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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
Low Tide
Sitting in a cab in Agra
Mt. Batulao and the Dragon Back Trail
Mt. Batulao the Dragon Back Trail
Joshua Tree National Park at Night
Heart and Soul
Behind the doors of Kruja
The Nutcracker
Night Life in Budapest, Hungary
Sunset Pier
Buddhist Singing Bowl
A double rainbow leads a storm into Bayview, Idaho
Beautiful Florida
14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest

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

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Villa Park, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Reuben Wu.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
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Date Uploaded: April 28, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Camera Make: Leica Camera AG
Camera Model: LEICA M (Typ 240)
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Bisti Badlands, New Mexico, United States of America