A walk through the woods can be a relaxing experience. Having a path to travel is even better because you don’t have to contend with logs or branches that can bar your way. You can just appreciate the beauty of nature surrounding you. These 28 photos of paths through nature evoke that feeling in some of the most scenic surroundings anywhere.
While most sane people run away from storms, photographer Nicolaus Wegner runs toward them. During the months of May to September of 2014, he traveled to Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska and Colorado to capture all types of severe weather.
Bernhard Edmaier captures the diverse ecological processes that happens around the world and would otherwise be unavailable to the average person were it not for his two passions; geology and photography.
In the explicit and graphic photo series, Food Chain, Catherine Chalmers showcases the other side of nature. It’s a lot less fluffy clouds and a lot more eat or be eaten.
Placidity and movement intersect in Julien Douvier’s series of urban and nature-based cinemagraphs. The Strasbourg-based photographer uses sophisticated techniques to achieve the work and has a keen eye for every detail.
Storm chasers are known for their sense of adventure, but Alex Schueth can also be commended for his camera work. While in Nebraska, Schueth captured a time lapse of a rare undulatus asperatus cloud formation.
Google’s commitment to map the world has given us access to the far reaches of the globe otherwise inaccessible. The internet giant takes it one step further by outfitting a camel to traverse the Liwa Oasis in Abu Dhabi with a sizable, rotating camera called a Trekker.
Sometimes it’s the sheer scale of something that makes us realize just how insignificant we really are, other times it’s the sheer beauty. Award-winning photographer Sarah Martinet offers stunning bird’s eye views of this most fertile of nations, its green and mountainous land sliced through by vein-like waterways and plunging waterfalls.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Georgia partners with International Mosaiculture of Montreal to create Imaginary Worlds, the largest garden sculpture exhibition in the nation. The 28 larger-than-life plant giants are strategically decorated with thousands of annuals that flourish under a combination of an internal irrigation system and weekly grooming.
Visitors of The Harmony Festival at Vancouver’s Millenium Park will be delighted to see a playful art installation called Vermilion Sands, designed by Matthew Soules Architecture (MSA). The suspended canopy is made up of 260 cones hung upside-down that makes for an interesting organic sculpture varying in texture and sizes.