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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Aretha Franklin pothole art
February 22, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
What some people see as an eyesore, Jim Bachor sees as an opportunity.
Moon photo created by astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy combines 50,000 images
February 20, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent hours creating this breathtaking photo of our moon.
The West Beach of Indiana Dunes National Prk
February 20, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore became the 61st national park, raising the profile of the 15,000-acre area.
This image, produced by the LOFAR radio telescope network, contains nearly 300,000 previously unknown galaxies.
February 20, 2019, 12:22 p.m.
Astronomers say the discovery is the beginning of a new dawn in charting the universe.
Helosis cayennensis (Sw.) Spreng. BALANOPHORACEAE
February 20, 2019, 8:22 a.m.
Botanist and biologist Francis Hallé introduces a new world of rainforest flora in his latest art-driven book.
blue and white bird pinata
February 15, 2019, 10:19 a.m.
Artist Roberto Benavidez breathes new life into an ancient art form.
Circles in the Sand
February 14, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
Oregon man turns his walking meditations into fleeting art.
Mae Jemison, Alice Ball, Marian Croak, and Madam C.J. Walker
February 12, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
These black women all contributed to science and everyday life in a number of ways.
IGPOTY The Beauty of Plants
February 8, 2019, 10:35 a.m.
The International Garden Photographer of the Year honors photographers for their outstanding imagery captured in gardens, parks and cities.