"Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in" - American Beauty
The quote is my favorite from the movie, which is filled with memorable lines. It pops in my head whenever I find something beautiful in nature.
I often spend hours browsing through Flickr, searching for interesting subjects to sketch, or just admire the beauty of nature, and the talent of those who capture it. Here are a few I picked in the past few hours.
It doesn't have to be something dramatic or grand. Just an interesting angle or the right composition can create a true visual delight. Its like music for the eyes. Gladdens the heart and rejuvenates the soul.
You could take a quick glance at each, or you could study them in minute detail. I indulge in the second approach, taking in each colour, each texture, each shape. It is hard not to be inspired, amazed, excited and happy.
P.S 1: Most of the above pics are from Sweden or elsewhere in Scandinavia.
P.S 2: All credit is due to the photographers of these amazing pictures.