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 Ethereal [34 images***** | random | see 124 more images**** | switch to videos]

Graceful lines, patterns and intricacies generously gifted by Mother Nature.

Immerse yourself in the finest details of the natural world, revealing a completely new layer of beauty in which to marvel.


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To Be Or Not To Be

PG_104580 | 5* | dune + shrubs | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4288x2412px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Tsingy 1

PG_120860 | 5* | erosion forming red tsingy | Ankarafantsika NP, red tsingy canyon, Mahajanga, Boeny, MG - Nov 2010 | 4094x2724px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 112 mm | 1/30 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Kelps

PG_132740 | 5* | kelps & waves | The Nuggets, Otago, NZ - Aug 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 195 mm | 1/400 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 1250

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Mist On Grabouw

PG_103471 | 5* | Grabouw valley under mist | Hottentots Holland NR, Hans se Kop, Western Cape, Helderberg, ZA - Jul 2004 | 2989x1681px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D1X - | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/5.6 |

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Shape & Shadow

PG_104651 | 5* | dunes & contrasts | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4227x2808px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 100 mm | 1/250 sec | f/5 | ISO 200

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Sand Pattern

PG_132061 | 5* | sand pattern on beach | Booderee NP, NSW, South Coast, AU - Aug 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 70 mm | 1/160 sec | f/3.5 | ISO 200

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Venus

PG_007692 | 5* | wheat field at top of hill crossed by tractor path | Palouse, Pullman, Old Moscow rd, Idaho, US - Dec 1991 | 3690x2076px | © paulgodard.com
- | 0 mm | 1 sec | f/1 |

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Purity

PG_104652 | 5* | orange dune at sunset | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4288x2848px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 155 mm | 1/500 sec | f/5 | ISO 200

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Aqua

PG_132882 | 5* | water reflection on Doubtful Sound fjord | Doubtful Sound fjord, Southland, NZ - Sep 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 140 mm | 1/1600 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Meeting Of The Spirits

PG_104563 | 5* | dune & sand pattern | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4288x2848px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 165 mm | 1/1250 sec | f/3.5 | ISO 200

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Channel In Paddy

PG_120073 | 5* | water channel through paddy fields | along road near Anfanifotsy, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, MG - Nov 2010 | 3986x2652px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 155 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Serenity

PG_122203 | 5* | rock & sand dune | Walvis Bay - Conception Bay, Hardap, NA - Jul 2011 | 4090x2722px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/6.7 | ISO 200

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Crassula

PG_136523 | 5* | crassula flowers | Crassula natans | Crassulaceae | Rocherpan Nature Reserve, Western Cape, West Coast, ZA - Aug 2016 | 3221x2143px | © Enya Godard - paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 105 mm f/2.8 | 105 mm | 1/750 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 280

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Explosion

PG_106764 | 5* | flower | Betty's Bay, Harold Porter BG, Western Cape, Overberg, ZA - Oct 2006 | 3753x2493px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 60 mm | 1/2500 sec | f/3.5 | ISO 200

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Sublimity

PG_118834 | 5* | stripes on round stones & water hole along Orange river | Richtersveld Community Conservancy, Orange river, Northern Cape, Richtersveld, ZA - Sep 2010 | 4049x2695px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 28-70 mm f/2.8 | 42 mm | 1/30 sec | f/4 | ISO 200

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Tranquility

PG_122204 | 5* | rock & sand dune | Walvis Bay - Conception Bay, Hardap, NA - Jul 2011 | 4090x2722px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/6.7 | ISO 200

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Giants In The Mist

PG_122594 | 5* | Epupa waterfalls | Epupa falls, Kunene, NA - Jul 2011 | 3758x2500px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/500 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Snowy Rasta

PG_133084 | 5* | tufts of grass under snow | Haast Pass-Makarora road, West Coast, NZ - Sep 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/400 sec | f/2.8 | ISO 400

