In addition to the swans, the overall serenity and greenery of the Swan Lakes Iris Gardens, Sumter, SC attracts nature lovers
Will be posting images from a recent camera club field trip to Swan Lake Iris Gardens, Sumter, South Carolina. It is currently the only public park in the United States to have all eight species of swans—including Royal White Mutes, Black Necks, Coscorobas, Whoopers, Black Australians, Whistlers, Bewicks, and Trumpeters.
An impressive wing sculpture at the park ……
Rural farms in the North Carolina mountains midst greenery, clouds and blue sky
Heavy clouds create shadows over the rural mountains of North Carolina
Colorful homes in the rural mountains of North Carolina
Low clouds hover over the valley surrounded by North Carolina mountains
A picturesque scene of a farm in rural North Carolina with striking white fences
Colorful flowers in the foreground enhance the beauty of the North Carolina mountains
How can one not admire the rural beauty of North Carolina!
Grandfather Mountain is an iconic peak 75 miles north of Asheville, North Carolina. The area is known for its incredible vistas and unmatched ecological diversity. The area is called Grandfather Mountain because of early pioneers who recognized “the face” of an old man on one of the cliffs. Can you see it?
Dramatic clouds grace a blue sky over the mountains in North Carolina
Midst the mountains, clouds, and greenery of North Carolina, a lone leafless tree stands out
A picture-perfect composition of clouds, blue sky, mountains, lush greenery, and natural color, all reflecting the rural beauty of North Carolina
White fences on this farm add to the beauty of this rural landscape in North Carolina
The lines of a white fence lead to a farmhouse with a striking red roof in rural North Carolina
Will be posting images of North Carolina featuring its rural beauty. Tranquility of a farm in mountains and forests of North Carolina
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