Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Sunset #5

Title: Kathmandu Sunset #5 Location: Dharahara Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia (27°42’2.02″N  85°18’42.86″E) Description: Destroyed in the earthquake of 2015, Dharahara Tower was the tallest building in Kathmandu at the time. It had survived a number of previous earthquakes (one of which removed two stories at its top) but ultimately fell Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Downtown Banff + 1 More

Title: Downtown Banff Location: Banff, Alberta, Canada, North America (51°10’53” N 115°34’10” W) Description: Just your average shot from downtown Banff in the winter. Bonus Image ——————- Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 200 Focal Length 40mm Aperture f/10 Shutter Speed 1/400 Altitude 4537′ Photograph Copyright 2016 Peter West Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Chaos

Title: Kathmandu Chaos Location: Kathamandu, Nepal, Asia ( 27°42’13” N 85°18’50” E) Description: I’m missing Nepal just a little today but not the congestion. This image was shot during a photo tour I led in 2013 from a road overpass. ——————- Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – A View Of Kathmandu That No Longer Exists – How You Can Help

Title: A View Of Kathmandu That No Longer Exists Location: Dharahara Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: This view no longer exists. It was shot from the top of the Dharahara Tower during a beautiful sunset in 2011. Less than two weeks ago the tower collapsed during the 7.9 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Ancient Homes

Title: Ancient Homes Location: Machu Picchu, Peru Description: A maze of ancient homes covers the hills of Machu Picchu. Like the photo? Join the club. Camera Canon 5D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 50 Focal Length 275mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/160 Altitude Unknown Photograph Copyright Peter West Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Los Angeles Sunset From Above

Title: Los Angeles Sunset From Above Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America (33°59’46” N  118°8’56” W) Description: I really like that the FAA has removed the restriction on use of electronics below 10,000’. This has opened up new opportunities for photographs on approach and take off. Notably, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Panorama: Before Sunrise In Seattle, Washington, USA

Title: Panorama: Before Sunrise In Seattle Location: Kerry Park, Seattle, Washington, USA, North America (47°37’46” N  122°21’38” W) Description: Summer mornings are near perfection in Seattle. We don’t get warmth all year round so when Summer finally begins (some time around the end of July, usually) and the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Taking Photos Of Machu Picchu

Title: Taking Photos Of Machu Picchu Location: Machu Picchu, Peru Description: Taking in the overview of Machu Picchu from the upper terraces outside the city, a lone woman uses her camera to capture the ancient ruins. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm EF Shutter Speed 1/400 Aperture f/9 ISO Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Los Angeles Below The Griffith Observatory

Title: Los Angeles Below The Griffith Observatory Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America Description: The lights of Los Angeles, California spread out below the Griffith Observatory. While the immense city lights make this an unlikely spot to view the stars, it is, in fact, an easy way Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Orange County Sunset Panorama

Title: Orange County Sunset Panorama Location: Orange County, California, USA, North America Description: The hills over Orange County, California, are a wonderful location to capture beautiful sunsets, especially when clouds roll in off the Pacific Ocean. Panorama stitched from 20 individual images. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – National Memorial Chorten – Bhutan

Title: National Memorial Chorten – Bhutan Location: Thimphu, Bhutan, Asia Description: The National Memorial Chorten is seen here decorated for the Royal Wedding in 2011. Located in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, the chorten is a both a religious symbol and a social gathering place as Buddhist practitioners Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Seattle Sunrise II

Title: Seattle Sunrise II Location: Kerry Park, Seattle, Washington, USA, North America Description: Part of a series, this shot just after sunrise, as the light hits the Space Needle, is full of the warmth I felt that morning in August. To purchase a 30″x10″ panoramic print of this Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Seattle Before Sunrise

