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Nameless mountain flower


Temporary namelessness :) ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Temporary namelessness ­čÖé
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Many years ago I found this flower on a stroll in the surrounding mountains of Celerina-Switzerland which fascinated me by its unique chiffon appearance.
Having searched on the internet & thinking it was a Drosanthemum floribundum – Pale Dewplant I realized the leaves did not match… it remains nameless until one of you recognizes it ­čÖé

Life’s garlands I am hanging on this post


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Spring’s tender moments
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There is a quote that says…
Life is a party but you are the one to hang the garlands.
May these photos be the garlands I am hanging on this post
As an ode to nature’s creation and its inhabitants.

P.s There is not much to add besides that I carefully chose each & every photo that spoke in a unique way to my heart as I hope it will do to you ­čÖé

Weeds are beautiful! ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Weeds are beautiful!
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Nature's canvas ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Nature’s canvas
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The way of the wise... ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

The way of the wise…
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My way of painting :) ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

My way of painting ­čÖé
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Should not earth be more apprized than our riches ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Should not earth be more apprized than our riches
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The small but valuable too ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

The small but valuable too
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Heavenly glow ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Heavenly glow
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Powerful beauty ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Powerful beauty
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Creative blend with nature ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Creative blend with nature
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Light & reflection ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Light & reflection
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Why are you staring at us ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Why are you staring at us
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Still image yet chirping reality ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Still image yet chirping reality
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Earth's promises... ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Earth’s promises…
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Dakuwaqa’s Garden – Underwater footage from Fiji & Tonga


For today… here’s a little corner of untouched paradise!
Wishing to all my fellow bloggers a very good weekend ­čÖé

Uploaded on Oct 4, 2011
Underwater footage shot whilst scuba diving in the Fiji islands and Tonga. Featuring colorful coral reefs, huge schools of tropical fish, sharks, humpback whales, underwater caves, scuba divers and much more marine life from the south Pacific.

Please “like”, favorite, share, or leave a comment here or on my channel at http://www.youtube.com/bubblevision. My Facebook page is at http://www.facebook.com/bubblevision and I have more scuba diving videos and underwater footage on my website at http://www.bubblevision.com, where you can also license rights managed and royalty free stock footage.

The coral reefs of the south Pacific are alive with a huge variety of tropical fish and marine critters. A great way to explore them is to scuba dive with the Nai’a liveaboard based in Fiji. I was working as the Nai’a’s video pro when I shot this footage. See http://www.naia.com.fj/

The underwater footage was shot in high definition HDV 1080i 60i with my Sony HVR-Z1P HDV camera in a Light & Motion Bluefin HD housing. The footage was converted to 720p for YouTube using my high quality method:
http://www.bubblevision.com/underwate…

The music is “In the Meadows” by Stephen Richard Thomas Brown, under a Creative Common licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b….
http://www.myspace.com/stephenrichard…
http://stephenrichardthomasbrown.band…
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/defau…
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJnV…

View the names of all the dive sites and names of all the tropical fish and other marine life by turning on closed captions with the CC button. Here is the full shot list of species and dive sites. You can find more complete information at http://www.bubblevision.com/underwate… :

