The rays of sunset light up the clouds and sky in Florida. A man-made light is no match!
Sunset clouds blazing in the sky over Florida
Dramatically lighted, multi-colored clouds against a foreground of green trees forms a landscape image in Florida
An artist captures nature by painting it at Bass Lake, North Carolina
Rainy snowflakes against greenery almost seem like diamonds falling from the sky
Low water level in the river exposes hidden rocks
While it might seem like a simple cluster of bamboo trucks, it reflects a colorful asymmetrical design of nature
Early on a foggy winter morning, the sun creates diffused light and shadows, while the dew drops seem like pearls on branches
Looking up in the sky once in a while reveals striking cloud designs painted by nature
Greenery of nature helps to soften the harshness of a stone wall
While flowing water in a river bed seems normal, if you observe closely the rocks and pebbles create nature’s mosaic
Dense leaves and lined up trees provide a natural, green canopy for shade on a busy street
Who needs color when nature creates monochrome, mystic, landscape images in the fog!
Dense leaves create a natural canopy with backlighting ……
Reflections of ordinary trees cast vivid, Monet-like, images in the water
Cape Marguerite Daisy and Garden Cosmos combine to form a spectacular color collage of nature. With this we end our extended series on flowers.
A plumeria’s deep-green, long, leathery leaves grow in dense clumps at the tips of its branches. From early summer through fall, clusters of five-petaled flowers bloom amid the leaves. Large and aromatic, flowers can be white, cream, yellow, pink, lilac, or red. In Asia, plumeria flowers adorn Buddhist and Hindu temples. Captured these in Cerritos, California.
Wax begonia is a compact, mounded, succulent, and fibrous-rooted plant with fleshy stems and green to bronze leaves. Loose clusters of cymes in leaf axils, single or double and in various colors. Found these in Santa Monica, California.
Fairy Snow White Balloon Flower is an interesting clump forming perennial so named because the buds puff up like balloons before they open. This compact Platycodon produces white bell-shaped blossoms with delicately contrasting blue veins in mid through late summer. Captured in Santa Monica, California.
Petunias are among the most popular flowering annuals for good reason. Petunias are bright and lively, bloom from spring until frost, and scent the air with lovely fragrance. Captured this flower color combination in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.