Crude Oil offshore Production, industrial pictures

Oil Rigs at Long Beach Crude Oil Production, 10 industrial images

Long Beach California and crude oil production these two do not go together right? Actually, oil rigs were pumping Long Beach crude oil since 1920-s. These oil rigs may take visitor by surprise when driving to the LAX along la Cienega boulevard or near posh Naples Island in Long Beach. To plan a trip to […]

Staircase to Walter Pyramid, pictures of buildings

Remarkable Architectural Photography of Walter Pyramid, Long Beach California

Distinguished by its cobalt blue exterior, Walter Pyramid is as a unique sports arena. It is in fact a university indoor stadium. Walter Pyramid is off the beaten path, when you plan a trip in Long Beach California you will not find it in any travel planners. It has however a remarkable architecture and offer […]

Sphinx Replica at Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas Pictures

Las Vegas Strip: City Nights and City Lights

Las Vegas Strip comes to life during night and it is absolutely amazing place for night photography. Las Vegas city nights and city lights transform the feel of the cityscape with their bright lights and illumination. The Las Vegas Strip, Nevada is famous for its modern architecture and contemporary design, so prepare to take pictures […]

Facade of the lds church

The Serenity of St George Utah Temple and Tabernacle, 20 church pictures

St. George Utah Temple is mormon church ( also lds church) and the longest serving latter days saints temple in service. The temple offers serene and spiritual atmosphere and it was a pleasure to walk the grounds and take beautiful church pictures on a nice day. This christian sanctuary allows one to search for inner […]

Bellagio Arches frame the cityscape

Fabulous Las Vegas Strip: 20 Cityscape Pictures

Las Vegas strip is famous for its glitz and glamour, it will dazzle any visitor with its modern cityscape. One of the best free things to do in Las Vegas is to simply walk the Las Vegas strip. To plan a trip along the Vegas strip you will need a camera for capturing great cityscapes […]

Rock stuck on top of the cliff

15 nature pictures of Grand Canyon South Rim Arizona

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is located in Arizona, US. It is a must to visit place especially for nature pictures enthusiasts. Grand Canyon is located in norhtern part of Arizona. To reach it one must plan a road trip to access points from the either north or […]

Picture of the Impressive Hoover Dam, dutch angle

Hoover Dam Hydroelectric Power: Great Industrial Engineering Project

Hydroelectric power is a renewable source of electrical energy is priceless in the age of high fossil fuel costs and climate change. Engineering pictures of this post show details of great industrial engineering project – Hoover Dam. Falling water energy is converted to electricity via turbines and generators.  Moving water and does not produce any […]

Water Obstacle and amazing blue sky

Wolf Creek Golf Course in Mesquite Nevada, 10 golf course pictures

The Wolf Creek golf course in Mesquite, Nevada is a great attraction and is relatively close to Las Vegas strip. If you like golf and would like to plan a trip in the area, it is only an hour and a bit drive North of Vegas along I-15. Scenic route follows beautiful Virgin river and […]

Red Sandstone Elephant Rock

Valley of Fire true gem among Nevada State Parks, 20 landscape pictures

Valley of Fire State Park is a  true gem and one of the oldest among Nevada state parks.  Visit Valley of Fire and you will find other famous Nevada attractions such as Las Vegas and Hoover Dam nearby. Planning a road trip from Las Vegas to Valley of Fire is easy – it is less […]

guinea hen bird picture

Birds at LA Arboretum, 20 pictures of birds

Home to several varieties of birds the Los Angeles Arboretum is a wonderful place in Arcadia. Arboretum is easy to reach and makes a perfect candidate for a half day to a day trip while visiting the area. It also provides wonderful opportunities for taking pictures of birds or simply relaxing and taking a break […]

Date Plantation and mountians backdrop

Dates Grove Indio Coachella Valley: Meeting the Global Demand for Dates Fruit

Located in Southern California, the Coachella Valley is reputed for its resorts, spas and golf courses and is generally considered a playground for the rich. Not many people know that this area has a well developed agricultural industry and produces a lot of dates fruit.  The date is an oval or cylindrical shaped fruit that […]

Historic Cannon

Impressive Fort Ligonier Museum in Pennsylvania

Road trip ideas in Pennsylvania should consider visiting Fort Ligonier and traveling back to the 18th century. The majestic fort tells tales of the history and life centuries old. Located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, it is very popular among history enthusiasts and museum experts. The carefully preserved original site of the Fort Ligonier with its reconstructed […]

LED lights with deep blue color

IBM industry solutions center in La Gaude, France

La Gaude is situated in south of France near beautiful Cote D’Azur. This small town of about 7,000 boasts IBM high technology laboratory. It is an innovation center that is dedicated to providing dedicated business solutions and expertise. Building itself is an architectural gem and is protected. It was designed and built in 1970-s by […]

Team Extreme - the first club and Team New Zealand multihull boats during Act 7

Extreme sailing catamaran series sailing photos from the Promenade

This photo gallery showcases sailing photos of Multihull World Series 2011 – Act 7 Nice France. This nautical event draw thousands of spectators to the famous Promenade des Anglais. Extreme Catamarans had to race in light winds and perhaps this was a challenge for the teams, but for the general public watching from the beach […]

Roasted stuffed suckling pig

Simple Provence pleasures – farmer’s market in Nice

Farmer’s market on Cours Saleya in Nice offers a variety of products and traditional French foods – flowers, plants, fresh produce, fine cheeses and meats. There are vendors of traditional Provence items – lavender and lavender oil, soaps, perfume; olives and  olive oil from certified regions. You can find freshest seafood – shellfish, lobster, crab, […]

