Overgrowing vines take over an old, dilapidated shed
Dramatically lighted, multi-colored clouds against a foreground of green trees forms a landscape image in Florida
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
Who needs artificial lighting to create an image? Nature provides effective back lighting to highlight designs in yuca leaves.
A simple image of shadows of palm trees on textured rocks reveals yet another design of nature
The trunks of bamboo reflect various shades of color, but humans have to deface nature’s designs
The receding tide of the ocean creates nature’s design on a beach utilizing sand and stones, almost like an abstract painting
The famous Fibonacci sequence, a series of numbers in which each is the sum of the preceding two (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, . . .), shows up everywhere in nature—in nautilus shells, in pinecones, and now in the structure of cacti.
Another simple design of nature – ripples in the sand under the waters of a lake
This week’s theme is Designs of Nature. Nature creates unique, sometimes simple, designs if you look around. Here is an image of the branches of a leafless tree spread out in a random formation against a blue, cloudy sky.