As we are suspended above the earth in a hot air balloon at sunrise, the desert floats by in continuously changing frames.
Natural processes leave behind their abstract patterns in the earth.
Not many cars pass along these intersecting roads, which stand out strikingly against the desert sands.
Leaving the Namib desert in a small plane flying at a low altitude, you can see the fantastic patterns in the sand…
…another example of a natural abstract, no artist required.
The red color of the dunes comes from iron, and the black deposits are from magnetite.
When the tide retreats, insignificant castoffs are strewn about in lovely abstracts.
Rock with Grasses
Seaweed and Grass
Rocks left randomly by the tide are a natural form of abstract art.
An upside-down bridge and trees are reflected in the rippled waters of the lake below.
I am keeping with the pond theme from my last post, but showing a more abstract image of very different sort of pond. The “flotilla” on this milky pond are fragments of the bubblings and churnings of nature at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.