Ellie Jones

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A 2 Day Itinerary For Glasgow and Loch Lomond

Jess and I were recently invited to visit both Glasgow and the nearby national park called Loch Lomond & The Trossachs. Despite having been based in …

Photographer Captures Magic of the Scottish Countryside as Wild Animals Get Shockingly Close

Four years ago, spurred by a family tragedy, Fran Mart picked up photography and moved from Spain to Edinburgh, Scotland. Inspired by the lush landscape that surrounded him, he moved away from self-portraiture and began shooting the animals and wildlife of the countryside. Traveling with his …

Family's incredible orca encounter caught on camera off B.C. coast

Joachim Pierre calls it a “once-in-a-lifetime experience” that he’ll never forget – and it happened in his own backyard<p>The Sechelt man took his …

Giants: B&W Portraits That Capture the Beauty of Humpback Whales

“Giants” is a beautiful set of black-and-white underwater photos by Australian photographer Jem Cresswell that offers an intimate look at the beauty …

Wanderlust-Inducing Images Capture Majestic Views of Iceland

Self-taught photographer Lukas Furlan recently traveled to Iceland, where he shot an incredible series of images that capture the country's spectacular landscape. Iceland's scenery has long been a draw for photographers, who can't help but be inspired by the moody Nordic environment. From iconic …

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A tale of ice and fire: Time travel in Iceland

Iceland sits atop a hot spot – an area where molten rock spews from the Earth's mantle. As if that wasn't primeval drama enough, the country also …

The Nordic Island Nation of Iceland

If you’re planning your family’s next vacation, and want to visit someplace different with a much cooler climate, consider adding a visit to Iceland.<p>The Nordic island nation is filled with dramatic views of snow-capped mountains, majestic lava fields, geysers, glaciers and pristine black-sand …

Stunning Scandinavian Landscapes

Christian Schmidt is a German photographer, rewarded numerous times for his talents and his breathtaking landscapes, which we propose an overview …

The New Nordic Road Trip

Day 1: Sogndal to Gudbrandsjuvet, 4 hours<p>Roads connecting towns to their airports are usually the dullest stretches of asphalt on the planet. Not in …

Sorry, Field of Wildflowers: The MOST Epic Wedding Pictures Happen in Iceland

When it came to renewing their wedding vows on their first anniversary, Laura and Andrew didn't debate color palettes or centerpieces. Instead, the couple chose between waterfalls...

Haunting photos of a dead Ohio mall reveal a new normal in America

Malls across America are dying.<p>One photographer, Johnny Joo, visited the defunct Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio.<p>In the winter, the mall was covered in snow.<p>But now, the foliage has taken over the former retail haven.<p>What Joo found was haunting and fascinating.<p>Check it out.<p>You can view more of …

Fantastical Creatures Emerging from Blackwork Tattoos

Parvick Faramarz est un tatoueur russe dont le portfolio est rempli d’illustrations d’animaux mythiques et sombres. Son inspiration lui vient du …

Photographer Captures Adorable Footage of 1-Day-Old Otter Pup Asleep on Floating Mom’s Belly

In mid-December, Monterey Bay Aquarium‘s employees were surprised when they noticed a wild otter swimming around in the Great Tide Pool on several occasions. While the area is a protected basin the California bay wild animals can access, it's rare to see an otter using the pool as frequently as …

Photographer captures drone footage of beluga whales gathering in Canada's Northwest Passage

Stunning drone footage of beluga whales and swimming polar bears in Canada's Northwest Passage goes viral<p>A drone photographer's efforts to beautifully capture the wildlife and natural surroundings of Canada's Northern Passage haven't gone amiss.<p>Drone footage shot by Arctic Watch …

Iceland — A Winter Road Trip

This is a photo-story of my 8th visit to Iceland. I come back every year since 2009 and often for several months with my own car, travelling back and …

These Stunning Ocean Photos Seek to Save Our Seas

Newly unveiled photography non-profit Sea Legacy aims to save 20% of oceans by 2020.<p>Today it is a disheartening truism that we are destroying the natural environment. Our planet is hurting, especially our marine environments, where pollution and loss of species is unignorably pronounced. Addressing …

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs, sweeping golden beaches and crunchy lava flows make up the diverse and fascinating landscape of the 100km-long Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The area is crowned by the glistening ice cap Snæfellsjökull, immortalised in Jules Verne’s <i>Journey to</i> …

Five Reasons to Visit Iceland in the Winter

Travelers shy away from the land of fire and ice during the coldest months, but Iceland in December or January is not only bearable, it's a veritable …

"Best of the World" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Best of the World<p>Published <b>Oct 10, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Design Director, Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Director of Photography, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p><b>Editors'</b> …

Couple Decides Not To Have A Traditional Wedding And Travels To Iceland Instead

When Jeremy and Rachelle sat down to start planning their wedding, the daunting thought of picking a venue, creating a menu, guest list and all the …

Whale Song Explained

Infographics show the human-like musical structure of humpback whale songs, as they synchronize their music across hundreds of miles.<p>Words by David …

Watch Humpback Whales Frolic Beneath The Northern Lights

The stars aligned for this lucky photographer.<p>This footage of the aurora borealis is spectacular on its own. Add a pod of playing humpback whales to the ethereal glow and we're at a loss for words.<p>While testing new camera equipment, a Norwegian photographer managed to capture nature at its most …

Husband and Wife Team Photograph the Solitude of Sweden’s Wild Landscapes

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p>Husband-and-wife photography team Erlend and Orsolya Haarberg are perfectly comfortable with silence. So comfortable, in fact that they would go weeks at a time without seeing another human being while hiking, camping, and photographing in the magical and mystical …

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Take a Stunning Aerial Tour of Iceland—By Drone

Photographer Enrico Pescantini's stunning drone photographs of Iceland will make you want to plan a trip immediately.<p>Seljalandsfoss<p>Jökulsárlón

Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.

Iceland Aerial Landscape Photography by Jakub Polomski

Breathtaking images of a series of Iceland aerial landscape photographs taken by Jakub Polomski.<p>Jakub Polomski is a Polish landscape photographer. In …

Landscape Photography

Not Surprisingly, Iceland's Midnight Sun Phenomenon is Absolutely Stunning

Come mid-May, Iceland doesn't experience much "nighttime." Sure, those overnight hours reserved for sleeping still exist of course, but the darkness …

Drone Footage Captures Breathtaking Aerial Tour of Iceland’s Dramatic Landscape

Countless photos have shown us the incredible beauty of Iceland, but this amazing video (below) by Blue Racer Productions is just another reminder of the Nordic country's allure. Shot during a recent 8-day trip to the island nation, using a DJI Phantom 3 drone, this aerial footage takes viewers on …