Friday, September 24, 2010

PAISAJES








SEA OF GRASS


September 24, 2010
Beach Grass, Scotland
Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

Marram beach grass blowing on the coast of the Isle of Lewis.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

HANUMAN TEMPLE






Hanuman Temple, India
Photograph by Lorne Warburton

Image was shot in Hampi, India at sunset of a very small Hanuman temple at the edge of town. Was able to balance the low light of the temple with the setting sun and silhouette the trees.

FERN


Curled Fern Leaf
Photograph by
Chris Durietz

This unfolding fern leaf looks a bit like it's rolled up into a ball.

VOLCAN LICANCABUR


Licancabur Volcano
Photograph by Hugo Machado
Licancabur Volcano is located on the border between Chile and Bolivia.

PINK ORCHID


Pink Orchid
Photograph by Gunhild Andersen
A dancing orchid

SHEEP IN SCOTLAND


BERING SEA SUNSET


Bering Sea Sunset
Photograph by Christopher Zimmer,


Water from the Bering Sea crashes on the rocks of Margaret Bay in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

WATERFALLS


Iguazu Falls
Photograph by Frans Lanting, National Geographic

A wealth of water—up to 1.6 million gallons (6.1 million liters) a second—pours over Iguazu Falls on the border of Brazil and Argentina.

GREEN FIELD


Green Field, Germany
Photograph by
Johannes Ehrhardt,
This is a photo of some new growing fields in a southern part of Germany, near the park called Schoenbuch. I took this picture a few minutes before a storm came on in full power.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

TAHITI


Dock and Palm Trees, Tahiti
Photograph by Jodi Cobb
A dock juts out to a small palm island, surrounded by the jewel-blue waters of Tahiti. Tahiti is just one of 118 islands and atolls that make up French Polynesia, a semi-autonomous territory of France. With its claim here and on other Pacific territories, France is the second largest presence (after the United States) in the Pacific.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

LAKES


Thunder Lake, Minnesota
Photograph by Jack Dykinga, National Geographic