‘Barnacled angels’: the whales of Stellwagen Bank- a photo essay

Off the tip-off of Cape Cod, pods of humpbacks return every summer to feed. For the past 18 years, Philip Hoare has been joining them to witness this incredible display At the tip-off of Cape Cod, a sandy spit reaches out into the Atlantic, like an limb, towards a vast underwater plateau where humpbacks assemble […]

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Ominous Positions of Japan’s New Concrete Seawalls

In 2011, a devastating tsunami crashed into the northeast coast of Japan, destroying entire villages, killing thousands and causing a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In the wake of the disaster, the Japanese government implemented a number of reforms, including relocating coastal villages to higher land and prohibiting further development along the […]

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These comedy wildlife photos show off nature’s silly side

This meerkat is sick and tired of your sh* t .Image: brigitta moser/ barcroft media LONDON Nature might be a harsh and unforgiving place, but it can also be a funny one. The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards now down to 40 finalists from the 2016 batch of entrants is here to celebrate the animal […]

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Breathtaking photos of New Zealand’s natural wonders will provoke wanderlust

One of New Zealand’s famous natural wonders, Milford Sound .Image: BBC/ Tom Walker New Zealand is most known for its host of natural wonders, but not everyone of us has been luck enough to witness them for ourselves. Until now. These photographs are from the production of a BBC television mini-series called New Zealand: Earth’s […]

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Your Inner Nerd Will Love These Photos Of Old-School America

The New York Public Library announced this week that it has digitized approximately 180,000 public domain images, bringing the number of members of images in the library’s digital collection to more than 672,000. We’ve compiled some of the most striking photos in the new collection, including some by Dorothea Lange, famous for her iconic shots […]

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31 of the best space photographs of the year

The rusty red vortex of the circular, iron sculpture Seven Magic Points in Brattebergan, Norway mirror the rippling aurora above .Image: RUNE ENGEBO Bright green auroras dance above a Norwegian lagoon in just one of dozens of new photos shortlisted for a 2016 astrophotography prize. The shortlisted photos, chosen for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of […]

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Tips-off for taking great underwater photos from the pros

( CNN) Seems like everyone’s a halfway decent photographer these days thanks to better gear, flashy phones and clever digital filters. When it comes to underwater photography, though, few people have what it takes. We asked some of the planet’s best underwater shooters for tips-off on the technique and equipment they use to stimulate superlative […]

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Demolishing Dalian: China’s ‘Russian’ city is erasing its heritage- in images

Founded by the Russians, Dalian boasts a wealth of architectural history. But now its treasured builds are marked for demolition and the government is being sued. One student went to capture the area before it disappears Sitting on the Liaodong Peninsula in north-east China, the second-tier city of Dalian has a complex history. Transformed in […]

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Belarusian Photographer Wakes Up Early In The Morning To Capture The Beauty Of Winter

Belarus is a storied country that is unknown to many in the west. Thankfully, Belarusian photographer Alex Ugalek reveals at least some of the beauty of the countryside in this series of magical photos. Called “Morning Poetry” by some, and “Return To Magenta” by others. According to Ugalek, he first managed a camera in 4th […]

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