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Best Nature Pictures Show the Majesty of our World

These pictures from the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest show the beauty and the majesty of planet Earth but also, the …

19 extreme mountain photos from an amazing Instagram account

When most people signed up for Instagram (me included) the easiest way to get started was to follow people in your contacts list. From there you could check in on your friends and family to see what they're up to, and also post photos and videos from your daily life so they could do the same. But, …

See Canada’s National Parks in 10 unforgettable photos

Canada’s national parks are home to glittering lakes, craggy mountains – here’s the astonishing beauty of wild Canada through a photographer’s lens. …

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The most incredible nature photos of 2016

When we take a moment to step back and look, the world is stunningly beautiful.<p>There's beauty in the flashing movements of animals diving and dodging in a dance for survival, there's beauty in the sky above a nighttime city, and beauty in the creatures that creep through the edge of a dark …

The Top 20 Nature Photos on 500px So Far this Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

10 Stories Behind The World's Most Iconic Travel Photos

Put your selfie stick down. These next ten travellers, globetrotters and wanderlusters all have one special thing in common.<p>Besides a passion for …

The Best Adventure Photography: Exposure 2016

Photo: Jen Judge<p>Last January, Judge spent ten days in Sedona, Arizona, with her husband, <i>Outside</i> contributing editor Aaron Gulley, who helped test dozens of mountain and road bikes for the summer Buyer’s Guide (on newsstands now.) “Sedona sees snow only once or twice a year, and to have the light …

Our Most Beautiful Photos of 2015

Well I must say that 2015 didn't really start out the best, recovering from my broken back and all, but it sure turned into a stellar year for …

Best of 2015: Top 50 Photographs from Around the World

With 2015 drawing to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of our best content from the past year, including an amazing amount of truly stunning photography. Last year, we brought you a list of 37 incredible photos from 2014; this year, we're upping our game with a collection of 50 …

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Interview: William Patino Captures the Beauty of Iceland’s Vast, Untouched Landscapes

Australian photographer William Patino‘s short time in the photography world has made a big impact. The young artist, who currently resides in Wollongong, Australia, began to pursue photography in 2012 and hasn't looked back since. After working as a tradesman for over 8 years, the shift in careers …

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Stunning Photos of a Man Awestruck by Nature by Chris Burkard

Whether he's shooting Half Dome at Yosemite National Park or Skogafoss waterfall in Iceland, photographer Chris Burkard always finds a way to make us step back and appreciate the awe-struck beauty of the world. According to Slate, Burkard's recent trip to Iceland had him carrying a Lytro Illum, a …

Stunning Aurora Borealis Photos Taken in Norway

Photographer Ole Salomonsen has had his photos featured on My Modern Met a few times over the years (see here and here), but we've never dedicated a full post to him. Recently, he's come out with some spectacular aurora borealis photos taken in northern Norway that we just had to share.<p>The one …

Photographer Captures Powerful Waves on Lake Erie as Liquid Mountains

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

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The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Caddo Lake, Texas<p>Lake Powell, Utah<p>Lake McDonald, Montana<p>Diablo Lake, Washington<p>Lake Clark, Alaska

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15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

15 of the most epic scale places in Alaska

ALASKA is the USA’s largest state and home to Denali, the highest peak in North America. To put this into perspective, the state has a longer …

10 of the most stunning images in the running for National Geographic's Photo Contest

The committee will be accepting entries until November 16. Photos are being judged in three different categories: people, places, and nature.<p>The grand-prize-winning image will be published in the magazine. The photographer will receive $10,000 and a trip to the National Geographic headquarters in …

34 Night Sky Pictures That Will Make You Wish You Were Camping Out Tonight

Skyglow, a Kickstarter-backed book meant to illustrate what we lose when light pollution washes out the night sky, comes out May 2016.<p>Harun Mehmedinovic grew up beneath starry skies in Bosnia.<p>"There's something about the stars, at least for me," he said in an interview. "If I wasn't able to see …

Traveling Photographer Captures the Exciting Freedom of Sailing

Marine photographer Kurt Arrigo has captured the magic that occurs when one sets sail on breathtakingly blue waters. Since the artist grew up on the European island of Malta, he's always been surrounded by the sea. “It was all very accessible for me to do what I loved to do,” he told Instagram …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …