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Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly pigmented petals …

Into the Woods: How Photographer Simon Baxter Captures His Moody Images of Nature

We can all appreciate the beauty and mystery of a forest enshrouded by mist in the early dawn. But few of us manage to capture the haunting quality …

We Dare You Not To Stare At These Incredible Photos

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the brown color in the Color Brown Photo contest with chances to win Amazon …

I took a trip to Chernobyl’s exclusion zone and photographed it in infrared

We always hear praises of the might of Mother Nature, how it renders useless mans’ creations, and bears life above the ruins. Well, it’s something …

Environmental Health

Breathtaking Visions of Earth: Outdoor Photographer of the Year

The Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition has announced its category winners. The competition, now in its seventh year, celebrates the work of image makers and offers an insight into the landscapes, wildlife and nature of the planet and the adventures to be found on it<p>The overall winner and …

Outdoors

Steffen Fossbakk Captures Norway’s Northern Lights in Spectacular Show

<b>Steffen Fossbakk</b> is a multi-talented photographer, adventurer and drone pilot currently based in Senja, Norway. Steffen focuses on nature and …

Photography

18 Spider-Killing Spiders Discovered—And They Look Like Pelicans

The brutally effective assassins live in the rain forests of Madagascar, a new study says.<p>There's a spider killer on the loose in the rain forests of Madagascar.<p>It’s quiet as an owl, quick as a cobra, small as a grain of rice, and when it strikes, it impales its victims on one of its jaws, which is …

Photographer Captures the Solitary Neon Streets of Hamburg at Night

Freelance art director and designer Mark Broyer explores his hometown of Hamburg after dark, shooting evocative night photography of its neon-tinged streets. Focusing on the empty avenues and stark storefronts of the German city, Broyer pulls out the lush details of the urban landscape.<p>Broyer was …

Photography

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Landscape Photography

No Man’s Land: Women photographers in the First World War

A new exhibition exploring female perspectives on the First World War has opened at Impressions Gallery in Bradford, featuring images taken by women …

Historical Photography

Nighttime Photos of Tokyo Under the Glow of Neon Lights

German-French graphic designer Matthieu Bühler has been shooting gorgeous nighttime photos of Tokyo, Japan, focusing his attention on the …

8 Awesome Seahorse Photos from Our Underwater Photo Contest

Judging the Through Your Lens photo contest is one of our favorite parts of the year at <i>Scuba Diving</i> — but it’s also one of the most challenging. For …

After hours: readers' photos on the theme of night

For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of night via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favourites<p>Share your photos on this week’s theme ‘loud’ by clicking the button below

Western Australia

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

U.S. Alpine director to petition ski officials to let Lindsey Vonn race men

U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml said he will push for rules alterations at the upcoming International Ski Federation (FIS) meetings to possibly …

Winners and losers from President Trump’s first 100 days

As of this morning, Donald Trump has been president of the United States for 100 days.<p>It's a period of time that has clearly humbled Trump — in his own uniquely Trump way — and also humbled the political establishment. It's caused all of us to continually rethink everything we thought we knew about …

Donald Trump

Marta is big. And so is women’s soccer. So where are all the fans in Orlando?

Whenever the debate over the greatest player in women’s soccer surfaces, it almost always centers around five-time FIFA World Player of the Year …

This photographer turns aerial photos into dream-like composites

Being able to turn your vivid imagination into art is not an easy task. It takes skill, time, and of course – the imagination, of course, above all …

Photography

What ‘personal space’ looks like around the world

If you've traveled even a little bit, you’ve surely had the experience of sharing a public space with someone (or many someones) who wants to stand closer to you than you’d allow your partner most of the time. (I often had this experience at the ATMs in Baku, Azerbaijan, where crowding has replaced …

Northern Europe

Rare Color Photos from World War II

Due to costs and scarcity, the vast majority of photos captured during World War II were shot on black-and-white film. Some images <i>were</i> captured in …

The Iconic 1940s Photographer Who Never Wanted to Be Famous

The photographs arrived at The Curator Gallery in a box meant for curator Bill Shapiro, the former editor of <i>Life</i> magazine. When he saw the first few …

Ansel Adams

A decade of award-winning British landscape photography – in pictures

A new book brings together the UK’s greatest landscape photographers, who have captured everything from violent seas to tranquil mountains

Scotland

Incredible Storm Photography by Dennis Oswald

<b>Dennis Oswald</b> is a talented photographer, traveler, adventurer and storm chaser currently based in Neuss, Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany. Dennis …

Nikon D800

The World's Most Daring Staircases Are In This European City Photos

"Time Machine," a new photo series by Hungarian photographer Balint Alovits, preserves the beauty of Budapest’s Bauhaus and Art Deco staircases. Alovits centered his spiraling images on stairwells from the 1930s and '40s, revealing space and time in the process, as well as movement and supreme …

Britain is beautiful in these winning photos from new drone photography competition

Drones

Photographer Captures the Enchanting Spirit of a Photogenic Fox in the Woods

A fox’s persona always seems to have an air of mystery about it, so it’s no wonder we’re continually fascinated by these creatures. Iza Łysoń captures their alluring spirit with her stunning fox photography. The 19-year-old creative, who’s currently a student of neurobiology, has been honing her …

Photography

9 Incredible Photos of Natural Wonders to Inspire Your Weekend

There's nothing like what's pictured above around where I live.Maybe that's why I find that shot so mesmerizing!It's like having tunnel vision, but …

Landscape Photography

These Unbelievable Photos of Lake Erie Show How Powerful Nature Can Be

Photographer Dave Sandford gets up close and personal to capture the "liquid mountains" in action.<p>When the weather starts to get colder, Lake Erie comes alive. And when it does, you'll often find Canadian photographer Dave Sandford there in the freezing water, photographing the powerful, arching …

Weather