The Living Landscapes HD Collection brings the World’s Most Beautiful Places to life through the magic of high definition video. These mesmerizing programs transform your living room into a sensory-immersive Living Landscape. This is an entirely new use for HD home video technology. Use it anywhere or anytime you want to enjoy a beautiful piece of natural landscape art. For a true nature experience, programs feature naturally recorded surround-sound and relaxing music.
Each program features one of the world’s most stunning and inspiring places of beauty. All the scenes were shot and produced by an award winning team of professional travel program producers using the latest state of the art HDcam equipment and mastered in full HD video formats. The music tracks are performed by award winning composers Gary Malkin, Steven Halpern, Steve Cossu, Raphael Sharpe and others.
Experience the beauty and magic of the island paradise of Bali. Bring the exotic sights and sounds of Bali's island paradise into your home with the sounds of nature and beautiful Balinese Music. Experience the magical water temples of Bali as sacred springs feed 10,000 gallons a minute through ancient pools adorned with intricate fountains, carvings, and statues See dragonflies, birds, butterflies and frogs amid beautiful tropical flowers. High Definition close-ups reveal Bali's wildlife and the intricate beauty of nature's most beautiful living jewels. Visit the mother temple of Besakih. Absorb the serenity of Tanah Lot's ocean temple. Share in the sacred rituals that make Bali one of the most vibrant places on earth.
The mystery and magic of California's old growth redwood forests come to life Experience the fathomless serenity of the ancient redwood forest as shafts of silver sunlight penetrate the towering canopy. Feel and hear the gentle drops of captured cloud water falling from the treetops to the forest floor, replenishing life in this rainforest world. Meander down crystal creeks reflecting mossy boulders and trees, while in their shallow depths round pebbles and rock roots lie still beneath the rippling water. Marvel at thousand year old giants rising from darkness into light, their softly folded bark marked by fire, in hues from brilliant red to chocolate brown.
Experience the magic of the Costa Rican Cloud Forest in high definition video with 5.1 surround nature sounds with original music. Visit the Osa Peninsula, one of the most bio-diverse locations on Earth. Descend into the Monte Verde Cloud Forest and its life-giving mist. Feel the swirling moisture nourishing this lush ecosystem as a symphony of life fills the room. Feast your eyes on an amazing diversity of brilliant, vibrant tropical plants against a backdrop of infinite green, and catch bright strokes of color streaking across tropical skies as iridescent flashes of hummingbirds fill the air, like flowers with wings!
Delight in the poignant Eastern autumn, as leaves of summer are touched by frost and strike riotous colors to calico the land. Surrender with the falling leaves as they dance to the ground, becoming a crazy quilt of chaos and beauty. Shiver as a morning mist breathes through the forest and lies ghostly on a placid lake where geese float scattered like broken beads. Hear the gentle voice of water cascading down layered rock where surrendered leaves swirl on the surface and are caught trembling on lips of glistening rock.
Rejoice with the morning birds at Maui's Emerald Pool. Experience the magic rays of sunrise peaking through golden clouds from the rim of Haleakala Crater. Watch the Earth itself being formed as fresh lava flows into the sea. Feel Warm Ocean spray leap into rainbows, as seawater roars from hidden blowholes. Hawaii's most delightful beaches reveal multi-hued sands of red, black and green, as the warm ocean washes over your feet.
Explore the rich verdant beauty of the wettest spot in North America. Enjoy the first jewel drops of dew dangling on fern fronds and refreshing mists of cascading waterfalls. Watch salmon spawn in streams that flow through one of the most beautiful, temperate rainforest valleys on Earth. Fill your world with the sounds of birds, frogs, squirrels, and flowing waters. Sink into the sublime stillness of the mystically lit forest floor to improvisations of Eric Satie's Gymnopedies as interpreted by master musician Raphael Sharpe.
Feel the salt mist in the air as you wander Oregon's hidden beaches and quiet coves allowing the waves to gently soothe your soul. Experience the many moods of California's famed Big Sur, with its dramatic vistas and shimmering coastline. Sink into deep relaxation as the sun sinks into the sea along the Mendocino coast.
The beauty and magic of America's wild and beautiful Rocky Mountains come to life feel the crisp air as it caresses the towering spires of America's most majestic peaks. Experience the peace and tranquility of the Tetons reflected in pristine mountain lakes. Roam unnoticed through undulating fields among elk, deer, moose and wild bison. Wings beat the air at sunset as waterfowl return home to golden mirrored marshes. The roar of waterfalls will buffet your senses. Wildflowers adorn Yellowstone River as you glide along crystal clear lakes, glittering ponds and shimmering streams.
Experience the mystery and magic of America's greatest scenic wonders Peer through graceful stone arches carved by the wind, your windows on deep blue desert skies and vistas of rounded stone pillars, sun struck in glowing reds and gold. Cool off near the Weeping Cliffs of Zion, where thousands of silver droplets seep through layers of sandstone to feed tiny plants clinging to rocks. Wonder at the bizarre landscape of towering mazes and rose-tinted natural amphitheaters of Bryce Canyon, where pi�on pines, the oldest trees on Earth, cling to life on multi-colored stone. Witness massive boulders balanced on spired sandstone pinnacles, awaiting the timeless moment when wind and frost will send them crashing to the desert floor.