The sun sets at the entrance to a long narrow channel in the Antarctic penninsula.
An iceberg floats on a calm sea that reflects the sky above.
An large iceberg that has served as a resting place for a seal sits in a calm channel.
Penguins ascend a slope to their rookery. In the background are glaciers extending down from mountain peaks and the catabatic winds blow snow from the summits.
From the National Geographic Web Site: "Common on many Caribbean and Atlantic coral reefs, the flamingo tongue snail feeds on toxic sea fans and not only suffers no harm, it incorporates the fans' venom and becomes toxic itself. Shell collectors are...
The last rays of sunset kiss the clouds above Makena Beach, a perfect end to a beautiful day.
Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro is one of those places where the sunset is cheered by the crowd – which often numbers in the tens of thousands. We thought there would be none to cheer on this mid-summer Saturday when the late afternoon sun d...
View of the moon from the Valley of Haleakala
The east coast of Bruny Island off of Tasmania.
Taken while on a nature photography tour through Australia.
Summertime sunset from Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro - February 12, 2011
There was 24 inches of snow on this New Years Eve Day. What a beautiful winter wonderland with the evergreens and red rock covered with fresh snow.
It was full moon day with moon rising and Sun setting at the same time.
I have had the privledge to see many wonderful things in nature - but this was the most inspirational.
The Rob Roy Glacier in Mount Aspiring National Park, South Island, New Zealand, seen in late afternoon sun from an alpine meadow of summer flowers.
After all the hardcore surfers have left for the day, the sky becomes alive. Playa Maderas is a world renowned surfing beach in southern Nicaragua. Amazing during the day but at sunset tranquility sets in and the show begins.
After three days of torrential rains, the sun finally broke at sunrise. Thousands of hungry black flies tried to hinder taking this shot. Fortunatley the road down to Milford Sound had been closed for three days enabling me to have the view to myself...
Breaking remains of an explosive thunderstorm over the Salinas Mission Abo. The mission was part of a Pueblo that was inhabited from around 1300 until the late 1600's.
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Spring rains had flooded the salt flat at Badwater, giving us a glimpse of what the area must have looked like 10,000 years ago, before Lake Manly had dried up.
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Sunset in Joshua Tree National Park is absolutely beutiful. This shot was taken at barker Dam, I suddenly saw the colors unfolding around me and had just enough time to climb about 100 feet up to the rock perch from which the photo was taken. There...
In the song 'Waltzing Matilda' the hobo was sitting in the shade of a Coolibah Tree. This was a particularly beautiful sunset out in the bush by Alice Springs in the Australian Outback.
Taken at Arches National Park.If you look carefully you can see a person at the bottom giving a sense of the enormous scale. Canon 40D, sigma 10-20mm @ 13mm f/8, 1-1600s, ISO 200
Taken at Canyonlands National Park at sunrise Canon 40D, Canon 28-135mm @ 28mm ISO100, 1-4,1-15, 1-50s, f/10 HDR using Photomatix Pro
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