Landscape Photography

All photographs by Dan Kosmayer

Great landscape photography brings the beauty of nature and the outdoors to life. It celebrates the majesty of the land and invites the viewer into the scene. With stunning colours and what may seem like otherworldly settings, this collection of landscape photographs bring the best of nature into your own home. Explore the desolate and striking desert of the Antarctic, the unbelievable colours of mountains, and the unforgettable scenes from around the world. From inspiring to somber, Dan Kosmayer’s collection of landscape photography transports the viewer to new corners of our gorgeous planet.

Antarctica iceberg on a gray day

Floating icebergs come in all shapes and sizes. In this picture, the iceberg is relatively small, with unique sculpture-like patterns. I also like the...

Iceberg Landscape Antarctica

This image shows the iceberg landscape in Antarctica. Icebergs are the giant pieces of freshwater ice that float around in the seawater. This iceberg...

Forest cottonwood trees leaves turn yellow

Autumn landscape of golden leaves tall cottonwood trees Forest cottonwood trees leaves turn yellow in  Zion National Park, Utah. This is a clear image of...

Hoodoos in the American Southwestern Desert

Desert Sunset The mystical shapes of hoodoos in the American Southwest inspire imagination and intrigue. These strange badland rock formations created from thousands of years of water erosion,...

A tall wall of an Antarctica iceberg

Ice shelf cliffs in Antarctica Icebergs come in all shapes and sizes. This photograph of a massive iceberg resembles the tall ice cliffs. It was...

Beach Dune Restoration Project in Clayton Beach Perth Australia

Grassy Beach Almost half of Australia's coastline is gorgeous sandy beaches that the people enjoy and take advantage of frequently. This photograph features the entrance...

Antarctica Shoreline Landscape

Antarctica Shoreline Landscape with rocks ice-ocean What an amazing Antarctica Shoreline landscape experience this was. The region is really mind-blowing and a must-visit if you...

Colorful mountains in the American Southwest

Zabriskie Point in the Death Valley Zabriskie Point is an iconic site in California, USA. The unique mountainous terrain is unmistakable. In this stock photograph,...

Antarctic snow cliffs with sun rays

Large mountain ranges cover the Antarctica region. As they slope down towards the ocean, large snow cliffs along the water's edge are common. As...

Antarctic mountain with glacier

Massive mountains with hundreds of feet of glacier ice on the top are featured in this Antarctica landscape photograph. There are quite a few...

China Tibet Mountain Range

This mountain photograph near the Tibetan region of Northern China has an eerie baren look with the barren mountains and few trees.  We are at...

Inter Coastal Waterway Florida in the morning mist

Calm morning on the Inter Coastal Waterway Florida This photograph was taken in the very early morning as I was boating up the Inter Coastal...

Moody Black and White image of Antarctica storm approaching

Antarctica Blowing Snow The black and white photo of the coastline of this Antarctica landscape looks like an ominous storm approaching. The clouds hovering above...

Massive Antarctica iceberg with natural shelter

Nature always seems to amaze us, even when we think we have seen it all before, she has the power to keep our attention...

Snow covered tree in Northern Canadian old Farmhouse

Fitting that I am writing this today as most of Southern Ontario, Canada is under a 'winter storm warning.' The snow-covered trees in this...

Antarctica Iceberg in Snowstorm

The cold ominous iceberg in the inky black water of the Antarctic looks small without a visual reference.  To put the size in perspective,...

Antarctica rugged landscape in the early morning

Beautiful view of a distant Antarctica sunset landscape with a snow-covered mountain in the background. The calm ocean in the foreground with wispy clouds...

Moonscape of the Pinnacles

Nambung National Park Australia Roughly 200km north of Perth you will find one of Western Australia’s iconic landscapes; the tall limestone formations and shifting sands...

Horseshoe bend is how many feet from the canyon rim to the water

I love photographing the American Southwest. I spent many days with my friend Alan Briot exploring the various states and striking desert landscapes. Horseshoe Bend is visually stunning...

Windblown sand over the Australian desert

Desert images in Western Australia We stumbled on this amazing location just north of Perth Australia and outside Lucerne. As we normally do we were just...

Dead forest Hayden Western Australia

Dead post-apocalypse like a forest in deadlands After visiting the very cool 'Wave Rock' location, we stumbled up a dead forest. Thousands upon thousands of...

Arizona Canyon View

This is one of my favorite hidden spots in Arizona. The colors in the canyon are just so unreal. Unfortunately, it is located on...

Abandoned Whaling Station Antarctica

Whaler's Bay Deception Island In addition to the beautiful landscapes and wildlife to photograph, the Antarctic is also home to numerous whaling stations that have...

