Nature photography by Thomas Zimmer
Thomas Zimmer describes this shot: “I think it was around 8pm. The orange glow at the horizon is from the sun, but the clouds to the left – illuminated from a nearby village.” In fact, in the above photo we can see a celestial phenomenon known as Meteor showers, and in particular, the Perseids. Traditionally, people can observe the shower from mid-July each year, with the peak in activity between 9 and 14 August.
According to German photographer Thomas Zimmer, he started photography long ago, in 1980, with a used Nikon FE. Since then, he has stayed with Nikon. Meanwhile, his passion is landscape photography. Thomas loves the majestic view of the mountains and the endless open sea.
Category Archive: Nature
Nature photography by Thomas Zimmer
Village in Holland with no Roads
In a village Giethoorn you can’t find a single road, and all transportation is by boats. However, nobody thinks it is a problem, because it is so beautiful!! Located in the province of Overijssel, there are 4 miles of canals and farmhouses with thatched roofs dating back to the 18th century.
Undoubtedly, beautiful town of Giethoorn is a popular tourist attraction. Meanwhile, its likeness with Italian Venice made people give it a nickname – the Venice of the Netherlands. Cycling and sailing, as well as a guided canal tour – are some of the many ways to discover its rustic charm.
Amazing and terrifying Holes in the Earth
First, in the list of notable holes is Kimberlite pipe “Mir” – quarry located in the town of Mirny, Yakutia, Russia. Noteworthy, the quarry with a depth of 525 m and a diameter of 1.2 km, and one of the world’s largest open-cast mines. In fact, Diamondiferous kimberlite ore mining ceased in June 2001. Meanwhile, currently on board of the quarry engineers build an underground mine of the same name. However, to work out the remaining stocks, open pit excavation is not profitable.
Remi Rebillard Photoart Water and the girl
According to belief, a picture is worth a thousand words. And Remi Rebillard’s photos speak volumes. French photographer Remi Rebillard has shot iconic faces such as Angie Everhart, Tasha Tilberg, Karen Mulder, Rebecca Romijn and Malgosia Bela. Various European magazines, including most revered Fashion magazines published photographs by talented French photographer Remi Rebillard. In particular, Amica, Anna, Grazia, Uomo, and Vogue among many others.
Den lille Idas Blomster
Beautiful jade flowers featured in this post – made in Guangong, China. Chinese call it oil jade due to its shining, glossy texture and glass-like transparency, and the leaves are from green Taiwan Jadein. Meanwhile, these jade flowers in my post perfectly decorate the fairy tale written in 1835 by famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875). In particular, Den lille Idas Blomster or Little Ida’s Flowers.
‘My poor flowers are quite dead!’ said little Ida. ‘They were so pretty yesterday evening, and now all the leaves hang withered. Why do they do that?’ she asked the student, who sat on the sofa; for she liked him very much. He knew the prettiest stories, and could cut out the most amusing pictures—hearts, with little ladies in them who danced, flowers, and great castles in which one could open the doors: he was a merry student. ‘Why do the flowers look so faded to-day?’ she asked again, and showed him a whole bouquet, which was quite withered.
Snow is falling
“I love snow for the same reason I love Christmas: It brings people together while time stands still. Cozy couples lazily meandered the streets and children trudged sleds and chased snowballs. No one seemed to be in a rush to experience anything other than the glory of the day, with each other, whenever and however it happened.” ― Rachel Cohn, Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares.
Abnormally large animals
Noteworthy, Giant George is the world’s tallest living dog, and the tallest dog ever according to the Guinness World Records. His records were announced as he appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in February 2010. The dog reached four-year growth by as much as 2 m 13 centimeters. And the weight of the giant – 111 pounds. A four-year-old dog George looks more like a horse than a dog.