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Sunflower Patch 001 BW

You can see the soft, velvety textures of the petals of the sunflowers at a patch at Shelby Farms in Memphis, TN.

You can see the soft, velvety textures of the petals of the sunflowers at a patch at Shelby Farms in Memphis, TN.


Dewy Hibiscus Macro 001

A beautiful, red hibiscus flower glistens in the morning sunlight.

A beautiful, red hibiscus flower glistens in the morning sunlight.


Caribbean Sunset 001

The sun casts orange rays down on the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Belize just before sunset.

The sun casts orange rays down on the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Belize just before sunset.


Tulip Garden Macro 001

These are a few of the beautiful tulips of the "Tulipmania" horticulture exhibit at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, TN.

These are a few of the beautiful tulips of the “Tulipmania” horticulture exhibit at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, TN.


Texas Bluebonnets 001

Beautiful Texas Bluebonnets, the official state flower of Texas, sway gently in the breeze in Houston.

Beautiful Texas Bluebonnets, the official state flower of Texas, sway gently in the breeze in Houston.


Utah – Zion National Park 004 BW

This is the view of Zion National Park in Springdale, UT at about three quarters of the way up the path to Angel's Landing.

This is the view of Zion National Park in Springdale, UT at about three quarters of the way up the path to Angel’s Landing.


Utah – Zion National Park 003 BW

Bright sunlight shines on the bare branches of trees which contrast the dark shadows cast upon the rock formations of Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.

Bright sunlight shines on the bare branches of trees which contrast the dark shadows cast upon the rock formations of Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.


Frozen Weeping Wall 003 BW

Sunlight shimmers off of the icicles of the Weeping Wall at Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.

Sunlight shimmers off of the icicles of the Weeping Wall at Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.


Angel Oak 001 BW

This is the Angel Oak Tree in John's Island near Charleston, SC. This tree is a Southern live oak tree that is believed to be between 500 and 1500 years old. It stands 65 ft (20 m) tall, measures 28 ft (8.5 m) in circumference, and shades with its crown an area of 17,000 square feet. It is the oldest living organism east of the Mississippi.

This is the Angel Oak Tree in John’s Island near Charleston, SC. This tree is a Southern live oak tree that is believed to be between 500 and 1500 years old. It stands 65 ft (20 m) tall, measures 28 ft (8.5 m) in circumference, and shades with its crown an area of 17,000 square feet. It is the oldest living organism east of the Mississippi.


Springdale Utah 002 BW

The sunlight casts dark shadows on the rock formations of the desert in Springdale, UT.

The sunlight casts dark shadows on the rock formations of the desert in Springdale, UT.


Frozen Weeping Wall 001 BW

Sunlight shimmers off of the icicles of the Weeping Wall at Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.

Sunlight shimmers off of the icicles of the Weeping Wall at Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.


Utah – Zion Sunset on the Virgin River 001

The setting sun casts a deep red glow on the sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.

The setting sun casts a deep red glow on the sandstone cliffs of Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.


Zion Buckhorn Cholla Macro 001

This is a macro capture of a buckhorn cholla cactus located at Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.

This is a macro capture of a buckhorn cholla cactus located at Zion National Park in Springdale, UT.


Utah – Zion National Park 001 BW

The bright sunlight of the Utah sky casts dark shadows upon the mountains of Zion National Park.

The bright sunlight of the Utah sky casts dark shadows upon the mountains of Zion National Park.


Springdale Utah 001 BW

The sunlight casts dark shadows on the rock formations of the desert in Springdale, UT.

The sunlight casts dark shadows on the rock formations of the desert in Springdale, UT.


Icy Nandina 001

The red berries of a Nandina shrub, also know as "Heavenly Bamboo", are coated in a thick glaze of ice from an ice storm that rolled through West Tennessee.

The red berries of a Nandina shrub, also know as “Heavenly Bamboo”, are coated in a thick glaze of ice from an ice storm that rolled through West Tennessee.


Arizona Landscape 001

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arizona, az, nature, mountain, mountains, hill, hills, desert, deserts, rock, rocks, landscape, landscapes, southwest, american southwest, southwestern, southwestern america, vista, scenery, scenic vista, scenic view, river, rivers


Autumn Oak Leaves Macro 001

A beautiful array of colors including green, gold, orange, red, magenta and even purple can be found in the oak leaves of autumn.

A beautiful array of colors including green, gold, orange, red, magenta and even purple can be found in the oak leaves of autumn.


Tybee Island Driftwood 001 BW

A driftwood log lies on the sandy beach of Tybee Island, GA as beach grass sways in the coastal breeze.

A driftwood log lies on the sandy beach of Tybee Island, GA as beach grass sways in the coastal breeze.


Phalaenopsis Orchid 001

A tiny spider is perched on a sepal of a Phalaenopsis orchid or moth orchid growing on a tree in South Beach, Miami.

A tiny spider is perched on a sepal of a Phalaenopsis orchid or moth orchid growing on a tree in South Beach, Miami.


Mute Swan 001

A beautiful mute swan floats serenely on a pond in the Memphis Botanic Gardens.

A beautiful mute swan floats serenely on a pond in the Memphis Botanic Gardens.


Miami – Deco District 020

The Avalon Hotel is one of the many historic, Art Deco hotels on Ocean Drive in the Deco District of South Beach, Miami.

The Avalon Hotel is one of the many historic, Art Deco hotels on Ocean Drive in the Deco District of South Beach, Miami.


Miami – South Beach Storm 001

As you stand on South Beach, Miami and gaze out to the horizon, you can see a waterspout touch down in the distance as a storm moves over the Atlantic Ocean.

As you stand on South Beach, Miami and gaze out to the horizon, you can see a waterspout touch down in the distance as a storm moves over the Atlantic Ocean.


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San Marino – Huntington Botanical Gardens 005

This is the beautiful Chinese Garden area of the Huntington Library Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA.

This is the beautiful Chinese Garden area of the Huntington Library Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA.