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National Geographic
Photo: @melissafarlow/@thephotosociety | Morning fog rises over forested ridges near the Lost Coast in Northern California. Although it creates a mystical site, it is also a life-support for redwoods that have evolved to use fog as their primary water source when rain is scarce. There is a 30 percen
A female harp seal prepares to exit the frozen Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada to nurse her newborn seal pup. She gives birth to her pup on the ice in late February or early March. Please follow me on @paulnicklen to see a picture of her cute fur ball, white coat pup that was patiently waiting for her
Image by @ronan_donovan for a @natgeo story on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem // A grizzly, a wolf and a raven - this is the community that benefits from a fallen bison. This scene is one that thousands of people have had the chance witness over the years across the northern range of Yellowstone
Photo @coryrichards on assignment with @intotheokavango for @natgeo. So we finally found enough water to float our Mekoros after eight days of pulling them...which was both good and bad. Photographer @jameskydd spent eight hours with team mates cutting our way through thick reeds and grass, often t
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety It was -5°C at sunrise when I made a running start from the shore of Iran’s Lake Tashk, and it was difficult operating the camera from the harness of my paraglider, as the wind made my fingers numb. But the flamingos I found out in the
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // A Father carries his daughter and her puppy through deep monsoon flood waters of Sri Lanka.
Spring peeper, Pseudacris crucifer, calling to its brethren on a fern. Photo by Ian Nichols @fnordfoto | taken at mountain lake biological station, in South West Virginia. Peepers calling is a sign spring has arrived! @thephotosociety @natgeocreative #frog #virginia #uva #vatech #jmu #mlbs #peeper #
Photo by @pedromcbride // Sharky waters — South Pacific Tuamotu archipelago. Despite sharks’ tough reputation, their populations are in decline due to high catch rates for shark fins used for a soup and bycatch for other fish species. To capture this image, I had the pleasure to be in the water swi
The year 1924: Coconut palms along the Mayagüez lagoons in Puerto Rico. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo Archives — see more at @natgeocreative Photo by Charles Martin
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Now that the snows have all gone the Tennengebirge range in the Austrian Alps is shedding its winter cloak. Although it's one of the wettest places in Austria, its plateau region resembles a desert during the summer. Due to an extreme degree of karstification a
Yesterday I heard the news that amazing photographer, editor, teacher, husband, father, and friend, Cotton Coulson passed away. Too young. You will be missed on this earth Cotton! Photo@michaelmelford
Giraffes gather in the Serengeti moments before the rain falls:
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). On a recent hunting trip, two #Hadza (a full time hunter gatherer tribe from Tanzania) observe the landscape for any signs of wildlife. Mahiya wears #feathers from a stork he hunted - and ate with his family - few days earlier. "Why the feathers?" I asked "For
Clouds & rain, early am Temple of Heaven. #beijing #theatre #opera @nikonusa #joemcnallyphoto
Inside "The Egg." The Natl. Ctr. For Performing Arts, #beijing #fashion #series @joemcnallyphoto @nikonusa
Photo by @joelsartore | Doug Seus plays with Bart the Bear (the late star of movies and television) at their training facility in Utah. #tbt #bear #utah #joelsartore #beautiful #movie
The all the feather types of a Limicola Faicinellus Sumpflaufer or a Broad-Billed Sanpiper. Small shoreline wader, slightly smaller than Calidris alpina with long, broad bill decurved at tip. Distinctive split supercilium, short legs, black mantle and scapulars with whitish fringes in fresh plumag
@TimLaman wading across a river in Borneo (photo by @TBFrost) while following and photographing a wild orangutan in the swamp forest of Gunung Palung National Park, Indonesia last month. This is a no fall situation! But you are not going to get the shot if you camera is packed away.... got to take
McNabney Marsh, Shell Refinery, Martinez, CA. Photo by @peteressick on assignment for @natgeo for a story about the San Francisco Estuary.
A Silky shark swims with Oceanic whitetip sharks in open waters in Cat Island, The Bahamas. The number of Whitetips has been in constant decline as its large fins are a highly attractive ingredient to chefs making shark fin soup. It was my first time diving with this majestic animal. Photo by @shau
Singapore Supertrees on Visions of Earth this month. Photo by Luca Locatelli / Institute @lucalocatelli.ig Man-made “super- trees”—vertical gardens ranging in height from 82 to 164 feet—stretch skyward in Gardens by the Bay. The three-year- old, 250-acre eco-tourism site promotes clean air, solar
Photo by @amivitale. Rangers from @lewa_wildlife move a sleepy black rhino from its transport caravan to its new home at @nrt_kenya’s Sera Community Conservancy. It’s a habitat the rhino has not seen in nearly 30 years. Populations of the Eastern black rhino plummeted by 98% between 1960 and 1995 p
Photo by @edkashi City of the Dead, #cairo #egypt 1993. At the animal market, a man sells pigeon cages. Pigeon is a staple in the diets of City of the Dead residents. @viiphoto
This time-lapse shows one of the final stages of honeybee development. The tissue reorganizes in the bees head and the pigment in its eyes develop just before it transforms from pupa to adult. Bees take 21 days to develop from egg to adult in the hive. I photographed this sequence at the Harry La
Spring peepers calling, Pseudacris crucifer. Video by Ian Nichols @fnordfoto | summer courses have started back up at mountain lake biological station, starting with herpetology! @thephotosociety @natgeocreative #uva #jmu #vatech #virginia #mlbs #appalachia #peeper #springpeeper #frog #amphibian #sc