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Photo @ladzinski / Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere, marking the first day of winter and the shortest daylight day of the year. I shot this photo of this frosty and foggy meadow on #PikesPeak in Colorado on the solstice 11 years ago, the very mountain where the Katharine Lee B
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Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Animated monks debating Buddhist philosophy at the Sera Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet. @thephotosociety #lhasa #tibet #monks #buddhism #debate #seramonastery #sonya7r
Photo by @amivitale. Children wake up before the sun comes up to take their family's goats out for grazing in the Melako Conservancy in Northern #Kenya. #Melako is a vast expanse of arid bushland that stretches towards the Ethiopian and Somali border. Rainfall is rare, as are permanent settlements a
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). An unpublished image from my @natgeo work on the #PineRidgeIndianReservation. A #grassdancer at the #Oglala #Lakota Nation #PowWow, South Dakota. One legend of the origin of this dance is of a young handicapped boy who was told by a medicine man to seek a visi
Photo @coryrichards Street life in dawn hues near Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon. Shot #onassignment for @natgeo on the #myanmar climb expedition. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative @leica_camera @carlzeisslenses
Photo by @paulnicklen Image number four in my ‘Dusk to Dawn’ series. It was -40c in the heart of a high arctic winter and this fox followed me as I skied across the barren-lands. I waited until the sun was just about to set and then got down on my belly and photographed her with an ultra wide ang
Photo by @Hammond_Robin for @natgeo. Wasiu “Hello Sir” Ishola, 38, calls himself a hustler. For money and goodwill, he has names tattooed all over his body. Some of his customers are vacationing professional soccer players from Europe. “Lagos is the place where I see money and where people are merci
Photo @pedromcbride // The last splash of light on the coast of #CostaRica. Have a #colorful holiday season. #puravida #nicoya #solstice @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
Photo // @jimmy_chin Evening location scout w @shawn_corrigan in @jacksonhole. More often then not, the best shot of the day isn't the one you were looking for. @thephotosociety
Photo by @thomaspeschak A venomous lionfish hunts baitfish in Mozambique's Ponta do Ouro marine reserve. Unlike in the Atlantic Ocean, where this species is detrimentally invasive, in the Indian Ocean (it's original home) it plays a important predatory role on coral reefs. Pic from my Dec 2014 @natg
@marcusbleasdale on the shortest day of the year in #Oslo #Ormøya #Norway the view out if my bedroom at 9 am isn't so bad. #sunrise
Photo by @paulnicklen for @natgeo with @cristinamittermeier Image number three in our series of ‘Dusk to Dawn’. Please follow us at @paulnicklen to see all my images under the same theme. I have never taken a photograph of the aurora borealis that does it justice. The experience is so powerful and i
Photo @ladzinski / For the last 3 winters this resident female bald eagle predictably returns to roosts in this tree near my home in Boulder CO. I've spent many a sunrise photographing her, in just about every weather condition and she keeps looking more proud to me. This was one of my favorite phot
Photo by @amivitale. #Samburu warriors seeing a #rhino, Kilifi, for the first time in their lives at @lewa_wildlife. The introduction was organized by @NRT_KENYA. It's surprising to think that most people on the planet never get the opportunity to see the wildlife that exists literally in their own
Photo:@stevewinterphoto A baby American crocodile hatches on a beach in Cuba. At the time I took this picture this beach was the location of the only arribada (mass nesting) of American crocodiles in the world. Memories from Cuba keep coming back to me in light of President Obama’s recent statement
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) Louie Brings Plenty walks into #BadlandsNationalPark in South Dakota on the edge of the #PineRidgeIndianReservation to offer prayers with a braid of sweet grass. In the distance is the Stronghold, a safe hiding place for the Sioux when the US Cavalry was hunting
Photo @coryrichards Climber @renan_ozturk walks the final steps back to Camp 3 at 18,100, literally straddling the border of Myanmar and Tibet. This was day 41 of 55 #onassignment for @natgeo going sea to summit in #myanmar to attempt to measure SE Asia's highest point. The climbing was only a fract
photo by @davidalanharvey This was the cover of NatGeo Magazine for their 3 part story on CUBA way back in June 1999. I fell in love with Cuba back then and made some of my most iconic photographs. You will remember some of them. 11 of the best, including this now famous cover shot, I am now offeri
Photo by @paulnicklen for @natgeo and @sea_legacy. Image number two in our series of ‘Dusk to Dawn’ where the sun is either on or below the horizon creating dramatic and moody light. For this image, I actually had to desaturate it as the colors were too intense giving it almost a fake look. King
Photo by @stefanounterthiner. I'm not a big fan of sunsets, but yesterday evening was very special! The sky above my home in #Italy #valledaosta
Photo by @BrianSkerry A crabeater seal rests on a drifting ice floe in Antarctica. Despite its name, these seals do not eat crabs, but rather feed on krill, which is what is inside this animal’s mouth and produced the red stain on the ice. #antarctica #seals
Photo by @thomaspeschak Dolphins without Passports. This pod of Indo pacific Bottlenose regularly crosses the border between South Africa and Mozambique. Fortunately their entire home range is almost fully protected by Africa's first trans-frontier marine reserve. Unpublished photo from Dec 2014 @na
Photo by @TimLaman. A Canada Goose pair in flight last month at Great Meadows in Concord, Massachusetts. I love photographing birds in flight. In great light, even the common Canada Goose looks quite beautiful in the air. Here I was doing some test shooting with the new Canon 7D Mark II camera,
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz Shaded parking is hard to find in the dying desert village of #Qasr in the Egyptian Sahara. The village is slowly being abandoned, as are its ancient ways, like the wooden door keys that look like combs with irregular teeth, each custom made to fit the
Photo @coryrichards Sun burned, filthy and exhausted...After months in the jungle, climbing mountains, and the slow steady stripping of social niceties and veneers...the reduction to our most basic and raw existence...even the most hardened and tough people look for solace and quiet in the moments b