The Joy Of Water

Idyllic, wild swimming holes, alluring lakes and magical coves; discover more than 60 locations around the world to experience The Joy of Water with this inspirational new book from Lonely Planet. Tap into the ‘water wellness’ trend with personal stories about the best places to take a dip and forge a stronger connection to the elements through interactions with water.

Divided into five chapters by continent (Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania), journey to some of the world’s most far-flung corners in the search for sublime aquatic experiences, whether that’s for relaxing, contemplation or adventure. From wild swims off Britain’s remotest beach and coral reef-fuelled snorkelling trips in idyllic Mozambique, to sumptuous soaks in Iceland’s geothermally-heated pools and chill-out time with non-stinging jellyfish in Palau’s magical hidden lake, no corner is left unexplored.

With exquisite full-colour photography throughout and expert advice from Lonely Planet’s seasoned travel writers, be inspired to experience The Joy of Water all over the globe.
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The Joy Of Water
via lonely planet

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Capture The Wind

Photos which capture the effects of the wind. Wind can range from being an irritant to being destructive, but wind can also produce beautifully dramatic photographs. The wind can be a very difficult and challenging effect to capture well, but I would love to see your best images which capture the wind.

Congratulations on 1st place in the ‘Capture The Wind’ competition. This ticks all the boxes, bang on brief, fantastic composition, beautiful light, great colour tones and a beautiful sense of environmental energy which has all been pulled together to create a beautiful image. Well done and keep up the great work!
Windsurfer in Brighton by banjogroyne
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When the wind blows the sand in the crate
by go2nugroho
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Stormvogel
by Niall Ferguson
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Mother Nature Putting on a Show
by Marilyn B.
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by Ryszard Nowakowski
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Capture The Wind
more at photocrowd

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Girl and the sea

Winning images from the “Girl and the sea” competition

Sea Blanket
by Anton Robert
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Baltic
by Бузук Евгений
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Soul of stone
by Nguyen Quoc Buu
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Две стихии
by Артур Колокольцов
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в морской пене
by Коденцева Ирина
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Winning images from the “Girl and the sea” competition
more at 35awards

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The Nature Conservancy

We’re excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Photo Contest. This year’s photo contest received a record number of submissions from more than 150 countries. We thank everyone who entered or voted, and we look forward to your participation again next year.

Second Place, Water
Hao Jiang – United States
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Judges’ favorite
Ring of Fire by Leah Horstman
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Honorable Mention, Landscape
Florian LeDoux – France
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Judges’ favorite
La mirada del Caburé by Pablo Hernández
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Grand Prize Winner
Tyler Schiffman – United States
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The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive.
Founded at its grassroots in the United States in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than a million members and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and more than 400 scientists, we impact conservation in 72 countries across six continents.
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2019 Photo Contest Winners
more at The Nature Conservancy

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The Sea has Stories

Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of red and cosy up with the Winter issue of White Horses. Issue 29 opens with a stunning image by Paul Smith of Nic Brewer at Noosa, and flows into the rich collection of stories and photos that has made White Horses so treasured.

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The Sea has Stories
White Horses | Issue Twenty Nine

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It’s Time to Get Soaked in Passion

Water is a highly sensual playground, and can serve as an exciting alternative to the bedroom. From the shower, to bathtubs and Jacuzzis, pools, the ocean, lakes, rivers and brooks, there is a great deal of sexual pleasure that you can experience in water-considered by many to be a sensual and erotic aphrodisiac.

WET submerges you into new depths of ecstasy. Featuring full-color, highly artistic and titillating photographs, shot on location in Los Cabos, Mexico, the book provides readers with suggestions for various aquatic venues and sex positions, aqueous foreplay and masturbation techniques, methods for simultaneous orgasms underwater, recommendations for water-friendly sex toys, as well as sexy games you can play in and under the water.

Testimonials and anecdotes from people who have engaged in aquatic sex are also included. No matter what your particular situation, making love in the water can take you a step away from your typical love life and add some spontaneity and adventure to the mix. WET is an ideal book for honeymooners or people who treasure “vacation sex.”

Wet: Erotic Adventures in Water by Ellen Kate
Photography by Allan Penn

Landscapes by Fabian Roßhirt

Fabian Roßhirt is a professional landscape photographer based in Germany. It is his passion to capture unique moments in a photo. He loves to share his knowledge of digital photography to inspire even more people for this passion, in particular landscape photography – once you have started with it, you can never stop it. He is an expert in digital image processing with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.

Impressive
St. Sebastian in Ramsau
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Alpine Treasure
Evening light at the beautiful mountain lake “Hintersee”
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Es Pontás
Crystal clear water at Es Pontás
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Light in the Dusk
Sunset at Lighthouse Cap Formentor on Mallorca
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Landscapes by Fabian Roßhirt
more at 35photo

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