Flowers for Olympus | Olympic NP, WA
As the winter snow pack melts off in Olympic National Park's backcountry Bailey Range, the avalanche lilies (Erythronium montanum) burst into bloom to take advantage of the moist soils. The back drop for this particularly colorful alpine meadow is the heavily glaciated Mount Olympus. (read blog entry) | Fine Art by Floris van Breugel
This Is What Happens When Rain Falls On The Earth’s Driest Desert
The Atacama desert in Chile is the driest non-polar desert on Earth, but even this seemingly barren wasteland can burst with life under the right conditions. If the desert experiences heavy rainfall during the Southern Hemisphere's spring (October, November), the flowers 'hibernating' beneath its surface suddenly bloom with an explosion of color, eager to take advantage of the rain.
John E Marriott Canadian Wildlife and Nature Photography
Wildlife, nature and landscape photography of Banff and Jasper National Parks, the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Western Canada
Colorado Photograph - Wildflowers, Blue Columbine
Photograph of Colorado Blue Columbine (CO state flower) in Yankee Boy Basin near Ouray, Colorado. Exquisite outdoor landscape photographs by photographer Andy Cook available for purchase and stock use.
San Juan Mountains - Robert Parham
Southwestern Colorado's San Juans encompass about 10,000 square miles of some of the most ruggedly majestic and beautiful scenery found anywhere in America. Composed of numerous sub-ranges (San Miguel, Grenadier, Needle Mtns, Sneffels, La Plata, and others) of towering peaks, as well as very picturesque towns like Ouray, Lake City, Telluride, and Silverton, this region has much to offer in the way of aesthetically eye-catching and colorful photographic compositions. For more information on…
Colorado Photograph - Wildflower, Paintbrush
Photograph of paintbrush in Shrine Pass near Vail Colorado. Exquisite outdoor landscape photographs by photographer Andy Cook available for purchase and stock use.