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National Geographic
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz Dhows loaded with fishermen head out from Quero Niuni in the Quirimbas Archipelago of #Mozambique. Hundreds of fishermen and their families have set up temporary residence on this islet of sand only a few hundred meters long. They are here to gain acces
Slowly the earth becomes visible once again in the Northeast. #joemcnallyphoto #nikonnofilter
Photo by @ciriljazbec Meet my white friends from the Arctic. Getting ready for a new trip to Northern Greenland! I'm feeling inspired and can't wait to be back. I took this one on the expedition to remote settlement in a snowy storm. The Greenland Dog is a mighty and powerful animal. It is a large
2of2 An #electronmicrograph shows the sharkskin’s the dermal denticles which are the skin’s secret to it’s speed and the idea behind the swimsuit in the previous post. The #microgrooves move the water without tumbling, thus reducing friction. One might think of a river with a high current compared
#GaryHallJr , a five-time #OlympicGoldMedalist, propels through the water at #FloridaRaceClub. The full length suit he is wearing was designed to pass through the water as fast as possible, using technology that comes from nature. The #sharkskin denticles spurred the design of his Speedo Fastskin, w
Orcas come up for air in choppy waters off northern Norway:
Photograph by @paulnicklen while on a scouting mission for @sea_legacy on the eastern seaboard with @cristinamittermeier. A humpback whale hurls itself towards the sky in a dramatic display. I just had an incredible underwater encounter and will be posting those images on @paulnicklen later tonigh
The year 1951: Tourists explore massive dead tree with tunnel cut out for a road in Sequoia National Forest. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at @natgeocreative Photo by Andrew H. Brown
Photo by @petekmuller for @natgeo. A major highway passes through Le Plateau, the main business district of #Abidjan, #IvoryCoast. The formal commercial and business districts of the city are highly developed, replete with skyscrapers and super highways like this one. Abidjan is regarded as the most
Image by @beverlyjoubert. A playful little lion cub clings to a termite hill. Sadly the number of lions has fallen drastically over the last 50 years from around 100 000 to only 20 000 today. Together with National Geographic, Beverly Joubert and Dereck Joubert founded the Big Cats Initiative to rai
Pitcher plants – a botanical adventure. This image, taken in 2007 as ‘bycatch’ on assignment for @Natgeo was the seed for a story on Asian #pitcherplant, a diverse group of carnivorous plants, and their many different ways to make a living and to interact with animals. The story, photographed for @
Phone photo: @ivankphoto Project Mi Barrio - Protegiendo sus Nietos. (Protecting her Grandchildren). María Valencia burns the brush in the fields where her grandchildren play to get rid of rats and snakes near La Morita, #Ecuador. Although she is bothered by the noise of the #RutaViva running next
Photo by @joelsartore | A pair of blue waxbills (Uraeginthus angolensis) doze on a branch in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. So far, nearly 400 bird species have been documented in the park. #PhotoArk #Bird #Mozambique #waxbill
“I now belong to a higher cult of mortals, for I have seen the Albatross” wrote ornithologist Robert Cushman Murphy in 1912, and I know how he felt. To see the Wandering Albatross in its full glory, soaring over South Georgia Island, was a magnificent and moving sight. The Wandering Albatross has
Photo by @ciriljazbec Walking shadows in Avignon, France. Discovered while editing my archive of street photos. Bird's-eye perspective from Palais des Papes. @natgeo #street #Avignon #France #perspective #dalmatian
Photo by Pete McBride @pedromcbride // Aerial view of a lifeline for the Southwest of the United States -the #ColoradoRiver as it winds through #Utah into Lake Powell. #Drought and increased demand for water have sucked half of this reservoir dry. I’ll be speaking about this river and global #freshw
Photo by @gerdludwig shot #onassignment for @natgeo and published in the March 2015 issue of National Geographic Magazine as part of the story "Two Cities." The face of Dieter Weckeiser, killed in 1968 at age 25 while attempting to swim across the River Spree to West Berlin, forms part of a #memoria
Photo @coryrichards Rawang and Tibetan porters laden with heavy loads descend a makeshift ladder lashed only with vines to a small cliff. We walked 300 miles round trip through some of the most dense jungle I've ever seen in an attempt to climb and measure the highest point in SE Asia, Hkakabo Razi.
TODAY: Chat with Zolt Levay, the Hubble Space Telescope's lead imaging scientist.
Buffalo during a blizzard, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. While working on a project that took me through the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska, I drove into Theodore Roosevelt National Park as a blizzard started. A herd of buffalo were on the move looking for protection from
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective for @natgeo. I was thrilled to see so many references to #chiaroscuro (a technical artistic term that denotes high contrast between shadow and light), #Caravaggio and classical painting techniques in response to the image I shared yesterday. In keeping with th
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz The Chrysler Building owes its existence to Walter Chrysler, who backed William Van Alen’s dazzling design with his own cash after the original developer got cold feet. An industry study in 1929, just before the stock market crash, argued that constructio
The year 1956: Tourists on horses ride past a life-size apatosaurus statue in a South Dakota dinosaur park. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at @natgeocreative
Photo by @edkashi/@viiphoto: A bleached out skeleton lies before an abandoned home on drought stricken and blighted pasture lands near Felt, Okla. on July 29, 2013. Although the current water situation is looking extremely dire for much of the Great Plains, “The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is wor
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). Kyrgyz men take their herd across the #Pamir mountains in #Afghanistan. Goats are mixed with sheep to keep the herd on the move. A sheep-only herd wouldn't move as efficiently. Moving means eating more grass, even if it's hard to find in winter… More grass mean