Endangered Species Day is for pandas, orcas, tigers, snow leopards, blue whales, sea otters, sea turtles, gorillas & others on the endangered species list. Sea turtle swimming above coral.

Endangered Species Day (May 21st)

Giant pandas, orcas, tigers, snow leopards, blue whales, sea otters, sea turtles, and gorillas are just some of the beautiful creatures that live on this planet that are on the endangered species list. We must do our best to help these animals on this Endangered Species Day! Read on to learn about the issues they […]

Purple Water Dew Who would have thought that such a small, seemingly insignificant thing could inspire such beauty. Have you ever seen purple water dew?

Making the Invisible Visible: Purple Water Dew

“The early dew-falls that did a pristine coating, over the woods with its finest transparency, glazed as like its wet white-glassy earrings that hung on the ears of wild flowers—unlatched my fancy.” The poet Nithin Purple wrote about the beauty of the morning dew in these lines. Who would have thought that such a small, […]

John Muir knew that living among the trees can impact your life better. While getting back to nature, have you ever payed attention to forest shadows? 

Making the Invisible Visible: Forest Shadows

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir quipped this insight about the forest. As a lifelong naturalist and writer, John Muir knew the way that living and being among the trees can impact your life better than most. While outside getting back to nature, have you ever payed attention […]

Light Shafts - Louie Schwartzberg is a filmmaker who has been shooting time-lapse photography of nature, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, non-stop

Making the Invisible Visible: Shafts

Light Shafts “Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” This quote comes from the revered ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, founder of philosophical Taoism. Lao Tzu emphasizes the importance being still. Have you ever seen lights shafts? Whether coming from the clouds, or shining through the trees, they are surely a sight to behold! […]

There is nothing that quite compares to the experience of sitting out underneath the night sky & gazing upward to stars Louie's makes the invisible visible

Making the Invisible Visible: Stars

What do the Stars mean to you? When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon […]

Sunrise Meditation “There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.” This comes from Jo Walton.

Making the Invisible Visible: Sunrise

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” This quote comes from the science fiction and fantasy writer Jo Walton. She understands that the sun rising and setting each day is one of the most beautiful things that humans get to experience, and that […]

Louie has created many powerful short films to encourage humanity to defend our waterways and keep our water pure. Read on to find out how you can help. Dew Drop. Change your states of consciousness while getting nature therapy the next time you see a dew drop. daily gratitude. Dew Drop

Making the Invisible Visible: Dew Drop

What do you think of when you see a dew drop? “The early dew-falls that did a pristine coating, over the woods with its finest transparency, glazed as like its wet white-glassy earrings that hung on the ears of wild flowers—unlatched my fancy.” The poet Nithin Purple wrote about the beauty of the morning dew […]

Making the Invisible Visible: The Moon. Feel meditation benefits while you're getting back to nature. Feel the nature wonder while gazing at the moon. Louie Schwartzberg, Gratitude Revealed

Making the Invisible Visible: The Moon

Making the Invisible Visible: The Moon “With the sad and beautiful moonlight, Which sets the birds in the trees dreaming, And makes the fountains sob with ecstasy, The slender water streams among the marble statues.” So reads the final stanza of Paul Verlaine’s poem “Clair de lune,” which served as inspiration for the ubiquitous Debussy […]

We have all seen the moon from earth. Louie’s camera reveals the size & vibrance of the moon Amd how its position in the night sky changes

The Moon: Making the Invisible Visible

We have all seen the moon from earth, but even though it appears to be still, it is certainly moving.  “With the sad and beautiful moonlight, Which sets the birds in the trees dreaming, And makes the fountains sob with ecstasy, The slender water streams among the marble statues.” So reads the final stanza of […]

Mushroom Movement: Louie’s photography adds scale to the growing process & increases the viewer’s capacity to witness growth of organisms like mushrooms. 

Mushroom Movement: Making the Invisible Visible

“When people see my images, a lot of times they will say, ‘Oh my God,’” says filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg. Let’s talk about the mushroom movement and what Louie is doing for it.  “Have you ever wondered what that meant? The ‘oh’ means it caught your attention, it makes you present, it makes you mindful. The […]

This short Louie Schwartzberg film shows an ants Time lapse of a bee during the pollination process, making an invisible journey visible for all of us

The Lesson of the Ant: Making the Invisible Visible

“All the best work is done the way that ants do things — by tiny but untiring and regular additions.” So wrote the author Koizumi Yakumo, commenting on the way ants accomplish herculean tasks slowly, little by little. This ants time lapseThis short Louie Schwartzberg film shows an ants Time lapse of a bee during the […]

This short Louie Schwartzberg film shows a time-lapse butterfly lifecycle, making an invisible journey visible for all of us to see.

The Beauty of the Butterfly: Making the Invisible Visible

Butterflies experience a metamorphosis in order to become the beautiful winged creatures we admire, but we often lose sight of the changes that they experience along the way. This time-lapse butterfly footage is making the invisible visible. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to […]

“Beauty and seduction, I believe, are nature's tool for survival, because we will protect what we fall in love with,” Louie Schwartzberg. Flower Power Real?

Invisible Visible: Flower Power

“Beauty and seduction, I believe, are nature’s tool for survival, because we will protect what we fall in love with,” says filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg. Is there really such a thing as flower power?  “Always take time to smell the flowers, and let it fill you with beauty, and rediscover that sense of wonder. Nature’s beauty […]