Photograph by Camila Massu
My sister in the south of Chile. We were sitting at home next to the fireplace in our southern lake house when it suddenly began to pour uncontrollably. Had to rush into the lake to take this snapshot!
Village, Faroe Islands
Photograph by Ken Bower
The village of Gásadalur with the island of Mykines in the background. Until a tunnel was built in 2004, the 16 residents living in Gásadalur had to take a strenuous hike or horseback ride over the steep 1,300-foot (400-meter) mountain in order to make it to the other villages. It was a rare sunny day in the Faroe Islands and I had to wait until the clouds rolled in to provide some softer light. I decided to go with a long exposure (1 minute and 10 seconds) to illustrate the force of the wind and a serene sea among the isolated islands.
Photograph by Geralyn Shukwit
Christiane, a child of the "roofless" movement in Salvador, Brazil. A beautiful spirit living a life not hers by choice, but she brings love and light to all around her.
Morning Forest, Germany
Photograph by David Sausse
Photo was taken on September 25, 2011, at 7:46 a.m. in Vorderweidenthal, a municipality in Südliche Weinstrafle district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany
Falling Petals, Japan
Photograph by Hisao Mogi
I sat down on a stump for a rest after a stroll in Nara Park and watched the deer. They were eating fallen cherry blossom petals peacefully. Suddenly a strong wind blew and cherry blossom petals started to fall on the deer. It was like a shower of cherry blossom petals. In Japanese, it is called hana fubuki, which means flower snowstorm.
Matterhorn at Night
Photograph by Nenad Saljic
The Matterhorn, 14,691 feet (4,478 meters), at full moon
Girl and Baobabs, Madagascar
Photograph by Ken Thorne
Near the city of Morondava on the west coast of Madagascar lies an ancient forest of baobab trees. Unique to Madagascar, the endemic species is sacred to the Malagasy people, and rightly so. Walking amongst these giants is like nothing else on this planet. Some of the trees here are over a thousand years old. It is a spiritual place, almost magical.
Sunset, Sri Lanka
Photograph by Oswald Fernando
Driving along the coastal road by a river, the sunset seen as a myriad of colors and reflections in the water
Lions and Cubs, Kenya
Photograph by Brandon Harris
Photograph by Giacomo Ciangottini
Svartifoss (Black Fall) is surrounded by the dark lava columns that gave rise to its name. The hexagonal columns were formed inside a lava flow that cooled extremely slowly, giving rise to crystallization. Skaftafell National Park, Iceland.
The best photos June 2012.
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