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Photo by @davidalanharvey . Outer Banks N Carolina. Blue Moon. #outerbanks
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Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective. A hiker walks along the edge of the volcanic crater on the top of Mount #Nyiragongo in eastern DR #Congo. The summit stands at 11,382 feet (3470m) and the main crater is approximately 2 kilometers wide. The last 300 meters of climbing are a bit of a scramble
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Photo by Michael Yamashita. @yamashitaphoto. Dawn in #Zanzibar: fishing dhows head for the open seas. #Matemwe #Tanzania #swahilicoast @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
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Photo by @TimLaman. Beauty in the micro-world. Detail of soft coral polyps off Bali. Indonesia has the world’s greatest marine biodiversity. To see more from my Underwater Indonesia project follow @TimLaman. #megadiversity, #Bali, #Indonesia, #scubadiving, @thephotosociety, @natgeocreative, @TimL
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Photo @coryrichards San busmen pause after leading a "bushmen experience" for clients in the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. The romanticized view of the once nomadic people hardly exists in the context that the west has perpetuated. The idea of what the Kalahari busmen are has given rise to enclaves o
Photograph by @thomaspeschak A endemic Socotra cormorant comes in to land on a roosting rock deep within the Fjords of Oman's Musandam Peninsula. Photograph from my 2012 @natgeo magazine story Seas of Arabia. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
Photo by / @melissalesh and @tbfrost / a saltwater crocodile rests beneath the surface of the water in a billabong in Northern Australia. Crocodiles are extraordinary hunters, the worlds best after humans. A sixteen foot, 1500 pound crocodile can remain undetected in as little as three feet of water
photo by / @drewtrush / Perhaps one of the most photographed ungulates of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Moose was fairly uncommon here until the late 1800’s and even early 1900’s in the Tetons. Today, after years of decline Moose numbers may be stabilizing in the areas around Grand Teton N
Photo by Pete McBride @pedromcbride // Marble Canyon of the Grand Canyon National Park — a place that once had a proposed 310-foot dam proposal but was turned down due to public outrage and hard work of many. This reflective spot is one of my favorite realms inside this rock world. #chasingrivers #
photo by @joelsartore | A red-fronted lemur at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. Please follow me at @joelsartore for more photos. #joelsartore #beautiful #photooftheday #czech #photoark
Photo by @stephenwilkes: As my week of traveling, trekking to locations, and shooting for days at a time winds down, I can’t help but feel grateful that my work brings me to such beautiful destinations. Looking back at the past few days at the #GrandCanyon, I am incredibly excited to get back to my
Photograph by @JohnStanmeyer Paul Salopek walks through the desert in northern Ethiopia with camels and his Afar guides towards the Djibouti border back in early 2013 during part I of the @OutofEdenWalk. This print and nine others are available in boxset of photographs as a reward in support of Pa
Photo by @haarbergphoto (Orsolya Haarberg) Old, foggy Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) forest and rocks covered by Arctoparmelia lichen (Arctoparmelia centrifuga) in the Stora Sjöfallet National Park in #Sweden. Shot for an upcoming @natgeo magazine story. #scotspine #forest #storasjofallet #laponia #l
Photo by @ciriljazbec / Nairobi is one of the most prominent cities in Africa, both politically and financially. Home to thousands of Kenyan businesses and major international companies and organisations, Nairobi is an established hub for business and culture. The placename "Nairobi" comes from the
Tell us how you'd caption this image—and see other hilarious captions from the past month: on.natgeo.com/1hg4lft
Photo by @GerdLudwig, published in National Geographic Magazine's "The Nuclear Tourist." In 1986 reactor #4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant blew up. The radioactive fallout spread over thousands of square kilometers, driving more than a quarter of a million people permanently from their homes.
On a recent trip into #Patagonia section of Argentina I had to stop and fix a flat tire...the sunset and the sliver of the moon were the backdrop for the repair. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety
Help save big cats by giving us a virtual high-five! Tag your photos with #5forBigCats on.natgeo.com/1Iku2lB
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety Through the 1950s, a million people might squeeze onto New York City's Coney Island Beach on a hot summer day and newspapers would send photographers to Coney Island on the 4th of July to capture the festive scene—in some pictures, you
Photo by @davidalanharvey . Outer Banks, N Carolina summer swell. #outerbanks #waves #surf
Photo by @stefanounterthiner | Brown bear cubs are play fighting in the Finnish taiga. The easter part of Finland (near the Russian border) is the best area to spot a bear in the wild. Despite a population of about 1000-1200 bears, and a rich "bear-waching" business, every year about 100 bears are l
Photo @ladzinski / A classic Colorado alpine scene of wild flowers and cascades in #YankeeBoyBasin in the #UncompahgreMountains located in the San Juan Range. The San Juan's are the most extensive mountain range in Colorado, an easy place to find beauty and isolation in the fleeting summer season. @
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective. My friend climbs with porters along the slopes of Mt #Nyiragongo in eastern DR #Congo. For years, I've looked up in awe at this #volcano that towers on the horizon of #Goma, the main city in North Kivu province. In its shadow, I covered the war against #M23 r
Image by @beverlyjoubert. There are few sights as breathtaking as a lion in his prime. The epitome of strength and an icon of Africa. However lion numbers have dropped to worrying levels with a 95% loss in the past 60 years. Lions need our help and we want you to give them a high five for World Lion
Photo by @chien_chi_chang / @magnumphotos I took some frames overlooking the airport while boarding Air Koryo at Pyongyang Sunan Airport. After that, I realized it was peripheral vision meeting the peripheral visions of the shadows on both sides. I was sweating until the plane finally took off. Phew




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