Beautiful Pictures For Spring Inspiration

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Inspiration is all around us: you can derive new ideas from people you meet, places you visit and observations you make. Sometimes it is enough just to take a look around and observe the beauty of nature surrounding us everywhere. For instance, spring is often considered the most beautiful and inspirational period of the year, with its refreshing, colorful, vivid imagery and structures. And this post hopes to prove just that.

In Web design, you can explore various facets of spring: the flourishing beauty of the environment; the time of passion, emotions and love; the time of warmth and the refreshing evening breeze; but also rainy storms and muddy ground.

Below, we present a showcase of 35 outstanding pictures related to spring. Hopefully, these will give you a new perspective and maybe provide some ideas for your next design. Please notice: every image is linked to the source from where it was taken. Feel free to explore further works of the talented photographers and artists presented here.

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35 Exceptional Spring Pictures

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Kevin Pieper5

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Digital Midge7

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Clara Hinton (Sicilian Italiano)9

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Ellen Kooi11

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i.anton5313

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Marielliott3215

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Ursula I Abresch17

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code poet19

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Brian Valentine22

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ArhcamtIlnaad24

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Oliver Wu26

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Amanda Antilla4828

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Sabina Dimitriu7030

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Marielliott3215

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Piolvan34

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ClumsyCraft36

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vampire-zombie38

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Vladimir Konovalov40

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MojoFire42

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Ella44

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Amanda Antilla4828

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i.anton5313

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Unknown55

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Zara J57

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Ozan Kulaksiz63

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Unknown65

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Victor Eredel67

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Sabina Dimitriu7030

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Footnotes

  1. 1 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/18/the-beauty-of-urban-decay/
  2. 2 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/09/07/35-brilliant-examples-of-rain-photography/
  3. 3 http://www.redbubble.com/people/afby
  4. 4 http://www.redbubble.com/people/afby/art/958450-2-frangipani-and-polished-stone
  5. 5 http://www.flickr.com/people/kpieperphotography/
  6. 6 http://www.flickr.com/photos/kpieperphotography/2346143131/
  7. 7 http://www.redbubble.com/people/digitalmidge
  8. 8 http://www.redbubble.com/people/digitalmidge/art/1163605-3-the-beauty-of-spring-storms
  9. 9 http://www.flickr.com/people/sicilianitaliano/
  10. 10 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sicilianitaliano/3364964938/
  11. 11 http://www.ellenkooi.nl/
  12. 12 http://www.fubiz.net/2009/03/05/ellen-kooi/ellenkooi4/
  13. 13 http://www.flickr.com/people/ianton/
  14. 14 http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/onblack.php?id=2828381036&bg=white&size=large
  15. 15 http://marielliott.deviantart.com/
  16. 16 http://marielliott.deviantart.com/art/humble-gift-80039193
  17. 17 http://1x.com/member/3486/ursula-i-abresch/
  18. 18 http://1x.com/?userid=&from=1&to=20&series=&location=&tag=&equipment=&picname=&year=&date=&month=&day=&treshold=0&screeners=&category=&album=&free=spring&order=votes&searchname=&friends=&search=true&action=view&id=16095&size=L
  19. 19 http://www.flickr.com/people/alphageek/
  20. 20 http://www.flickr.com/photos/alphageek/2759567956/
  21. 21 http://www.flickr.com/photos/alphageek/233472093/sizes/l/
  22. 22 http://www.flickr.com/people/lordv/
  23. 23 http://www.flickr.com/photos/lordv/247342407/sizes/o/in/photostream
  24. 24 http://arhcamtilnaad.deviantart.com/
  25. 25 http://arhcamtilnaad.deviantart.com/art/Magician-74020597
  26. 26 http://www.flickr.com/people/olvwu/
  27. 27 http://www.flickr.com/photos/olvwu/105630816/
  28. 28 http://www.flickr.com/people/hellocherie/
