North Liberty, Iowa
Population:  13,374

“The North Liberty area was first settled in 1838 by John Gaylor and Alonzo C. Dennison. It was originally known as “Big Bottom” or “North Bend” (in reference to its location near the bend of the Iowa River) by its earliest settlers and was later known as “Squash Bend” before the city was platted as North Liberty in 1857. North Liberty incorporated on November 10, 1913, when its population was approximately 190. Population growth accelerated in the 1960s, and the Iowa City Community School District opened Penn Elementary there in 1961.

A 1967 special census placed the city’s population at 782. The population grew to over 2,000 by 1980, and in response in 1984 the North Liberty Community Library was founded and Penn Meadows Park, the city’s largest, was opened. By 2000, the population of the city was over 5,000 and the city had established its own police and fire departments, and built a community center with library and aquatic park, as well as a city administration building. The city has since continued to grow, with a population of 7,224 in a 2004 special census. In 2007, the population was estimated to be 10,982, making North Liberty the second fastest-growing city in Iowa. According to the 2010 U.S. census the population of North Liberty had increased to 13,374.”


Svinøya rorbuer {Explore} by Aslak Tronrud
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Rorbu is a Norwegian traditional type of seasonal house used by fishermen, normally located in a fishing village. The buildings are built on land, but with the one end on poles in the water, allowing easy access to vessels. Svinøya is the oldest part of Svolvær and is several small islands connected with fillings and small bridges. Svolvær is located in the Lofoten area. © Aslak Tronrud 2017

anonymous asked:

I'm loving your work! I fall in love with it and makes me want to travel more and capture it all. What lens would you recommend for landscapes?

Thank you 🙌🏻 I use 24-105 f/4L canon lens, it’s the only lens I use but something a little wider would be good too, like a canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II


Winter Sun, Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Coe par Mark Mullen


Good Morning from Scotland 

A Calm Cam Loch. by Gordie Broon.
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A beautiful morning at Cam Loch, Assynt, Scottish Highlands. Distant Suilven reflected.