Link: Earth Shots » Silky Smooth by Sheldon Branford.
Photo by Sheldon Branford – Middle Falls at New York’s Letchworth State Park.
Link: Earth Shots » January White by Philippe Sainte-Laudy
January White by Philippe Sainte-Laudy
When nature dressed in white!
Equipment: Nikon D300 with 18/200mm
The beauty of nature is all around us at all times, but there are brief moments when a combination of elements present themselves
in a truly spectacular way. Anybody who is fortunate enough to witnesses one of these events will look back fondly upon the memory.
And they are even more fortunate if they happen to have a camera ready to record the event. In order to be in the right place at the right time, it is necessary to understand the complex interactions between light, weather, landscape, the tides, plants, and animals. And it is important to have a deep respect for this planet and its inhabitants. I hope that photography can bring people closer to nature and encourage them to preserve it for future generations.
Link: Earth Shots » Window to the World by Stephen Oachs
Window To The World by Stephen Oachs
The beaches of Big Sur are often cloaked in a blanket of fog, with uneven terrain and miscellaneous flotsam and jetsam decorating the coastline. Such imperfections make Big Sur’s beaches uniquely beautiful, and often less traveled. Pfeiffer Beach is a favorite place in Big Sur, and as this photograph shows, it has an amazing rock formation. The setting sun casts a glow, illuminating the “window” as though showing an opening to another world.
Equipment: Canon 1Ds Mark III
Ann and I were on top of Half Dome when I asked her to marry me on the first day of autumn in 1995.
Link: Earth Shots » Clouds Over Paradise by Craig Wolf
As Ansel Adams knew, Yosemite has an infinite number of beautiful views.
Link: Earth Shots » Valley View by Buck Forester
On this last calendar day of autumn, here’s a great photo of aspens in Colorado.
Link: Earth Shots » Contrast by Tad Bowman.
Photographer Tad Bowman says:
This photograph was taken in the San Juans of Colorado. I was drawn to the lines of this scence (aspen boles and the rocks in the ridge) as well as the brilliant fall color of the aspens. I took about 70 shots of this scene over an hour and a half timespan to try to capture the light the way I wanted on the aspen strand and the light being muted on the ridge in the background.
Equipment: Canon EOS 1dsMII, 70-200 mm lens, tripod
Link: Earth Shots » Ayers Rock by Juan Iglesias.
Juan Iglesias says:
One of the most important and impressive sacred places in the aboriginal culture.
I was born in Oviedo (Spain), in 1971. I studied Biology at the Oviedo University. I worked during many years in brown bears (Ursus arctos), wolf (Canis lupus signatus) and red fox (Vulpes vulpes) research projects. Now I’m freelance wildlife photographer since 1994, especialized in wildlife and landscapes, but also travel and other reports. www.photowild.net
Equipment: Canon EOS 1 D + Canon EF 16-35 f:2.8L
Photo from Earth Shots » Daisy Geyser by Doc Gibson
Daisy Geyser in Yellowstone National Park.