0:04 – “E6”, Bligh Water, Fiji
0:06 – Reticulated Dascyllus at “Maytag”
0:09 – “Mushrooms”, Namena Marine Reserve
0:11 – “Coral Corner”
0:13 – “Maytag”
0:15 – “Coral Corner”
0:17 – “Mellow Yellow”
0:20 – “E6”
0:22 – Chironephthya corals at “Mount Mutiny”
0:24 – Cave at “Lion’s Den” near Wakaya Island
0:28 – Chironephthya corals at “The Whole Shebang”
0:31 – “The Whole Shebang”
0:33 – “Mellow Yellow”
0:35 – “E6”
0:37 – “Kansas” at North Save-a-Tack
0:39 – Lyretail anthias at “Howard’s Diner”
0:43 – “Maytag”
0:45 – Banded sea krait at “Jim’s Alley” near Gau Island
0:52 – Pacific sailfin tang
0:54 – Button polyps at “Humann Nature”
0:56 – Urn ascidians at “Becky’s” near Makogai Island
0:59 – Pom pom Xenia
1:03 – Barberi clownfish
1:05 – Barberi clownfish at “Cat’s Meow”
1:07 – Barberi clownfish
1:11 – Pink anemonefish
1:13 – Blueband gobies
1:16 – Firefish at Lua Lafalafa Reef, Tonga
1:18 – Orbicular batfish
1:20 – Teira batfish over the “Nasi Yalodina” wreck
1:22 – Elongate surgeonfish
1:24 – Blackfin barracuda
1:27 – Bigeye trevallies at “Grand Central Station”
1:29 – Schooling bannerfish at “School House”
1:31 – Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish
1:33 – Blue and gold fusiliers over yellow scroll coral at Nigali Passage
1:35 – Barcheek trevally at “Tetons”
1:37 – Golden damsel & bluestreak cleaner wrasse
1:40 – Blue and gold fusilier and bluestreak cleaner wrasse
1:42 – Sunburst anthias at “Palako’s Patch”
1:44 – Speckled damsel spawning at Uoleva Point
1:46 – Arc-eye hawkfish at “Anthias Avenue”
1:38 – Longsnout flathead at Luangahu Reef
1:51 – Ribbon eel at “Tetons”
1:53 – Giant moray
1:55 – Juvenile rockmover wrasse at “Two Thumbs Up”
1:57 – Firefish
2:00 – Red lionfish
2:02 – Whitetip reef shark under “Kansas”
2:04 – Grey reef shark
2:10 – Sinularia corals
2:12 – Blue-spotted puffer
2:15 – Blackspotted puffer at Ha’afeva Island, Tonga
2:17 – Blue-green Chromis
2:21 – Red lionfish
2:23 – Zebra lionfish at Luangahu Reef
2:28 – Coral grouper at “Becky’s”
2:30 – Dwarf hawkfish
2:32 – Scorpionfish
2:34 – Randall’s prawn-goby
2:36 – Signalfin goby
2:39 – Gorgeous prawn goby & snapping shrimp
2:41 – Weedy pygmy seahorse
2:43 – Ornate ghost pipefish
2:47 – Ornate ghost pipefish eggs in brooding pouch
2:50 – Christmas tree worm
2:53 – Manta ray at Vatu Vai
2:58 – Hawksbill turtle
3:03 – Humpback whale mother and calf at Ha’apai, Tonga
3:10 – Malabar grouper
3:15 – Honeycomb coral
3:19 – “Lion’s Den”
3:21 – “Mushrooms”
3:23 – “Coral Corner”
3:25 – “Mushrooms”
3:28 – Whitemargin unicornfish
3:30 – Dendronephthya soft coral
3:32 – Bigeye barracuda
3:35 – “Gomo”
3:39 – “Nasi Yalodina” wreck
3:41 – “E6”
3:43 – Lance blenny
3:45 – Triplespot blenny
3:48 – Valentini puffer
3:50 – Parrotfish at Nukupule
3:52 – Bluespotted ribbontail ray
3:54 – Blotched fantail ray at Ha’afeva Island
3:56 – Orange mantis shrimp
3:59 – Sexy shrimp
4:01 – Day octopus
4:04 – Fuchsia flatworms mating
4:07 – Bullock’s Hypselodoris
4:09 – Spanish dancer
4:14 – Spanish dancer at Ha’afeva Island
4:18 – Brown booby at Vatu-i-ra

Dakuwaqa is a shark-god from Fijian mythology. Learn about him at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEHydv…
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A memorable day in Sounds of Nature – Waterfall #1 (my first Youtube video ever!)


A memorable day in Sounds of Nature – Waterfall # 1

Published on Aug 18, 2013
I’m proud to present to you my first video on Youtube. I hope you like it. POSITIVE feedback is always welcome. Enjoy!

I can’t believe it…I have finally published my first video on nature in You tube. Let’s be honest, I would’ve never managed it on my own. My very dear ones told me how it’s done ­čÖé
It is not yet thee perfect version (those two side bars are there because I held my camera the wrong way!) but I’m very happy with the result. The music comes from one of my favorites… Enya, which is soothing and a good counterbalance to the strong powerful cascading stream.
Water and its sounds have always fascinated me in the sense that it has such a soothing influence on the human behavior.
I hope you like and enjoy those short 6 minutes. Let me know what you think of it.

P.s I had to change the music as it was copyright and as a result we can’t hear the sounds of the waterfall which is very disappointing but there’s not much to be done besides being careful next time!
I had the same problem with photos in the beginnings of my blog and somehow I did not connect it this time to music, hence my mistake. I’ll have to find out how to download music the right way ­čÖé