October 2014

A Month of Photos of the Day

Photo of the Day October 1, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Matias Negrete-Pincetic. Matias shot this long exposure of rock formation along the central coast of Chile using a Canon EOS 6D with a EF17-40mm f/4L USM lens. A 16 second exposure gives the sky and water that dreamy look. See more of Matias' work here. Matias Negrete-Pincetic

Photo of the Day October 2, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was taken by Brent Clark during a rural thunder storm. Brent used a Nikon D810 with a 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8 lens and a 30 second shutter speed to capture this ominous sky. See more of his work here. Brent Clark

Photo of the Day October 3, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Bjartur Vest using a Canon EOS-1D Mark IV with an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens. See more of his work here.Bjartur Vest

Photo of the Day October 6, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was taken by Flickr user Lana's Life in Pictures. This image of a feline smelling some roses was shot with a Canon EOS REBEL T3 and a 28-75mm lens. See more of Lana's Life in Pictures work here.Lana's Life in Pictures

Photo of the Day October 7, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Giuseppe Cammino in an Italian zoo using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens. See more of Giuseppe's work here. Giuseppe Cammino

Photo of the Day October 8, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Marina Agapova using a Nikon D800 with a 50.0 mm f/1.4 lens. For this horse portrait Marina opened her aperture all the way to f/1.4 to keep the horse's face in focus and blur the background. See more of Marina's work here.Marina Agapova

Photo of the Day October 9, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Harald Schnitzler while harvesting apples in Switzerland. Harald used a Canon EOS 6D with an EF17-40mm f/4L USM lens. See more of Harald's work here. Harald Schnitzler

Photo of the Day October 10, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was taken by Bob Larson during a storm at Willow Lake in Prescott, Arizona. Bob shot this scene with a wide angle lens and later composited 16 frames together to create this final image. "It was a hell of a show, then it was run for your life," Bob writes about capturing this huge storm. See more of his work here. Bob Larson

Photo of the Day October 13, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Simon Pierce off the coast of Mexico. Simon shot these swimmers and a massive whale shark using a Panasonic DMC-GX1 Lumix G with a fisheye 8/F3.5 lens. See more of Simon's work here. Simon Pierce

Photo of the Day October 14, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Spencer Rhodes using a Nikon D3200 with a 70-200 mm f/4 lens. For this panda portrait taken at the Toronto Zoo Spencer extended his lens to 200 mm and opened his aperture to f/4, he made his exposure at 1/250 sec at ISO 400. See more of his work here. Spencer Rhodes

Photo of the Day October 15, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day is a great example of making lighting modifiers work for you. This shot was captured by Justin Van Leeuwen using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM. Justin lit this portrait using an Elinchrom Ranger Quadra through the 59" Westcott Zeppelin at camera left ( with the outer diffuser removed), a magenta gel'd Quadra head (via B-port and a long extension cable) handheld at camera right and behind subject. He used skyports to trigger the shot. See more of Justin's work here. Justin Van Leeuwen

Photo of the Day October 16, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Joanne Cox and reinforces that idea that the best camera is the one you have with you. Joanne captured this scene in Worcestershire, England using her iPhone 5's back camera. See more of Joanne's work here. Joanne Cox

Photo of the Day October 17, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Flickr user PhotosByBruceB and was taken at the Niagra Falls at night using a Sony DSLR-A350 and a 15 second exposure. The hardest part of getting this shot? "Hundreds of tourists all over you during the weekend," Bruce writes. See more of his work here.Bruce B.

Photo of the Day October 20, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was taken by Stephen Ozga in Olathe, Kansas. Stephen photographed the changing colors of the maple trees using a Sony NEX-6 E 10-18mm F4 OSS. See more of his work here.Stephen Ozga

Photo of the Day October 21, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Daniel Romero using a Canon EOS 7D with a 24-70mm lens. To get this shot, Daniel opened his aperture to f/2.8 and used a shutter speed of 1/160 sec to shoot these two dancers from an overhead perspective. See more of his work here. Daniel Romero

Photo of the Day October 22, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Malcolm Hare. Malcolm captured these geese in flight on a Canon EOS 7D with a EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens. See more of his work here.Malcolm Hare

Photo of the Day October 23, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Bob Larson at Willow Lake in Prescott, Arizona. There is not much to say regrding exif data, but we sure do like that sun flare in the top right corner. See more of Bob's work here. Bob Larson

Photo of the Day October 24, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was captured by Matthew Turner of Blue Sky Junction Wedding Photography. Matthew captured this moment using a Nikon D800 with a 70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8 lens. See more of Matthew's work here. Matthew Turner

Photo of the Day October 27, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Noah Feldklipp. This surreal shot was taken with a Sony SLT-A77V. See more of Noah's work here. Noah Feldklipp

Photo of the Day October 28, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day was taken by Jim Messer on a Canon EOS 7D with a EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens. A shutter speed of 1/100 sec likely allowed him snap this extreme close up of a cat's eye before the feline darted away. See more of Jim's work here. Jim Messer

Photo of the Day October 29, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Andrea Livieri who snapped this self-portrait in the woods using a Canon EOS 6D with a EF16-35mm f/4L IS USM lens. To create the final image Andrea blended three images shot at different exposures (-2,0,+2). He processed using Photoshop CC and Color Efex Pro 4 for contrast and details with final touches of toning done in Alien Skin Exposure 6. See more of Andrea's work here.Andrea Livieri

Photo of the Day October 30, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Taylor Franta in Colorado. To capture this spectacular scene Taylor mounted his Pentax K-5 II on a tripod for approximately four hours shooting things that occurred in the scene during that time and blended them together during processing. "A flat tire, gnarly sunburn, and bad case of altitude sickness later I at least have this to show for it," Taylor writes about the struggle to create this final shot. See more of his work here.Taylor Franta

Photo of the Day October 31, 2014

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Mark Chandler and was taken during a stay at the Marriot Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia. Mark shot the building's interior using a Canon EOS 7D with a 11-16mm lens. See more of his work here.Mark Chandler

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