Monday, December 24, 2012

Amazing Photos 2012: The Best Pictures Of The Year

 7 hours in one image

A pod of sleeping sperm whales

 A sea of purple in the badlands of Utah

A seahorse inspects a diver's watch

 A sunset eclipse

 Above the canopy

 Adaptive roots in the concrete jungle

 An illuminated snow tunnel in Russia

 Aurora australis (southern lights) from space

 Beautiful Bern from above

 Everybody was kung fu fighting

 Felix Baumgartner jumps from 71,580 feet

 First contact

 Flight of the devil rays

 Fractal patterns in dried out desert rivers

 G√°sadalur Village in the Faroe Islands

 Maelstrom at Kauai, Hawaii

 Meanwhile in Switzerland

 Meditating monks at Pongour Falls

 Mount Kilimanjaro from above

 Mount Rainier casting a shadow on clouds

 One boat and 145 water-skiers

 Outdoor jacuzzi on the Matterhorn

 Overgrown railroad tracks in the forest

 Putting the size of a whale in perspective

 Sailing like a boss

 Salar de Uyuni after some rain

 Serenity now

 Street artist Sainer goes big in Poland

 Striking artistry of multiple takeoffs at Hannover Airport

 The Capilano suspension bridge in Vancouver

 The Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve

 The Irish Sky Garden crater

 The Waterfall Island at Iguazu Falls

 The largest raft of canoes and kayaks in the world

 The most incredible aurora of 2012

 The precious blue marble

 World’s edge

 Yarn bombing a bus in Mexico City

The amazing strength of an ant