  29. 29 http://www.lolitas.se/index.php/2009/03/07/spring-5/
  30. 30 http://www.flickr.com/people/sabinadimitriu/
  31. 31 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sabinadimitriu/790413007/
  32. 32 http://marielliott.deviantart.com/
  33. 33 http://marielliott.deviantart.com/art/speaking-of-joy-91905460
  34. 34 http://piolvan.deviantart.com/
  35. 35 http://piolvan.deviantart.com/art/La-course-aux-nuages-93976073
  36. 36 http://clumsycraft.deviantart.com/
  37. 37 http://clumsycraft.deviantart.com/art/Corn-Fields-65980895
  38. 38 http://vampire-zombie.deviantart.com/
  39. 39 http://vampire-zombie.deviantart.com/art/Taste-of-spring-98276037
  40. 40 http://soulofautumn87.deviantart.com/
  41. 41 http://soulofautumn87.deviantart.com/art/Right-After-Rain-85275308
  42. 42 http://mojofire.deviantart.com/
  43. 43 http://mojofire.deviantart.com/art/Sara-holds-the-spring-79459069
  44. 44 http://www.flickr.com/people/11451245@N04/
  45. 45 http://www.flickr.com/photos/11451245@N04/2918539470/
  46. 46 http://ex.maqina.ro/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/hardwick.jpg
  47. 47 http://ex.maqina.ro/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/hardwick.jpg
  48. 48 http://www.flickr.com/people/hellocherie/
  49. 49 http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellocherie/2702294087/
  50. 50 http://incredi.deviantart.com/
  51. 51 http://incredi.deviantart.com/art/Bench-with-a-view-113304150
  52. 52 http://incredi.deviantart.com/art/Morning-wishes-111363189
  53. 53 http://www.flickr.com/people/ianton/
  54. 54 http://www.flickr.com/photos/7153354@N04/2929577110/
  55. 55 http://data.tumblr.com/5745236_500.jpg
  56. 56 http://data.tumblr.com/5745236_500.jpg
  57. 57 http://www.flickr.com/people/zarajay/
  58. 58 http://www.flickr.com/photos/zarajay/2931460029/
  59. 59 http://incredi.deviantart.com/
  60. 60 http://incredi.deviantart.com/art/You-re-not-alone-88438248
  61. 61 http://elinsfoton.deviantart.com/
  62. 62 http://elinsfoton.deviantart.com/art/Little-Midas-109373024
  63. 63 http://ozzy46.deviantart.com/
  64. 64 http://ozzy46.deviantart.com/art/freedom-102491524
  65. 65 http://pixdaus.com/single.php?id=84075
  66. 66 http://pixdaus.com/single.php?id=84075
  67. 67 http://www.behance.net/Eredel
  68. 68 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Paper-Boats/112223
  69. 69 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Grass/113719
  70. 70 http://www.flickr.com/people/sabinadimitriu/
  71. 71 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sabinadimitriu/940043003/
  72. 72 http://redupreda.deviantart.com/
  73. 73 http://redupreda.deviantart.com/art/nothing-117-105205333
  74. 74 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/03/01/showcase-of-beautiful-shadow-photography/
  75. 75 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/15/35-beautiful-examples-of-animals-photography/
  76. 76 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/18/the-beauty-of-urban-decay/
  77. 77 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/11/23/45-winter-wonderland-photos/
  78. 78 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/09/07/35-brilliant-examples-of-rain-photography/

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Karishma K. is a passionate photographer who features various artists and creative photographers on her own photoblog.

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  1. 1

    So beautiful and uplifting!

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    I can’t make it through Monday without my smashing monday photo fix. I was troubled when it wasn’t posted earlier this morning. Whew! Thanks Smashing.

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    Not very ‘springly’.

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    @peter: So what?! It still looks beautiful. Even photoshopping takes time. That doesn’t make the picture “less” inspiring.

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    I like these pictures they r pretty

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    Some really nice photos here

    Very good indeed

    Tim

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    Wow, these are fantastic!

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      Wow! I think all the images of spring are lovely and beautiful. I always access to see these photos. I like it so much even though my country, Cambodia doesn’t have this season,too. Bye!!

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  8. 9

    Gorgeous collection of pictures.
    Inspiring.

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    Simon Harlinghausen

    March 23, 2009 6:19 am

    Where do you get all this amazing pictures?
    Everytime it is a fantastic break for my tired eyes :D

    Stay tuned for more happy days …

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    These are great images and so tastefully put together :)

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    fantastic pics, truly amazing.

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    GREAT!

