Jess Williams

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Photos of Japan’s Abandoned Amusement Parks, in All Their Ghostly Glory

Nara Dreamland amusement park in Japan. (All Photos: Jordy Meow)<p>Urban exploration—visiting and often photographing abandoned locations—is a huge …

Amusement Parks

New Zealand's National Parks Captured In Stunning Photo Series

A photographer who went travelling in New Zealand has come back with a stunning series of images showing off the country's national parks.<p>Johan Lolos …

Fortieth Parallel

Project info<p>Between 1867 and 1872 the photographer Timothy O'Sullivan joined the Geographical Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel lead by the geologist Clarence King. With the survey traveling close to the northern fortieth parallel, O'Sullivan photographed throughout the territories that would …

Life of a Traveling Landscape Photographer

Many aspiring landscape photographers dream for the chance to travel the world and take photos for a living. Lars Schneider was one of those …

Antarctica - A Frozen Paradise

Eerie Photos Of Landscapes Overtaken By Kudzu

Kudzu is an intrusive plant species that spreads and grows at a rapid pace, taking over all other plant life within its reach. Fascinated by the …

Still

Do This 52 Week Photography Challenge to Improve Your Skills in 2016

If you’re looking to get better at photography in 2016, one great option is to do a 52-week photography challenge that forces you to complete regular …

The 15 most jaw-dropping images of Earth from space in 2015

The Earth Observations team at NASA's Johnson Space Center selected the 15 best photographs, which we've republished here.<p>Check them out, then head over to NASA to view their full image gallery.

Huge new Pluto image shows potential ice volcano

A series of new Pluto images have shown its cratered western plains and forbidding mountains in remarkable detail.<p>The zig-zag image shows a huge …

NASA: Rising Sea Levels More Dangerous Than Thought

The consequences of global sea level rise could be even scarier than the worst-case scenarios predicted by the dominant climate models, which don't …

Global Warming

Saturn Moons Align (Almost) to Perfection: Photo

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been in Saturn orbit for over a decade and it has seen the whole spectrum of ringed planet delights. But there are few …

Top 10 American Road Trips – Page 7

<b>Cape Cod, Massachusetts</b><p>This 40-mile trip that winds through Cape Cod on Route 6A will take you past a variety of quaint East Coast towns—think Sandwich, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster and Orleans—so you can explore the historic charm of the area. From the town of Orleans on Route 6A, take …

The Geysers on Saturn's Moon Enceladus Are Mysteriously Losing Steam

SAN FRANCISCO — The famous geysers on Saturn's icy, ocean-harboring moon Enceladus aren't what they used to be.<p>The geysers, which blast material from …

Here are the best theme parks in America, so start planning your next trip now

Pack your bags and grab a bottle or two of sunscreen. TripAdvisor has released their list of the Top 25 Best Amusement Parks in America, and we’ve …

Top 5 Tips for Visiting the Blue Lagoon - A Weekend in Iceland (Part 1)

For anyone traveling to Iceland, it is likely that you will consider visiting the Blue Lagoon. After all, it is the single most popular tourist …

Top 10 American Road Trips – Page 3

<b>Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, Montana</b><p>This 50-mile road in northwest Montana is a National Historic Landmark and cuts Glacier National Park in half. The two-lane, east-west drive takes you through the variety of landscapes that the park is famous for—from forests and lakes to …

National Parks

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

Unique Basketball Hoops Across New York City

<i>This Game We Play</i> is an ongoing series started by French photographer Franck Bohbot when he first moved to New York. Just about every neighborhood throughout the city has at least one community basketball hoop where neighbors and friends can meet to compete in a friendly game or just shoot around …

Yale University Unveils 170,000 Fascinating Photos Documenting the Great Depression and WWII

During the mid-1930s, in the thick of the Great Depression, the New Deal administration sent photographers like Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein to document all walks of American life across the country. Under the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, those …

Soothing Minimalist Black and White Photos

If you are in need of a calm moment during your busy day, we highly recommend taking a look at these soothing black and white photographs by Gavin Dunbar. The Edinburgh-based photographer focuses mainly on seascapes and minimalist subjects in these long-exposure images. He finds everyday objects, …

Creative Diptychs Made From Two Facebook Friends

Though Silvia Sala and Freddy Viera are each young, creative photographers in their own right, bring them together to watch magic happen. Thanks to a Facebook photography group, they quickly became friends and soon learned that they were from the same city, Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy. Silvia lived …

Young Woman's Wandering Mind in a Surreal World

Based in Manila, Philippines, self-taught photographer Hannah Chu takes viewers on a visual journey through a range of emotions. From solitude and withdrawal to desperation and longing, each image in the photographer's growing collection, which she has so generously shared with us, depicts a young …

Photographer Overlays Photos, Creates a Window to the Past

Hungarian artist and photographer Kernyi Zoltn compares images from the past to the present in his series titled <i>Ablak a Mltra</i>, translated as <i>Window to the Past</i>. The photographer takes images from Fortepan, a site with an online collection of amateur photos from 1900 through the 1990's, and overlays …

Interview: Alexandra Benetel Blurs the Lines Between Fantasy and Reality

Photographer Alexandra Benetel has the ability to see beauty in all things. Aiming to capture dreamlike worlds in her mysterious photography, she combines ethereal landscapes with striking poses, Alex is a storyteller seeking to articulate the unpredictability of life with the many parallel paths a …

Vintage Photos of Everyday Life in 1950s New York Discovered in Attic 50 Years Later

These vintage photographs capture a timeless energy and diversity that is characteristic of the sleepless streets of New York City. The recently discovered antique portraits showcase the city in the midst of the 1950's, as seen through the Rolleiflex lens of the undiscovered photographer Frank …

Behind the Lens: Lulu Lovering's Self-Portraits Capture the Unspoken Emotions of a Shy Woman

Lulu Lovering discovered her passion for photography deep in the lush forests and green mountains of Vermont. Here, she was able to express herself freely through the eye of her lens. Each self-portrait this extremely shy young woman captures is like a visual rendering of entries from her diary, …