"Peyto Lake, Banff NP, Alberta, Canada," by b_vds, via Flickr -- I love that the angle/cropping makes this gorgeous lake look like a star! (It doesn't at a wider view.)
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Peyto Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Our place :)
Peyto Lake, Banff NP, Alberta, Canada. So proud to live near such beautiful areas :)
"Rhododendron rescue: Couple 'trapped' in dense forest on Irish mountainside ... The thick rhododendron forest is on steep ground overlooking Bay Lough in the Knockmealdowns Mountains." -- Gorgeous mountain rhododendron, but click through to find out how amazingly dangerous it is!
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"Norbeck Pass Hoodoo," by Rikk Flohr, via Flickr -- "Badlands National Park: This formation sits in a hole and is hard to photograph due to a roadway nearby. The formation is about 15-20 feet tall..." -- I've been pinning Super Bowl stuff, and for right this second, all I see is the inspiration for the trophy.
"Somewhere over the rainbow" -- This breathtaking shot was caught by Joan Perry in Caw Caw Park, Ravenel, S.C. From the comments by the photographer, what causes this is "mid afternoon light reflecting off the surface" of the "tannin in the water from the decomposing cypress leaves."
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"Somewhere over the rainbow" -- This breathtaking shot was caught by Joan Perry in Caw Caw Park, Ravenel, S.C. From the comments by the photographer, what causes this is "mid afternoon light reflecting off the surface" of the "tannin in the water from the decomposing cypress leaves." #WinWithWalter
"The red-hued rock of Roussillon France" -- "...the magic behind what makes Roussillon so utterly spectacular and unique. Her abundance of ochre, a natural pigment mixed with sand that can give off brilliant, bright colors ranging from yellow, orange, red to even purples." Click through for more photos of this beautiful area. -- This particular photo makes me think "Aha!" about all the cave paintings in southern France.
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"The 2002 Bodger Floral Flag... As a patriotic gesture after the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Bodger Seeds has again planted a Floral Flag in Lompoc, California... comprised of Red, White and Blue Larkspur flowers." -- It's 6.5 acres; 740' x 390'; 400,000+ Larkspurs planted; 2M+ blooms. Click through for more photos, including one from space.
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As a patriotic gesture after the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Bodger Seeds planted a Floral Flag in Lompoc, California.The 6.5-acre flag measures 740 by 390 feet. More than 400,000 Larkspurs were planted in January which have now bloomed into more than two million red, white and blue flowers. Our home sweet home !! :)
"First Snow," by David C. Schultz, via 500px -- "Fresh snow clinging to the branches and autumn leaves of aspen trees in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah." Doesn't even seem like a real photo!
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First Snow... Fresh snow clinging to the branches and autumn leaves of aspen trees in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah by David C. Schultz on 500px.
Amazing Landscape Photography by David C. Schultz - 121Clicks.com
TITLE: First Snow... Early autumn snow coating aspen trees in the Wasatch Mountains near Sundance, Utah. Mount Timpanogos
first snow on fall colors
"German artist Andreas Gursky's 'Rhein II' became the first photograph to be sold at auction for over $4 million" in November 2011. -- Click through for a list (no other photos) of "The ten most expensive photographs" ever sold at auction.
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Rhein II is a photograph made by German visual artist Andreas Gursky in 1999. In 2011, a print was auctioned for $4.3m ($4,300,000), making it the most expensive photograph ever sold. The photograph was produced as the second (and largest) of a set of six depicting the River Rhine. In the image, the Rhine flows horizontally across the field of view, between green fields, under an overcast sky.
Andreas Gursky, Rhine II The world's most expensive photograph
http://bocadolobo.com/blog/photography-video/top-10-most-expensive-photographs-in-the-world/ TOP 10 Most Expensive Photographs in the World - Andreas Gursky - The Rhein II
"Tree of Life," by Gary, Aaron & Khairul of Degree -- From the Degree site, "This unique poster aims to highlight the responsibility we have in letting animal species thrive in their natural environment—we have a choice whether or not to preserve nature and let it grow." (Purchase the poster here: www.degree.bigcar...) -- Amazing!
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circle of life, tree form #animals #safari #art #drawing
tree of life art print (the tree rings are composed of hundreds of animals!) |via Degree i love the way he has used animal prints to create a larger print of a tree. It really makes you look closley at it.
A unique tree of life design by Gary, Aaron & Khairul from Degree in the shape of a tree trunk; a closer look shows that each "ring" is composed of different animals.
Tree of Life - When viewed up close, the organic tree rings in the print reveal themselves to be composed of hundreds of tiny animals marching in circles.
Tree of life; tiny animals making up the tree stump
"Anna Paulowna," by Bruxelles5 via Flickr -- Click through for a truly spectacular photostream "Flying over the Tulips Fields [in Anna Paulowna, The Netherlands]" by Norman Szkop. I particularly like this one for the wind turbine and the barge in front.
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An aerial view of a tulip farm in the Netherlands shows just how colorful these flower fields are.
Incredible landscape... collision of engineering (wind turbines and barge on the channel) and nature (colorful tulip fields in Holland). Photographs of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands by Normann Szkop.
