Photo Blog

Crown shyness
August 22, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Crown shyness, or tree canopy shyness, is when tree canopies don't touch, creating stark outlines between the treetops.
The total solar eclipse over Madras, Oregon
August 21, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
The Great American Eclipse of 2017 made for some (unsurprisingly) great photo moments.
Photographer Robert Llewellyn has been photographing trees and plants for 50 years. His latest book, 'The Living Forest: A Visual Journey into the Heart of the Woods,' comes out in October.
August 14, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
A new book from photographer Robert Llewellyn and scientist Joan Maloof encourages readers to study the forest, not just look at it.
More than 450 hot air balloons take off from Chambley-Bussieres airbase in eastern France.
August 11, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
More than 450 balloons floated in a line at the same time during the 'Mondial Air Ballons' festival in Chambley-Bussieres.
Sergio Tapiro Velasco's photo of a powerful eruption of Mexico’s Colima Volcano made him the winner of National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year contest.
August 2, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
The year's top shots show the power of nature, the beauty of cities and the strength of humanity.
Street art at Upfest in Bristol, England cropped
August 1, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Hundreds of artists from 30 countries descend on Bristol, England, to showcase their talents at the annual paint festival.
A banner illustration of sharks
July 27, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Through comics, Rob Lang gives us a thoughtful and funny look at sharks.
Polka dots crop
July 26, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís take inspiration from architecture and design and create colorful, geometric photos.
Now through October, Archbishop's Park is home to the world's fastest urban zip line
July 25, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
You can fly! New attraction on the River Thames caters to urban adventurers with Peter Pan aspirations.