Abstract
More or less artistic pictures - often taken from an unusual angle.
262 pictures
Adventure Sports / Sports
Pictures showing regular Sports or Adventure Sports such as white water rafting, bungee jumping, parachuting etc
106 pictures
Aerial View
Pictures (of the ground) taken from planes, helicopters, hot air balloons, high towers etc.
174 pictures
Agricultural Area
Pictures of farming area.
146 pictures
Autumn
Pictures including trees (or other vegetation) with autumn leaves.
55 pictures
Beaches
Photos of beaches. A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water.
367 pictures
Bridges
Pictures of bridges. A bridge is a structure built to span a gorge, valley, road, railroad track, river, body of water, or any other physical obstacle. Designs of bridges will vary depending on the function of the bridge and the nature of the...
178 pictures
Buildings
Photos of buildings
2586 pictures
Caves
Pictures taken inside or at the entrance of natural caves.
81 pictures
Cities
Photos of cities. Pictures in this category typically shows multiple buildings.
2335 pictures
Coastal Area
Pictures showing parts of a coastline.
1092 pictures
Desert
Pictures of deserts. In geography, a desert is a landscape form or region that receives little precipitation - less than 250 mm per year.
101 pictures
Fauna
Photos of local fauna. Fauna is all of the animal life of any particular region. The corresponding term for plants is flora.
299 pictures
Fjords
Pictures of fjords. A fjord is a glacially overdeepened valley, usually narrow and steep-sided, extending below sea level and filled with salt water.
69 pictures
Flora
Pictures of plant life occurring in an area .
211 pictures
Forest/Woodland
Pictures taken in areas with a high density of trees.
326 pictures
Glaciers
Pictures of glaciers. A glacier is a large, long-lasting river of ice that is formed on land and moves in response to gravity. A glacier is formed by multi-year ice accretion in sloping terrain.
29 pictures
Government buildings
Pictures of government buildings.
347 pictures
HDR
High Dynamic Range photos, made by combining several differently exposed images, then tone mapped into an 8-bit JPEG
16 pictures
Historic Sites
Photos of historic sites.
1783 pictures
Lakes
Pictures of lakes. A Lake is a body of water surrounded by land.
302 pictures
Landscapes
Pictures of sceneries
1154 pictures
Lighthouses
Pictures of lighthouses. An aid for navigation and pilotage at sea, a lighthouse is a tower building or framework sending out light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire.
74 pictures
Locals
Pictures of local people.
610 pictures
Mountains
Pictures of mountains. A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally much higher and steeper than a hill, but there is considerable overlap, and usage often depends on local custom....
517 pictures
Night Shot
Pictures taken during night time.
138 pictures
Ocean
Pictures taken offshore
316 pictures
Places of Worship
Pictures of Churches, Temples, Mosques, Synagogues etc.
657 pictures
Rare architecture
Pictures showing spectacular architecture that are different from its surroundings.
690 pictures
Rivers
Pictures of rivers.
372 pictures
Ruins
Ruins are the remains of human-made architecture: structures that were once complete, as time went by, have fallen into a state of partial or complete disrepair, due to lack of maintenance or deliberate acts of destruction. Natural disaster, war...
109 pictures
Rural Area
Pictures taken in rural areas. Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. Such areas are distinct from more intensively settled urban and suburban areas, and also from unsettled lands such as...
611 pictures
Sculptures & Monuments
Pictures of sculptures and monuments. These photos are often taken in city parks or squares
884 pictures
Settlement
Pictures of small groups of houses in a sparsely populated area.
138 pictures
Street Life
Pictures showing everyday life in town or cities.
366 pictures
Sunrise/Sunset
Pictures taken when the Sun appears above the horizon in the east, or disappears below the horizon in the west.
162 pictures
Tall ships
Pictures of sailing ships. A tall ship is a large traditionally rigged sailing vessel. Popular modern tall ship rigs include topsail schooners, brigantines, brigs and barques.
30 pictures
Trails & tracks
Hiking trails, biking trails, horseback riding trails etc
70 pictures
Transportation
Pictures showing means of transport or infrastructures such as railways, roads and canals.
585 pictures
Tropical
Pictures taken in the tropics. The tropics are the geographic region of the Earth centered on the equator and limited in latitude by the two tropics: the Tropic of Cancer (23° 26' 22" N) in the north and the Tropic of Capricorn (23° 26' 22" S) in...
573 pictures
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Pictures of places listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Photos are taken in one of the places listed at http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/
947 pictures
Volcanic/Thermal Area
Pictures taken in volcanic areas. Volcanoes, geysers, hot springs etc.
191 pictures
Waterfalls
Pictures of waterfalls. A waterfall is usually a geological formation resulting from water, often in the form of a stream, flowing over an erosion-resistant rock formation that forms a sudden break in elevation or nickpoint.
111 pictures
Wilderness
Pictures of wilderness. Wilderness is land that has not been significantly modified by direct or indirect human activity. Biosphere scientists and landscape ecologists consider wilderness areas to be an integral part of the self-sustaining...
161 pictures
Wintry Landscape
Pictures of snowy landscapes.
100 pictures
World Record
The world's smallest/biggest/highest etc. This category may apply to both human made structures such as towers and bridges, but also nature; animals, vegetation and geology.
47 pictures