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National Geographic
Photograph by @amytoensing - In Jordan teaching Syrian refugee kids this week for National Geographic Photo Camp. We are teaching them to use photography to document their own lives. To see the work these kids are doing and more student photography from around the world, please follow @ngphotocamp o
Photo by @amivitale. Rooms for rent on the path to Adam's Peak, also called Sri Pada, a sacred mountain in Sri Lanka. People make the pilgrimage overnight so they can arrive to the top for sunrise. Pilgrims from four of the world's major religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, climb t
Photograph by George Steinmetz. Sinkholes pock-mark the emerging shoreline of the Dead Sea near Ein Gedi, Israel. The sinkholes are caused by fresh groundwater dissolving subterranean salt deposits that once formed the bottom of the #DeadSea. When the underlying salt layer is gone, the dry muds c
Photo by @joelsartore | Meet Figley, a double-eyed fig parrot at the Dallas Zoo.  Originating from New Guinea, these birds are difficult to spot in their tropical rainforest habitat because they camouflage themselves within the foliage of the upper canopy. #PhotoArk #bird #parrot #DallasZoo #NewGuin
Photo // @jimmy_chin @m_synnott and @kitdski enjoying some 50+mph winds and below zero temps touring to their ski objective in the Tetons a few weeks ago. This year has seen unseasonably warm temps which have increased avalanche potential due to wet slides. You could say conditions have been a litt
Photo by @ciriljazbec Flying over sea ice formation near Ilulissat in Greenland. Working on the story about changing life in remote settlements. Daily life of hunters is changing due to climate change, unpredictable weather, higher temperatures, and the resulting thin ice. @natgeo #Greenland #Iluli
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). I've been watching wolves a lot this past week in #DenaliNationalPark, Alaska. And I am seeing many of the one year olds with their packs. It makes me wonder if one of them is this young wolf born last spring to the East Fork pack, who trotted along side my ca
BFF by @daviddoubilet A perfect partnership between a small #shrimp that has found a home on brilliant colored sea slug called a #Chromodoris #nudibranch #Bali #indonesia. The shrimp will eat small bits of organic material that fall onto the surface of the nudibranch. A nudibranch is a small sna
Photo @coryrichards Climbers @emilyaharrington and @hilareeoneill make steady progress upwards towards Hkakabo Razi's unclimbed West Ridge on the geographic border of Myanmar and Tibet. Shot #onassignment for @natgeo attempting to measure the highest point in SE Asia. This image was taken on day 35
Photograph by @paulnicklen while on a @sea_legacy expedition with @cristinamittermeier. A baby humpback whale launches into a chin breach. This calf did over 40 of these in a row. Soon, this calf and thousands of humpback whales will travel north to their summer feeding grounds. The mother of thi
The year 1907: Portrait of an Ojibway, or Chippewa Indian girl. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at @natgeocreative Photo by Roland W. Reed
Photo taken by @christianziegler in the Green Swamp Preserve /North Carolina, a protected area managed by @nature_org (The Nature Conservancy) A damselfly caught on a leaf of the carnivorous Oblong-leaved sundew (Drosera intermedia), one of three principal types of carnivorous plants (pitcher plant
All things happen in Cuba under Che's watchful eyes. Photographed by @salvarezphoto in #Havana #Cuba this week. It is a fascinating time to be on the island. They are in the cusp of a historic change in relations with the United States and many Cubans are hungry for the change. #elche
@marcusbleasdale #spring arrives in the #British #LakeDistrict. These #lambs are just a few minutes old. #life #love #mother
Spring in the air, finally. Scenes like this begin to fade. Bidding winter a heartfelt goodbye! #nikonnofilter #thephotosociety @joemcnallyphoto
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). #Rakaposhi, also known as Dumani ("Mother of Mist") in North #Pakistan, is the 27th highest mountain in the world (7788 m - 25.551 ft). Measured from base to summit, this #mountain has an uninterrupted ~6000m vertical rise which, in a way, makes it the tallest
Photo by @joelsartore | Two endangered red-shanked douc langurs from the Endangered Primate Rescue Center in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam. #joelsartore #nationalgeographic #photoark #rarespecies
Photo by @amivitale. These small gestures of love remind me of my own big sister. #onassignment in Sri Lanka for @natgeo. #sisters #love #srilanka #southasia #nikon #d4s #nikonambassador #amivitale #photojournalism @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nikonusa
Photo by @joelsartore | Viceroy butterfly at the Lincoln Children's Zoo in Lincoln, Nebraska. #photoark #butterfly #rarespecies #nationalgeographic
Photo by @ciriljazbec Kangerlussuaq Airport is the international hub for Air Greenland. It is located away from the coast and hence less prone to fog and wind in comparison with other airports in Greenland. The Kangerlussuaq area has very few inhabitants, around 500, so few passengers have their or
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey): circling around the West Face of #Denali with @talkeetnaair in the last light of day! On assignment for @natgeo magazine in #DenaliNationalPark.
Phone photo by @michaelchristopherbrown. Children run from waves hitting the Malecón, a seawall that stretches for 8 km along the coast in Havana, Cuba.
King Penguins are already stirring on the beach at Gold Harbor in South Georgia as we made a landing at 4:30 AM, and I shoot this long exposure to capture the blue light of pre-dawn. Our first landing in South Georgia and the scene is almost overwhelming with the teaming wildlife and mountain and g
Caption this image by Yasha Shantha—and don't miss last week's winning captions:
Walking out of Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, looking for leopards at midnight. @stevewinterphoto When they saw us these men stopped work in their machine shop and asked what we were doing. One of my team asked if they ever see leopards - they said about once a week. This is part of my @natg