Today my mom and I went down to the river behind our house and enjoyed some nice views. She has always been much more of a outdoors person than me, but it is interesting how much more I appreciate my landscape when I take the time to size it up in a viewfinder.
Obviously this isn't a ground breaking realization. In fact, NASA has put together an ipad and physical book with 75 images taken of Earth from outerspace.
Here is a few from their collection as well. Check out the article and more more images here.