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High-resolution desktop wallpaper Lightning over the Grand Canyon by tjhiker
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Lightning over the Grand Canyon

March 24th, 2016

Lightning over the Grand Canyon. I took this photo on the north rim of the Grand Canyon near Bright Angel Point looking south-east across the canyon.

A large thunderstorm rolled through and I was shooting 10-30 second exposures.

This photo has not been modified with the exception of some noise smoothing. The colors and other aspects of the photo are as they were captured.

Manfrotto Tripod, Photoshop

Canon EOS 60D, Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM.

Photo Settings: 50mm, f/9, 13 seconds, ISO 1000.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Mount Rainier by TheWanderingSoul
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Mount Rainier

March 26th, 2016

Copyright © Sven Müller. All rights reserved.

Adobe Photoshop, tripod.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM.

Photo Settings: 17mm, f/8, 1/50 second, ISO 200.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Into the Woods by knaim
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Into the Woods

March 16th, 2016

Adobe Photoshop CS6, Hoya HD2 Circular Polarizer 82mm filter, MeFOTO A1350.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM.

Photo Settings: 16mm, f/20, 20 seconds, ISO 100.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Out of this Whirl by NASA Images
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Out of this Whirl

March 14th, 2016

The graceful, winding arms of the majestic spiral galaxy M51 (NGC 5194) appear like a grand spiral staircase sweeping through space. They are actually long lanes of stars and gas laced with dust.

This sharpest-ever image of the Whirlpool Galaxy, taken in January 2005 with the Advanced Camera for Surveys aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, illustrates a spiral galaxy's grand design, from its curving spiral arms, where young stars reside, to its yellowish central core, a home of older stars. The galaxy is nicknamed the Whirlpool because of its swirling structure.

The Whirlpool's most striking feature is its two curving arms, a hallmark of so-called grand-design spiral galaxies. Many spiral galaxies possess numerous, loosely shaped arms which make their spiral structure less pronounced. These arms serve an important purpose in spiral galaxies. They are star-formation factories, compressing hydrogen gas and creating clusters of new stars. In the Whirlpool, the assembly line begins with the dark clouds of gas on the inner edge, then moves to bright pink star-forming regions, and ends with the brilliant blue star clusters along the outer edge.

Some astronomers believe that the Whirlpool's arms are so prominent because of the effects of a close encounter with NGC 5195, the small, yellowish galaxy at the outermost tip of one of the Whirlpool's arms. At first glance, the compact galaxy appears to be tugging on the arm. Hubble's clear view, however, shows that NGC 5195 is passing behind the Whirlpool. The small galaxy has been gliding past the Whirlpool for hundreds of millions of years.

As NGC 5195 drifts by, its gravitational muscle pumps up waves within the Whirlpool's pancake-shaped disk. The waves are like ripples in a pond generated when a rock is thrown in the water. When the waves pass through orbiting gas clouds within the disk, they squeeze the gaseous material along each arm's inner edge. The dark dusty material looks like gathering storm clouds. These dense clouds collapse, creating a wake of star birth, as seen in the bright pink star-forming regions. The largest stars eventually sweep away the dusty cocoons with a torrent of radiation, hurricane-like stellar winds, and shock waves from supernova blasts. Bright blue star clusters emerge from the mayhem, illuminating the Whirlpool's arms like city streetlights.

The Whirlpool is one of astronomy's galactic darlings. Located 31 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), the Whirlpool's beautiful face-on view and closeness to Earth allow astronomers to study a classic spiral galaxy's structure and star-forming processes.

Object Names: Whirlpool Galaxy, M51, NGC 5194/5

Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Emerald Moraine Lake by Dave Elysium
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Emerald Moraine Lake

August 16th, 2012

Moraine Lake, in the Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

This shot is from my first trip to North America since getting a Nikon D4. Taken July 25th, 2012.

Adobe Lightroom 4.1.

Nikon D4, Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED.

Photo Settings: 14mm, f/9, 1/400 second, ISO 100.

Map: 51.3278, -116.1806

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Sandy Cay by Ben Gustafson
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Sandy Cay

January 22nd, 2014

Taken during my secluded walk around Sandy Cay Island, British Virgin Islands.

Adobe Lightroom 4, Adobe Photoshop CS6.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Sunset on Blue Mountain by jdphotopdx
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Sunset on Blue Mountain

March 4th, 2016

Taken near the summit of Blue Mountain, in Olympic National Park.

Lightroom CC

Canon EOS 6D, Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Dream Big! by Michael kaldani
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Dream Big!

May 30th, 2012

I took this shot while visiting San Diego for Comic Con 2011. I could not have had a more perfect night to take this cityscape. The clouds were perfect and the night was clear... can't ask for more.

Nikon D90.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Morraine Lake by natekroek
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Morraine Lake

May 22nd, 2014

Morraine Lake, AB, Canada is the starting point of the Larch Valley hike. Hoping for better weather, a friend and I set out for a light day in the mountains. The clouds happened to offer a nice light for this shot.

Shot from a very common spot to photograph. I believe this to be a very different mood and angle than the norm, though.

Editing with HDRSoft Photomatix and Adobe Lightroom.

Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM.

Photo Settings: 10mm, f/16, 1/30 second, ISO 200.

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Jet in Carina by NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Jet in Carina

February 6th, 2016

A 3-light-year-long pillar, bathed in the glow of light from hot, massive stars to the top of the image. Scorching radiation and fast winds (streams of charged particles) from these stars are sculpting the pillar and causing new stars to form within it. Streamers of gas and dust can be seen flowing off the top of the structure.

Nestled inside this dense structure are fledgling stars. They cannot be seen in this image because they are hidden by a wall of gas and dust. Although the stars themselves are invisible, one of them is providing evidence of its existence. Thin puffs of material can be seen traveling to the left and to the right of a dark notch in the center of the pillar. The matter is part of a jet produced by a young star. Farther away, on the left, the jet is visible as a grouping of small, wispy clouds. A few small clouds are visible at a similar distance on the right side of the jet. Astronomers estimate that the jet is moving at speeds of up to 850,000 miles an hour. The jet's total length is about 10 light-years.

Composed of gas and dust, the pillar resides in a tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located 7,500 light-years away in the southern constellation Carina.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team

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