Nature & Landscape

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Palm Grove
by Hans Wichmann


The photograph was taken from the deck of a cruise ship on the Nile River in Egypt. As I always had my camera with me when I was on deck, I was able to capture this scene which a few seconds later was gone. It is reminiscent of ancient days, 2,000 years ago.

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Gunung Bromo
by Jun Epifanio Pagalilauan


Mount Bromo is an active somma volcano and part of the Tengger mountains, in East Java. At 2,329 meters (7,641 feet) it is not the highest peak of the massif, but the most famous. The area is one of the most visited tourist destinations in East Java, and the volcano is included i...

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TORII
by Jun Epifanio Pagalilauan


A torii (Japanese: 鳥居, [to.ɾi.i]) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred. A framed Torii which represents an entrance is usually the simplest way...

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In Waves
by Tomas Tison


This image is from my "Fields and Clouds" series. There are always interesting curves in the fields. Sometimes they may resemble waves like in this picture.

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Two Seasons
by Lorenzo Nadalini


Iceland Volcanic heights in the distance become layers and abstract shapes. A sprinkling of fresh snow covers the highest ones and some tufts of grass grow in the sun’s heat.

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Storm is Coming
by David Nomdedeu


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Lucciole sotto le stelle
by Stefano Pellegrini


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Deep forest fairies
by Kazuaki Koseki


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Magnificence Of Desert III
by Babak Mehrafshar


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Medusa
by Chris Upton


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Yosemite Valley
by Cheyne Walls


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The Dawn of the Nightglory
by Dr. Christian Klepp


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Paintings With Light
by Dr. Christian Klepp


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Plenty of starlings
by Franke De Jong


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Val d'Orcia Hill Top
by Steven Castro


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Fishing Hut Study 5
by Steven Castro


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