Granite spires of Cerro Torre and Fitzroy massifs at sunset. Viedma Glacier - the part of the Southern Patagonia ice-cap on the foreground. Taken on the LAN flight from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas.
Granite spires of Cerro Torre massif and mount Fitzroy erupted through the Southern Patagonia ice-cap. Viedma Glacier on the foreground. Panoramic 1:2
Unseen Cordilleras. Lago Torre, Cerro Torre and Mount Fitzroy massifs. Andes, South America. Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Patagonia, Argentina. Panoramic aerial capture.
Patagonia splines. Native to Patagonia Paramela flowers (Adesmia boronioides) on Las Vueltas River canyon overlook. Fitzroy and Cerro Torre massifs on the background.
Windy sunrise at Laguna de Los Tres. Mount Fitzroy massif. Andes. Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia, Argentina.
Crazy clouds over Cordillera del Paine. Torres del Paine National Park, Ultima Esperanza Province, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region XII, Patagonia, Chile.
Condors soaring over Cordillera del Paine. Torres del Paine National Park, Ultima Esperanza Province, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region XII, Patagonia, Chile.
Nevados de Payachata (Two Brothers). Parinacota (Flamingo in local Aymara language) and Pomerape (Puma in Aymara) Volcanos with Cotacotani Lagoons on the foreground. Lauca Biosphere Reserve, AltiPlano, Chile.
James's Flamingo, Phoenicoparrus jamesi, on Laguna Colorada, Colorada Lake or red laggon
The Salt Storm. Salar de Uyuni near Tunupa Volcano. Altiplano, Bolivia.A low-lying cloud of airborne salt was painted in orange by low sun.
Frozen. Photographer taking photos of Milford Sound at Low tide. Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand.
Blast Off. A huge flock of Black-Legged Kittiwakes blasts off escaping massive calving of Lilliehookbreen (Lilliehook Glacier) in Lilliehook Fjorden on Spitsbergen.
Meltwater waterfall flowing off the Austfonna Ice Cap. Svalbard (Spitsbergen) Archipelago, Norway.
Tens of thousands of Brünnich's Guillemots nest on dolerite towers of Alkefjellet - The Bird Mountain. Hinlopenstretet, Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Moody evening in Gerlarhe Strait -a channel separating the Palmer Archipelago from the Antarctic Peninsula.
Tranquil evening in Lemaire Channel (the strait off Antarctica between Kiev Peninsula and Booth Island), Antarctic
Gentoo Penguin walking ashore after foraging at sea. Port Lockroy Harbor, Wiencke Island, Palmer Archipelago, Antarctic
Adult King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walking among youngsters and looking for its chick to feed it. King Penguin Creche. Salisbury Plain, South Georgia, Sub-Antarctic
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) Colony, Salisbury Plain, South Georgia, Sub-Antarctic
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) crowding ashore after foraging at sea. Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island, South Atlantic
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) coming ashore after foraging at sea. Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island, South Atlantic
Clash of the Giants. Antarctic Giant Petrels (Macronectes giganteus) fighting on St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia, Sub-Antarctic.
Drake Passage Aerobatics. Light-mantled Sooty Albatrosse (Phoebetria palpebrata) riding waves in Drake Passage.
Medieval village of Pitigliano (known as La Piccola Gerusalemme or Little Jerusalem). Tuscany, Italy.Built on tufa plateau and with tufa stone, Pitigliano one of most interesting historic towns of Central Italy.
Church Mountain Falls. Well-situated waterfall near the distinctive Kirkjufell mountain.
Remains of the winter snow on colored rhyolite hills of Landmannalaugar. Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Iceland.
Gentleman Club. Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) colony at Dyrholaey in Southern Iceland.
Tranquility. Dusk at Torsuut Tunoq sound. Kulusuk Island, Southeastern Greenland.
Spirit of Adventure. Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland @ Midnight. UNESCO World Heritage Site.
White Sands National Monument. 2010 Hot Air Balloon Invitational. White Sands, Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Towers of Silence. Wahweap Hoodoos, Grand Staircase-Escalante, National Monument, Utah
Stormy sunset over Windows Section and La Salt Mountains. Arches National Park, Utah, USA
Spider Rock. A free standing rock that rises 800 feet from the canyon floor in Canyon de Chelly in Arizona. It holds sacred and historical significance to Navajo tribe.
The classic road picture from US 163 approaching Monument Valley Pass from the north. Utah/Arizona border, USA
Under the Pressure. Tumbleweed stuck in a sandstone rock formation at Upper Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA.
The Chronicles of Amber (shortest – 50 words)Shiprock (Tse Bi Dahi or Rock with Wings) - the 1700-foot eroded volcanic plug that sacred to Navajo People. In that morning Navajo gods were benevolent, and on usually deserted sky floated clouds.
Alstrom Point. Gunsight Butte and Padre bay in Twilight. Lake Powell. Glen Canyon NAR, Utah/Arizona, USA
Hunts Mesa. Sunset chasing the late afternoon storm out of Monument Valley. Hunts Mesa, Monument Valley tribal Park, Arizona, USA. Panoramic
Roadless... Reflection Canyon and Hidden Passage Canyon flow into Colorado River with Navajo Mountain on the background. Glen Canyon NRA, Lake Powell, Utah, Arizona, USA.