The Badlands region in the American West is famous for its arid and unforgiving landscape, which at the most of time is covered with sharp and eroded spires of stone. However, at the right moment and right condition, this lifeless place can give birth to an extraordinary explosion of color and life in the form of beautiful wildflowers. According to photographer Guy Tal, “On rare years, wildflowers burst into stunning display of color, transforming the desert into a veritable garden for just few precious days.” With just a tiny bit of moisture the desert, these purple and yellow flowers spring into action, doing what they can to conserve as much water as possible and to bloom and reproduce quickly. However, due to the desert’s climate, these blooms have very short life, which is why they can be a rare sight.
Elena Shumilova, a Russian based professional child and family photographer, captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, such as dogs, ducks, goose, cats and rabbits. No matter it is indoor or outdoor, a wintry forest or a lush field, Shumilova manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world. These two innocent little boys and their furry, feathered, and fluffy companions makes the beautifully cinematic landscapes all the more enchanting.
Those alien forest are not from some scientific movie, they are beneath our feet – but are rarely seen. Found in a wide variety of colors, more than 900 species of slime mold occur all over the world. And below are some unusual species found by Moscow based geologist Valeriya Zvereva who spent months documenting the common life forms. Using a special macro lens, Zvereva take vibrant and up-close shots, which show off the organisms’ unlikely beauty.
There are many reasons we should all be tree-hugging hippies. They change carbon dioxide into the oxygen we breathe and sequester carbon; they provide shelter for countless critters and provide food for them. Besides all these, they are beautiful and fresh – not only those floral tree, some leaf tree are amazingly beautiful because there special appearance. Here are rounded up 12 Amazing Beautiful Trees we spotted in our life. If you know of an amazing tree not on this list, let us know in the comment box, we will add it.