A Morning View by Nara Simhan. Photographer's note: Typical Rain Forest view from Borneo... A early morning shot during the Sunrise. I took this shot from a small uphill in Danum Valley. As the Sun was arising, the Mist has started filling the tall trees. It looked a different world.
"WINDSWEPT LADY (Nature) - One of the times visiting Monument Valley, Arizona, I was in a box canyon when a severe dust storm came through. This is a photo of an aged, old juniper tree. Its weather-torn skeleton has lasted sun, heat, snow, wind, and nature's elements. It's shape and outline looks as if it's an old windswept and aged lady still standing in a harsh desert climate. (Photo and caption by Dave Drost/National Geographic Photo Contest)"
"This was one of the best times to be in the city, she thought: the weather was beautiful and the sun cast a golden glow on everything, even the pieces and places of Manhattan that weren't very attractive." Boxing Out Chapter 2