PHOTO OF THE DAY: 04.29.16
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Golden Travelly and the Giant
An Elephant Encounter in the Mara
A mother's kiss
Boys will be Boys
Burning T-Rex
Great Hornbill in Flight
Devour
Deliquesce
Dalmatian Pelican crossing the lake
Wild Genetta jumping in the forest
Greenhouse
LUX NOCTIS
Fishing Down the Stream
Escalator
Spectator
In the darkness
Prince for the Day
Banpo Golden Light Show
Solar Power on the Lake
Color Dry
An abstract aerial view of a sand dune at sunset.
Morning Mist in the Sawtooths
The Pit
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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Copyright:
© Reuben Wu.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 4429
Filed Under: Altered Images
Camera Information
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