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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Seal Selfie… a Sealfie?

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Seal Selfie… a Sealfie?

Seals are generally pretty happy-looking creatures, but rarely do they flaunt it—you know, the way humans tend to via prideful selfies. Not this one, however: This adorable moment comes courtesy of Dr. Alexander Mustard, a marine biologist and underwater photographer who seems like the perfect candidate for this adorable photo shoot. He shot it off the coast of the Farne […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Banff

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Banff

Canada is home to some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, and Banff, Alberta, has become the poster child for Canadian nature. Surely Andrew Caitens, Australian born and now living near the Canadian Rocky Mountains, would agree, as he snapped this gorgeous vertical landscape from the second Vermillion Lake, a few minutes from Banff: Caitens captured […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Mighty Matterhorn

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Mighty Matterhorn

At 4,478 meters tall, the Matterhorn, known in various languages as Mont Cervin and Monte Cervino, is not only one of the Alps’ tallest peaks, but also one of its deadliest. Over 500 climbers have died trying to reach its summit since the late 19th century. Visually, it’s one of the world’s most striking mountains for its […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Relaxing on the Beach

Interesting Photo of the Day: Relaxing on the Beach

If your ideal Saturday night isn’t at a downtown club, but rather on the beach with a bonfire, some beers, your closest friends, and a gorgeous sunset, then congratulations—you’ve found your new desktop wallpaper. The image, shot on Oregon’s Cannon Beach, comes from Jon Martin, who used a Canon 5D Mark II with a Canon 17-40mm f/4L […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Norwegian Long Exposure

Interesting Photo of the Day: Norwegian Long Exposure

Trollstigen is one of rural Norway’s most famous tourist landmarks—a switchback highway that snakes up deep mountains near the country’s western coast. This long-exposure shot highlights exactly how zigzagging the road really is: Pascal Kiszon snapped this photo, to put it more accurately, he snapped these photos. The image above is a composite of several shots, each with a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: An Idaho Backpacker

Interesting Photo of the Day: An Idaho Backpacker

How did you spend your summer? Reddit user sinisterspud spent much of his hiking through the mountains of Idaho. If the photo evidence is any indication, it was a good summer: The shot was taken during a trip to Baron Lake, an area surrounded by mountains, nestled between the national forests of Sawtooth, Boise, and Salmon-Challis. […]

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9 Tips for Taking Better Indoor Photos

9 Tips for Taking Better Indoor Photos

Shooting interiors can be tricky, precisely because they seem so easy. Heavy equipment isn’t an issue. You have full control over lights. You can (usually) re-arrange items in the room to suit your eye. But that all-encompassing responsibility can feel overwhelming. Where should you stand? What should you look for? How should you control the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

It takes a special kind of patience to make the natural world look as beautiful as it can. For Minnesotan photographer Derek Griggs, that means waiting around in sub-zero temperatures to capture a sunset over Lake Superior, as he did to snag this image: As Griggs explains, the photo may be pleasant, but the effort it took […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Colors Over Everest

Interesting Photo of the Day: Colors Over Everest

Sure, you’ve seen photos of Mt. Everest. You may have even seen a rainbow over Mt. Everest. But have you ever seen an upside-down rainbow over Mt. Everest? This shot—which sacrifices underexposure on the mountain to emphasize the dazzling color of the rainbow—was taken by Neha Gadhari, a hiker and NatGeo community member who stumbled upon […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Falling Earth

Interesting Photo of the Day: Falling Earth

“We must take care of the world we live on.” That’s what Markus Reugels, a German micro-image and liquids photographer, said of this remarkable shot, in which he captured the whole world in a single drop of water: The shot may look simple, but it’s the product of an intensely complex photo shoot. Reugels spends hours on […]

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