Photo Blog

The Photo Blog is MNN’s curated collection of photography and visual art that focuses on everything that makes our world beautiful, strange, and — at times — extraordinarily cute.

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Dozens of rainbow mandala stones by Elspeth Mclean
August 27, 2015, 8:30 a.m.
For Australian painter Elspeth Mclean, creating art and practicing meditation are one and the same.
A colorful sunset reflects in the water in Anzio, Italy.
August 26, 2015, 8:30 a.m.
Here are a few tips to infuse creativity in your sunset and sunrise photography and make your shots really stand out.
Women crowded by manspreading on the subway
August 25, 2015, 8:20 a.m.
A public radio station decides the stock photo universe is lacking in one important area.
Hall of mosses
August 24, 2015, 8 a.m.
Olympic National Park's Hoh Rain Forest boasts a Hall of Mosses that brings in moss lovers from around the world.
Grand Teton National Park
August 21, 2015, 9 a.m.
In his new book, photographer Chris Nicholson guides readers through the best ways to plan and execute a photoshoot in all 59 of America's national parks.
Shame to Pride
August 20, 2015, 5:55 a.m.
In 'Shame to Pride,' Stephanie Calvert confronts her complex relationship with her family and childhood home.
City made of paper sculptures
August 19, 2015, 8:30 a.m.
Charles Young's meticulous paper sculptures will awaken your inner child.
Body painting: Model painted in front of New York's skyline
August 18, 2015, 9 a.m.
This is one "body" of work that will leave you speechless.
Red knots
August 17, 2015, 9 a.m.
From high-pitched chirps and squeals to throaty barks and growls, these fascinating birds represent a breadth of sound.