This photo was taken during a barbarian action that took place at the Sandavagur village, Faroe Islands. The action is called "The Grinding" for an ancient name of a whale - grind also known as the pilot whale.
This is a tradition is all about a massive massacre of dozens of pilot whales (approx. 800 whales per year).
incense is a part of culture in Vietnam and many Asian countries. Today, incense can be made with eye-catching colors. However, traditionally the incense is dyed red. Red symbolizes luck, reverence and gratitude. Vietnamese people burn incense at the temples, on the altar show reverence for the saints and their ancestors.
Lan Ha Bay is located in the east of Cat Ba Island and adjacent to Ha Long Bay in the south. Lan Ha Bay covers an area of more than 7000 hectares, including a relatively unspoiled archipelago with about 400 islands, large and small, creating a huge picture. In Lan Ha Bay, there is Cai Beo floating village, where more than 2 hundred households live on houses designed on floats and the village has been studied by domestic and foreign archaeologists. Its existence lasts for thousands of years.
The frame is shot with a drone. The challenge was to fly the drone manually in full synchronization with the tractor to give the sense of motion in the picture. I took a long exposure to achieve the effect of motion blur while keeping all the machine's details. No motion blur effects are added to the post-processing.
Buổi sáng trên đồng muối - in the morning on the salt fields
Diêm dân xã Vĩnh Thịnh, huyện Hoà Bình, tỉnh Bạc Liêu, Việt Nam thu hoạch muối trên đồng vào buổi sáng có ảnh nắng làm tôn lên vẻ đẹp của người dân làm muối . (People in Vinh Thinh commune, Hoa Binh district, Bac Lieu province, Vietnam harvest salt in the fields in the morning with a sunny photo to enhance the beauty of salt farmers.)
Cross from beginner to the end of NinhThuan province beside the beach with all are main ports belong to old and poor fishing villages covered by fish, salt and smell of warm and happiness. Starting earlier day and finish by earlier next day in every ports. Old people and women usually are stay at home to serves for boat after back from trip, they teach children in the villages and leave the main job for men who are main labors in family on each trips. The boats after comeback from last trip is served by fixing net, here are rush hours to fix the net to get in time for next trip at the end of same day. A moment that 2 women are fixing blue net and leave a sleeping baby beside.
Summer is coming, the lotus ponds across the country are entering the growing season, flourishing ... The first green young leaves have risen to the surface to catch the sun. Somewhere under that blue water are lotus buds forming and waiting for the day to show off, radiate incense. Lotus is an intimate flower that adheres to daily life, with the ancient culture of Vietnamese people for thousands of years ...
The moment of seasonal transition is the time for this "National Flower" to show its strong vitality through cold and radiant winter, blooming and blooming ... Photo taken in Phu Tho Province - May 5/2018.
Кондуки - это заброшенные шахтные отвалы на территории Тульской области. Несколько десятилетий назад здесь добывали уголь открытым способом. Разработки прекратились и сегодня природа вновь возвращает себе то, что было изуродовано человеком: экосистема постепенно восстанавливается. С высоты полёта квадрокоптера Кондуки похожи на сыр с плесенью. Бледно жёлтый сыр и зелёная плесень, молодых берёзок, которые осенью покрываются охрой и опадают.
Konduki is an abandoned mine wastes in Tula Oblast, Russia. The coal was open-cut mined here a few decades ago. But later the mining stoped and now nature is returning what was ruined by humans: the ecosystem is restoring step by step.
From the quadrocopter flight height Konduki are looking exactly like a blue cheese.
Pale yellow cheese and green fungus, young birch trees with their leafs getting covered in okhra each autumn and then falling.
In the lagoon, there are many kinds of valuable products such as grouper, crab, shrimp, king crab, scallop, etc. other
The lagoon is located in the south of Chi Thanh town, Tuy An district, Phu Yen province, Vietnam
I headed back to Northern Norway to photograph and enjoy a holiday in January 2020. This was the first morning there, one incredible happend in such a beautiful frame, lighted up the winding road to the mountains. I captured this amazing panorama by using drone.
Jalapao State Park is close to Mateiros, about 300 km from Palmas, capital of Tocantins. Well-sought out for adventure tourism and ecotourism, the park holds unforgettable experiences.
The natural landscapes of Cerrado, the Brazilian savannah, features rivers, rock formations and numerous species of fauna, such as jaguars, maned wolves and macaws. For the adventurers, the park is ideal for canoeing, diving and rappelling.
This is an early morning of busy day in the Hong Kong University (HKU) district. Small cavalcade of red-painted taxi cabs heads toward the transport hub to pick up their first passengers of the day.
Top floors of high-rise buildings are illuminated with the rising sun, while narrow streets are still shrouded in darkness.
Esfahan province- Esfahan city-2019
The people of Isfahan sit on the platforms by the historic Khaju Bridge and enjoy the water flow and enjoy their leisure time.
Isfahan is one of the most touristy cities of Iran and even the world
The Zayandehrood River passes through the center of the city and many historic and beautiful bridges have been built on the river, one of which is the Khaju Bridge, which is more than 450 years old and belongs to the Safavid period.
Every year, many tourists from inside and outside of Iran travel to this city to see Isfahan and its beauties.
Farmer sun-drying corn on a large bamboo tray, Vietnam.
In the recent years, farmers located in areas facing water shortages switched from rice to corn production.
Maturing period is shorter compared to rice and corn is more resistant to drought, allowing up to four crops a year, included in lacking water areas.
Mains variety such as Waxy and American corn are raised and will be used both to be eaten or to produce animal feed.
Moc Chau plateau belongs to the northwestern region of Vietnam. There is an average elevation of 1,050 m above sea level, characterized by a temperate climate, fertile and fertile soil, favorable for tea development. Here is famous for the specialty of Shan Tuyet and O Long tea ... In March and April each year, young tea leaves begin to grow, then Moc Chau tea hill has the most natural and charming beauty. It was also the time when the tea harvest started for a year.
"Ржавые" вулканические кратеры среди лавовых полей Исландии. Красно-оранжевое на поверхности кратеров - конечно, не следы какой-либо существующей вулканической активности, а окислившаяся от взаимодействуя с водой и кислородом вулканическая порода - риолит.
Church of St. Tomas, in Slovenia. It is located at the top of a hill, but it is often surrounded by mists and sometimes it completely sinks into it. One morning we visited this place
Церковь святого Томаша, в Словении, хоть и стоит на холме, но очень часто бывает окружена туманами, а порой и вовсе погружается в них. В одно такое утро мы и побывали и в этом месте.
In the photo, the sorting line of sawlog (sawmill raw materials or otherwise - round timber). And accordingly, the warehouse of sorted sawlogs. The tractor - front loader first removes the sorted logs from the pockets (white brackets) to the warehouse - in long stacks, and then takes them for sawing. The city of Lesosibirsk. Territory of ZAO Novoyeniseysk LHK.
Photo shot while walking through the spring forest, the snow just barely melted, the ground did not have time to soak up all the water, deciduous trees still completely naked and transparent, with a bird's-eye view all the color and vibrance gives young spruce forest ...
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