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Today, we celebrate nature’s beauty in honor of Earth Day. For most of us, the day is a reminder that we play a part in our planet’s future and that we need to take the right steps to sustain it. But for others, like the Offset artists featured here, the world’s innate beauty is a source of daily inspiration.

From expansive deserts to mystifying sea cliffs, we’ve highlighted several distinct landscapes that captivate us all. Scroll on for some of our favorites, then head over to the full Offset “Mother Earth” collection to revel in more mesmerizing images of earth’s terrain.

Ashton Rodgers | The Flat Iron peaks in the Superstition Mountains, Arizona
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Ashton Rodgers</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">The Flat Iron peaks in the Superstition Mountains, Arizona</a>
Himanshu Khagta | Landscape of Himachal Pradesh, India
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Himanshu Khagta</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Landscape of Himachal Pradesh, India</a>
Jacob Maentz | Rice terraces in northern Vietnam
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Jacob Maentz</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Rice terraces in northern Vietnam</a>
George Evan | View of Victoria Falls, Zambia
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">George Evan</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">View of Victoria Falls, Zambia</a>
Kontrastlicht / Westend61 | Landscape at Auerberg, Allgaeu
Kontrastlicht / <a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Westend61</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Landscape at Auerberg, Allgaeu</a>
Dave Brosha | The Milky Way in the Sahara Desert
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Dave Brosha</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">The Milky Way in the Sahara Desert</a>
Julian Walter | Aerial view of Honolulu and the Diamond Head, Oahu Island, Hawaii
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Julian Walter</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Aerial view of Honolulu and the Diamond Head, Oahu Island, Hawaii</a>
Cody Cobb | Track through rolling grasslands
<a href=" OffsetStoriesMotherEarth" target="_blank">Cody Cobb</a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Track through rolling grasslands</a>

View more inspiring images of our planet in the full Offset “Mother Earth” collection.

Top image: The Flat Iron peaks in the Superstition Mountains, Arizona by Ashton Rodgers.

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Offset artists are visual storytellers with a deep passion for their craft. Images in the Offset collection are gathered from world-class and award-winning assignment photographers, illustrators, and agencies, with a focus on unique content with narrative, authentic, and sophisticated qualities.

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