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Ice Footprint

PG_133324 | 5* | ice & grass | Mount Cook road, Canterbury, NZ - Sep 2015 | 7199x4050px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 70 mm | 1/320 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Wind Waves

PG_153614 | 5* | sand blowing on track | Namibrand, Hardap, NA - Jan 2022 | 7360x4907px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 82 mm | 1/200 sec | f/11 | ISO 220

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Fingers

PG_109545 | 5* | rocks in red sand | near Eksteenfontein, Northern Cape, ZA - Aug 2007 | 4288x2848px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 120 mm | 1/640 sec | f/7.6 | ISO 200

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River Smoke

PG_138575 | 5* | light through baobab trees between waterfalls | Epupa falls, Kunene, NA - Mar 2017 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Burnt Pine Tree Standing After Fire Within New Regeneration

PG_140145 | 5* | Kootenay NP, along road 93, British Columbia, Kootenay, CA - Jun 2017 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/400 sec | f/8 | ISO 900

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Slopes

PG_122416 | 5* | sand dune texture & pattern | Sandwich Harbour - Walvis Bay, Erongo, NA - Jul 2011 | 4071x2709px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/350 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Fern Crosier

PG_008027 | 5* | fern crosier | Makawao, Hawaii, Maui, US - Mar 1992 | 2090x3148px | © paulgodard.com
- | 0 mm | 1 sec | f/1 |

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Erosion

PG_120867 | 5* | colorful deep soil erosion | Ankarafantsika NP, red tsingy canyon, Mahajanga, Boeny, MG - Nov 2010 | 4256x2832px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 105 mm | 1/90 sec | f/4 | ISO 200

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Down The Hole

PG_122417 | 5* | sand dune texture & pattern | Sandwich Harbour - Walvis Bay, Erongo, NA - Jul 2011 | 4256x2832px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/750 sec | f/6.7 | ISO 200

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Mosses

PG_132827 | 5* | mosses in beech forest | lake shore, Southland, NZ - Aug 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 105 mm f/2.8 | 105 mm | 1/2 sec | f/10 | ISO 200

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Desert Lagoon

PG_122368 | 5* | Sandwish Harbour lagoon | Conception Bay - Sandwich Harbour, NA - Jul 2011 | 4079x2294px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/180 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Aerial Landscape | Pool With Green Grass

PG_125048 | 5* | Liuwa Plain NP, Northwest, ZM - Nov 2012 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 86 mm | 1/1600 sec | f/4 | ISO 720

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Moonrise

PG_128998 | 5* | full moonrise on dead branches on sand dune at sunset | Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Western Cape, Overberg, ZA - Nov 2014 | 7360x4140px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 145 mm | 1/15 sec | f/22 | ISO 900

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Storm In Canyon

PG_131478 | 5* | rain storm in the canyon | Fish River Canyon NP, Karas, NA - Jan 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 17-35 mm f/2.8 | 19 mm | 1/80 sec | f/10 | ISO 200

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Rusty

PG_118199 | 5* | Aristea ship wreck on beach : rust details | Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape, Namaqualand, ZA - Aug 2010 | 4256x2832px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 60 mm f/2.8 | 60 mm | 1/250 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Lagoon

PG_122369 | 5* | Sandwish Harbour lagoon | Conception Bay - Sandwich Harbour, NA - Jul 2011 | 3900x2595px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/90 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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To Be Or Not To Be

PG_104580 | 5* | dune + shrubs | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4288x2412px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Tsingy 1

PG_120860 | 5* | erosion forming red tsingy | Ankarafantsika NP, red tsingy canyon, Mahajanga, Boeny, MG - Nov 2010 | 4094x2724px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 112 mm | 1/30 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Kelps

PG_132740 | 5* | kelps & waves | The Nuggets, Otago, NZ - Aug 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 195 mm | 1/400 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 1250

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Mist On Grabouw

PG_103471 | 5* | Grabouw valley under mist | Hottentots Holland NR, Hans se Kop, Western Cape, Helderberg, ZA - Jul 2004 | 2989x1681px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D1X - | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/5.6 |

