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A peaceful scene at Loch Creran, which I took from the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary in August this year




If the world is stressing you out, try this one (at low volume). Written by sound therapists and the English musical trio Marconi Union, it was scientifically measured to reduce the body's responses to anxiety by 65% when played through headphones.



1 Hour Long Sunrise at Langstiņi Lake, Garkalnes novads, Latvia (map link)

If you're feeling stressed, or even if you're not, why not stop for a while and watch this nice example of Slow TV (full screen on the TV in your living room, if you can)?



“The Innermost House Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to exploring the transcendental dimension of American life expressed by Thomas Jefferson in his writings, preached by Ralph Waldo Emerson, practiced by Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond and lived by Diana Lorence at Innermost House.”

What started out for me as the discovery of a pretty picture led me to an unexpected wealth of information (and a whole lot of other beautiful images, e.g. these) that I had never come across before. If you follow the links (as I know most people won't have time to do) you can spend hours here...

Yet another great share by overthetrail - thanks, Sandy!



“Synevir” by the digital artist Danapra (Mykhailova Olesya)

The artist credits Dmitry Peretrutov for the photo, which was used in the film poster for the first Ukrainian 3D horror movie “Synevir” (you can watch the trailer, should you feel so inclined!). I am not sure how the work was split between Danapra and Dmitry - does anyone know?

I found this when revisiting Danapra's Veranda, an absolutely gorgeous picture to chase away those winter blues, which I posted here a long time ago. I see that “D. Peretrutov” is alo credited with the photo on that one, so maybe these two people are partners, or even alter egos?

Synevir (or Synevyr), BTW, I discovered is the largest lake in the Carpathian mountains of Ukraine.



“In Silence” by REgiNA (whose other work is well worth checking out)



Lake Hallstatt (or Hallstätter See) in the Salzkammergut, Austria


Lake Sampaloc, an inactive volcanic maar on the island of Luzon, the Philippines


Lake Ohrid, straddling the mountainous border between southwestern Macedonia and eastern Albania,
one of Europe's deepest and oldest lakes

Thanks to Cyrion for this find!



Maligne Lake (I learn from Wikipedia) is a lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It is famed for the colour of its water, the surrounding peaks, the three glaciers visible from the lake and Spirit Island, one of the most photographed locations in the world.

I've just added it to my bucket list!

Click the photo (donated to Wikimedia Commons by Christian Abend) for a desktop wallpaper sized image.



Nice desktop wallpaper (author unknown) found for me by batchbatcharak

BTW:

If you haven't met the very useful "site:" option in Google search before, which restricts your search to a particular site, try this link for fun (it produces a lot of good photos):

[All images from big-photography.com (paged!)]

(you can refine the search by adding further keywords in the Google search box like animals or landscape, or playing with Google's Search tools)



"Family", one of many fine works © by the Croatian photographer Boris Frkovic (who also has his own web site here)