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50 Powerful Photos Capture Extraordinary Moments In The Wild

50 Powerful Photos Capture Extraordinary Moments In The Wild
These amazing photos show animals in a way that you’ve never seen them before. Each image serves as a reminder that we share the planet with some truly awe-inspiring creatures. John Chaney / National Geographic Ian Schofield / National Geographic Goat kids playing at 14,000 feet Simon Chandra / National Geographic Related:  LISTESNature-centrated

Too Beautiful To Be Real? 16 Surreal Landscapes Found On Earth These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself. Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, U.S. The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, after Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand and Boiling Lake in Dominica. It is located in the Midway Geyser Basin. Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The Wave, Arizona, U.S. The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located in the United States of America near the Arizona-Utah border, on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, on the Colorado Plateau. Red beach, Panjin, China Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). Sossusvlei, Namibia

Så ser sand ut i 250 gångers förstoring - Skrolla Om du tittar på helt vanlig sand i ett mikroskop kommer du få en chock. Den är nämligen mer färggrann och spännande än du någonsin kunnat tro. Detta är sand från en helt vanlig strand Det du ser som identiska sandkorn är egentligen raka motsatsen Sand består av mineraler, kristaller, delar av snäckskal, döda organismer och mycket annat Amerikanske forskaren Gary Greenberg har tagit dessa bilder i över 12 år Han använder ett mikroskop som förstorar sanden 250 gånger Så nästa gång du gräver ner fötterna i sanden… … eller bygger ett sandslott… …tänk på att det är denna fantastiska värld du befinner dig i! Gary Greenbergs hemsida har mer information och fler fascinerande bilder på sand – ta en titt! Om du gillar bilder med wowkänsla rekommenderar vi våra 15 historiska bilder du bara måste se.

Marina Cano's Stunning Photos Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wildlife - My Modern Met Spanish photographer Marina Cano is known for her stunning photos of nature and and its wildlife. Although she lives in Cantabria in northern Spain, the photographer frequently travels to faraway locations such as South Africa and Kenya to capture spectacular shots of exotic beasts. What sets Cano's photos apart is her unique ability to document the intimacy and beauty of the majestic creatures, giving the viewer a rare glimpse of untamed giraffes, elephants, zebras, and other animals in their daily lives. Cano recently shared an account of a typical day in her life on 500px ISO. It's no surprise to learn that her breathtaking images aren't just the product of luck or fortunate timing, but of real devotion and tireless work from dawn till dusk. After over 12 hours of driving around the park, patiently looking for her subjects, the sun starts to set. Marina Cano's website via [500px ISO]

74 Banques d'images gratuites Toute image trouvée sur Internet et que vous pouvez télécharger est gratuite et vous pouvez en faire ce que vous voulez pour un usage privé, Il est donc inutile de se poser la question. Puis-je utiliser telle ou telle photo que j’ai trouvée sur Internet? Réponse : oui. Oui à partir du moment où l’usage de la photo est strictement totalement entièrement privé (répétition volontaire). En revanche, si vous commencez à bloguer, à vous servir d’une photo pour faire de la pub, créer des encarts publicitaires, les choses sont un peu moins évidentes et il ne s’agit donc pas de rigoler sous peine d’avoir quelques ennuis, même si la probabilité d’avoir des problèmes avec la justice est minime, je ne tenterais pas trop le diable. Pour utiliser des photos pour votre travail, il y a trois solutions : Fabriquer vos photos vous-même. En tout état de cause, l’usage d’une photo de façon publique doit être premièrement régi par le bon sens. . y a t’il une personne ou plusieurs personnes sur la photo?

This bastard kills more humans than all the deadliest animals combined Ten thousand people are killed a year by SNAILS? There are evil killer SNAILS? Do they have tiny swords or vampire teeth, I can't imagine how a snail can kill you. Warning, NSFW. Don't click play if it is not appropriate. It's a parasitic worm that spends part of its life cycle in freshwater snails. Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia, is a disease caused by parasitic worms. The parasites that cause schistosomiasis live in certain types of freshwater snails. New Golden Bat Adds to Animals With the Midas Touch A golden bat recently discovered in Bolivia has joined the ranks of nature’s richly gilded creatures. The newly described Myotis midastactus is named after Midas, the king of Greek legend who turned everything he touched to gold. (See National Geographic’s pictures of nature in yellow.) Despite its yellow coloring, the bat was previously mistaken for another non-golden species in the same genus, according to a study published in the July 2014 edition of the Journal of Mammalogy. The discovery was made after comparing specimens from museum collections in a study led by Ricardo Moratelli, a wildlife biologist at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Thought to be confined to central Bolivia’s tropical savanna region, M. midastactus’s “peculiar and distinctive fur color” is a puzzle, Moratelli admitted. Another, unrelated South American bat, Noctilio albiventris, does however share the newfound bat’s coloration. Golden Lion Tamarin Jewel Scarabs Goldfish

