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Photo @ladzinski / While traversing a 13,000 foot ridge in the collegiate mountains in Colorado my real concern was that the surrounding storm above me wasn't going to blast me off the mountain. The wind was howling and the rocks were making a hauntingly odd crackling sound under the menacing sky. E
Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo. As a photojournalist I occasionally struggle with the line between unbiased story-telling/journalism and activism. However, in this situation, it is difficult not to have a biased stance especially after spending a summer with these shy and incredibly intell
A human remain from the city of #Pompeii which had been buried under 20 ft of volcanic ash from #MtVesuvius The eruption destroyed the city, killing its inhabitants and burying it under tons of ash. Evidence for the destruction originally came from a surviving letter by Pliny the Younger, who saw
Photo by @davidalanharvey. Rio de Janeiro. Children play on the infamous Ipanema sands. Rio has been a source of several photo projects for me starting with a NatGeo Magazine piece in 2012. Later I did a full on Rio book. Now I am shooting for a zine BeachGames slated for publication this year whic
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz A fresh layer of frosting coats Coney Island’s B&B Carousel as it hibernates for the winter. Come summer, its newly restored set of horses, carved in the early 1920s, will spring back into action. From the book New York Air @newyorkairbook pub fall 201
Photo by @BrianSkerry A pod of spinner dolphins mother and calves socialize in the shallow waters off Oahu, Hawaii. Spinners are among the most social species of dolphins. Coverage from an upcoming story about dolphin intelligence in @natgeo. Photograph made under NMFS (NOAA) permit #17941. @thephot
Photo by @edkashi Along the #Ganges river in #Kolkata #India local residents bath, wash their clothes and do their ablutions in the early morning with the Howrah Bridge in the background. @viiphoto #calcutta #iphoneonly #documentary #photojournalism #dailylife
Image by @franslanting, @thephotosociety, @natgeo The desert spadefoot toad of central Australia can survive without water for years. It burrows into the ground, secretes a membrane around itself, and goes into the deep sleep of aestivation. But it only takes one rainstorm to wake it up. I photo
@Tim Laman photo of sunrise over Green Swamp in the @AustralianWildlifeConservancy Piccaninny Plains Sanctuary. This wetland is the kind of water source and refuge that makes this sanctuary so important for wildlife in the central Cape York Peninsula, especially in the dry season when water is in s
The worlds fastest land animal, screams by at over 50 miles per hours, so close that I can barely keep the camera centered on the blur of speeding spots. Later I scan through the frames to find the cheetah’s semi-retractable claws and all four feet flying past—amazing animals. Photo by @kengeiger @C
@paulnicklen gets up close and personal with a Kermode Bear (also known as a Spirit Bear) in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. My good friend and guide, Marven Robinson from the Gitga’at First Nation of Hartley Bay introduced me to a bear he knew well, knowing that if we managed to get
Video by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Inside part of #LeonardKnight's 27 year creation called #SalvationMountain. The man-made mountain and it's outlying structures are one of the most incredible art environments of this scale in America. Leonard died in February of last year, and I have been colle
Photo by @thomaspeschak A grouper waits in ambush as a school of baitfish envelopes Doodles Reef in Mozambique's Ponta Do Ouro Marine Reserve. Shot on assignment for @natgeo magazine. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative #africa #mozambique #ocean #conservation #onassignment
Here is a female leopard sitting in a tree on the full moon. She is hanging out while waiting for the hyenas at the base of the tree to leave. They are waiting for her to drop some food! Image for my upcoming @natgeo magazine story on leopards - the most adaptable and most persecuted cats on our pla
Photo: @melissafarlow | Hiker climbs on top of melting Mendenhall Glacier in Southeast Alaska. @natgeo @thephotosociety @theimagereview #Alaska #glacier #melting #hiking #travel
iPhone photo by @michaelchristopherbrown. Tobacco farming brothers Aquiles, 80, and Reynaldo, 70, at home in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. @magnumphotos
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz The snow blowers are the only defenders left on the Statue of Liberty, and they had to start early this morning. The statue and its pedestal rest on a base adapted from an early nineteenth-century fort on the site, which was built in the form of an eleve
Photo by @edkashi A young father caresses his baby amidst colorful laundry hanging in a back alley of #Kolkata #india #calcutta #iphoneonly #photojournalism #documentary @viiphoto #photophilanthropy #photoworkshop
Photo by @amivitale. A priest stands in front of a destroyed church in Sri Lanka's Northern province of Jaffna. Families returned in 2012 after leaving in 1990 during the 26-year military campaign. I am currently #onassignment for @natgeo in Sri Lanka. #southasia #NikonNoFilter #nofilter #nikon #d
Photo by @salvarezphoto (Stephen Alvarez) A Himba woman draws water for her goats in Northern Namibia. An outtake from my story on the First Artist that appeared in the January @natgeo. This is a frame I overlooked but was picked out by my photo editor @kurtmutchler The picture editor is the often u
Photo by @edkashi Morning rehearsals for Republic Day in #kolkata #india #calcutta #iphoneonly @viiphoto #documentary #photojournalism #parade #celebration
The elliptical galaxy Cygnus A shines in this composite image:
A bull elk peeks over the top of a snow drift near Lamar Valley inside Yellowstone National Park. iPhone photo by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder on assignment for National Geographic Magazine in the Greater #Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Photo by @DavidDoubilet a clownfish plays hide and seek within its host anemone in #KimbeBay #PapuaNewGuinea the anemone is absolute white because it has lost it's symbiotic algae when water temperatures became too warm causing a #CoralBleaching event. With @natgeo @natgeocreative @natgeolive @nikon
Photo by @edkashi Daily life in the back streets of #Kolkata #india while conducting a photographic workshop with #PhotoPhilanthropy @viiphoto #iphoneonly #photojournalism #documentary #calcutta #dailylife