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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Mountain biker Brandom Semenuk appears in the short film "Unreal."
August 3, 2015, 1 p.m.
Film follows freerider Brandon Semenuk as he navigates a custom trail carved into the hilly slopes of Cambria, California.
A red-haired model partially obscured by a large leaf.
August 3, 2015, 9 a.m.
This unconventional fashion photography melds strikingly beautiful human subjects with surreal natural environments.
small dog on lap
July 31, 2015, 2:44 p.m.
If you love dogs, you'll love these photos.
Woman in long-lost negatives
July 31, 2015, 7:15 a.m.
After scanning a box of old negatives acquired from a thrift store, photographer Meagan Abell was blown away by what she found.
A young orca whale named J50 executes a gravity-defying breach in the waters between San Juan Island and Vancouver Island.
July 30, 2015, 9 a.m.
You've never seen a young whale as happy as one that's just learned how to propel its whole body out of the water!
Hidden Lake
July 29, 2015, 1:10 p.m.
Glacier National Park has some of the most stunning scenery on the planet, but you'll have to lace up your hiking boots to see these views.
Blue, green and yellow spotted lanternfly on a tree
July 29, 2015, 9 a.m.
These strange bugs with long 'noses' are some of the most peculiar insects in the world.
Broccoli tree with yellow foliage
July 28, 2015, 9 a.m.
​Ever since this photographer began documenting the "broccoli tree," he's witnessed it transform many times — even as the roots remained planted in the ground.
Aloe polyphylla, also known as spiral aloe, naturally grows in this distinctive spiral shape.
July 27, 2015, 9 a.m.
The universe may be chaotic and unpredictable, but it's also a highly organized physical realm shaped by the laws of mathematics.