Elias Åkerlund

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Old-School Photos of People Posing With Old-School Cameras

One of the big trends in the camera industry these days is the stuffing of “big camera” sensors into “small camera” bodies. After all, if you can get …

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The Surprising Way Airplanes Help Whales

Wildlife<p>John-Michael Lee caught thresher sharks off Redondo Beach in California when he was a boy. “We’d float on a mat in the water, reach down with our hands and just catch them by the tail,” recalls John-Michael. “They were about three to four feet long, but most of that was tail.”<p>“When I go …

New Theory for Why Antarctic Sea Ice Is Growing

Melting ice shelves shield the surface from warm water, new study suggests.<p><b>It's a global warming paradox.</b><p>As air and sea temperatures rise, Arctic sea ice is rapidly and uniformly dwindling. In 2012, Arctic sea ice declined so much that the loss "utterly" obliterated the previous record, set in …

New Research: Marine Reserves Can Stoke Local Economies

Wildlife<p>Pierre-Yves Cousteau comes face to face with a dusky grouper in Cabrera Archipelago National Park (Parque Nacional del Archipielago de Cabrera) in Spain. Photo by Enric Sala/National Geographic<p>On April 3, 2013, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala and a team of colleagues …

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The Oldest Surviving Aerial Photograph

According to the Professional Aerial Photographers Association, the father of aerial photography was French balloonist Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, who …

Photos: Antonioni’s Blow-Up and Swinging 1960s London

Forty-five years ago, English model Jill Kennington agreed to appear in an art-house film—one that would memorably capture the energy of London’s 1960s fashion and art scenes. Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 classic, Blow-Up—his first English-language film—was a sensation, and earned the Italian …

Photos: Endangered Elephants in the African Wilderness

Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson—a husband-and-wife team of photo-documentarians—have been capturing scenes from the disappearing natural world since 1996. They’ve produced two books—<i>Lost Africa</i> (2004), on the tribes of East Africa, and <i>Walking Thunder</i> (2009), about the elephants of Africa. It was …

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The Photo Henri Cartier-Bresson Created Three Years After His Death

Do a search for “Henri Cartier-Bresson” using Google’s image search engine, and the photograph above is one of the results that pops up. Dig a little …