Signature palm trees and a lonely, near-barren tree provide stark contrast against white clouds and blue California sky
Palm trees leaning towards the Pacific Ocean at Palisades Park in Santa Monica, California. Why do palm trees lean towards the sea? Palm trees lean to get more light called “phototropism.” The ocean acts as a mirror for light, so there is much more light coming from the sea than from a single building.
Palm trees and beach chairs line up at Santa Monica State Beach, California
On the south side of the pier, Santa Monica Beach is level with the city, with parking lots, parks, homes and hotels bordering the beach. The Original Muscle Beach (featuring gymnastics equipment) and Carousel Park are located just south of the Santa Monica Pier. The ever present palm trees complete the California beach scene.
A coconut bearing palm tree graces a Florida sunrise
A palm tree, ocean, clouds and sunrise combine to create a postcard from Florida
Towering palm trees silhouetted by the sunset …
Panama being a tropical country has plentiful coconut palm trees. Tasting fresh coconut water and the pulp is an enjoyable experience. However, this bird can only enjoy the shade of the palm tree.
Natural lighting from the early morning sun for a palm tree …
A postcard view of the palm tree, clouds, water and reflections at Coconut Lagoon in Kerala
A palm tree frames the sunset sky and reflections in the water
The bark of a palm tree reveals beautiful designs
A palm-tree California sunset at Oxnard harbor …..
While browsing for sunset scenes, came across this connecting glass window between two identical homes. The setting sun in the background illuminated the window and created interesting reflections and silhouettes of the flamingo and palm tree.
Designs of nature continue to amaze – the intricacy of a palm tree trunk …
A palm tree and a light accentuate the sunset in Southern California