A Beautiful World

The world around us is filled with magical, ethereal places that evoke emotions ranging from awe to tranquility and wonder, with so many others in between. For landscape photographers, capturing this in photographs is an art form of its own, with lifetimes spent in a global search of perfect, transcending images. For those of us whose main photographic pursuits lie elsewhere, it’s a testament to the incredible beauty and wonder of our planet that we can be so struck by some amazing visual scene that we will gladly stop whatever we are doing in order to capture it – for the memory, for the appreciation. Here are a few that have so struck me along the way.