Epic Entries To Washington Posts 2017 Travel Photo Contest

For the 18th year, Washington Posts Travel asks readers for their best photos. This sampling shows that the contest has some stiff competition.


“The combination of earth, sky and light in this location is simply magical”, wrote Mark Franko about his submission taken in Arizona’s Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. “It is no wonder why the Native Americans hold this place sacred”. The 57-year-old from Hughesville, Md., was part of a small group that was hosted by a resident Navajo family. Submit to the annual contest here. (Photo by Mark Franko/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)

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Lucia Hatch, 81, of the District, was participating in a photo workshop in Scotland when she took this image in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. (Photo by Lucia Hatch/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Sarah Hodge, 27, snapped this shot during a quiet moment in Pasar Beringharjo, a traditional market in the old town quarter. “The market is utterly massive, stretching several blocks and several stories”, wrote the Alexandria, Va., resident. “It’s crowded with batik shops, kitchenware vendors, satay stalls, and in the back section, butchers and vegetable sellers”. (Photo by Sarah Hodge/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


Ken Smiy, 54, of Stephens City, Va., took this image during a morning walk in Lucca, Italy. (Photo by Ken Smiy/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


Gibran Hadj-Chikh, 44, took this sunrise shot in Buffalo’s Delaware Park while visiting family for Thanksgiving. “I hope this photo encourages others to consider less-traveled destinations as they explore America”, the Chicago resident wrote. (Photo by Gibran Hadj-Chikh/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


“Touring the Koko-en Gardens adjacent to the Himeji castle was an unexpected highlight of our visit”, wrote Jeff Solar, 64, of Silver Spring, Md., about his trip to Japan. “The fall colors were outstanding and the gardens were both amazing and a bargain (just a few Yen added to the cost of the Himeji Castle admission)”. (Photo by Jeff Solar/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


In Lisbon, Shadi Salehi, 32, of the District, captured this scene from Sao Miguel while she was on a walking tour of the city. (Photo by Shadi Salehi/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


“For this shot I noticed a very colorful large bus approaching my photo plane and used a three-second exposure to capture the motion of rush hour traffic in contrast with the stillness of the timeless monuments”, wrote Christopher Buoscio, 50, of Falls Church, Va., about his photo from the District. (Photo by Christopher Buoscio/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


Chris Tereyla, 37, of Frederick, Md., was on his honeymoon in Italy when he took this photo in Venice. “One sunny afternoon it suddenly started raining. I was able to capture this picture of a sunny, rainy day¨. (Photo by Chris Tereyla/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)


“After standing over an hour on a frosty mountainside in Skofja Loka, Slovenia, waiting for the sunrise over the mist filled valley, I was blessed with a ten minute appearance of St. Thomas Church”, wrote Joseph LaRose, 71, of Cherry Hill, N.J. (Photo by Joseph LaRose/2017 Washington Post Travel Photo Contest)

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「暴力を受けています 発車できません」 藤沢駅で女性車掌が乗客に暴行され過呼吸、乗務が出来ない状態になり現地騒然

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藤沢駅で女性の車掌さんが暴行される事件が発生。 続きを読む

SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/9872852.html

駐車場で当て逃げされたが車のドアノブにメモが挟んであり・・ 投稿ツイートが反響

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当て逃げを目撃。 続きを読む

SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/9872827.html

Adopted yesterday. Privileged Today. (Source:…



Adopted yesterday. Privileged Today. (Source: https://ift.tt/2KY78xk)

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古代都市ポンペイが迎えた運命の日。ヴェスヴィオ火山が噴火したその瞬間の様子を再現した迫力の3Dアニメーション

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 西暦79年8月24日の昼過ぎ、イタリアのヴェスヴィオ山の大噴火により「死の灰」に飲み込まれた古代都市、ポンペイ(関連記事)。

 当時1万2000人が暮らしていたが、時速100km以上という猛スピードの火砕流に襲われて一瞬で生き埋めとなった。

 今となっては当時の様子を正確に知る術はないが、ある程度予測することはできる。

 オーストラリアのデジタル・アニメーション・スタジオ「ゼロ・ワン」が、火山噴火前の街の様子から、火山が噴火し「死の灰」が降り注ぐまでを再現した3D映像を作り上げた。
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SOURCE: http://karapaia.com/archives/52262341.html

Beautiful NSFW Female Portrait Photography By The Russian Photographer Daria Klepikova

Fabulous female portraits by Daria Klepikova, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and artist currently based in Moscow, Russia. Daria focuses on portraiture and traveling. She shoots marvelous street style, fashion, nude, and lifestyle portrait photography. Klepikova uses Sony Alpha a99 and Sony Alpha a7R II cameras.

“I started my journey with travel photos. With it, I tried to convey the feeling of time and place where I was. But the more confident I felt at the time of the shooting, the more I realized that I need to develop in other genres. I have chosen for themselves the most common and popular among them – portrait,” she said.

More: Daria Klepikova, Facebook, Instagram, VK, 500px h/t: photogrist






























































































SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/07/beautiful-nsfw-female-portrait-photography-by-the-russian-photographer-daria-klepikova/

He just realized that he is living his best life (Source:…



He just realized that he is living his best life (Source: https://ift.tt/2JqWTvK)

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TIMレッド吉田の「たい焼き屋」が閉店することが判明ww 一茂提案で半額セールへ

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MCの坂上忍(51)は「今月にね、店つぶすんですよ」と切り出し「つぶれそうなのにつぶれない店」を紹介する番組にもかかわらず番組初のつぶれる店の紹介に「本当につぶれる店の経営者なの」とレッドに話題を振った・・ 続きを読む

SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/9872804.html

German TV Show Replaced Trump With The Baby Blimp, And It’s Perfect

German TV show “Heute Show” decided to replace the real Donald Trump with Baby Blimp in his recent visit to UK. The result is simply brilliant.

More: Twitter h/t: sadanduseless



SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/07/german-tv-show-replaced-trump-with-the-baby-blimp-and-its-perfect/

「早く逃げて!誰か助けて!」ヒロインのピンチに興奮気味のブルドッグ

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 テレビ大好きブルドッグとして、マランダーでも何度か紹介してきたカリーシちゃん、今日も今日とて夢中でテレビにかじりついているよ。相変わらずストーリーのなかのあるシーンになると、ついついエキサイトしちゃうらしいんだけど……。
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SOURCE: http://karapaia.com/archives/52262465.html

New Trending Summer Fun – A Pink Coffin Pool Float With Lid

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, the beach is awesome, but what if it had more death?” If yes, then oh boy, we have a treat for you. This is the pink coffin pool float (complete with lid) created by Canadian designers Andrew Greenbaum and Ian Felton.

More: Pom Pom Floats, Instagram, Kickstarter h/t: sadanduseless








SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/07/new-trending-summer-fun-a-pink-coffin-pool-float-with-lid/