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Shape & Shadow

PG_104651 | 5* | dunes & contrasts | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4227x2808px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 100 mm | 1/250 sec | f/5 | ISO 200

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Sand Pattern

PG_132061 | 5* | sand pattern on beach | Booderee NP, NSW, South Coast, AU - Aug 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 70 mm | 1/160 sec | f/3.5 | ISO 200

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Venus

PG_007692 | 5* | wheat field at top of hill crossed by tractor path | Palouse, Pullman, Old Moscow rd, Idaho, US - Dec 1991 | 3690x2076px | © paulgodard.com
- | 0 mm | 1 sec | f/1 |

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Purity

PG_104652 | 5* | orange dune at sunset | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4288x2848px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 155 mm | 1/500 sec | f/5 | ISO 200

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Aqua

PG_132882 | 5* | water reflection on Doubtful Sound fjord | Doubtful Sound fjord, Southland, NZ - Sep 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 140 mm | 1/1600 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Meeting Of The Spirits

PG_104563 | 5* | dune & sand pattern | Namib Naukluft NP, Sossusvlei, Hardap, NA - Oct 2005 | 4288x2848px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 165 mm | 1/1250 sec | f/3.5 | ISO 200

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Channel In Paddy

PG_120073 | 5* | water channel through paddy fields | along road near Anfanifotsy, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, MG - Nov 2010 | 3986x2652px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 155 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Serenity

PG_122203 | 5* | rock & sand dune | Walvis Bay - Conception Bay, Hardap, NA - Jul 2011 | 4090x2722px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/6.7 | ISO 200

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Crassula

PG_136523 | 5* | crassula flowers | Crassula natans | Crassulaceae | Rocherpan Nature Reserve, Western Cape, West Coast, ZA - Aug 2016 | 3221x2143px | © Enya Godard - paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 105 mm f/2.8 | 105 mm | 1/750 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 280

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Explosion

PG_106764 | 5* | flower | Betty's Bay, Harold Porter BG, Western Cape, Overberg, ZA - Oct 2006 | 3753x2493px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 60 mm | 1/2500 sec | f/3.5 | ISO 200

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Sublimity

PG_118834 | 5* | stripes on round stones & water hole along Orange river | Richtersveld Community Conservancy, Orange river, Northern Cape, Richtersveld, ZA - Sep 2010 | 4049x2695px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 28-70 mm f/2.8 | 42 mm | 1/30 sec | f/4 | ISO 200

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Tranquility

PG_122204 | 5* | rock & sand dune | Walvis Bay - Conception Bay, Hardap, NA - Jul 2011 | 4090x2722px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/6.7 | ISO 200

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Giants In The Mist

PG_122594 | 5* | Epupa waterfalls | Epupa falls, Kunene, NA - Jul 2011 | 3758x2500px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/500 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200

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Snowy Rasta

PG_133084 | 5* | tufts of grass under snow | Haast Pass-Makarora road, West Coast, NZ - Sep 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/400 sec | f/2.8 | ISO 400

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Ice Footprint

PG_133324 | 5* | ice & grass | Mount Cook road, Canterbury, NZ - Sep 2015 | 7199x4050px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 70 mm | 1/320 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Wind Waves

PG_153614 | 5* | sand blowing on track | Namibrand, Hardap, NA - Jan 2022 | 7360x4907px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 82 mm | 1/200 sec | f/11 | ISO 220

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Fingers

PG_109545 | 5* | rocks in red sand | near Eksteenfontein, Northern Cape, ZA - Aug 2007 | 4288x2848px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D2X - | 120 mm | 1/640 sec | f/7.6 | ISO 200

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River Smoke

PG_138575 | 5* | light through baobab trees between waterfalls | Epupa falls, Kunene, NA - Mar 2017 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/1000 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Burnt Pine Tree Standing After Fire Within New Regeneration

