Deserts Of Southern California

Not all vacations are created equal, it seems. I came down with a sinus infection. Fortunately, the friend we were traveling with had a round of antibiotics that she had not given her dog. Yes, I looked it up and could take them. Thank god, as we were in Death

Majestic Landscapes And Lyrical Close-Ups

Majestic landscapes and lyrical close-ups of familiar objects seen in a new way help us revel in the beauty and wonder that surrounds us everyday. A Photograph can make the common place seem extraordinary. This shot, taken in my studio of a simple and common milkweed pod, makes us realize that

Prairie Scenics

An introduction to the beauty and variety of prairie subjects that delight the eye. Contrary to popular belief our prairies are not always flat, not always boring, not always predictable. Our skies are startling in their variety and grandeur. We have prairies with lakes, rivers, old farm sites, new farm

Gap Of Dunloe, County Kerry, Ireland

The Gap of Dunloe road passes through farms and Killarney National Park between Macgillicuddy Reeks and the Purple Mountain. The narrow winding road up the glacial valley is a tourist attraction commercialised by horse drawn carts. The poneymen have used a rotation system since the 1920s called

Appalachian Mountains

The Smokey mountains and the Blue Ridge mountains gives us a place to escape the every day busy world that we live in. From the unbroken wilderness of the Smokey's to the beauty of western North Carolina it is really one God's special creations. The Blue Ridge Mountains. The

Colours Of Townsvile Part 2

Townsville may be dry and dusty at present, but there is colour to be found if you take the time. From a slow burning sunrise to a sunset invaded by cloud, here's a new snaphot of the colours you'll find if you visit Townsville. Tangerine Dawn. Sunrise colour bursts over the

Augrabies Falls National Park

The Augrabies Falls is a waterfall on the Orange river, South Africa. The falls are around 60 metres (200 ft) in height. The Khoikhoi named it "Ankoerebis" — "place of big noises" — Trek Boers settled here derived the name, "Augrabies". The falls have recorded 7,800 cubic metres (280,000 cu ft)

Landscape Images From The American Southwest

Landscape Images from the American Southwest. The American Southwest is a geologic wonder. Each national park features unique formations unlike anything in the world. In my recent photographic excursions to Southern Utah and Northern Arizona, I have been able to visit sand dunes, and waterfalls. We have hiked

The Great Outdoors

The wonders of nature are abundant and awe inspiring. From the highest peaks to the water's edge and beyond, she provides us with beauty beyond compare. Please enjoy these samples of her art.Tower Rock, Yellowstone National Park, USA. Overlook of the Yellowstone River with Tower Rock in

Dark Paths And Silver Light

Townsville's Ross River is a focal point for many recreational activities. Here is a glimpse of the early morning silence and peace one finds along this beautiful stretch of water. On a journey along the paths beside the river, one can greet the silver light of the morning, and

Spectacular Views Heliskiing In New Zealand

After traveling from Methven to Glenfalloch Station farm heli base we then depart the helipad to head further west still following the Rakaia River toward the Palmer, Arrowsmiths & Ragged Ranges. With-in minutes we are then swept up almost 2000 meters into some confronting mountain terrain but all the while

Norfolk Landscapes

I recently had contact with Norfolk Island again and decided to refresh my Galleries. Norfolk packs a lot of landscape into a very small place. The geology from its volcanic creation and the World Heritage listed historic settlements create incredible photographic opportunities all within a few square kilometres. Cliffs, rocks, caves,

Tasmania

Tasmania has so many photogenic features. Macquarie Harbour, Cradle Mountain and the Tasman Peninsula. Even the Hobart docks and Bruny Island. Here are 12 samples from the full collection in the Tasmania 2015 lightbox.A rare clear view of the mountain, sunset, spring, Cradle Mountain, Australia, 2015Tasmanian Waratah, spring, Cradle Mountain,

Dark Paths And Silver Light – Part 2

Welcome to the second installment of an infrared photographic exploration of the paths around Townsville's Ross River. The paths, the trees, the early morning light. Dark Path. A mysterious arch of branches. An entrance to an enchanted forest, a portal to another existence. It is whatever you wish to beOminous

Finnish Countryside

Images of the rural Finland. The Nordic country is famous for it's harsh but beautiful nature. A typical view of the countryside is a field with a barn house.Rows Of Potatoes. The potato is growing quite nice in the fields in the warmth of the Finnish summer. Gravel Road Leading To

Kissing Point & Jezzine Barracks

The northern end of Townsville's Strand rises to the rugged hillside of Kissing Point. Overlooking the Rockpool and Magnetic Island, Kissing Point is steeped in wartime history. Home to the recently redeveloped Jezzine Barracks, the area pays tribute to those who served their country, and provides a recreational area where

The Wild West Coast

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island has a great reputation for rugged scenery, sweeping vistas and unique wildlife.Five smooth stones balance on a rock at a West Coast beach, South Island, New ZealandEroded rock strata are exposed during low tide at a West Coast beach, South Island, New

Seascapes From South Western Australia

The coastline of the south western corner of Australia is buffeted by weather and waves coming in from vast expances of open water in the Indian and Southern oceans. The coastline is made up of rugged rocky shores and peacful white sandy beaches. The weather systems arriving from Antartica bring

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