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50 Best Photos from the Natural World in 2011

50 Best Photos from the Natural World in 2011

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Conserving Africa's Wildlife Through Photography How often do we see exquisite imagery of animals that isn't a "When Animals Attack" special? Photographer Nick Brandt says, "The emphasis has generally been on capturing the drama of wild animals IN ACTION, on capturing that dramatic single moment, as opposed to simply animals in the state of being." I agree with Brandt and appreciate his stunning contributions to wildlife photography. Nature photography: Norbert Maier  I am an illustrator, graphic artist and animation specialist from Munich/Germany. Most recently I was a Set and Texture Designer for the Tim Burton movie “9″. Prior to this I was working as a Layout Artist for Walt Disney Feature Animation for movies like “Mulan” and “Lilo & Stitch”. Skills: Illustration – Animation Layout – Graphic Design – Set Design – Texture Design – Web Design – Digital Imaging – Photography

The Surprising Science Of Self-Affirmations Those self pep talks really do work. (Getty Images) The term “self-affirmation” may call to mind a meditative yoga class or the classic Al Franken “Saturday Night Live” Character Stuart Smalley (Remember? “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me!”). Self-affirmations are sayings, like Smalley’s, that are repeated to oneself in order to improve confidence and self-image.

Pictures From the Sky Update: These beautiful pictures were taken by photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand . His website is Nature: New set of cute animals Another amazing set of cute animals the nature has to offer. 1. Baby hedgehogs 2. Baby pig Lynette Newell Animals Photographer Lynnette Newell became the winner of many prestigious international photo contests: Black & White Spider Award, International Aperture Awards, International Photography Awards, Graphis Photography Annual, International Color Awards, and others.

Pictures of Clouds and Sunsets - What a Wonderful World Long’s Peak – Sunset Pictures of Clouds and Sunsets credit: David Evenson These pictures of clouds, nature and landscape are really inspirational. Clouds are created when rising air, through expansion, cools to the point where some of the water vapor molecules “clump together” faster than they are torn apart by their thermal energy. Some of that (invisible) water vapor condenses to form (visible) cloud droplets or ice crystals. After cloud droplets form, one of two things happen. AURAS AND THE HUMAN ENERGY FIELD The Human Energy Field and auras. For hundreds of years there have been people who’ve beleived in the existance of an aura or etheric field that surrounds each and every one of us. Now, science is catching up with the energy healing community. Auras are an actual scientific concept that has been measured, studied, and proven. They’re just going by another name in scientific circles.

Tiny Animals in Cups March 14, 2012 at 12:00pm | by AP Like Terribly Cute for daily content like this! Gregg Braden Quotes For great quotes search ~LOVE~ HEAVEN AND EARTHGregg Braden Quotes "As implied in many traditional religious descriptions of our origins, 'God created the Heaven and Earth' as two distinct, yet related, realms of experience. The texts go on to describe humankind as a bridge between the two realms, a marriage between Heaven (spirit or soul) and Earth. "'He (humankind) unites both heavenly and earthly qualities within himself...I (God) will create man to be the union of the two...' "Through our lives, the qualities of the two realms are merging into a single existence. At the end of our lives, the Heaven and Earth that have merged as our bodies return to their respective abodes.

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