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Friday, June 10, 2011

This is Not A Painting

What you're looking at isn't a painting. It's not a Photoshop job or an artist's rendering. It's a photograph, taken by National Geographic's Frans Lanting, that captures the camel thorn trees of Namib-Naukluft Park at the most perfect moment imaginable.

Click the image to biggie size for the full effect. What is the orange backdrop you ask? That's a dune reflecting Namibia's rising sun. And while the trees themselves look like a Matisse painting, they're a very real part of one of the country's largest national parks. This Beautiful serene and surreal image is proof nature's paintbrush is unparalleled. [National Geographic via Gizmodo]

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