Top 48 Photographers To Follow On 500px Even the best photographers need inspiration. 500px is a beautiful playground for some of the best photographers in the industry, and also one of the most powerful tools for motivation. There’s no sifting through rubbish to find quality work in your feed, which is often a problem with various social media platforms, like Facebook. Here's a list of photographers and their mind-blowing work in 4 different genres you MUST be following. Before I go to bed every night, I scan 500px to sweep through a handful of images uploaded by some of my favorite artists. When I first discovered 500px, I had no idea who to follow. Each and every person I followed ended up in "My Flow," which is your own personalized news feed. Every photographer starts somewhere. Inspiration is everywhere—you just have to know where to look. To make things easier, you will find a sample collage for each photographer. Portraits/Fashion/Beauty | City/Architecture | Landscape | Fine Art Portraits/Fashion/Beauty ^Alyssa Framm^

Wikispecies, free species directory Wildlife Photography by Marina Cano Internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer Marina Cano's work has a unique quality; the animals' camaraderie and vitality really shines. Their bonds are strikingly evident to the point of being moving. Cano, based in Cantabria, Spain, does the photo shoots in natural environments all over the world, often at national parks and on wildlife safaris. Photos that appear to have a black background are achieved by shooting against man-made shelters built for the animals' refuge in times of inclement weather See more of this series here. Visit Cano's website, 500px site and Facebook page to see much more of her work.

10 most Influential Active Street Photographers Update After quite a few suggestions from you, the Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential Active Street Photographers recommended by our Readers”. Enjoy! Introduction During the past years Street Photography has become widely accepted as a form of art and expression. The team decided to make a list of those influencers as a way to say “thank you” for their contribution to the world of Street Photography. Eric Kim Introduction: Eric Kim is a street photographer that maintains one of the most -if not the most- informative blogs about Street Photography. Why is he influential: If you visit his blog you’ll understand how much Eric Kim has offered to Street Photography. Website / blog: John Free John Free has been around for years. Yanidel Yanidel is a Street Photographer that has been photographing for many years and has traveled all around the world to do Street Photography! Bruce Gilden Martin Parr

Frozen Underground for 1,500 Years, a Moss Comes Back to Life - Wired Science Scientists drilling core samples of ancient moss from Antarctic moss banks. Photo: P. Boelen Scientists have an awesome word for things that look like they’re dead but aren’t really dead: cryptobiosis. A new study shatters that record. A team of British researchers drilled core samples from moss beds on Signy Island, off Antarctica, and took slices from different depths back to the lab. And the record for getting frozen plant material to start growing again was no more than 20 years. To the researchers’ surprise even the oldest mosses in their core samples began to grow new shoots, they report today in Current Biology. Ancient moss grows in the lab. Los dinosaurios redujeron su tamaño durante 50 millones de años para convertirse en aves Durante este periodo, la rama de los dinosaurios terópodos que dio origen a las aves modernas disminuyó inexorablemente de tamaño pasando de ser bestias de 163 kilogramos que vagaban por la tierra, para convertirse en aves que pesan menos de 1 kilogramo, según publica la revista 'Science'. La radical transformación comenzó hace alrededor de 200 millones de años y fue probablemente impulsada por el traslado hacia los árboles donde a las criaturas con cuerpos más pequeños y ligeros y otras características, como ojos grandes para la visión 3D, les fue mejor que a otras. Los científicos unieron las piezas del proceso de contracción sostenida de los dinosaurios después de analizar más de 1.500 características anatómicas de 120 especies de terópodos y aves primitivas. Las aves evolucionaron a través de una fase única de miniaturización sostenida de los dinosaurios

60 photographies chargées d’histoire qui vous dévoilent le passé insolite de ... La photographie est le parfait témoignage des instants forts, parfois dramatiques ou encore touchants qui peuvent se produire à travers le monde. Voici 60 rares clichés de personnalités qui vont vous dévoiler leur jeunesse insolite… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. Ces photographies sont chargées d’émotion. DamNation Explores History of Dams and Brilliance of Rivers Reborn, Premieres at SXSW DamNation explores the sea change in our national attitude toward big dams from an engineering wonder to the realization that our future is dependent on the life and health of our rivers. After watching a 30-pound salmon hurtling 20 feet into the air in a vain attempt to reach the spawning grounds that lie barricaded upriver confirmed what the creators of this film always thought to be true—too many dams for far too long have been destroying entire watersheds. In making the documentary, filmmakers traveled from Maine to California to interview dam owners, residents and politicians about the contentious issues surrounding large-scale, hydropower dams. After nearly three years in the making, DamNation premiered at the South By Southwest on Monday in Austin, TX. “When obsolete dams come down, rivers bound back to life, giving salmon and other wild fish the right of return to primeval spawning grounds, after decades without access,” reads the film’s press kit.