They blew the bubbles over the hood of Angela’s car and frozen patio table then they watched as each bubble slowly crystallize to form spheres,  unique shapes and pattern. The [...]

 

Dramatic Photos of Traffic Lights on a Foggy Night by Lucas Zimmermann

Photographer Lucas Zimmermann took photos of traffic lights on a foggy night near Weimar, Germany. The long exposure shots are like rainbow portals on the road. You can see more from the series over on Behance. [via designerburst]

 

Santa Merrily Invades Classic Paintings

Artist Ed Wheeler imagines when Santa is on a break giving away gifts, this happens. Wheeler’s self-portrait called Santa Classics shows him dressed as Santa Claus merrily invading classic paintings. Something to make you smile on Christmas eve. Merry Christmas everyone! [via flavorwire]

 

Captivating Photographs of Nepal’s Surreal Landscape by Sean Lynch

New York-based photographer Sean Lynch recently visited Nepal, a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia, wherein he captured the gorgeous landscape of the Annapurna Himalayan Range in infrared using a Kodak EIR. The series of photos features the candy-colored mountains and trees that convey that very magical feeling. [via designtaxi]

 

Stunning Wave Photography by Pierre Carreau

French photographer Pierre Carreau took these little beauties, eye-catching photos of waves as if they are sculptures of the sea. Pierre Carreau’s website

 

Surreal ‘Cloud Forest’ Photo Series by Kilian Schönberger

  Cologne-based photographer Kilian Schönberger has come up with a stunning photo collection dubbed as ‘Cloud Forest’.  Despite of being color blind, Schönberger was so awesome that he was able to creatively capture the beauty of the Bohemian Forest in the Czech Republic. The series makes the observer feel so magical given the desaturated images of the misty tree-filled landscape. [via colossal]