Bonsai conifer by Adam Gibbs
Born in Watford, England in 1964, Adam Gibbs immigrated to Canada in 1979. First, he was a snap shooter with a nice camera, and later he took a more serious approach and attended a two-year photography program at Langara Community College in Vancouver. He has lots of opportunities to travel and pursue his love of nature photography. Adam enjoys photography, the act of hiking to a location and simply setting up a camera and taking a few images is what he enjoys about it. To watch beautiful light on a snowbound peak or camp in an alpine meadow surrounded by wildflowers are the things that draw him to photography, not the other way around.
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Bonsai conifer by Adam Gibbs
Collector of stars and night quotes
Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
I’ve come across this picture on the Russian site with interesting name, which can be translated as “Stars collector”. Surfing the site I have also collected some beautiful pictures from it and added my own. Collector of stars – author’s project, demonstrating the magic of life. The blog is filled with inspirational quotes, beautiful images, video, music. The author of the site is Alex Kuzmin aka “Lexian”. Lots of images in Alex’s site are about night and stars. Who could say better than Vincent Van Gogh himself – I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
Restored Hitachi Seaside Park
Devastated by the tsunami of 2011 The Hitachi Seaside Park has been restored to its former glory. The park covers 3.5 hectares of flowers and draws local people and visitors from all over the world. Every season there has something to offer. From the hill Miharasi But Oka open wonderful panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. However, people come to a small town on the east coast of Hitachinaka not to look at the sea. They come to a restored to its original grandeur and beauty park. The park is famous with its Nemophila flowers that color all around in blue. Besides Nemophila, there are beautiful flowers and shrubs that color the garden, depending on the time of year – from green to bright red. Hitachi Seaside Park is a kind of an indicator of how the hardworking Japanese are able to recover from tragedies.
The Yangtze in China turns scarlet
According to reports, the Yangtze river, which runs through the city in south-western China, turned a bright shade of orange-red yesterday. While officials investigate the cause of the coloring, one fisherman went about his daily business as if nothing had happened. Others were so amazed that they collected samples in water bottles. Although the cause is yet to be determined, this is not the first time a river has turned red in China. Thus, according to chapter 16, verse 4 of the Bible’s book of Revelations, one of the signs that Armageddon is near will be an angel pouring a bowl into the rivers, turning them into blood.
These picturesque terraces are Rice fields in China and Japan, where rice cultivation is hilly or mountainous terrain. Terraces of rice fields are widspread in the east, south and south-east Asia, and in countries such as China, Japan, and the Philippines. Meanwhile, The Filipinos Rice Terraces are commonly referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”. Located approximately 1500 meters above sea level, the terraces cover 10,360 square kilometers of mountainside. Besides, an ancient irrigation system from the rain forests above the terraces feed them. By the way, if to “unfold” the steps, they will encircle half the globe. However, terraced farming is also popular throughout the Mediterranean basin, as well as in some parts of Africa. In particular vineyards, olive trees, cork oak, etc. In addition, in the Andes, farmers have used terraces for over a thousand years for the cultivation of potatoes, corn and other indigenous cultures.
Northern Ireland Dark hedges
A beautiful old avenue of Beech Trees was planted in 1750 by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. Dark hedges stretch along the Bregagh Road near Armoy, in Northern Ireland. Meanwhile, the locals call the avenue “dark hedges”. Undoubtedly, the avenue is worth visiting in misty weather or early morning, and even night, for some dramatic light.
According to the Legend, a supernatural ‘Grey Lady’ haunts the thin ribbon of road that winds beneath the ancient beech trees. She silently glides along the roadside and vanishes as she passes the last beech tree. Some say the specter is the ghost of a maid from the nearby house who died in mysterious circumstances centuries ago. And others believe that she is a lost spirit from an abandoned graveyard that is thought to lie hidden in the fields nearby. And even more, On Halloween night, the forgotten graves open and the Grey Lady is joined on her walk by the tormented souls of those who were buried beside her.
Misty landscapes by Nikolay Titov
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa.
According to the works of talented photographer Nikolay Titov, he has found God. He is the author of these breathtaking images of nature with sunsets, roads, fields and picturesque landscapes. Unfortunately, there isn’t any information about the photographer. However, if you want to see his beautiful landscapes you may visit his page on photo-site.