Nature photography is widely popular and stresses on capturing the natural elements like landscapes, wildlife & plants. Here are some amazing nature photos.
“To walk into the nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” - Mary Davis
And when you can’t step into nature (especially during the COVID-19 lockdown), you can have a glimpse of nature’s beauty through photography. Nature photography encompasses capturing the aesthetics of nature, natural elements (landscapes, wildlife, and plants) and close-ups of natural elements and textures.
Typically, nature photography is considered an all-embracing category, including "wildlife photography," "landscape photography," and "garden photography." It emphasizes the aesthetic value of the photo, unlike other genres of photography.
Let’s check out some brilliant nature photos captured by brilliant photographers.
Image credits: Krishan Bansal, India
This perfect picture was clicked at Arches National Park, an ancient sandstone landscape. Over 20,000 natural sandstone arches are situated in the park that’s in eastern Utah, United States.
Well, the arch shown in this picture is the well-known Delicate Arch. It was Shortlisted for Youth, Environment, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.
Image credits: Agustin Rafael C. Reyes
This was clicked by Agustin Rafael C. Reyes at Bamboo Forest of Kyoto in Japan. Also known as Arashiyama Bamboo Grove and Sagano Bamboo Forest, it is a natural forest of bamboo.
This forest has a trail of Moso Bamboo with various pathways for tourists and visitors. The Ministry of the Environment regards it as a part of the soundscape of Japan. Before 2015, accessing the area was chargeable.
Image credits: Trandinhkhiem
It certainly gives you a glimpse of the sunset and the blend of sea, sky, and vivid surroundings.
Doesn’t this look like a perfect landscape wallpaper? Well, yes, it does!
Image credits: Andrew Suryono
Look at how this smart orangutan is protecting itself from heavy rains by using a big taro leaf as an umbrella!
Indeed, this was an adorable and rare moment captured at Mount Leuser National Park in the Bukit Lawang area of North Sumatra, Indonesia. This award-winning photo has many accolades including, Indonesia National Award, National Geographic Photo Contest, Nature's Best Photography Asia - Wildlife, and Sony World Photography Award.
The fire ants use their bodies to construct tower-like structures to reach the higher branches. They do it all without laying out any plan or expert leadership. A study suggests that it takes coordinated effort and spirit of unity to achieve this.
These insects use their quick-thinking ability to go further and climb on top of each other.
These are some nature photos that one cannot even imagine to exist, but through the camera lens, excellent photographers have been able to capture these wonderlands and showcase them to the world.
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