Posts in Category: Waters

What’s Real and What’s Not?

Great Salt Lake, UT

Maybe the smallest gorge

Avalanche Creek Gorge, Glacier National Park, MT

Playground

Waterskiers, Lake Powell, UT

Excuse me!

A pelican, Seawolf Park, TX

An embedded emerald

Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, MT

A small world

A Carnival cruise, The Bahamas

The afterglow

A harbor at sunset, Long Key, FL

A difficult result

A man running on a beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL

Under the boundless sky, in the vast sea

An orca, Smith and Minor Island Aquatic Reserve, WA

A large male orca is hunting in the coastal water with the snow-capped Mt. Baker in the background.

A half left

Sunset, Duck Key, FL

Companions Forever

Trees, Fontainebleau State Park, LA

Trees, Fontainebleau State Park, LA

Rewarding sweats

A fisherman, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

A fisherman, Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, TX

Under the scorching sun, a fisherman carefully harvested his catch while dripping sweats.

A quiet realm

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Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA

Sky is the limit

kite surfers, Jones Beach State Park, NY

kite surfer, Jones Beach State Park, NY

Against a strong wind, a kite surfer was dragging his kite while walking on the beach.

A bio-thermometer

Black Pool, West Thumb Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Black Pool, West Thumb Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Different species of bacteria thrive in the water zones with different temperatures that are visually indicated by different colors of corresponding species.

Long lasting

A creek, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

A creek, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

Time could create

Green River Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, UT

Green River Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, UT

Being constantly eroded by rainfall and river, the deep canyon has been formed such like it was cut by a sharp cleaver.

Overlook

A women on the deck, North Caribbean Sea

A woman on the deck, North Caribbean Sea

In the bow section of a ship, a woman enjoyed her privacy while overlooking the vast and endless water.

Have a sunbath

A starfish, Bahai Honda Key, FL

A starfish, Bahai Honda Key, FL

A starfish enjoyed its being under the cast of shimmering light and shadow in the shallow water.

Chip off the old block

Chip off the old block

A surfer and his son, Galveston beach, TX

A serious father is coaching his son for surfing techniques. Both of them quite enjoy it, albeit awkwardly.

One on another

A yacht carrying a small boat, Nassau, Bahamas

A yacht carrying a small boat, Nassau, Bahamas

A fully-equipped yacht is heading out to the open water. It is unclear how to get the small boat on the yacht onto the water if needed.

Floating

A paddle boarder, Anna Marina Beach, FL

A paddleboarder, Anna Marina Beach, FL

24/7

A lighthouse with red beacon, Acadia National Park, Maine

A lighthouse with red beacon, Acadia National Park, Maine

A lighthouse sending red signals is on duty 24/7, which is very necessary on such a rocky coastline.

Meaningful death

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Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, WY

A forest killed by hot springs vacated the environment for other creatures, just such as the bacteria living in the hot water.

The one and other ones

Rubber duck in Pittsburgh

        Rubber duck, Pittsburgh, PA

Indistinguishable

Lake Tahoe, NV

Lake Tahoe, NV

The vastness, the rocky beach, and the greenish blue color of the mineral-enriched water make you think you are looking at a sea, not a lake.

Do you want to live here?

Houses along the beach, Monterey, CA

Houses along the beach, Monterey, CA

First time in life

A boy learning fishing from his grandfather, Osterville, MA

A boy learning fishing from his grandfather, Osterville, MA

Right after receiving tutoring from his experienced grandfather, the boy caught his first fish in life.

Different I am

A red maple on the bank of Peabody River, White Mountain National Forest, NH

A red maple on the bank of Peabody River, White Mountain National Forest, NH

A maple tree dyed with vivid red color without any peer in the surroundings is extremely eye-catching in the golden hour.

Linked

Bear Mountain Bridge, NY

Bear Mountain Bridge, NY

Flowing life

A emerald-colored hot spring, Yellowstone National Park, WY

An emerald-colored hot spring, Yellowstone National Park, WY

A seemingly dead hot water creek is actually full of life, the bacteria that is vividly emerald-pigmented.

A leaf in the wind

A sailboat, Hudson River, NY

A sailboat, Hudson River, NY

In dusk, a sailboat with its sails folded was floating on the wavy water.

Peaceful

A lesbian couple watching sunset, Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown, MA

A lesbian couple watching sunset, Herring Cove Beach, Provincetown, MA

I hope nobody saw me

A young seal, Santa Catalina Island, CA

A young seal, Santa Catalina Island, CA

A young seal activated its “stealth mode” while searching for food. However, when noticed someone was looking, an awkward and embarrassed look appeared on its face.

Tug of war

A rocky coast, Acadia National Park, ME

A rocky coast, Acadia National Park, ME

In a typical scene in the Maine coast, the rugged sharp rocks are trying to pierce the ocean while being eroded by the tidy water relentlessly. Who is gonna win?

Don’t take my breakfast!

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A man beach fishing in the morning, Marina, CA

A man in wader was fishing along the Marina Beach that was glowing under the very first morning glory. However, he was not alone. A flock of Heermann’s Gulls was having their morning feasting frenzy nearby.

Compass in the dark

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Portland, ME

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Portland, ME

A lighthouse, a symbolic totem in Portland, stands at the end of a pier made of boulders.

Leave me alone!

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales, Cape Cod, MA

Humpback whales began diving when detected the approaching of whale watching boats.

The good, the bad and the ugly

Great Cormorants, Falmouth, MA

Great Cormorants, Falmouth, MA

Three Great Cormorants rested on abandoned structure after breakfast.

I don’t belong here

Rocks on a sandy beach, Garrapata Beach, CA

Rocks on a sandy beach, Garrapata Beach, CA

Unique rocks on a typical sandy beach in California disturb the scene but create a dramatic role in the frame.

A heart, broken or not?

Blue Mussel shells, Acadia National Park, ME

Blue Mussel shells, Acadia National Park, ME

A romantic heart made by two blue mussel shells.

Can someone show me how?

A young sea gull and a clam, Easton's Beach, Newport, RI

A young sea gull and a clam, Easton’s Beach, Newport, RI

A hungry sea gull juvenile was relentlessly pecking a clam but failed to crack it. Hope it had learned something.

Golden bridge in golden hour

Golden Bridge, CA

Golden Bridge, CA

Oil painting

Long Point Beach, Provincetown, MA

Long Point Beach, Provincetown, MA

The gradual color development from blueish green to green to yellowish green from foreground to background creates a feeling like you see an oil painting.

A man against nature

A canoer, NC

A canoer, NC

A canoer was drifting in a small river.

Silky spirit

Grotto Falls, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, TN

Grotto Falls, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, TN

A very crowded spot. It took forever to have a clear shot, but it’s worth it.

Nobody dislike tan, right?

A seal enjoying sun bath, Monterey, CA

A seal enjoying sun bath, Monterey, CA

A seal in the shallow water of Monterey Bay was enjoying the warmth of the afternoon sun bath in its comfort zone.

Can you believe it?

A man with its lucky catch, Osterville, MA

A man with its lucky catch, Osterville, MA

A man was so happy with his catch. “Can you believe it?”, he yelled.

Best swimming pool ever

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA

Beautiful water on a gorgeous summer day. My dad said this is the best water he has ever swim in.

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