Top photos 2015 made from the biggest film set – the Planet.
National Geografic selects "Photo of the Day" on a daily basis, which in their opinion seems to be the most remarkable and unique. Bubr.ru offers to see the best photos of the first days in 2015.
Our planet is the biggest film set, where every day you can observe amazing things. Best photographers and travelers capture beautiful moments every day with the most remote corners of it, and we have a unique opportunity to see them! Isn't that wonderful?
A red-eyed tree frog, Costa Rica
Waking up on a tree branch near Guayakan de Siquirres, red-eyed tree frog looks at the world through the translucent lid with gold veins. Scarlet eyes of this poisonous small 7,5 cm long amphibian with daunting color; some animals use this strategy as a protection from predators.
Udzhalu Dei always loved to watch the children playing in the fountains in the park of his home city of Hyderabad. One summer evening, he also went to the fountain area and by pointing the camera at the setting sun, he waited for the boy frolicking in the water to jump up.
Goose family, Wrangel Island
Being the first to be hatched in the family, older goslings are patiently waiting for their brothers and sisters. Though the white geese’s small birds appear almost simultaneously, the "senior" and "junior" have couple of hours difference.
Wedding makeup, Bulgaria
In the native Ribnovo Fatma Inusa did a paint makeup on her wedding party with "spatters of rain" and multicolored sequins. The bright tradition called "Gelina" symbolizes the status change. Bulgarian Muslims adhere this tradition called Pomaks, where hundreds are invited to the two-day wedding celebration.
Elephant calf, India
Julia Kyums pictures orphaned elephants in the Assam State in India. Her attention was drawn to a kid who lost his parents during the flood. When she left, elephant climbed on the window sill, allowing her to make a farewell photograph.
Bottlenose dolphin’ breakfast, the Black Sea
"An unexpected meeting with the dolphins occurred early in the morning at one of the wild beaches. Pursuing a flock of fish, the bottlenose dolphin suddenly appeared out of the mist - says Maria Gordienko. - Tossing the game up, the dolphin caught it in the air."
Colorful bulbocodium, Volgograd region
The cold snap and snowfall that came to the European part of Russia in March, caught the blooming primroses red-handed.
Up to the eyes in porridge, Denmark
The four year old Danish boy Serafin Eskildsen is up to his eyes in porridge. For many people, this childhood favorite food evokes good memories. Chef Jacques Pépin adored baguette with a piece of dark chocolate, and an expert on French cuisine Julia Child loved to have vanilla and chocolate ice cream.
The black-footed penguins, Namibia
African penguins are feeding near bird colonies on islands like Mercury while they raise up their children. Their number actually goes down due to the depletion of fish stocks, but the foundation of a new marine protected area should help the production increase and contribute to the growth of this endangered species.
Alder swamp, Lipetsk region
"The second half of March unexpectedly pleased us with a snowfall – says Yuri. The ice was still melting at some spots, so it made possible to get me to some really interesting places. "
Maronite nuns, Lebanon
The sisters from the monastery near Beirut are making marzipan sweets with almonds. Food often becomes a source of income for the monks; for instance, Trappists are famous for their beer and cheese.
Kusti wrestler, Pakistan
Pehlwan coated in mud, ready to exercise on one of the Lahore arenas. The dirt makes him slip out of the opponent’s hacks.
Blombos Cave, South Africa
Blombos Cave on the southern part in Africa preserved the ancient art origin; among them you can find beads from mollusk shells and paint facilities.
Pistachios collection, Italy
Psychiatrist Antonio Wirtz arranges is doing a labor therapy. In Bronte during the harvest period city life seems to be a mad dream.
DEAP-3600 is one of the most sensitive instruments designed to detect dark material particles. A spherical structure consisting of light detectors aimed to fill with liquid argon capacity that was installed last year, deep underground in five hundred kilometers nickel mine in Ontario. Scientists hope to detect the interaction of dark material particles with argon atoms, resulting in the need to form faint flashes of light. They are to be detected by the ambient argon container sensed sphere.
Wadi Hafir, Jordan
Stylized camel images, as well as a horseman (on the left side in the photo) make a good decoration of the Wadi Hafir, a narrow, boulder studded canyon in southern Jordan. For 2500 years the travelers left behind thousands of petroglyphs and inscriptions.
Underwater world, South Africa
Fur seals and jellyfish share the shallow coastal waters of the Table Mountain National Park that was founded in 2004 to protect the 137-kilometer rugged coastline of the Cape Town.
Village children, Bangladesh
Amir Hamdzha saw two boys playing with a kite on the rice farm near Chittagong, his hometown. Photographer liked translucent kite, and he asked the boys to stop and pose for the camera.
The Altamira cave, Spain
The scientists take paint samples from the ceiling of the Spanish Altamira caves. It is decorated with pictures of animals, created there 15-19 thousand years ago. Abstract symbols on the ceiling are even older, at least 20 thousand years old. Altamira Museum is the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
Epiphany Week, Jordan
The whole Epiphany week Arab Christians from Jordan come to pray at the foot of the Cross near the Jordan River.