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 red squirrel with a dandelion in Sweden, Comedy Wildlife Awards 2019
November 14, 2019, 1:35 p.m.
But when you've stopped giggling, consider these conservation steps you can take.
An illustration of New Horizons' flyby of Arrokoth, a Kuiper Belt object that has changed little since its formation billions of years ago.
November 13, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
NASA has released some initial results from the first-ever up-close flyby of a Kuiper Belt space rock.
figure on rocky mountain looks out at cloud inversion
October 30, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
Stunning images show weather in all its wildest, glorious moments — and the oft-precarious situations it creates.
Maurice, Raven and Jubilee
October 25, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
Photographs capture their playful and beautiful moments together.
Tulip bud cross section
October 24, 2019, 8:15 a.m.
Nikon Small World Photomicrography shows how art and science intersect.
'The Moment'
October 16, 2019, 3:27 p.m.
Images capture rarely seen animal behavior.
'Hightide Enters Home'
September 27, 2019, 8:28 a.m.
Contest captures not only destruction, but also humanity's ability to overcome those challenges.
California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) framed by kelp beds in Monterey Bay, California.
September 13, 2019, 2:09 p.m.
From sea lions to waterfalls, the winning images celebrate nature.
'Lucky Break'
September 9, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
Stunning images capture nature in the quiet moments — and the life-or-death situations.