Title: Seattle Before Sunrise Location: Kerry Park, Seattle, Washington, USA, North America Description: Getting up before sunrise can be a very thing on the few days Seattle has a picture perfect morning. This image for sale as a fine art print here. Want to take this image with Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Brisbane, Australia Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out. And if you want to turn things up a notch, choose “Fullscreen”. Have fun! Title: Brisbane, Australia Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Moulay Idriss Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out.  And if you want to turn things up a notch,  choose “Fullscreen”. Have fun! Title: Moulay Idriss Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – San Francisco Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out.  And if you want to turn things up a notch,  choose “Fullscreen”. Have fun! Title: San Francisco Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Fes Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out.  And if you want to turn things up a notch,  choose “Fullscreen”. Have fun! Title: Fes Panorama Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Lima Cityscape Panorama Exploration

The detail in this Lima image is amazing. I love quality optics. Be sure to zoom in on the coast and explore the colorful, compact city. The overall image is 26535 x 4486 = 119 megapixels To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Machu Picchu Panorama Exploration

I’m happy to announce a new feature I’ll be toying with more as time goes on: Panorama ‘tours’. You’ve seen these on other websites and thanks to the Kolor.com sending me some software to create my own, I will start posting panoramic images you can zoom and drag Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Above It All

Title: Above It All Location: 35,000’ above the USA Description: I’m not sure if this is Salt Lake City but it might be Denver. It’s looking kinda Denver to me. At any rate, coming home from Peru and flying over the USA at night can be a treat. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Cuenca, Ecuador

Location: Cuenca, Ecuador, South America Description: View over Cuenca, Ecuador. The center is a UNESCO heritage site with beautifully restored colonial buildings. This is one of the earlier stops in Itai’s Ecuador photo tour: http://www.neovoyage.com/tour.php?dest=ecuador-andes Photograph Copyright Itai Danan

Photo Of The Day – Long Streaks Of Chicago

Title: Long Streaks Of Chicago Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA, North America Description: A slide image shot during a 1997 trip around the country included a stop at the Sears Tower with great timing. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Ancient Roman Arch At Volubilis, Morocco

Title: Ancient Roman Arch At Volubilis, Morocco Location: Volubilis, Morocco, Africa Description: Not only is Volubilis a shady hotel in Casablanca with acrid smelling rooms seemingly directly over a 24 hour active soccer stadium, it is also an ancient Roman city in Northern Morocco laid to ruin many Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Night Scene, Dublin

Title: Night Scene, Dublin Location: Dublin, Ireland, Europe Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal and Bhutan now scheduling for Fall of 2011.  More Information. Photography Workshops in Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – New York City At Night

Title: New York City At Night Location: Empire State Building, New York City, New York, USA, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal and Bhutan now scheduling for Fall of 2011.  Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Moulay Idris Fields

Title: Moulay Idris Fields Location: Moulay Idris, Morocco, Africa Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal and Bhutan now scheduling for Fall of 2011.  More Information. Photography Workshops in Seattle, San Francisco, San Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – New York City At Dusk

Title: New York City At Dusk Description: Just your average hang-the-camera-over-the-ledge-at-the-Empire-State-Building shot at dusk. A magical time. Location: New York City, New York, USA, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Marrakech At Night

Title: Marrakech At Night Location: Marrakech, Morocco, Africa Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal, Bhutan and Italy now scheduling for Fall of 2011!  More Information. Photography Workshops in Seattle, San Francisco, San Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mayan Layers

Title: Mayan Layers Location: Machu Picchu, Peru, South America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print (form below) or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal, Bhutan and Italy now scheduling for Fall of 2011!  More Information. Photography Workshops in Seattle, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Casablanca Balcony

Title: Casablanca Balcony (Larger Version) Description: Life across the street from our hotel in Cascablanca.  The city is packed in and in various states of repair. Location: Casablanca, Morocco, Africa Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Purchase A Print Of This Photo Here (or use the form below)

Photo Of The Day – Children Playing On Kathmandu Rooftops

  Title: Children Playing On Kathmandu Rooftops Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to purchase this photo or license it? Email me. Subscribe to Photo Of The Day: Enter Your E-Mail Address Subscribe in a reader