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Portfolio of Chinese Olympians. Li Nina, silver medalist in freestyle skiing. She is "skiing" atop Bird's Nest Olympic Stadium. @joemcnallyphoto #olympics #picoftheday @nikonusa
Photo by @amivitale. Sakakei Naiptari prepares to milk his cows at @loisaba_conservancy where @nature_africa works in northern #Kenya. The #Samburu warriors believe singing to the cows will make them relaxed and give more milk. He is one of many neighboring pastoralists who are participating in a ca
Photo by @salvarezphoto Bathed in color and silhouetted by sunset, Pedro Perucho stands on the steaming rim of Paricutin volcano, Mexico. While technically extinct since the end of its eruption in 1952, the volcano continues to emit clouds of steam and the rocky ground still hot to the touch. For m
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety It took a sketchy take-off from a winding road on the fog line, but risk was rewarded with this sublime view. Here a lone farmer is heading out to check her terraced fields of tea near Jinghong, Yunnan, China. The area is famous for Pu'
Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo. Happy #Canada Day to all species that inhabit this vast country. Two female wolves travel through the intertidal zone in search of a meal. These coastal wolves of British Columbia have a diet that is comprised of up to 90% seafood. To see my favorite image
Coral Garden by @daviddoubilet Father and son fisherman glide over delicate corals growing in the protected lee if an island in #KimbeBay #PapuaNewGuinea, a cornerstone of the #CoralTriangle. The coral triangle is the epicenter of coral biodiversity on the planet. Kimbe Bay is a perfect representat
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective. A friend peers over the edge of a waterfall during a hike through the lowland rain forests of Mount #Kenya National Park, in central Kenya. The lush forests soon give way to the foothills of Mount Kenya, an extinct volcano that at 5,200 meters, forms the seco
Photo by @thomaspeschak "I came across these sand castle like mounds along a beach on Masirah island. This remote outpost in the Arabian Sea belongs to Oman. Any guesses what creatures built these mounds? To find out follow me on @thomaspeschak and check my feed in 1 hour.
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Below a sky full of stars, the iconically shaped mountain of Switzerland, the Matterhorn, dominates the distant skyline. Even in these freezing temperatures, it's never disappointing leaving the warmth of your sleeping bag in the dead of night to see sights like
Photo by @beverlyjoubert. Calm and chaos. As the great wildebeest migration enters its frenetic, rushed phase in the Serengeti and Maasai Mara, rivers block the free flow of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest. These are the most dangerous points of the migration and there can be a large bottleneck
Photo @coryrichards On assignment for @natgeo with @intotheokavango After 45 days and nearly 500 km since we left the source of the Unexplored Cuito River in the Angolan Highlands, we've arrived at Cuito Cuanavale. We've portaged, chopped, floated, and paddled. No one is sleeping because any way you
Photo: @melissafarlow @thephotosociety | The long, slow, bumpy ride on a rutted road from Diamond, OR takes a four-wheel drive but it's worth it if you find the Kiger mustangs--and their babies. The Steens Mountain herd has characteristics of the original Spanish mustang reintroduced to North Ameri
photo by @joelsartore | a keel-billed toucan at Tracy Aviary. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #bird
A humpback whale breaches in the waters around Tonga:
4th of July on the way! NY harbor during Lady Liberty festival 1986. @joemcnallyphoto @nikonusa #picoftheday #statueofliberty #SMDay
Photo by @ciriljazbec / “Where will the plane land?” one asks oneself. View from above showing South Tarawa atoll and its lagoon of low lying country Kiribati before a coming storm. Maximum elevation of the atoll is a mere 3 metres above sea level. Like many Pacific islands, Kiribati faces serious
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective. A view of the awe-inspiring #Panjshir valley in north-central #Afghanistan. Panjshir leads to the foothills of the #HinduKush mountain range and is a hub of #emerald mining. At present, it is a largely peaceful area owing to the steep valleys that form natura
Photo by @pedromcbride (Pete McBride) // Ancient walls inside the #GrandCanyon frame the Milky Way as campers' lights are dwarfed below. The clarity of the night sky in this national park is crystal clear thanks to nearly zero light pollution - a view similar to what the Anasazi saw some 900 years a
Photo by @GerdLudwig, shot #onassignment for @natgeo. In the July 2015 National Geographic Magazine story "On a Roll," author David Brindley writes, "Today, thousands of upscale food trucks roam the city streets… broadcasting their whereabouts to sell everything from bespoke grilled cheese sandwich
Photograph by @paulnicklen. A Kermode Bear (also known as a Spirit Bear) devours a pink salmon along a small creek in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. Their favorite part of the fish is the roe. To learn more about Spirit Bears and other keystone species that play a key role in keep
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto Incense in Taiwan still being made by hand. In LuKang, 82 yr. old Huang Ming Chong is one of the remaining masters, making incense sticks in the traditional way since age 14. Wet bamboo sticks are bathed in a secret formula of powders made from different k
Photo- @andy_bardon /// A portrait of Pemba Phuti Sherpa from the village of Phortse, which resides high in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal /// Shot on assignment for @Natgeo
Photo by @jimmy_chin After climbing 100ft of overhanging rock, @bookofsamuel spans between bad holds to finish a difficult 5.14 route on the epic limestone of Geyikbayiri, Turkey. #truegrit @thephotosociety
Photo by @thomaspeschak A salmon leaps high into the air to clear a raging waterfall. On their annual migration salmon leave the pacific ocean behind and ascend rivers and streams to spawn. Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada. @thephotosociety @pacificwild @natgeocreative For more photog

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