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The 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year competition: the best entries

Travel Photography

Migrants find refuge 'north of the middle of nowhere'

HAMMERFEST, Norway (AP) — After hiding below the horizon for two long months, the sun has finally risen in Hammerfest, casting a pale pink hue over the Arctic landscape surrounding the world's northernmost refugee shelter.<p>From her modest room, Huda al-Haggar admires the wonderland of snow and ice, …

Climbing On Mount Denali

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​21st Century Street Photography: 250 New Examples - Selection and text by Jim Casper | LensCulture

“All the world’s a stage”<i><br>—William Shakespeare, As You Like It</i><p><b><br>The Possibilities of Street Photography</b><p>Photographers have played with and explored street photography since the beginning of photography itself — capturing anonymous moments of beauty, grace, absurdity, sorrow, delight, outrage, and …

Street Photography

35 beautiful vintage photos show what Istanbul looked like in the 1960s

The city hosted 838,000 visitors in the first quarter of that year alone, a benchmark that hadn't been hit for a decade.<p>Tourism numbers for the country have since slipped, causing a drop in hotel prices, which means it's a great time to plan a trip to the city.<p>If you're in need of some inspiration, …

The 14 most inspiring travel photos this week

EACH WEEK WE CHOOSE OUR favorite images from readers, fans, and travelers, who tag their photos with #travelstoke and post them on our Instagram …

Hiking

archatlas: China From Above A collection of recent aerial images showing the vast diversity of landscapes across China, from cities to mountains, desert to sea shores, and much more. From the top: Aerial view of an abandoned Chinese fishing village overtaken by green vines on Shengshan Island, one of hundreds that make up Shengsi Islands, in east China’s Zhejiang province, on June 12, 2015. Aerial view of the two “nail houses” encircled by an overpass connecting the Zhoutouzui Tunnel in Guangzhou city, south China’s Guangdong province, on August 11, 2015. Serpentine road at Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China, on October 24, 2014. A shroud of haze is covers the city of Zengzhou in central China’s Henan province on November 6, 2009. Photo taken on September 1, 2015 shows an aerial view of Yamzho Yumco Lake in Shannan Prefecture, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. A view of villas built for residents in the Huaxi village of Jiangyin, Jiangsu province, on May 31, 2010. A replica of the Eiffel Tower and residential buildings at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on April 8, 2015. Photo taken on February 21, 2014 shows a bird’s-eye view of Wanfenglin in Xingyi, southwest China’s Guizhou Province. Workers pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Dongyang, Zhejiang province, on March 25, 2015. The Shanghai Disney Resort under construction in Pudong, Shanghai, on October 8, 2015. The castle will be the tallest and largest castle ever built at a Disney theme park. Images and text via The Atlantic (via archatlas)