Beautiful tulipfields springtime in Holland
birds eye view aerial photography 30 Incredible Views you'd see if you were a bird Tulip Fields, The Netherlands image from Normann Szkop
"Garden of Ninfa, Central Italy" -- From the tags, Cisterna di Latina. From "TheJigsawPuzzles."
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"Garden of Ninfa, Central Italy" -- From the tags, Cisterna di Latina. From "TheJigsawPuzzles." #WinWithWalter
"Abbey House Gardens," by SLR Jester, via Flickr -- "Once the site of the Abbot of Malmesbury Abbey's garden, the garden today covers 5 acres, and is located directly beside the historic ruins of the Abbey. The gardens are built about a 16th century house, and offer richly colourful garden walks throught the spring, summer, and fall." Click through for more information and photos in the photostream.
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English Garden. reminds me of the secret garden
English garden, Malmesbury Abbey House gardens, lovely garden, home of the Naked Gardeners, Ian & Barbara Pollard, clothing optional for visitors
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English manor garden gate - It seems to be calling me forward....
Formal #garden design #garden design #modern garden design #garden decorating before and after
Dream Garden ~ Pretty Little Snippets
"When the Sky Fell on the Ground" -- Click through for 17 spectacular photos of Japan's Hitachi Seaside Park while the blue of the sky seems to be reflected on the ground. [SH: From reading about the park elsewhere, I believe these are Nemophila, aka "Baby Blue-Eyes," which also grow in the western U.S.]
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blue fields, Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan. Photo by Nacho Valo.
Blue fields of flowers in Hitachi seaside park in Japan http://www.beautifulvacationspots.com/
Beautiful #blue #flower fields in Hitachi seaside park, Japan..
"Glow with the floe: The 50ft high ice blocks that shimmer like precious stones on the surface of giant frozen lakes: Named ice hummocks, the giant blocks are formed by movement of ice floes...on Lake Baikal in Siberia, which holds one fifth of the world's fresh water." More stunning photos by Alexey Trofimov at the click-through. -- I love this turquoise peeking out of the white!
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Turquois Ice Lake Baikal
Turquoise Ice, Northern Lake Baikal, Russia: The Northern Lake Baikal is famous for it’s unnatural beauty. During the winter, the Turquoise Ice cubes are formatted on the top of the lake. This ideal Winter Holidays destination offers beautiful scenery that will take your breath away. Located in Siberia, the Baikal lake is deepest and and clearest. The outstanding water create tirquise ice cubes.
"Fog in July," by mcilrathf, via Flickr -- The Mourne Mountains, Newcastle, Co Down, Northern Ireland
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The Mourne Mountains are a granite mountain range in County Down in the south-east of Northern Ireland. The Mournes is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has been proposed as the first national park in Northern Ireland. The Mournes are visited by many tourists, hillwalkers, cyclists and rock climbers.
The Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland Beautiful pink trees they look similar to the color of the of the cherry blossoms in Washington DC.
The Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland Amazing Photo Pink Nature
The Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland: Bucket List Travel Places Photography
"Shaggy mane mushrooms." -- Click through for "Getting to Know Third Lagoon" from Orca Watcher, Monika Wieland -- many other lovely shots of the San Juan Island area [Washington].
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Sunflower field, Sainte-Maxime, France
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Provence, France. I dream of visiting the Provence region of France one day, photographing all the sights that Van Gogh, Cezanne, et al. painted, capturing the famed golden lighting of Provence. I have visions of wandering around all day shooting, then eating great Provencal food at night, and bringing back a set of real Provencal dishes from my trip! #yellow #jaune #provence #tourismepaca #voyage #tourism #france #paca #champ #flowers #field #house #provencal
#Sunflower #field in St.Maxime, France. | @GuessQuest travel collection
Sunflower field in St. Maxime, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Region, France. St Maxime is on the French Riviera in southeastern France, 56 miles from Nice, and 81 miles from Marseille.
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A New Definition of Pumpkin Patch: Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki, Japan
20 Amazing Nature Photos Who Can Confuse you Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki
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Hitachi Seaside Park - Ibaraki - Japan. Oh my gosh it looks like mini truffula trees!
Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
Hitachi Seaside Park, Ibaraki Most #Beautiful #Places
"Monument Valley 062," by Petits Voyages, via Flickr -- I'm loving these colors; hard to believe they weren't altered, as I've never seen this quite so saturated...
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Spider rock. Chinle | Wonderful Places
Spider Rock in Canyon de Chelly, the Navajo Nation in Arizona (another pinner identified this as Monument Valley, Utah)
Spider Rock, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, USA.
Monument Valley Grand Canyon
Spider rock, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. Canyon de Chelly National Monument was established on April 1, 1931 as a unit of the National Park Service. It is located in northeastern Arizona within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation. Reflecting one of the longest continuously inhabited landscapes of North America, it preserves ruins of the early indigenous tribes that lived in the area, including the Ancient Pueblo Peoples (also called Anasazi) and Navajo.
"It was in the Scottish Highlands that my passion for photography and travel first blossomed. With landscapes like this one, it is easy to remember why." Photo by Ellen Barone.