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Two zebras closely grazing
A SNOWY ROAD IN THE ALPS
Smiling Lion during a wild life safari
Main street in Casa Blanca, Cuba
Friends Who Pollinate Together
Mongolian hobbled horse.
Giraffe Trifecta
Three common bee-eaters; one trying to eat an insect.
LUX NOCTIS
LUX NOCTIS
Life on tracks
LUX NOCTIS
LUX NOCTIS
LUX NOCTIS
A Sumatran cub named Satu
The tired tiger from Zoo Miami
A Sumatran tiger from Zoo Miami
Hope for the future
Blue-cheeked bee-eater, Chitabe Concession, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Les Festes de Santa Eulalia
Old Ford
calm
Low Tide
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lux Noctis

Lux Noctis is a series of photographs depicting landscapes of North America within the framework of traditional landscape photography but influenced by ideas of planetary exploration, 19th-century sublime romantic painting and science fiction.

We are overwhelmed everyday by beautiful images of the familiar. I imagine these scenes transformed into undiscovered landscapes which renew our perceptions of our world.

These are abstractions of the landscape photograph, or ‘portraits of the landscape’, drawing the attention of the viewer only to the illuminated, in an otherwise overwhelming and vast picture.

TAGS: Landscape, New Mexico, Night, United States, Usa

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Villa Park, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 04.29.16 Editors' Pick
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© Reuben Wu.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 4374
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: April 28, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Camera Make: Leica Camera AG
Camera Model: LEICA M (Typ 240)
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Bisti Badlands, New Mexico, United States of America