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Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // This portrait of a boy with a painted face and paper mask was taken in Omo Valley, Ethiopia in July, 2014. #painted #mask #boy #OmoValley #Ethiopia @magnumphotos @thephotosociety
Photograph by @paulnicklen taken while #onassignment for @natgeo in Norway with @cristinamittermeier and @sea_legacy. Every year, orcas enter these fjords to round up herring in one massive feeding frenzy after another. Here, a mother orca helps steer the bait ball while her young calf learns thes
Photos: Worldwide celebrations of Halloween
Fishermen haul in the mornings catch on the Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo Mexico. Photo by @salvarezphoto Even in sight of the giant all inclusive resorts south if Cancun fishermen still ply the waters every morning in search of the days meal. #Mexico @natgeocreative
It's not too late to submit your shots to the Photo Contest:
Photo by @michaelmelford. Acadia National Park.The very last photo taken on my first assignment for the magazine, on this day, Halloween, ten years ago. Unusual to have aurora so far south. Love our National Parks, America's best idea. @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #acadia #nationalparks #natur
Italy struggles to deal with refugees:
Photo by @randyolson | These stick fighting photographs go with @neilshea13's text that we are both tagging #watershedstories. Neil writes: "Paint came before the battle, mud and ochre smeared on by the palmful till the young men emerged from the creek bed wearing new skins. With fingertips they ske
How do you capture the creepiness of parasites invading their hosts? #NatGeoProof
Short film by @JohnStanmeyer — Traffic in the countryside of Sangju #SouthKorea while on assignment for Arirang TV. #tractor #electriccart #electricscooter #farm #rural @natgeo @thephotosociety @VIIphoto
photograph by @vincentjmusi Under the Edisto River, ACE Basin The longest, undammed blackwater river in North America yields a mysterious underwater landscape colored by decaying vegetation. The river covers over 250 Miles in two tributaries from central South Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean at Edi
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto. Red house painter. #Burano #venice #italy @theimagereview @natgeocreative
Wearing costumes for conservation?
Photo by @thomaspeschak This pod of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose dolphins regularly crosses the border between South Africa and Mozambique. Because of Africa's first trans-frontier marine park between the two countries the dolphins habitat is now protected on both sides of the border. Shot on assignment
We're not the only species that can recognize voices in the womb:
Photo by @renan_ozturk @camp4collective // #onassignment for the #MyanmarClimb. We had one day at basecamp, today, before we head up the mountain tomorrow. We also only had one day to pray for sun, as all our camera batteries have died and without charging from the @goalzero #yeti400 setup, neither
#newark airport scene at #dusk by @edkashi @viiphoto #onthego #iphoneonly
Photo by @irablockphoto. (Ira Block) At the Gangtey Shedra in the Phobjika Valley, Bhutan, monks doing an aspiration prayer of Samantabhadra/Kuntuzangpo. @natgeo @thephotosociety @natgeotravel @theimagereview #NGExpeditions #bhutan #monks #buddhism
#NascaLines Bones cover the ground near the Tunga Cemetery near the city of Nasca in southern Peru. Illegal excavations such as this destroy the possibility of understanding the mysterious Nasca culture which ruled souther Peru from 100 BCE to 800 CE. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety @instituear
Discover stunning images of wild wolves:
It's National Bat Week: See photos of the world's only flying mammal
Mystery of Earth's water origin solved:
Photo // @jimmy_chin The tallest building in the world for almost 40 years, the Empire State Building is an international icon of the New York City skyline. I've been dreaming of shooting this angle of the building for a while. Nice to finally get it w @vinfarrell and @nyonair. @thephotosociety #ar
A seven-week expedition in Myanmar to attempt to determine the tallest peak in Southeast Asia:
Dangerous air near energy sites?
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto. Clothesline, ‪#‎venice‬ ‪#‎burano‬ ‪#‎italy‬ @natgeocreative @theimagereview
#bts after a portrait session earlier today with world renowned graffiti artist @shadesdet and @msantiagophotos in downtown Detroit. iPhone photo by @waynelawrence #onassignment #detroit #neighborhoods
Killer fungus threatens salamanders:
Photo by @BrianSkerry An Orca attacks a Southern Sea Lion pup on the beach in Punta Norte, Argentina. Orcas here have developed this unique feeding strategy. Coverage from an upcoming story about dolphin intelligence in @natgeo. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative @BrianSkerry #patagonia #dolphins
Photo by @thomaspeschak The icy and wild Atlantic Ocean collides with the Namib desert along Namibia's Skeleton Coast. Shot on assignment for @natgeo for the upcoming Dec 2014 story on Southern African Marine Reserves. #namibia #surfing #wave #barrel #africa
Dwarf galaxies dim hopes of dark matter:
Photo @ladzinski / It's easy to immediately fall in love with a place when you're greeted by puppies on arrival. These little sled pups were nothing short of adorable seconds after crawling off the heli in #tasiilaq Greenland with @angelajpayne @ethan_pringle #mikeLibecki - this little pup was eithe
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). At around 20,000 ft (6,000m) brothers Danuru and Panuru Sherpa move between camp 1 and Camp 2 (at the top of the "Yellow Tower") on #AmaDablam. They are attached to safety lines installed by Sherpa climbers for commercial expeditions. Read more about the dange
Why NASA blew up a rocket just after launch:
More than one-third of U.S. shrimp may be mislabeled: #FutureofFood
Photo by @adamfergusonphoto | A Chinese opera performance in Bangkok’s China Town, Thailand. #Thailand #Chinatown #Ferguson #opera #thephotosociety #singing #culture
After a space station supply rocket explosion, reliance on refurbished Russian rockets raises questions:
photograph by @ vincentjmusi Somewhere, 2,000 feet over the ACE Basin There are some days that you just shouldn't go up in an airplane. This might have been one of them. Thankfully Pilot Roger Medlin got us back safely each time. Photographing aerials is a frustratingly delicate balancing act of
New species of golden-backed frogs have been discovered in Sri Lanka and India:
iPhone photo by @michaelchristopherbrown. A man ascends a section of Rockaway Boardwalk, destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012, in Rockaway Beach, New York. The Rockaway Boardwalk Reconstruction Project has since been repairing and restoring Rockaway Beach. @magnumphotos @nycedc
Should the government fund only science in the "national interest"?
The strangest facts about the planet: