I love the moodiness of this landscape. I first processed this photograph with a texture, but also wanted to present it in its natural beauty. I love natural landscapes. This one reminds me of when I read Wuthering Heights as a girl and what I imagined the landscape or a moor might look like. There's a wildness and isolation that I love that's a bit gothic, but a place to love with all one's heart.
Steen Mountain, OR
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Nature, animals, beauty has always been a source of nourishment throughout my life. Modern life can drain us with its demands and imbalances. Yet when I talk a walk through the woods, see a tree that's been around for 200 or more years and has weathered storms and survived, I am in awe. I am entranced by animals' various behaviors in foraging for their food, eluding predators, dealing with rain and snow, and nurturing their young along the way. I am never bored by nature. The emergence of buds, flower and color from a...