Winners of the "Brightest Lights” GigaPan Photo Competition are:
1st Place: Jason Buchheim - The Green Flash at the last moment of the setting sun
2nd Place: Issam Kanafani - Kaaba
3rd Place: Jim Trotter - City garden with parts
Thank you to everyone who participated. View all the submissions below!
voting ends February 19, 2013, 12:00AM
The elusive 'Green Flash' is not really a flash but a moment right before the setting sun disappears when its color turns to green. The atmospheric conditions need to be just right (such as no clouds on the horizon) and it helps to have a beer or glass of wine in hand, but it is real, although most people that say the...