Storm clouds loom above rocky escarpments in this winding pass through the Utah wilderness. In the distance, a bit of sky is visible through a small arch that formed atop the cliff.
Today’s challenge theme is “Relaxation.” The sight and sound of a tumbling waterfall is calming to the mind and senses. Even a picture or recording will substitute in a pinch! To see the rest of today’s monochrome creations, visit Leanne Cole’s blog.
After a short ferry ride from mainland Tasmania to Maria Island, we hopped on our rented bicycles and headed for the cliffs. I had heard about their colors and striations and was looking forward to visiting with my camera. My husband, Mike, did his best to steady me while I stood on slippery rocks to get the shot. A team effort!
The first image is a red rose blossom and buds captured at the Fullerton Arboretum in California. The second is a yellow dahlia in blossom at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens in Washington.
Dahlias were in the peak of bloom during a recent visit to the Bellevue Botanical Gardens in Washington.