Calm foggy morning on Claytons Beach Australia

Beach in the fog Clayton's Beach is part of the Tamala Park Conservation Reserve. It's rated as a moderately hazardous beach partly due to the...

Haliburton Forest trees and Rocks in Algonquin Park

Forest with old trees stones mist Algonquin Park is just 10km north of our northern studio in Haliburton, Ontario. This section is one of my...

Foggy background in Southern Georgia Morning

Rural home on the ICW on a foggy morning The tranquility of early morning quiet with a gentle foggy background is beautiful. The fog over...

Colorful fall leaves in Ontario Canada

Fall leaves in Ontario's forests. There is nothing so beautiful at this time of year than this luscious picture of fall leaves. This gold, green,...

Pre sunrise Clovelly Beach Australia

Sunrise Overlooking Little Coogee Bay There are so many beautiful beaches near Sydney, Australia. In this photograph, just a short walk from Clovelly Beach, you...

Fiordland National Park New Zealand

The base of Stirling Falls, Milford Sound, New Zealand Beautiful waterfalls against the rock and greenery of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park Fiordland National Park is...

Sugarloaf Rock Western Australia

Located about a three-hour drive south of Perth, Sugarloaf Rock is a large rock formation at the edge of the ocean off the coast...

Cherry Blossom Tree in China

Tea plantation Cherry blossom tree sakura flower China attracts many visitors in early spring to admire the cherry blossom tree and its beautiful cherry blossoms....

Pinnacle large limestone formations

Australia is known worldwide for these massive limestone pillars Wholly distinctive rock formations can be found in this Australian desert. This photograph shows Pinnacle desert large...

Totem Pole Rock in the desert

Totem pole rock formation in Monument Valley Navajo tribal park, Southwest USA. Monument Valley is a fantastic place to photograph and provides perhaps the most enduring and definitive images...

Antarctica jagged melting iceberg

Iceberg is Melting in Antartica Iceberg is melting in this highly detailed image from my last Antarctica tour. What makes this image particularly striking is the...

Secluded forest with wild trees

Secluded Forest Wellington Botanical Garden I love secluded forests. Are you the type of person to explore hidden, mysterious places? Then this place is for...

Australian Outback Trees silhouetted at sunset

Wonderful sunset light on the hillside edge in the back country of Australia The vastness of the Australian Outback Trees is exhilarating. This photo shot...

Slot Canyons Utah

Sun shines down into the slot canyon to create brilliant colors This landscape stock image features colorful rock formations in the American Southwest's Antelope canyon....

Morning Mist Haliburton Forest

Haliburton County in Ontario, Canada, is dominated by rivers and lakes. Tourists from all over flock here for the water bodies and Haliburton forest....

Horseshoe Canyon Black and White

The Horseshoe Bend in Arizona This beautiful scenery of the Horseshoe Bend Canyon image is found in the region of badlands southwest of the United...

Rocky Mountains Region Bugaboos

Purcell Mountains (Bugaboos National Park) This Bugaboos photography helicopter-exploring adventure was fun. This panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains Bugaboos is just one of the...

Old tree grows out of a rock face against all odds

Partial views of a tree in rock are found in the Haliburton Highlands, Canada. The tree stump sits on the edge of a river growing...

Forest trees covered in snow

Many trees in the dense forest covered in snow The landscape nature image above is from the Haliburton Highlands in Northern Ontario, not far from...

Calm foggy morning sand dunes Western Australia

I love a calm day with some enjoyable weather to make an image more dramatic or tranquil. In this example of Clayton's Beach sand...

The calm winter sunset in Haliburton Canada

As of October, I now call this lake my home. My wife and I finally made a move from Toronto to Haliburton. Haliburton is...

Antelope Slot Canyon

Beautiful wide-angle view of amazing sandstone formations in famous Antelope Canyon Here is another of my favorite slot canyon shots from my recent trip to...

Beautiful sunrise on the Intercoastal Waterway United States

Tranquil sunrise on the American ICW Boating along the Inter-Coastal Waterway (ICW) in the United States is a memorable experience.  I can't remember where on...

Rim Trail Bryce Canyon

Hiking Bryce Canyon RIM Trail The landscape photograph featured is shot during my hike of the RIM trail of Bryce Canyon in Utah. The trail is roughly...

Lone maple tree in farmers field Haliburton County

Maple Tree in a snow-covered field This is one of my favorite trees that I continue to photograph in Haliburton County, where I currently have...

Tallgrass Florida Everglades in black and white

The nature image featured here focuses on the tall river grass that is found in the Florida everglades.  The entire image is filled with...

Indiana sunset over the corn fields

Driving along on a summer's day in Indiana's farm country is a feast for the photographers' eyes.  The sunset beautifully placed a warm glow...