Nature

Portrait of a seal

Portrait of a seal

Seals are very cautious, but curious animals. To win their trust, you need to spend a lot of time under water. Kuril reserve, Kunashir island, Russia.

Love road

Love road

At a winery in Slovenia, the nearby road looks like a heart. “The owner says when the road was build, the workers drunk so much that they made the road […]

Pyrocumulonimbus

Pyrocumulonimbus

On August 8, 2019, a team of atmospheric scientists got an exceedingly rare look at these clouds as they were forming. NASA’s DC-8 flying laboratory passed directly through a large […]

Divided frogs

Divided frogs

Divided frogs. Photo: Bence Máté Divided frogs try to come to the surface after being thrown into the water in Covasna, Romania. The sale of frog legs, often cut while […]

The Crowd

The Crowd

« The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find themselves in places no one has […]

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Australia (2017)

So extensive, it is visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. Stretching 2,300 km along Australia’s northeast coastline, this complex of shallow water […]

Ao Phang Nga, Thailand

Ao Phang Nga, Thailand

Ao Phang Nga National Park is located in Phang Nga Province, southern Thailand. Most of the park consists of an area of the Andaman Sea studded with numerous limestone tower karst islands. The best known of […]

Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier, Cascades Mountains

The Cascades in Washington, with Mount Rainier, the range’s highest mountain, standing at 4,392 m. Seen in the background (left to right) are Mount Adams, Mount Hood, and Mount St. […]

Firefalls, Yosemite

Golden Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park

For two weeks out of the year, the sun aligns just right with Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park where the waterfall glows like lava a few minutes before sunset.

Jumping Elephant

Jumping Elephant

This photograph is a fake, but it was so funny that we decided to publish it anyway. It comes from a 2008 Photoshop design contest called “Levitations 7”  from the website […]

Sam Cavallaro falling

Sam Cavallaro falling

This shot of Sam Cavallaro falling at Beachers Brook while riding MJP Kendrick at Aintree won the Remarkable Award for Sports in Action of the Siena International Photo Awards.

Leopard seal and penguin

Leopard seal catch a penguin

A leopard seal hides in a lagoon just before low tide, while waiting to ambush young penguins. This seal caught the penguin by its feet, dragging it to the open […]

Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule

First image of Ultima Thule, January 2, 2019. This image taken by the Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) is the most detailed of Ultima Thule returned so far by the New […]

Defending his place

Defending his place

On this small remote island live about 150 indigenous people that refuse to have any contact with other humans. Every attempt to set foot on the soil of this island results […]

The Golden Couple

The Golden Couple

As the group of Qinling golden snub-nosed monkeys jumped from tree to tree, Marsel struggled to keep up, slipping and stumbling over logs. Gradually he learned to predict their behaviour, […]

Dizzy Namibia

Dizzy Namibia

The most incredible thing in Namibia is the night sky. Here are 700 frames combined into one image. Each frame is 25 s, f / 2.8, iso 5000, 2 s […]

Roar

Roar

Underwater photographer of the year – winner. Location: Yos Dive Lembeh house reef, Indonesia. While the photographer was shooting these three nudi a moray eel suddenly appeared out of the […]