- Nelson Bay - pristine landscape at Nelson Bay, Alaska, on a serene clear late summer morning. Picture by NOAA.
- Sunlight and Shade - a forested coastal slope and the deep blue sea are both sunlit and shaded as the sun goes lower at the late afternoon of a summer day.
- Just the sea 1 - just the sea, in deep and deeper blue, with summer afternoon breeze, seen from a high overlooking cliff. Perfect as a clear blue screen background picture, but a natual one.
- Shoreline - bays, peninsulas, an island and islets, green slopes and deep blue water, along the east coast of Spain.
- Vertical Cliff - a high near vertical rock cliff overlooking the sea below, with trees growing diagonally on it.
- Busy Bay - a busy day at a small bay near Naples, Italy, with speed boats and yachts leaving white wakes on the deep blue water, seen from a high overlooking cliff.
- Just the sea 2 - just the sea, with light summer breeze at noon, seen from a high steep overlooking cliff. Perfect as a clear blue screen background picture, but a natual one.
- Reflection 1 - a rugged mountain with some snow at its summit is perfectly reflected in mirror like lake in Alaska. Picture by Amy Uhrin, NOAA.
- Reflection 2 - mirror like reflection of clear blue sky and snow covered mountains in a deep blue fjord in Alaska. Picture by Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA.
- Floating Ice - white and blue ice floating on dark blue water lit by low polar sun near Antarctica. Picture by Valerie Loeb, NOAA.
- Ice Tunnels - a view inside tunnels of blue ice in an iceberg, lit by the sun from above. Picture by Aleria Jensen, NOAA.
- Upright Iceberg - a particularly upright iceberg. Picture by Amy Van Cise, NOAA.
- Guam Coastline - turquoise and blue water, white foam, and black coral rock, in Guam's coastline. Picture by David Burdick, NOAA.
- Snow on tree - bright sun light lits a leafless tree heavy with fresh snow. Picture by Albert Theberge, NOAA.
- Big Sur 1 - ocean and coastline cliffs at Big Sur near Bixby Canyon Bridge, California. Picture by Robert Schwemmer, NOAA.
- Arctic Sunrise - the sun rises over endless thin ice floes floating on the perfectly still water of the arctic ocean. Picture by Pablo Clemente-Colon, NOAA.
- Old Faithful - the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, erupting white sun lit water steam under clear blue sky. Picture by David Goodrich, NOAA.
- Oregon coast - shadowed cliffs and rocks in the ocean, ripples, and bright sun light reflections, at Oregon's pacific coast line. Picture by Michael Theberge, NOAA.
- Superior sunrise - a colorful sunrise over Lake Superior, near black rocks seen in the foreground. Picture by Mark Stacey, NOAA.
- Blue Ice Tunnel - a large underwater tunnel in the arctic ice, off the northern coast of Alaska. Picture by NOAA.
- Reflection 3 - partly cloudy afternoon sky and forest are perfectly reflected by the water of a lake. Picture by USFWS.
- Reflection 4 - trees on a hill and dark blue sky are perfectly reflected in mirror flat lake water. Picture by USFWS.
- Cape of Good Hope - the Cape of Good Hope protruding into the windy ocean, seen from a nearby higher cliff. The cape marks the south west corner of South Africa.
- Underwater Sun - the bright sun high in the sky, as seen from several meters deep under the ocean's surface. Picture by Kori Melvin, USN.
- Greenland iceberg - a tall and steep white iceberg in Greenland is reflected by deep blue sea water. Picture by Dan Rea, USAF.
