The Natural world, and why it matters.

Applying the Dharma for the preservation of planet Earth and its inhabitants
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The Natural world, and why it matters.

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Hi friends. I love going out to the beach and contemplating. Keeps me sane.
I also love taking photos there. In this thread, I'll show some of my work. What I like are images that make you think and feel about natural beauty, and also put you into the same thoughtful mind I had when creating the image.

Why does it matter? Well, because for me, the natural world is a wonderful place, and I believe if more people realized the beauty of it, we might get more political action to preserve it. Second is, the wonder of nature is a great solace to everyone. I like to share that. And I think natural beauty is something that has real value.

Here's one I just finished. Lovely morning light on the Gulf of Mexico. Even got one go my bird friends in there. Downsized to 180 kb, so won't come up so large on your screen. if you guys like this I'll show more. If your want technical details ask. For now, though, indulge in beauty. It's goof for you!
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Gorgeous.

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We don't get Spring here, in the way people get Spring in Temperate climates. Maybe that's why it struck me so strongly when I went South a few weeks ago to find all the plants bursting into flower and leaf ... endless renewal, endless life.

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Nice one. Maybe we can get some others to chip in with their own images.

Here's one I finished today.
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Alan, your work is breathtaking!

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Contemplation.
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:thumb: beautiful!
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I took this up the hill at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery one spring morning. Sorry it’s so shady:
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My go-to hiking spot:
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Hindu festival in India marred by a river of toxic foam and a blanket of killer smog
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/yamuna-riv ... -festival/


This looks like from a scare-mongering dystopian anticipation movie

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