Dock street view at an old but well preserved building

Nova Scotia Road Trip Ideas Include visit to historic Shelburne

Nova Scotia road trip ideas are easy to find and plan if you use Doers & Dreamers guide. Town of Shelburne  is about 3 hours drive from Halifax, NS, Canada. Its waterfront district has many old buildings  creating fill and look of 18-th century and is a great location for architectural photography. In fact many […]

public park bench facing the Atlantic ocean, Liverpool, NS

Fort Point Lighthouse park in Liverpool Nova Scotia

Liverpool is a small town in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is situated in the region known locally as South Shore that has lots of picturesque lighthouses. About half way from Halifax to Yarmouth, Liverpool is a good destination for a road trip and to stop and have a break. Plan a trip […]

Antique Mecrury 1/2 ton truck grill

Classic Cars Photographs Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford

Old classic automobiles will be admired by us always. Old cars (sometimes known as antique cars or classic cars) possess some kind of special magnetism that draws peoples attention. Cars from different eras are collected restored and enjoyed by enthusiasts everywhere. The car designers study all old makes and models; some of the best new […]

Windmill design with two blades

Green Energy by Industrial Wind Turbines in San Gorgonio, California

Green renewable energy and renewable resources are the buzz words of today. There is no surprise that industrial wind farms are appearing everywhere. In USA alone thousands of windmills are being built,about 5,600 mega watts capacity will be added in 2011. Wind continues to be appreciated as a clean and sustainable source of green energy. […]

Awayuki hybrid rose

Pictures of Flowers – Tea, Shrub, Floribunda and Other Roses.

Series of pictures of flowers – roses, botanical family Rosaceae, a rose plant produces beautiful rose flower that is always welcomed in any garden. One of the brightest red roses is crimson red English rose  L.D. Braithwaite developed by David Austin Roses. This shrub rose is very hardy and will make and excellent border or […]

Lotus Flower

Close up pictures of flowers and of flowering trees

These pictures of flowers where taken in various places – gardens, parks and streets in Southern California. Usually this area gets most of its rainfall during winter and early spring. This is the best time to visit – it is not too hot to walk around, there is less smog and no smoke from wildfires. […]

Gravel sea bottom distorted by sea surface in the Ligurian Sea

Water Abstract Pictures Ocean, Lake, Stream, Rain

Water provides numerous opportunities for taking abstract images. Lake ripples, ocean waves, atmospheric vapor, fog, rain, drops, mist, dew the list goes on. To photograph solid state of water one has to live in cold climate. Ice, icicles, snow and snowflakes will be a subject of another post. Taking picture of water liquid state represents […]

View of Wrigley Mansion from backyard

Rose Parade Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens in Pasadena, California

Wrigley Mansion – as it was once known now houses permanent headquarters of Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California. Wrigley Gardens are part of the property and are opened to the public. The building, the grounds and the gardens are beautifully maintained and are well worth the visit. The building is located on South Orange […]

Night photo of Galata Bridge with restaurants

Turkish eating – recommended street food, cafes and restaurant reviews

Istanbul offers a great variety of choices when it comes to restaurants and street food. Seafood is quite often overlooked. When people mention Turkish food – fish does not come to mind. However, Istanbul will surprise a visitor with excellent seafood dishes, without hesitation you can call Istanbul – a seafood city. Fish markets are […]

Closeup view of a flower from Crassulaceae family, Echeveria Gilva

Flower pictures of succulent desert plants at botanical gardens

Succulent desert plants usually bloom in the spring and their flowers are very spectacular and very colorful. These pictures of flowers were taken in the month of April at botanical gardens of Huntington Library near Pasadena, California. There is always something blooming here. April is the best month if you want to see desert plants […]

Mole Antonelliana - Torino Spire, museum of cinema

Turin (Torino) Architectural Landmarks, Piemonte, Northern Italy

Turin architectural landmarks are perfect for architectural photography. Architecture of this city is quite remarkable and has a long history. Although Torino dates back to Roman times, the city center as we see it today was developed during XV century when Savoy dukes moved in.   Torino architectural landmarks can be seen if you walk […]

High School Brass Band from Johnson City, TN

Rose Parade – Marching Bands and Colorul Flower Floats (2009)

The Rose Parade began in 1890s to promote the warm winters of the west coast. The parade preceded various sporting events in order to attract attention and spectators. The first American football game was played in 1902 and the proper football stadium was commissioned in 1920 and completed by 1923. The Parade and Tournament known […]

Architect Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Hall, architectural curves

Modern Architecture Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles is an excellent example of contemporary architecture by Frank Gehry. Situated in downtown at Grand Avenue this building is a true architectural marvel that is just asking to be photographed. The amazing modern California cityscape is perfect in any weather, at any time of day. This famous landmark […]

Snow falling Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Winter Black and White Pictures using Diana camera

This is a series of analogue film photographs taken with Diana F+ camera. The film used was Kodak BW400CN. The result – soft focus dream like images. Winter is especially good time of year to take black and white photos. The cities and towns are grey and dull, skies overcast. It is pretty much various […]

Street view of Bob Hope concrete buidling in Palm Springs

Architectural Design Legacy of Palm Springs

Architectural design legacy of Palm Springs is a great feature of this small town. If you are interested in and enjoy looking at nice architecture plan a trip to Palm Springs. Palm Springs, California is a short drive from Los Angeles. This small town has rich architectural design heritage. A lot of famous and wealthy […]

Yacht Concordia under full sail, free image

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009

All of the photos in this series were taken during Tall Ships Halifax 2009. It was the start of Atlantic Challenge Race last leg from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Belfast, Ireland. This was also one of the best tall ships gatherings in years. This race was a joint venture between Sail Training International and Tall […]