Photo of the day

Wow.  These photos from the Red Bull Illume photo contest are just mindblowing.  So many awesome photos.  Via Atlantic photo:

Overall Winner Lorenz Holder captured this image of BMX Pro Rider Senad Grosic on a bridge in Gablenz, Germany. Holder: “Senad and I were on the way to a different location early in the morning when we passed this scenic spot. We saw a sign from the street and I had some pictures in mind that I’d seen from this bridge on the internet. When we got there the sun was just above the trees and it was lighting up the full color-spectrum of the autumn leaves in a very soft way. I’d chosen a very low camera position to get an almost perfect mirrored scene on the water surface. The bridge looked like a perfect circle and the light was still very good. When Senad was on the bridge, it took us two or three tries to get the shot. There was also no more time for another try because the wind came up and the perfect reflection on the water was gone.”

© Lorenz Holder / Red Bull Illume
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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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