Category Archives: Photography

Nature encroaches upon the abandoned houses of those who emigrated from Iran long ago for political or social reasons – a series of meticulously staged set pieces by photographer Gohar Dashti.


Three images from the 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition.

Above: Mobula rays migrating along the coast of Baja, California by Fillipo Borghi; a BSA M20 motorbike in the WW2 wreck of the SS Thistlegorm in the Red Sea off Egypt (Anders Nyberg); two male tompots face off over mating rights (Henley Spiers); a ‘spy hopping’ humpback whale and a sea otter off Shetland by Greg Lecoeur

MORE: Winners of the 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest (The Atlantic)

Arguably the best ever picture of Janis Joplin.

The image taken by photographer David Gahr in 1968, appears on the back of a presentation booklet (designed to resemble a record sleeve) of a new US postage stamp commemorating the tragically short-lived singer.


Some of the world’s most unusual and distinctive caterpillars, documented by scientist and photographer Igor Siwanowicz.


The Earth ‘by night’, captured (in 2012) by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite on board NASA’s Suomi NPP Satellite.

MORE: Black Marble: Amazing Earth at Night Photos from Space (


Aerial Project ‘33K’, of which creator, Pulitzer prize winning photographer Vincent LaForet sez:

Over several months of prep and R&D we modified a LearJet and flew above the earth looking straight down at the shear beauty of what Mother Nature has to offer us that we all too often miss from the ground. Shot on RED in 8K.

Previously: The London Look


The annual migration of Siberian seagulls toward their winter home on the sacred Indian rivers of Ganga and Yamuna, photographed in the early morning light at Delhi by Navin Vatsa.