Category Archives: Nature


By Vladimir Brezina

Lilies 1Lilies 2

A friend brought us flowers.

But flowers are not just flowers—they are a photo-op!

Lilies 3Lilies 4


By Vladimir Brezina

He may be smiling sweetly

Intense 1

but he’s still sizing you up as prey

Intense 2 Intense 3(still working on those Australia photos!)

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Intense.


By Vladimir Brezina

On a Florida beach, different species stake out their respective territories with boundaries virtual—

Black skimmers on St. Pete Beach

or actual—

Still, invasion often occurs…

A monster approaches(Black skimmers on St. Pete Beach, Florida. Story and more photos here.)

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Boundaries.


By Vladimir Brezina

Summer is past, and it’s time for a change—

Fall Water 1Fall Water 2Fall Water 3

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Change.

Happy Fall!

By Vladimir Brezina

BacklitWe passed the September Equinox earlier today—and so, Happy Fall, everyone!

(Or of course, in the Southern hemisphere, Happy Spring!)


We’re Back!

By Vladimir Brezina

We’re back from a trip to tropical Queensland, Australia—and, of course, processing a couple of thousand photos. Here’s a brief preview:

Saltwater crocodileJohna snorkeling on the Great Barrier ReefReef lifeIn the rain forestRain forest inhabitantLunch?CassowarySleepy koalaTame macropodsCrocodile feeding frenzy

Much more to come!

Beneath My Feet

By Vladimir Brezina

Giant bird tracks have appeared on the beach overnight—

Beneath My Feet

Probably just a big goose :-)

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Beneath Your Feet.