Jackson Lake is in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming. This natural lake was enlarged by the construction of the Jackson Lake Dam, which was originally built in 1911, enlarged in 1916 and rebuilt by 1989.
An artist captures nature by painting it at Bass Lake, North Carolina
Palm trees and beach chairs line up at Santa Monica State Beach, California
The Harbor Office and a Mexican restaurant – Maria Sol – are at the very end of Santa Monica Pier, floating above the Pacific Ocean.
Spectacular clouds hang over the Santa Monica Pier as it juts out into the Pacific Ocean, California
From the elevated height of Palisades Park, Santa Monica, California, well protected paths provide vantage views of the Pacific Ocean, beaches, and the Santa Monica Pier.
Thousands of visitors flock to Pacific Palisades Park in Santa Monica to run, bike, walk and enjoy the views of Pacific Ocean.
Fog creates a mystic environment for photographers. While the clarity is somewhat blurred, it adds a bit of mystery to the images. Normally a clear lake on a sunny day, Bass Lake in North Carolina is shrouded in fog creating an eerie image.
A sheltered spot to relax by the ocean while viewing the turquoise waters and blue sky
An ideal spot to dine while overlooking the ocean. Birds too have a sheltered cove for their feeding.
An overlook from the cliffs of Carlsbad, California with waves of the Pacific Ocean gently brushing the shoreline
While the gentle waves of the ocean can be soothing, rough seas cause waves that could display the ocean’s fury
Viewing the various shades of blue – water, clouds and sky – from an ocean cruise liner
A scene from Diani Beach, Mombasa, Kenya, right off the Indian Ocean
Oceans have featured prominently in our various trips around the world. This week’s theme is scenes by the oceans. Here is an image of full tide at Half Moon Bay, California.
Reflection photography, also referred to as mirror photography, is when you use reflective surfaces to create an artistic echo of a scene. Here are reflections of trees on a lake creating a Monet-like painting effect. The red kayak adds to the scene.
Benches provide an ideal spot for peace and reflection at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
Colorful flowers provide an attractive foreground to the water, sky, clouds and landscape at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
A fisherman with a colorful paddle is framed by reflections of clouds at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
Birds find a nice perch surrounded by reflections on Lake Junaluska, North Carolina