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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A dark sky scene from timelapse artists and filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović as part of their new book, "Skyglow."
April 21, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Time-lapse artists and filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović use their talents to show the impact of light pollution in North America.
A composite image of North and Central America as captured by the Suomi NPP satellite.
April 19, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
New global map of Earth at night shows the growing impact of light pollution across the globe.
A field of yellow flowers in Borrego
April 14, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in California is a sight to see.
Two women wearing huge Easter hats at the 2014 Easter Bonnet Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York City
April 13, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
At an annual parade in New York City, men and women don hats packed with everything from Peeps to plastic flying pigs.
groom place setting rustic wedding
April 5, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
This hot wedding trend incorporates natural elements for a warm, organic atmosphere — without sacrificing elegance or class.
Terrace House in Vancouver
April 4, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
Wood is a growing presence in modern skylines across the world, and these tall timber buildings are worth shouting from the treetops about.
One of two central motifs of mosaic pavement discovered in the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Ucetia.
April 4, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Stunning array of preserved mosaics shed light on a lost Roman city dating back more than 2,000 years.
Huvudsta station, Stockholm Metro
April 3, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
Only in Sweden do daily commuters double as art gallery-goers.
Sea sparkle crop
March 21, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Billions of bioluminescent algae literally make the sea sparkle.