Civilization in Perspective: Capturing the World From Above

Civilization in Perspective: Capturing the World From Above

As recently as a century ago the idea of viewing the world from above was little more than a fantasy: the airplane was still in its infancy, with rocketry and satellites still decades into the future. Those who could not take to the air had no recourse but drawing in order to represent their world from an aerial perspective. This limitation is difficult to imagine today when access to plan photography is never further than the…






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Jesús M. García’s Magical Landscapes, Cityscapes and Skyscapes

Jesús M. García’s Magical Landscapes, Cityscapes and Skyscapes

Jesús M. García is a professional Spanish photographer based in Toledo, his family has always been linked to the world of photography. Nowadays, Jesús travels around the world looking for the best possible light for photography. In this quest, Jesús discovered the Northern Lights in 2013. Since then, he has been captivated by them and has become in an “Aurora Borealis chaser”. His landscape photographs have been awarded prizes all over world in different international…






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Beauty of Abandoned Houses Above the Arctic Circle

Beauty of Abandoned Houses Above the Arctic Circle

A  Norwegian photographer has captured a series of stunning images featuring abandoned homes and farmhouses across Scandinavia. Britt Marie Bye‘s photos are mostly taken in woodland areas, where the buildings are slowly being reclaimed by nature.






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Astounding Images from the Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 Competition

Astounding Images from the Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 Competition

Organizers of the Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest have announced their winning photos for 2017. The winner Gabriel Barathieu beat entrants from 67 different countries with his portrait of an octopus in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte. Prizes and commendations were also handed out in a number of categories, including Wide Angle, Macro, Wrecks, Behavior, Up & Coming, and, in British waters, Wide Angle, Compact, and Macro shots. Please click images to…






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Amazing Landscapes and Beautiful Nights of New Zeland

Amazing Landscapes and Beautiful Nights of New Zeland

Jake and Jo Scott-Gardner, aka South of Home, capture the beautiful nights of New Zealand in fascinating photographs. This couple of astrophotographers, based in Queenstown, spent the winter photographing the sky, capturing the Milky Way, shooting stars, meteors, auroras australis and thousands of stars. You can discover all their photos on their Facebook page. We Spent Winter In New Zealand Photographing The Incredible Night Sky We are Jake and Jo – astrophotographers based in Queenstown, NZ who spent this…






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The Story of the Most Viewed Photo Ever

The Story of the Most Viewed Photo Ever

Do you recognize this photograph? Well, this photo did not changed the world but was pretty much the first view of the world for millions of people across. The default wallpaper for Windows, this photo called “Bliss”, this is a landscape in Sonoma County, California. Taken by Charles O’Rear, photographer with National Geographic for 25 years, and now spends his time photographing wine making across the world. Every MS Windows user will be knowing the default Windows…






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Photographer Builds a ‘Photo Ark’ for 6,500 Animal Species And Counting

Photographer Builds a ‘Photo Ark’ for 6,500 Animal Species And Counting

National Geographic contributing photographer Joel Sartore is 11 years into a 25-year endeavor to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s photographed 6,500 different species, which leaves approximately 6,000 to go. Sartore tells Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross that presenting the animals in the studio, rather than in nature, gives them equal importance in the eye of the viewer. “A mouse is every bit as glorious…






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Stunning picture of lighthouse wins drone photography competition

Stunning picture of lighthouse wins drone photography competition

James Farley, from Chester, took a picture of the lighthouse on the Point of Ayr, North Wales  His entry beat out 1,200 other pictures to win 400ft Britain, a competition for drone photography Qualifying photographs had to be taken at less than 400 feet, the limit at which drones can be flown in the UK  A stunning picture of a lighthouse in North Wales has won a photography competition for images captured by a drone….






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