15 Great Pictures of Nature Taken By Ordinary Folks

These photos prove that to take great nature shots, you don't have to be particularly great at photography - nature is always beautiful!


Most of the time, when we think of great nature photographs, we automatically assume that it’s professional photographers who’ve taken them, with their high-end equipment and photography skills. Turns out, you don’t have to have either of those to take the best shots! Nature in itself is too beautiful already, that you only have to take a few snaps to finally get a great nature shot:

1. “I recently moved to Alaska from Texas. It’s a bit different here.”

2. “I hiked alone all day, ran away from two moose, and took a picture of the most amazing view from the summit.”

3. “Friend told me my Tree from the Gods picture will be appreciated”

4. “Climbed up in the dark, this was my view when the sun came up.”

5. “Clearing fog reveals vibrant wildflowers on a beautiful morning near Mount St. Helens, Washington”

6. “The moment my jaw dropped. Napali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii”

7. “My brother is backpacking in the Swiss Alps and he sent me this picture today”

8. “It might be just me, but I’m getting kind of tired of the “extreme” stories people are mentioning to talk about a photograph. This just happens to be one of the more beautiful places I’ve been – nothing more, nothing less.”

9. “I was lucky enough to witness this incredible sunrise at Crater Lake National Park last weekend”

10. “Didn’t expect to see these arches at Arches National Park”

11. “My morning walk in Forest Park, Portland, Oregon”

12. “I rarely get lucky with nice sunsets while visiting cool locations, but this was one of the times.”

13. “This field of Lupins smelt like candy.”

14. “Finally got to see the famous Moon Hill in China”

15. “Drove 6 hours in traffic and ran 2 miles with my camera gear just to have 30 minutes of sunset at the Gateway to Heaven. Worth it.”

(H/T: reddit.com/r/earthporn)


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