Top 75 ‘Photos of the Day’ for 2013
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I wish these were mine !!!

Dan

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 Pictures of the Day, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the yearIts hard to believe were already in the last quarter of 2013. Below you will find the quarterly compilation. All credit goes to the individual photographers and their inspiring visions of our beautiful planet.

For more information on any individual photograph, click the title or image to be taken to the original post.

*Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2013. The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos

75. THE FACE OF AN ICEBERG

iceberg face antarctica The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

74. AIRPLANE VIEW OF A DISTANT STORM

distant storm cloud seen from airplane window The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

73. METICULOUSLY DISMANTLED VW GOLF

exploded view volkswagen golf MK2

72. OPEN WATER ROLL CLOUD

roll cloud off coast of brazil The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

71. THE TALLEST WATERFALL IN THE WORLD

angel falls from below The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

70. AN ALBINO HUMPBACK WHALE

white humpback whale albino migaloo The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

69. INVISIBLE REFLECTION

woman holding mirror on grass reflection The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

68. PORTLAND S FAMOUS JAPANESE MAPLE

Japanese Maple, Portland, OR

67. MEXICO S GIANT CRYSTAL CAVE

giant-crystal-cave-Naica-mexico

66. GRAND CANYON LIGHT SHOW

grand canyon lightning storm rolf maeder1 The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

65. LONE CHAMOIS ABOVE THE CLOUDS

chamois above clouds high tatras slovakia The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

64. THE GORGE AT WATKINS GLEN

watkins glen gorge rainbow bridge new york The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

63. IRIDESCENT ANTARCTICA

Polar stratospheric clouds nacreous clouds antarctica by deven stross (1)

62. LOOK AT THIS BABY MUSK OX

A baby Musk Ox just a few weeks old.

61. UFO SPOTTED IN SEATTLE

seattle fog space needle looks like ufo The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

60. COLOGNE CATHEDRAL DURING WWII

cologne cathedral world war 2 black and white The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

59. HONG KONG AT NIGHT

hong kong skyline at night from victoria peak The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

58. THE WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVES

Waitomo Glowworm Caves north island new zealand

57. WATERSPOUTS OVER THE ADRIATIC

Waterspouts-Over-the-Adriatic-Sea

56. THE FULL CIRCLE RAINBOW

full circle rainbow reflection The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

55. THE STUDLEY TOOL CHEST

ho studley tool chest The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

54. EARTH FROM THE DARK SIDE OF SATURN

earth from dark side of saturn nasa you are here The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

53. PRAISE THE SUN

Sovereign of the Sun

52. SAN FRANCISCO IS STEEP

san francisco hills perspective straightened The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

51. IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT

kawika singson standing on lava shoes tripod on fire The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

50. SAN FRANCISCO FOG

san francisco fog The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

49. YALES RARE BOOK AND MANUscript LIBRARY

Yale-University-Beinecke-Rare-Book-and-Manuscript-Library

48. SUNSET IN SANTORINI

sunset oia santorini greece The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

47. THE SKY WHALE

sky whale pigeon point The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

46. WHEN ART MEETS NATURE

street art by Nuxuno Xan Fort De France Martinique

45. SHELF CLOUD OVER TIMISOARA

shelf cloud over timisoara romania ervin boer The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

44. PONTHUS BEECH

Ponthus' Beech

43. FLYBY ECLIPSE

airplaine crosses partial solar eclipse The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

42. UNDERWATER PERFECTION

Untitled

41. POOLSIDE MOUNTAIN VIEW

cambrian infinity pool view swiss alps adelboden switzerland

40. YOKOHAMA CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN BLOOM

cherry blossoms in bloor yokohama japan hanami The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

39. BARN CONVERSION

barn conversion seagull house devon england james roderick The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

38. FACE PLANT

face plant double exposure The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

37. THE MULTICOLORED ICEBERG

multicolored striped iceberg The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

36. JUST ROOM ENOUGH ISLAND

just room enough island Thousand Islands

35. THE ROMAN POOL AT HEARST CASTLE

blue indoor tiled roman pool hearst castle The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

34. ABANDONED RAILWAY IN PARIS

Petite Ceinture de Paris #12

33. THATS WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR

two kids under a banana leaf in the rain indonesia The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

32. THE ROCKY WAVE

20070218 The Wave, Coyote Buttes North, Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona 026

31. THE ANCIENT BANYAN TREE

ancient-banyan-big-island-hawaii-james brandon

30. FOREST ON SHIPWRECK ISLAND

SS Ayrfield

29. FIRST FLIGHT

baby common goldeneye ducks leaving nest flying for first time The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

28. MOONRISE TIME-LAPSE OVER LA

moonrise timelapse over la The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

27. GLACIAL WATERFALLS

Melting Ice Cap

26. JUST A BIG CAT

close up of lion licking paw The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

25. A HORIZON RAINBOW IN PARIS

horizon rainbow in paris The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

24. KAMCHATKA ICE CAVE , RUSSIA

kamchatka ice cave russia The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

23. WORLDS COOLEST SUBWAY ENTRANCE

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22. THE TSUNAMI CLOUD

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21. AURORA ASTRALIS FROM SPACE

aurora astralis from space The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

20. WAVES OF TIME

heart shaped rock kannesteinen rock norway The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

19. COOLEST. DUCK. EVER.

surding duck The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

18. THE EDGE OF INSANITY

looking down from top of burj khalifa The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

17. DOWN THE SPIRAL

vatican museums spiral staircase giuseppe momo The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

16. WHISKEY ON THE ROCKS

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15. THE STAINED GLASS MAPPARIUM

mapparium stained glass globe mary baker eddy library boston The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

14. MOON JELLY

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13. FORCES OF NATURE

forces of nature The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

12. COAL TRAIN AT SUNSET

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11. LOOKING DOWN FROM LIONS HEAD

lions head hike overlooking cape town south africa The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

10. DUCT TAPE LANDSCAPE

duct tape landscape takahiro iwasaki The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

9. THIS IS NORWAY

voringsfossen waterfall mabodalen norway The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

8. TRIPPY ICE EFFECT AFTER FLOOD

ice and snow on tree after flood trippy effect The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

7. THE EYE OF THE MOON

the moon through north window arches national park utah united states The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

6. THE SPACE SELFIE

self portrait in space aki hoshide earth reflected in helmet The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

5. CLOUD CITY , DUBAI

cloud city foggy dubai aerial from above princess tower The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

4. CONTRAST IN KRAKOW

winter contrast in krakow poland black and white The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

3. BRUSSELS FLOWER CARPET

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2. NATURE OVERTAKES THE GREAT WALL

abandoned great wall of china nature overtaking growing over The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

1. SUNRISE AT EASTER ISLAND

sunrise easter island aerial kite photography The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

full moon olympic rings london bridge 2012 The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

just a pinch buddah perfect timing The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

purple lavender field provence france The Top 75 Pictures of the Day for 2013

 

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Top 75 ‘Photos of the Day’ for 2013 — 1 Comment

  1. These are great! Thanks for posting them Dan. Many photography lessons can be learned by pondering how some of these shots were obtained.

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