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Standing Above The Clouds


Standing Above The Clouds

Prague Castle standing tall and majestic above the morning clouds on a November morning

Plitvice Lakes National Park


Plitvice Lakes National Park

Trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park

First Light


First Light

Morning image of the sun rising behind the mountain.

Lightning In The Preserve


Lightning In The Preserve

August and September are the monsoon season in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, and afternoon thunderstorms are frequent and powerfull.

Poppies & Sky


Poppies & Sky

This perspective allows the small poppy blooms to appear tall, and also provides a nice rest period on your back beneath the blooms.

Saguaro Sunburst


Saguaro Sunburst

Saguaro Cactus standing above the desert landscape with the sun placed between it's arms.

Evening Reflections On Trillium Lake


Evening Reflections On Trillium Lake

Mt Hood shot at sunset from observation platform on lake by boat ramp.

Sunseting Behind Brokentop


Sunseting Behind Brokentop

Shot from behind the Sweed shelter/ski hut

Stormscape


Stormscape

Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge A stormy day at this special wildlife preserve. Stormy + Alaska = most days. Provides nice drama and keeps the air fresh and clean.

Out To Sea


Out To Sea

North End (161374lnd8)


North End (161374lnd8)

Cloud smear at sunset with long exposure, north end of Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, Oregon, USA. The Crooked River runs through the middle of the park. Steve J. Giardini Photography, www.giardiniphotography@.com, giardiniphotography@gmail.com

North End (161374lnd8)


North End (161374lnd8)

Cloud smear at sunset with long exposure, north end of Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, Oregon, USA. The Crooked River runs through the middle of the park. Steve J. Giardini Photography, www.giardiniphotography@.com, giardiniphotography@gmail.com

Dead Horse Juniper (161392lnd8)


Dead Horse Juniper (161392lnd8)

A lone Juniper tree against a setting sun sky, Dead Horse Point, Moab, Utah, USA. Steve J. Giardini Photogrsphy, www.giardiniphotography.com, giardiniphotography@gmail.com

Monument Valley Dusk (161393lnd8)


Monument Valley Dusk (161393lnd8)

Rabitt brush glows in the foreground as light fades onmonuments at dusk, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona, USA. Steve J. Giardini Photography, www.giardiniphotography.com, giardiniphotography@gmail.com

Morning Peaks (141079lnd8)


Morning Peaks (141079lnd8)

Morning sunrise lights up and reflects South Sister & Broken Top mountains in Sparks Lake, Bend, Oregon, USA. Steve J. Giardini Photography, www.giardiniphotography.com, giardiniphotography@gmail.com

North End (161374lnd8)


North End (161374lnd8)

Cloud smear at sunset with long exposure, north end of Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, Oregon, USA. The Crooked River runs through the middle of the park. Steve J. Giardini Photography, www.giardiniphotography@.com, giardiniphotography@gmail.com

The Pantheon Beyond Lake


The Pantheon Beyond Lake

Stunning lake in front of the Pantheon

Ogunquit, Sunset, 2015


Ogunquit, Sunset, 2015

Sunsets are one of my favorite times of the day to shoot landscapes. Ogunquit became one of my most favorite places I have been so far to shoot the sunset!

Dinosaur National Monument- Vernal, Utah


Dinosaur National Monument- Vernal, Utah

This was taken in Spring of 2016.

Glorious Edinburgh Castle


Glorious Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain as viewed from the Princes Street Gardens in the centre of the City of Edinburgh. Stunning city.

Private Paradise


Private Paradise

Rays of first light made its way through the mist and lit up the wild flowers.

Moose Pond Reflection


Moose Pond Reflection

This place is a favorite location to take pictures of dramatic sunsets and Northern Lights. On this evening the clouds were lite with a soft glow that reflected in the pond and the stars started coming out. The silkiness of the reflection was...

Matanuska Glacier


Matanuska Glacier

The Matanuska Glacier is one of many glacier that spreads out from the central ice field located near Prince William Sound. As on most days in Southern Alaska, there were a lot of clouds which helped give drama to the sky.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light

Through The Cracks


Through The Cracks

"Through the Cracks:" Not everything that falls between the cracks is lost forever. Sometimes it just takes longer for it to be noticed. In this case, somehow, who knows how long ago, a seedling must have fallen between the cracks of this rock....

Also labeled: Blue, Landscapes, Light, Nature, Textures, Trees, Water

True Potential


True Potential

f/1.4, 20s, ISO 3200 Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Pier Delight


Pier Delight

Sunset shot of Oceanside Pier

Also labeled: Blue, Exotic Places, Landscapes, Light, Water

Holy Cholla


Holy Cholla

Because of their extremely sharp and barbed thorns, the Cholla Cactus is one of the most dreaded cactus plants in the Sonoran Desert. But early in the morning or late in the evening, when the sun strikes the Cholla just right, it magically lights up...

Pulteney Weir


Pulteney Weir

The River Avon Passing Through The City Of Bath

Also labeled: Blue, Landscapes, Trees, Water, Wildlife

Bridge And The Pantheon


Bridge And The Pantheon

Palladian Bridge with the famous Pantheon in the background

Also labeled: Landscapes, Monuments, Water

Lake, Wildlife And Palladian Bridge


Lake, Wildlife And Palladian Bridge

Swans and their baby cygnets

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