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Photo by @JohnStanmeyer for @NatGeo Girls play around a burst water-main in the desert somewhere between Jericho and Bethlehem. Water in this part of the Middle East is one of the most precious commodities. Fortunately after a few hours the water was turned off. Photography is about expecting the
Macro photography has "power to transport us into tiny new worlds."
Photo by @amivitale. Lkasanoi Leparkeri, a #Samburu from #Melako Conservancy in #Kenya was one of the warriors who came as part of an initiative by @NRT_Kenya to #Lewa Wildlife Conservancy for peace building initiatives. Getting these warriors more involved in conservation and grazing management, an
Image by @paulnicklen for @natgeo and @sea_legacy. What breaks a pattern can also bring it to life. Contrast in nature is a prominent design often sought-after by photographers and appreciated by onlookers. An adult king penguin illustrates the drastic transformation these juveniles, or ‘oakum boys’
Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Though coral reefs are famous for color and stark contrasts, there are also creatures hiding unseen all over the reef. The Tassled Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis oxycephalia) is a master at camouflage, able to change the color of its skin to match its surroundings. By hidi
Phone photo: @ivankphoto Our group hikes through heavy fog advancing towards the summit (not in photo) of #Imbabura (4,600 m), a #volcano in the north of #Ecuador. @runa_photos, @thephotosociety, @panospictures
Photo tip: Diffused light can increase color saturation in your images
Video by @kitracahana . Kate Tiktaq asks her daughter Olivia for a kunik, a traditional Inuit kiss, in their home in Arviat, Nunavut, Canada. A kunik is an expression of affection in the Inuit culture, and can have slight variations from region to region. Part of an independent documentary film I'm
Half a million chickens are part way through their 60 days of life in this state-of-the-art poultry farm in Brazil. To follow their journey from farm to plate, go to @geosteinmetz and scroll down to see where your food is coming from.
Photo by @petekmuller/ @prime_collective for @natgeo. Two American employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepare to analyze blood samples from suspected #Ebola patients at their field lab in Bo, #SierraLeone. #CDC provides critical testing services for #Ebola treatment centers
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto. Magic moment or tourist set up? Both. Sad to report that the famed fishermen of Inle lake are now actors for tourist cameras, paid for by tour operators. Why fish when you can pose for a lot more money. But it still takes a good photographer to capture the
Photo by @amivitale. Light painting with a very cooperative #donkey who did not move under the sea of stars while working in #Melako Conservancy in Northern #Kenya. Melako is an arid landscape and stretches towards the Ethiopian and Somali border. Rainfall is rare, as are permanent settlements and s
Photo: The Sunshine State glimmers beneath moonlit clouds
Photo by @davidalanharvey . Stinson cottage in fog this afternoon. I have been taking pictures of this cottage for years. Watched it ripped apart by a hurricane and watched it rebuilt. Put a picture of it in NatGeo. The Stinsons are a terrific family. This is their summer cottage. So for now sits al
@RobertClarkphoto Another #FancyPigeon from my series of photos I took back in 2004. This pigeon type is called the #trumpeter pigeon because of its distinctive calling voice. It’s important for them to sound a particular way in order for them to be considered a ‘trumpeter’, but the look is particu
Photo @renan_ozturk // #onassignment for the #MyanmarClimb. The rest of the team headed home for thanksgiving but @taylorfreesolo and myself headed back to Bagan to catch a few more shots. After the 6 weeks of time in the remote northern regions, where we were only the second group of westerners t
Photo by @JohnStanmeyer for @NatGeo Olive trees in #Gethsemane, the garden located at the foot of the #MountofOlives in #Jerusalem, where according to the New Testament #Jesus stayed and prayed on the night before His crucifixion. While on assignment for National Geographic magazine earlier this y
Image by @paulnicklen for @natgeo and @sea_legacy. Patterns in nature can be found in abundance; from the fine details of each individual feather to the dotted sky filled with a flock of birds. Moving patterns form, evolve and disappear often without notice. A photograph can freeze motion and revea
#Syrian composer Malek Jandali rehearses in #nyc for an upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall in late January. @edkashi @viiphoto #newestamericans
What is a #Superfund site? Find out in the December issue of #NatGeo magazine. For the story title #Wasteland @FritzPhotos #FritzHoffmann visited 12 #toxic waste sites that are on the Superfund National Priorities List. The #landscape photos were made from a 50 foot aerial boom lift. The elevated
Women stand overlooking the neighborhood of Kroo Bay in #Freetown, #SierraLeone. Kroo Bay is an historic settlement and one of the most densely populated residential areas of the city. Photo by @petekmuller/ @prime_collective for @natgeo. #africa #ebolaoutbreak #ebola
Photo // @jimmy_chin Cerro Torre revealed. Wind raked and prone to severe weather coming off the Patagonian Icecap, Cerro Torre is one of the most righteous and intimidating granite spikes in the world to climb. #mountainportrait #mountainarchitecture #argentina #patagonia #blackandwhitechallenege
The morning commute for day laborers in #Freetown, #SierraLeone. Despite the ongoing #Ebola outbreak, life goes on. Photo by @petekmuller/ @prime_collective for @natgeo
@marcusbleasdale morning #Oslo great to be back home after @natgeo live event in #Washington. #ormøya #morningcoffee
Photo: A saffron-robed monk stands out at Angkor, the ancient seat of the Khmer kingdom