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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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.
People wait on a cargo ship for evacuation to Nassau from Marsh Harbor, Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian
September 9, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
The powerful storm left behind flattened homes, flooding, toppled trees and a rising death toll.
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus. Lake Kerkini, Greece.
August 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
This year's winners of the Bird Photographer of the Year are diverse in both beauty and habitat.
Stag Beetle
August 17, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Science Photographer of the Year contest highlights how photos can open a window to science.
an underwater shot of a leafy sea dragon
August 16, 2019, 10:26 a.m.
These lesser-known sea creatures are striking in their unexpected beauty.
large tree in Brazil with multiple epiphytes
August 13, 2019, 3:07 p.m.
No soil, no pot, no problem.
Created by artist Luke Jerram, the "Moon" model on display at The Houston Museum of Natural Science uses projection mapping to display detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.
July 20, 2019, 8:49 a.m.
50 years after man first walked on the moon, the ripples of that accomplishment continue to inspire innovation.
Red-winged Blackbird
July 19, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
Photography awards highlight striking images of birds and they places they live.