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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October 2, 2013, 11:25 a.m.
The central regions of the Milky Way Galaxy appear as a tangle of dust and stars in this spectacular image by Mark Gee, who won the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest by the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
October 1, 2013, 11:50 a.m.
A recent rain storm created this stunning piece of natural art in Petzow, Germany.
September 26, 2013, 12:40 p.m.
Nat Geo's newest and most expansive project calls for snapshots from around the world to show the incredible biodiversity of planet Earth.
September 25, 2013, 11:20 a.m.
The advent of cooler weather brings serenity to pastoral New England.
September 24, 2013, 2:17 p.m.
Check out this treasure trove of up-close portraits of amazing bugs.
September 23, 2013, 1:21 p.m.
The category eight hurricane barreled through the Philippines into southern China, leaving a path of floods, landslides, death and devastation.
September 23, 2013, 1 p.m.
Held at the Theresienwiese fairgrounds, the world's largest beer festival draws millions of visitors and goes through nearly 2 millions gallons of beer — that's enough to fill three Olympic-sized swimming pools!
September 20, 2013, 1:40 p.m.
A cultural symbol of the Hakka in Meinong District of Kaoshiung, Taiwan, oil paper umbrellas are considered "full art."
September 20, 2013, 12 p.m.
San Francisco's iconic Sutro Tower looms above a heavy blanket of fog settling over the slopes of Twin Peaks.