PG_140145 | 5* | Kootenay NP, along road 93, British Columbia, Kootenay, CA - Jun 2017 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/400 sec | f/8 | ISO 900

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Slopes

PG_122416 | 5* | sand dune texture & pattern | Sandwich Harbour - Walvis Bay, Erongo, NA - Jul 2011 | 4071x2709px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/350 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Fern Crosier

PG_008027 | 5* | fern crosier | Makawao, Hawaii, Maui, US - Mar 1992 | 2090x3148px | © paulgodard.com
- | 0 mm | 1 sec | f/1 |

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Erosion

PG_120867 | 5* | colorful deep soil erosion | Ankarafantsika NP, red tsingy canyon, Mahajanga, Boeny, MG - Nov 2010 | 4256x2832px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 105 mm | 1/90 sec | f/4 | ISO 200

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Down The Hole

PG_122417 | 5* | sand dune texture & pattern | Sandwich Harbour - Walvis Bay, Erongo, NA - Jul 2011 | 4256x2832px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/750 sec | f/6.7 | ISO 200

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Mosses

PG_132827 | 5* | mosses in beech forest | lake shore, Southland, NZ - Aug 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 105 mm f/2.8 | 105 mm | 1/2 sec | f/10 | ISO 200

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Desert Lagoon

PG_122368 | 5* | Sandwish Harbour lagoon | Conception Bay - Sandwich Harbour, NA - Jul 2011 | 4079x2294px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/180 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Aerial Landscape | Pool With Green Grass

PG_125048 | 5* | Liuwa Plain NP, Northwest, ZM - Nov 2012 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 86 mm | 1/1600 sec | f/4 | ISO 720

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Moonrise

PG_128998 | 5* | full moonrise on dead branches on sand dune at sunset | Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Western Cape, Overberg, ZA - Nov 2014 | 7360x4140px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 70-200 mm f/2.8 | 145 mm | 1/15 sec | f/22 | ISO 900

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Storm In Canyon

PG_131478 | 5* | rain storm in the canyon | Fish River Canyon NP, Karas, NA - Jan 2015 | 7360x4912px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D800 - 17-35 mm f/2.8 | 19 mm | 1/80 sec | f/10 | ISO 200

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Rusty

PG_118199 | 5* | Aristea ship wreck on beach : rust details | Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape, Namaqualand, ZA - Aug 2010 | 4256x2832px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 60 mm f/2.8 | 60 mm | 1/250 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

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Lagoon

PG_122369 | 5* | Sandwish Harbour lagoon | Conception Bay - Sandwich Harbour, NA - Jul 2011 | 3900x2595px | © paulgodard.com
Nikon D700 - 80-200 mm f/2.8 | 200 mm | 1/90 sec | f/8 | ISO 200

To Be or Not To Be

To Be or Not To Be

Tsingy 1

Tsingy 1

Kelps

Kelps

Mist on Grabouw

Mist on Grabouw

Shape & Shadow

Shape & Shadow

Sand Pattern

Sand Pattern

Venus

Venus

Purity

Purity

Aqua

Aqua

Meeting of The Spirits

Meeting of The Spirits

Channel in Paddy

Channel in Paddy

Serenity

Serenity

Crassula

Crassula

Explosion

Explosion

Sublimity

Sublimity

Tranquility

Tranquility

Giants in the Mist

Giants in the Mist

Snowy Rasta

Snowy Rasta

Ice Footprint

Ice Footprint

wind waves

wind waves

Fingers

Fingers

River Smoke

River Smoke

burnt pine tree standing after fire within new regeneration

burnt pine tree standing after fire within new regeneration

Slopes

Slopes

Fern Crosier

Fern Crosier

Erosion

Erosion

Down the Hole

Down the Hole

Mosses

Mosses

Desert Lagoon

Desert Lagoon

aerial landscape | pool with green grass

aerial landscape | pool with green grass

Moonrise

Moonrise

Storm in Canyon

Storm in Canyon

Rusty

Rusty

Lagoon

Lagoon