Nature photography by Patrick Zephyr Posted on March 17, 2011 in Photography If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) Loading ... So... Check this out on our Partner Network Houses With Amazing View Houses With Amazing View Many of us want to have a vacation home or place where we can forget & get away with the daily rush of our lives. And these houses, their perfect location amidst nature, with their beautiful view are the perfect place where one can feel at home away from the population & the skyscrapers of the cities. Author: Yann Arthus 12 Comments: Jexweber said... Impresionantes fotografías, muy buena recopilación, gracias por compartir... June 17, 2010 at 9:02 AM Ultimate Privacy said... Wow, absolutely stunning imagesLouwww.feds-logging.at.tc June 17, 2010 at 9:14 AM Freebie Link said... Nice, this is really cool! June 17, 2010 at 12:11 PM Hipsters said... So beautiful. June 17, 2010 at 1:39 PM Dan said... Awesome Collection of images. June 17, 2010 at 3:32 PM Anonymous said... One shouldn't forget that a house surrounded by dense trees can only see, well, trees. June 17, 2010 at 3:37 PM Saurav Pokhrel said... great pictures, loved all of them.... June 17, 2010 at 5:39 PM adhi said...
Most Fascinating Geological Wonders On Earth Mar 08, 2011 / Category : Misc / 37 Comments This planet we live on offers us beauty beyond words. Every country has its own special region that takes your breath away with the magnificence of it. Here we can see some places that are a geological wonder that you may know about already, or maybe not? Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA Antelope Canyon is one of the world's most beautiful canyons. Pamukkale, Turkey These stunning terraces of water are found in Pamukkale Turkey and were shaped from a substance called travertine, which forms from the build-up of sediments of calcium carbonate deposited in water from hot springs. The Wave, Arizona, USA This incredible formation of sandstone rock is stunning in its colors. Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand The Moeraki Boulders are amazing boulders found on the New Zealand coast. Bungle Bungles, Australia Bungle Bungles are found in the the Purnululu National Park in Western Australia, also a World Heritage Site. Fantasy Cave, Bermuda Wave Rock, Australia
The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Croatia Photograph by Jack Brauer All of the Croatian people I have met through my years have always talked about the natural beauty of their homeland. I always nodded in agreement because it struck me that most people shared the same sentiment, regardless of their origin. This says to me, that natural beauty and splendor are everywhere. Our planet is a wonderful place and there are countless gems like the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, for us to appreciate and preserve. The Plitvice Lakes National Park was granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979. Photograph by Roman Bonnefoy The National Park covers a total area of 300 square kilometers (116 sq. miles), whilst the lakes join together over a distance of eight kilometers (5 miles). The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. Photograph by Henning Schroder The Plitvice Lakes had become a major tourist attraction in the late 19th century. Source: Wikipedia Photograph by Roybb95
20 Photos Taken at the Right Time, Place and Angle 20Pictures This album contains my favorite photography that plays a little with your mind! They were exactly taken at the right time and place, with a perfect angle. This makes the pictures look different than actual reality. The Winding Path, a photo from Zuid Holland, South Critiques | Translate v_vicky Hello Pepijn, it seems like a path from a fairytale!! I like the colours and the atmosphere. Bravo! My regards Vicky foibles3 This is a classic shot. divail Bonsoir Pepijn, C'est un sentier qui dégage une atmosphère de mystère. tendzin (0) 2009-09-01 13:29 Well, yes, nice image but... has nobody noticed how all the leaves have *exactly* the same shade of green? These clues all point to this being a hand-tinted black-and-white photo. Excellent tinting on the trees, though. ambivalens lovely photo:) TFS fatma Pilote26 (154) 2012-01-31 11:25 Bonsoir Pepijn, Agréable photo, le chemin beau et le cadrage sympathique. chintudutta (32) 2012-02-28 1:29 Hello Agnostic wonderful composition specially the contrast between shrub and the path.lovely texture and curve.good work. blueaquan I wouldn't be surprised if a shining Knight on a steed would suddenly appear there! The Trees on the right doesn't seem to be in focus and is straining my eyes. Cheers, Blue drt100 David ManishaJain
Brilliant photography from Natgeo archives | Pokkisam blog National Geographic is the source for photos, free desktop wallpapers of places, animals, nature, underwater, travel, and more.It's a long time inspiration for me but now only the time helps me to bring these awesome photographs for your display.I am very happy to bring those "brilliant photography from national geographic archives" here.The following 60 beautiful photographs has beautiful wild life,nature,people and bird photos. All the credit goes to Nationalgeographic and all the photographers :) About the author
Lake Como Italy We visited Cernobbio, on the shores of Lake Como for a few days in June 2011. We booked a garden room at Villa d'Este, and due to low occupancy were very fortunate to have been given a lake view room. The Villa d'Este hotel is a destination in its own right, with immaculate gardens, a 500 year history, and beautiful scenery. The lake region offers many picturesque villages that can be easily accessed by boats that run through out the day. Separately, I posted a few older images taken as I was just starting with photography from a trip to Portofino taken in 2000 here. Gardens, Villa d'Este. A floating pool on Lake Como. Gardens and portions of Villa d'Este. Two boats can be stored under the villa. Nearby town of Cernobbio. A view of Villa d'Este and Cernobbio. Waterfront breakfast on Lake Como, with its wonderful early morning lighting. A village along the shores of Lake Como. Another picturesque village along Lake Como's shore. The town of Bellagio. Leaving Bellagio. Lobby, Villa d'Este.
