Category Archives: Nature

Sheepish

In like a lamb and out like a lion? That’s probably what photographer Fiona McAllister must be thinking, since this was one of her first sights since Spring started. Or maybe she isn’t quite as literal as we are. Either … Continue reading

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Wind Beneath My Wings

This photograph is so stunning it is hard to believe it is not computer-generated. Flying high above snowy alps in Switzerland, we are traveling along with this crow. The details are so sharp we can see the details in nearly … Continue reading

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Clover

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! There is nothing more fitting for today than a sea of green clover (or shamrocks). These beauties blanket the forest floor, keeping ferns, wild ginger, and other plants under cover until summer’s heat takes hold. Their … Continue reading

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Nature’s Jewelry

In this photo, drops of dew hang from a spiderweb like a dazzling pearl necklace, delicately draped in the sunlight. It is hard to find words for such a sight, but the photographer does a terrific job: That was like … Continue reading

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Perfect Harmony

Ben Ramirez was lucky enough to travel to Greece, where he took this wonderful shot. The small houses (or fishing shacks) separate the mountainous terrain from the sea with a sharp burst of colors. Many architects believe in creating a … Continue reading

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Spring Evening

Looking at this photo puts me into a springtime trance. I want to be there, sitting on the paved walk inhaling the scent of newly-sprouted trees and flowers, the crisp moonlight soaking into my skin. Once the air gets too … Continue reading

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Something Fishy

One of my favorite things about going to Japanese gardens is sitting near the pond and watching the Koi as they glide by, occasionally popping above the surface with their mouths open. The scene captured here is significantly more intense … Continue reading

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Beauty in White

Snow and frost coats the surface of this forest, creating a magical winter wonderland. The trees stand dark and bold, directing our eyes upward and lengthening the frame. At the sky, the branches join fingers to form an arch. A … Continue reading

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Icy Tracks

While this is a normal sight for me about half the year, it is a bit unusual in Georgia, where this photo was taken. For someone not accustomed to snow, Counse Broders does a wonderful job pulling together many of … Continue reading

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Solar Flare

A sunset like this really makes the day’s end feel satisfying. Soft colors line the sky, reflected back to us in the subtle ripples of the water. From the center of the frame, a stunning orange sun dances with the … Continue reading

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