- Blue coves - the winding shoreline of the bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, is dotted with beautiful blue coves and small villages, over a background of high green mountains. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Kotor Bay - the beautiful bay of Kotor, Montenegro, as seen from an overlooking mountain viewpoint. That's just the most inland part of this long winding bay. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Green cove - the deep green of the trees at its opposite side, is reflected in the water of a circuar cove on the shore of the Adriatic sea, near Sveti Stefan, Montenegro. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- White rock, blue water - a near vertical white rock wall of a shoreline hill is surrounded by flat blue water from three sides. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Blue Bay - a long wide and winding fjord like blue bay surrounded by green mountains in beautiful Montenegro. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Blue Lake - a beautiful winding blue lake perfectly reflecting the green mountains around it, at Lake Skadarsko, Montenegro. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Sea cliff - dark blue sea water and white spray where the Adriatic sea meets the rocky ground. Picture by Ira Smirnov.
- Turquoise lake 1 - A rock cliff and trees are reflected in the turquoise water of a small lake. Picture by Ira Smirnov.
- Turquoise lake 2 - various shades of turquoise and light blue in a lake which reflects the wooded hill behind it. Picture by Ira Smirnov.
- Deep blue lake - deep blue color on the calm surface of a lake in a wooded area. Picture by Ira Smirnov.
- Small Island - a steep rocky island lit by the sunset in the deep blue water off the mountainous coast of Montenegro seen in the background. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Blue River - the wide and blue Orwell river flows in a lush green rural area and under clear blue sky near Ipswich, East England. Picture by Hans Schreuder.
- Overlooking the sea - a sunny day's view to the blue sea and the horizon from a high observation point in an ancient fortress on a seaside cliff.
- Perfect Reflection - absolutely perfect mirror reflection of rocks from the flat water of the pools at the southern part of the Dead Sea.
- Reflections 1 - Trees reflected almost perfectly in the calm deep blue water at the corner of a lake. Picture by Ira Smirnov.
- Hurricane wave - amazingly high giant white wave with spray during a hurricane on the North coast of Puerto Rico. Picture by NOAA.
- Icicles - close up of icicles in a frozen waterfall. Picture by Vitaly Fainitsky (contact directly for full size original or print).
- Big Sur 2 - looking North along the Big Sur coastline early in the morning, Big Sur, California. Picture by NOAA.
- Almost an island - a pristine beach connects a steep dark rocky hill in the ocean to the mainland, Big Sur, California. Picture by NOAA.
- Vladivostok Bay 1 - sparkling sunlight reflected from the water in the bay of Vladivostok at the southern end of Russia's long far East coast, and a high volcano at the other side of the bay. Picture by NOAA.
- Vladivostok Bay 2 - a panoramic view to a different direction over the calm water of the bay of Vladivostok, at the southern end of Russia's Far East coast. Picture by NOAA.
- Kayaks at sea - a group of colorful sport kayaks stop to regroup at sea.
- Cliffy beach - blue sea, white waves, brown sandstone cliffs and fishermen on a Mediterranean beach.
- Mirror reflection - a lake's surface reflects the pattern of the sky, clouds, and sunlight above like a mirror.
- Lake - calm lake water like silver, and a line of green trees in the background.
- Reflections 2 - trees, lit from the side by the sun, are also reflected by the calm surface of a blue lake. Picture by Natasha Morozov.
- Sea Spray - spray and white water are thrown into the air as a large sea wave breaks on a brown rock, with the blue sea and sky in the background. Picture by Natasha Morozov.
- Greenland 1 - a deep blue bay with small pieces of floating ice, and dark rugged mountains in the background - summer in the arctic Greenland. Picture by Avihai Diamantov.
- Greenland 2 - deep blue water, floating blue and white ice, dark rocky hills, and clear blue sky - summer in the arctic Greenland. Picture by Avihai Diamantov.
- Ocean beach - calm deep blue water, dark rocks, and two black cormorants, in Canada's Atlantic coast. Picture by Inna Fainitsky.
- River islet - a nice little green islet surrounded by blue water in the Ottawa river in Ottawa, Canada.
- Colorful pebbles - a very colorful collection of pebbles picked up on the beach at Gig Harbor, Washington. Picture by NOAA.
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