Posts Tagged ‘Animals’

Comments Off on Kimbe Bay Coral Reefs

The Moment  David Doubilet Reef Madness The Pacific reef at Kimbe Bay seemed like paradise to photographer David Doubilet when he visited 17 years ago. But his recent return was more like a stop in photographic purgatory. Shooting was delayed by heavy rains and floods. Visibility was at times limited to ten feet. Several cameras […]

Comments Off on National Geographic Photo of the Day : Grasshopper and Moss

(Grasshopper and Moss. Photograph by Andrey Antov, Your Shot) This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots A green grasshopper rests aboard a red mushroom boat in a sea of moss. What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I like how this is simply what it is—color and texture playing off each other […]

Comments Off on Did a Mega-Flood Doom Ancient American City of Cahokia?

(Clues found near the site of Cahokia (above) indicated that a flood occurred at the height of the city’s population and power.) Photograph by Ira Block, National Geographic. One thousand years ago, on a floodplain of the Mississippi River near modern-day St. Louis, the massive Native American city known today as Cahokia sprang suddenly into […]

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Mount Semeru and Mount Bromo Photograph by John Stanmeyer/National Geographic Stock Some Indonesians believe that belching volcanoes such as Mount Semeru (in background) and Mount Bromo (in foreground) are portals to a subterranean world that has shaped not only Indonesia’s landscape but also its beliefs and culture. A long exposure time captured stars in this […]

Comments Off on Underwater Paradise in Papua New Guinea

A garden of delicate coral is sheltered from storms in the lee of a nearby peninsula. Kimbe’s reefs help sustain local fishermen, some of whom still rely on traditional outrigger canoes.

  Indonesia Diving Holidays | Misool Eco Resort, Raja Ampat Misool Eco Resort is an exclusive dive resort and conservation centre located in remote southern Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Our private resort island is nestled deep in an archipelago of uninhabited islands, in the very epicentre of marine biodiversity.

Comments Off on Take a Look in the Mirror: The Awesome Diversity of Earth Captured for National Geographic Contest

The wonder and beauty of Planet Earth is illustrated perfectly in this years ongoing series of entries submitted for National Geographic Traveler’s Photo Contest Regardless of whether the images were captured by amateur or professional photographers, thousands of pictures flooded into the contest which boasts four categories, including portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place and […]