Iceberg in Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon Iceland
Close up of small iceberg on the beach at the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon in Iceland.
Brúarfoss ('Bridge Falls') is a small waterfall in southwestern Iceland, but is recognized as one of the country's most beautiful, both for it's complex segmented shape and deep blue color.
Detail of the Hraunfossar series of segmented waterfalls formed by rivulets streaming out of the Hallmundarhraun lava field into the Hvítá river over a distance of approximately 900 metres wide.
Birches and ferns
Birch trees grow amongst ferns in the dense undergrowth of forest in Parc national des Grands-Jardins in the Charlevoix area of Quebec, Canada.
Raindrops form an abstract pattern on intertwined hemerocallis leaves.
Abstract view of the National Gallery of Canada building in Ottawa Ontario, Canada.
Rocks at the foot of High Falls, near Chateaugay New York, USA.
Door to Akureyrarkirkja
The front door of the Akureyrarkirkja ("The Church of Akureyri"). This is a Lutheran church in the town of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Located in the centre of the city, it was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, and completed in 1940.
Akureyrarkirkja ("The Church of Akureyri") is a Lutheran church in the town of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Located in the centre of the city, it was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, and completed in 1940.
Mural in Akureyri
A mural portrait of a young girl by artist Guido van Helten adorns the side of a building in the city center of Akureyri, northeastern Iceland.
Viking sculpture in Stokknes
A log sculpture stands on a mound near the road to the Viking Village in Stokknes Iceland, near the famous Versturhorn mountain.
Log sculptures stand in front of the Viking Cafe in Stokknes Iceland, at the gateway near the famous Versturhorn mountain.
The corner of a buiding in Reykjavik provides an example of classic Icelandic architecture.
Detail of a tombstone
Moss grows on the inlaid medallion of a tombstone in the Hólavallagarður cemetery in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.
Geysir geyser in Iceland
Geysir (also known as The Great Geysir), is a geyser in southwestern Iceland, in an area known as the Golden Circle. The English word "geyser" derives from Geysir. Geysir is in the Haukadalur valley and about 50 metres north of the popular tourist attraction Strokkur geyser.
Traditional sod house in Möðrudalur
Traditional Icelandic sod house near a small church at the Fjalladýrð tourist service in Möðrudalur, north Iceland.
According to local myth, it is said that upon returning from the Icelandic parliament in the year 1000, the local lawspeaker Thorgeir Ljosvetningagodi Thorkelsson threw his statues of Norse gods into the Godafoss waterfall thereby making Christianity the official religion of Iceland.
Architectural detail in Reykjavik
View of cement walls and staircase and a wooden door on a building in Rejkavik Iceland.
Windows of the Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik Iceland
Detail view of the windows of the Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik Iceland.
Details of Bauhaus architecture in Tel Aviv
Detailed close-up shot of an apartment building in Tel Aviv's White City neighborhood, recognized as an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site for it's Bauhaus architecture.
Fresh snowfall on a tree
Dark branches covered in fresh snow create a dramatic abstract pattern on a tree on Rigaud mountain in Quebec, Canada.
Eroded rock in the Jordanian desert
Eroded rock formation along the trail that leads to the Monastery at the back end of the Petra archeological park in Petra Jordan.
Detail of the rocks in Petra Jordan
Close up of the texture of the red rock from which the entire city of Petra Jordan was sculpted.
Close up of maple leaves
Deep red maple leaves hang quietly in front of a blurred green field at dusk in the Adirondacks High Peaks region of New York state. USA.
Trees at the edge of Niagara Falls in New York State
Detail view of the Niagara river in Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, New York State, USA.
Fallen tree in Cathedral Grove
A moss-covered tree lies fallen in the rain forest of Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Canada.
Close up detail of a pink flower from a floral bouquet.
Fungi on a tree trunk
Close up detail shot of fungi growing on the trunk of a tree in McGill University's Morgan Arboretum in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada.
Moss covered tree trunk
Moss covered tree trunk. Gault Estate, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
Red maple in fog
A maple tree stands almost bare in the early morning fog at the edge of Pine Lake in Hudson Quebec, Canada.
Tree branches encased in ice
A tree stands encased in thick ice during Montreal's infamous ice storm of 1998.
Raindrops on leaves
Close up view of raindrops on the leaves of hemerocallis plants in a garden in Hudson Quebec, Canada.
Close up shot of a Forget-Me-Not against a blurred background in Hudson, Quebec. Canada.
Trilliums in bloom
Trilliums bloom at the foot of a tree in the forest in Oka National Park in Oka Quebec, Canada.
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