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Mystery in the tall trees

Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.Where I sit at my desk overlooking Puget Sound I can see probably 10,000 or more trees. How do you capture an image of trees that designers will want and how do you separate it from the forest? What trees and what images best... continue reading

Caucasus Nature Reserve

Caucasus Nature Reserve having been created in Russia in 1924 and in 1999 included in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Caucasus Reserve is bounded on the south by Sochi National Park and the ridge of Caucasus Mountains, between Black Sea and Caspian Sea. The climate of Caucasus is subtropical, with hot summer and cool winter.  The reserve has recorded about 1,500 species of various plants and flowers, include about 700 mushrooms. The coniferous yew trees in Khosta sector can reach age of... continue reading

A Present of Presence

In winter season while theweather is growing colder, even the wood smoke out of the neighbors chimney could be seen as the last breath of the dead one. Norther in Europe, where the seasons are clear, daytime shelter deprived people of sunlight. Just look around - what a beautiful melancholic atmosphere!     Today we associate melancholy with longing and nostalgia, but in the time of Aristotle, melancholy was understood as a specific physiological condition caused by a body inbalance,... continue reading

A merry Christmas to you and yours!

Ahh Christmas eve and gifts are wrapped, cookies baked, and I am ready for the time to be over! no, not a grinch here, just so much getting ready and preparing I am finally ready for it to be done so normal life can begin again. With stock however, we can relive it all through our images of the holidays, so make sure your camera is ready and spend January uploading and keywording!For me, my best Christmas gift was to reach my year end goal here on dreamstime, of 3000 images. I actually made it to... continue reading

What’s up with Two Thousand Year Old Trees?

I heard a story about a guy who hired a drag line operator to dig out a pond on his property. The operator was digging for about three hours and was down about twenty five feet into the earth when he hit something big. He kept on digging and removed the dirt from the side of the object.Then he climbed down into the hole with a shovel and moved the dirt away from the object. It turned out that the object was a big tree; in fact it was a huge white pine tree. He moved his machine around so that... continue reading

Christmas is coming!

The gingerbread man is in a hurry to us with the spirit of Christmas!  Christmas is not far off.  Soon very soon we are going to decorate Christmas trees.  The snow will fall and winter fun will get us out of the houses.  Maybe you will even make a snowman.  The kitchens will filled with the smell of Christmas cookies.  The streets will dressed up for Christmas.  Have you already decided how to decorate your Christmas tree?  ... continue reading

Autumn beauty

Nature is a wonderful thing. It doesn’t matter what season we are in, there is beauty to behold.In summer we have the lush landscape, with the grass and leaves exhibiting a myriad of shades in green.  For me though, the end of summer and throughout the autumn is my favourite. The landscape slowly begins to change as the leaves start to die back.As the evening light starts to lessen and the days become shorter, the leaves begin their transformation. It is most noticeable inside... continue reading

Welcome, Autumn!

Has come very bright and beautiful time of year - autumn. In autumn it is best shoot landscapes, in city parks, in the woods and in the mountains.In our southern city Sochi, Russia, is still all green, so photos of last year)Autumn city and the Black Sea from the height. Autumn in the city park, rotunda with flowers. Autumn in the mountains, trees with yellow foliage. Lake in the mountains, autumn nature. Fallen leaves on the water on a forest lake. Wish all fine... continue reading

Grand canyon

One of the wonders of the world in Arizona.      continue reading

What’s up with Angel Food Cake?

  My family was invited to my godparent’s house for a picnic dinner. My grandmother had baked an angel food cake with orange frosting. My mom helped my grandmother by carrying the cake down the hill to where they were having the picnic. The cake was in a cake carrier with a cover on it. The base of the cake carrier had a locking mechanism on it that held the top on. It was a poor design and as my mom was carrying the cake, the bottom of the cake pan fell off and the cake rolled all the way down... continue reading

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