Tom Robinson Travel Photography: I'm going to be a dad! 25 Stunning Entries for National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 The 24th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is over and the judges are about to announce the winners. Over 12,000 amazing images were submitted from all over the world in these four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. National Geographic will announce the winners next month and meanwhile we are sharing 25 of our favorite entries. When I look at these spectacular photos I start to think that maybe my photography teacher was wrong after all. “Take point-and-shoot camera instead – it’s either a holiday or you are working,” he said. If these travelers would have followed this advice, I wouldn’t be sharing these breathtaking pictures today. What about you? See all entries here: nationalgeographic.com Via: Demilked, Modern Met and The Atlantic Lava Kiss Good Bye Old Friend “Elephants are legendary for their memory and intelligence including attributes associated with grief, making music, altruism and compassion. Fly By Spiral Down
Amazing Underwater River : Cenote Angelita in Mexico Underwater River in Mexico If you are a professional diver you should visit Cenote Angelita Mexico. These amazing pictures were taken by Anatoly Beloshchin in the cave Cenote Angelita, Mexico. Here’s his description: “We are 30 meters deep, fresh water, then 60 meters deep – salty water and under me I see a river, island and fallen leaves… Actually, the river, which you can see, is a layer of hydrogen sulphide.” Olympic National Park: One of the wildest places left in the USA [36 PICS] Maple Glade Trail. It’s supposed to be a humbling experience to stand amidst such giants in the ancient forests of Olympic National Park. Photo #1 by rachel_thecat Maples in Olympic National Park’s Hoh Rain Forest. 95% of this national park is designated as wilderness, a paradise for backpackers and hikers. Photo #5 by KevinM Olympic National Park trees and roots in Hoh Rain Forest. Olympic National Park has a 73-mile long wilderness coast that is a rare treasure in a country where much of the coastline is prime real estate. Maple leaves and sword fern cover the ground. Big Cedar Tree and tiny girl. Lakes and mountains, an adventure lover’s dream. The largest known Western Redcedar, in the world with a wood volume of 500 cubic meters (17650 cu. ft.). Hoh Rain Forest has a mystical appearance with all the moss. The Kalaloch Cedar in the Olympic National Park, with a dbh of 599 (19,6 ft) cm and wood volume of 350 cubic meters (12,270 cu ft). Coast Range Subalpine Fir groves in meadow.
32 Pictures To Help You Appreciate The Awesomeness Of Nature October 12, 2010 | 136 Comments » | Topics: Awesome, Nature Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories Wind Farms Create Their Own Clouds Wind farms receive a lot of praise in the fight against climate change. Along with solar, they're often pitched as our last hope for energy independence. Ironically, not only do they "fight" climate change but they also create micro-climates . Like giant egg mixers, off shore wind farms blend warm sea air with the cooler air above. Of course, all it takes is a windy day to clear the cloud cover. Studies has shown that large wind farms can even change weather patterns. However, researchers "acknowledged the hypothetical wind farm was far larger than anything humans are likely to build," but if Department of Energy projections for wind farming are met by 2030, "it could probably have an effect," says James McCaa of 3Tier, Inc. , a renewable energy forecasting company based in Seattle.