Earth Light by Richard Bernabe
American photographer Richard Bernabe is from New Jersey. According to him, all his life he has had connection to the natural world. In particular, as a child, he spent his idle time exploring the woods behind the house or the small pond, learning the name of every tree, bird, or bug that he encountered. Richard Bernabe is nature and travel photographer and writer. Meanwhile, thousands of his images appeared world-wide in books, calendars, and magazines. And among his clients – the National Geographic Society, Audubon, and Backpacker Magazine. His work features nature, wildlife, and travel photography from remote, wild areas of North America and the world.
Category Archive: Nature
Earth Light by Richard Bernabe
Floral Mosaic by Alexander Yurkov
In the center of Nizhny Novgorod, in the basement of an old house there is an amazing art gallery, called “Yurkovka.” Talented Russian artist Alexander Yurkov exhibits his incredible works there. In fact, the unique side of his paintings is that they are not painted with a brush, but made of dried leaves, herbs and flowers. Meanwhile, the beautiful floral mosaics of dried plants – attached so carefully that the gaps between floral patterns could be seen only under close examination. Born April 10, 1935 in the Siberian city of Tomsk, Alexander Yurkov all his life has worked in the theaters as an art director. In particular, in Krasnoyarsk, Kansk, Krasnodar, Leningrad and Moscow. However, floral mosaics has become his main hobby and passion.
Go With The Flow Universal Law
According to Brian Tracy, it doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. Indeed, water knows this well – it flows from the high mountains to the sea or ocean thousands of miles away. You can complete your goals by staying on your journey/path – even when you need to go around, over or under many obstacles. The universe has a natural flow – we see this natural flow taking place minute by minute.
Influenced by the universe’s natural flow, the inhabitants on this planet need to be aligned with it, emotionally, energetically and spiritually. When we are in disharmony we experience many mishaps, disruptions and suffer emotionally, physically and spiritually.
The Universal Laws are inter-related and founded on the understanding that everything is energy, including plants, creatures, animals, and humans. There are twelve Universal Laws and twenty-one sub laws that are guidelines to assist us to be in alignment with the universe’s natural flow.
Spathodea tulip tree in Africa
African native tulip tree, or Spathodea campanulata is, in fact, one of the most beautiful exotic flowering plants. Its flowers are large, and colors differ from orange to dark red-purple. Gathered in the lush blossoms, its flowers resemble a tulip. In addition, often called “Fire Tree”, its flowers are especially bright. In fact, in nature Spathodea blooms almost all year round. Also called “tree-fountain”, because of numerous large reminiscent orange-red color of tulips, collected in the luxurious blossoms. It is attractive and effective in a flourishing condition, which is almost all year round. Besides, Spathodea grows quickly and can reach 10-15 meters in height.
Sea garden of beautiful corals
This beautiful sea garden consisting of plants and flowers of different colors is actually colonies of corals that inhabit tropical oceans. Corals are marine animals in class Anthozoa of phylum Cnidaria typically living in compact colonies of many identical individual “polyps”. Many governments now prohibit removal of coral from reefs, and inform coastal residents about reef protection and ecology. In addition, to eliminate destruction of corals in their indigenous regions, appeared projects to grow corals in non-tropical countries.
Serbian photographer Katarina Stefanovich
Katarina Stefanovich is a talented photographer from Belgrade, Serbia. “My work is maybe more similar to ‘photo-painting’ than photography”, she says. According to her, she had a goal to use photography as ‘prima materia’, a base, and through editing create a fusion of reality and vision. “I am not a photo reporter, so I don’t feel obligated to honor every detail”. What she is trying to achieve – to emphasize the whole potential of a shot, creating a sight that she’d like if existed. And since it’s impossible in real life, she does it in virtual. Her work is maybe more similar to ‘photo-painting’ than photography”. In fact, Katarina’s photography art is the anthem to beautiful nature, her pictures speak for themselves.
Norwegian roofs of grass
In fact, grass roofs in Norway have existed for centuries. Since ancient times, people inhabiting Scandinavia, built roofs of turf, birch bark and other natural environmental materials. And every year, since 2000, the best green roof project in Scandinavia receive awards from the board of the Scandinavian Green Roof Association.
Meanwhile, enthusiasts organized movement aimed reviving the old traditions. From the beginning it was the open-air museums, holiday houses in the mountains, and then the green roof of grass and flowers again became popular.
Noteworthy, except that the roof is just beautiful, it’s pretty cheap, durable, and improves the micro climate. In addition, it provides warmth and waterproofing.