Friday Finds: Natural Abstractions

10 Aug

As you may recall, Mr. Forager and I recently returned from a long camping trip in Glacier National Park and Yellowstone ( and we threw in the Lewis & Clark Caverns on the way home ‘cuz we weren’t nearly exhausted enough already ).  We both love the outdoors and as I told Christina Baker in our Artist Takeover interview, I find the natural world to be incredibly inspiring in its artistry.  I thought you might enjoy a few of examples of nature’s artsiness I found while traversing through two of the US’s most beautiful places!

Glacier National Park

Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park

Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

Thermophiles in hot spring, Yellowstone National Park

Hot spring flow, Yellowstone National Park

Treeline on the drive to the East Entrance, Yellowstone National Park

Inside the Lewis & Clark Caverns, Whitehall, MT

Isn’t nature the most incredible abstract artist?  What are some of your favorite natural abstractions?

All images by Artsy Forager.

14 Responses to “Friday Finds: Natural Abstractions”

  1. Nicole August 10, 2012 at 9:44 am #

    These pictures are amazing! You’re making me want to go back to Yellowstone and Glacier. 🙂

    • Lesley August 10, 2012 at 11:47 am #

      We can’t wait to go back to either park! Such vastly different experiences, each amazing and beautiful in their own fashion.

  2. jessica Jenner August 10, 2012 at 11:25 am #

    Beautiful images!
    http://jessicajennerstylist.wordpress.com

    • Lesley August 10, 2012 at 11:46 am #

      Thanks, Jessica!

  3. Conceptual Muse August 11, 2012 at 4:18 am #

    Reblogged this on Conceptual Art.

  4. rlte August 11, 2012 at 4:38 am #

    Now, that’s some super interesting photography. Great job. rlte

    • Lesley August 11, 2012 at 8:38 am #

      Thanks so much! Photo editing programs can make even point & shoot photos look fairly good.😉

  5. mariannegv August 15, 2012 at 9:49 am #

    Amazing images!

    • Lesley August 15, 2012 at 10:30 am #

      Thanks so much, Marianne! It’s not hard to get amazing photos in such incredible places!

  6. Impower You August 15, 2012 at 12:15 pm #

    That rock wall is wonderful. I had to look twice to make sure i was a photo and not a painting.

    • Lesley August 17, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

      Thanks, Leah! We reached that mountain after a hard 10 mile hike. I was really happy to be treated to such beauty once we arrived!

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