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    good pics… amazing where digital photography has gone… several of those had some extensive photoshop work done to them to get the look or scene they were after, nothing wrong with that but I wouldn’t want up and coming photography students to think they can just go outside and take something that looks like that… some get photoshopped to the point of merging photography with painting

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    I love looking at these types of posts late in the afternoon when the day starts feeling long…

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    The one from “indredi” is not really spring. ;)

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    Beautiful assortment of varied subject matter. Very uplifting. I enjoyed the photographs as well as transitioning from one selection to the other, and the way the following picture carries forward the flavor of one particular element of the previous selection. Sensational selection.

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    This was actually quite beautiful. Makes me want to get out of the office and go play in the rain…

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    Very nice. Some beautiful work there.

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    accha hai……..

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    Really great collection… clean and very colorful. Thanks a lot.

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    like it!

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    Nice~!!! I like the sunset picture~!

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    A co-worker recommended me to take a look at this site and I have to say that I am very impressed by the collection of these photos. I have actually seen a couple of these phtos before and must say that the essence of spring is captured right on this page. The liberation, excitement, hopefulness and life that comes with spring is well-captured!

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    Wow.. These are amazing pictures.

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    superb !!!

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    great selection!

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    Nancy Green (McKenna)

    March 23, 2009 9:01 am

    Wow those pics are amazing!!! Very beautiful and moving!!

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    A.B.C. Photography

    March 23, 2009 9:16 am

    Lots of Photoshop, but a nice collection.

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    The 23rd image, labeled “Unknown” (girl in a striped shirt) is by 15-year-old, Eleanor Hardwick (of England). Her flickr can be seen here: flickr.com/photos/lenaah

    She’s rather incredible.

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    These are fantastic

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    Maybe you could do a post called, ’50 unretouched or slightly retouched photos’ While these photos are charasmatic most of them are no longer photographs; they are photo illustrations. After awhile, the ‘bolt-on’ effects and processing are quickly becoming trite and hackneyed. And for the love of everything holy and unholy, please no more HDR franken-photos. Would you like some wine with all that cheese?

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    heather van de mark

    March 23, 2009 9:44 am

    while some are very beautiful and evoke a real emotion of springtime, some are so far from being photographs that depict a rawness and realness.i long to see original photos without the fantastical, over the top touches of photoshop. am i the only one who wants to see the real world and not manifestations?

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    some nice photos

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    very nice. you should def. check out ryanrichardphoto.com

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  35. 37

    it only takes to photoshop something to the extreme to be considered beautiful

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  36. 38

    Wow, the photographys are very very nice! Great liste! Thanks for that!

    Best Regards
    Julia

    http://www.fotoholiker.com

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    : )
    Amazing selection, especially love the sunflowers !

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  38. 41

    beautiful selection of images. with the weather warming, they inspire me to get my camera out. thanks!

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  39. 42

    Wow these are incredible! I loved the umbrella with the rain & the water droplets with reflections of flowers in them. Very nice.

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  40. 43

    Cleverly the topic is now named a bundle of pictures and not a bundle photographs :)
    Because many aren’t photographs at all. Not on film and not in a raw-file.

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    Catalina Quiroz

    March 23, 2009 1:57 pm

    This is simply wonderful. Very inspiring indeed.

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    amazzzzzzzzzinggggggggg!!

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    The photo posted here: http://data.tumblr.com/5745236_500.jpg
    belongs to this Flickr user: http://www.flickr.com/photos/scape/
    Please credit if possible!! Thank you. :)

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    i love spring and the photos

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  46. 49

    I agree with several others…a post dedicated to traditional/real photographs would be nice. It gets pretty tiring to see photographers grab the eye with psycho-color, blurring techniques and HDR. Half of these photos don’t even make sense when it comes to the direction of real light. How about educating some folks on the foundations of photography, the Masters who worked countless hours to produce even a few good negatives…not to mention printing time.

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    @Ron.

    I couldn’t agree more.

    Enough of the “Hey, let’s put a small flower in your palms and you can have dirty hands like it’s your baby” manufactured BS.

    RAW PHOTOGRAPHY IS REAL PHOTOGRAHPY.

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  48. 51

    Beautiful pictures Karishma! Keep up with good work.

    Cheers!

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  49. 52

    These photographs are brilliant! Karishma has a great eye for sharp dynamic images. As futile as it is to choose a favorite, the 7th, with the flower growing in the child’s hands would have to be it. The fragility of promise is truly the essence of Spring.

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    Really refreshing collection.

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