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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"Puffin Paramours"
July 25, 2016, 6:04 a.m.
​There are few shorebirds that are as cute and charismatic as the puffin. That's exactly what this photographer discovered while out on a shoot in Newfoundland.
"I hate how there's so much prepackaged food nowadays."
July 22, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Comic artist Rob Lang gives them a microphone with "Underdone Comics.'
Is this panda cub fooled by the man in the panda suit?
July 20, 2016, 6:03 a.m.
Panda rewilding represents hope for a species that now roams only 1 percent of its historical range.
Stormy clouds seen from an airplane.
July 19, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
Unless you're a pilot or a frequent traveler, you don't get this vantage point very often.
Star trails over Dry Tortugas National Park.
July 18, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
Located 70 miles from Key West, this national park boast some of the darkest skies on the East Coast.
Daisy bitflower
July 13, 2016, 6:22 a.m.
For Japanese artist Baku Maeda, honoring the natural world means whipping out some scissors and cutting plants up into pixel-like square bits.
A long-exposure photo of the Fly Ranch Geyser.
July 8, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
If you've ever wanted to visit this colorful, man-made geyser in Nevada, you may soon get your wish — thanks to the organizers of Burning Man!
Buttons the super-friendly elk
July 7, 2016, 6:02 a.m.
When you spend all day battling blazes, there's nothing like receiving some adorable "thank you" kisses from the friendly neighborhood wildlife.
A crowd gathers at Red Rock Amphitheater in Denver, Colorado for a challenging workout.
July 6, 2016, 6:31 a.m.
As more people opt for community-focused outdoor boot camps, the reign of the treadmill-obsessed gym rat is coming to an end.