For nearly a decade, Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Rachel Sussman has been researching, working with biologists and traveling around the world to document the oldest living things on Earth. From Greenland to Antarctica and from the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback, she‘s been photographing various organisms leading their slow-paced lives for 2000 years and more....
Photographer Vincent Brady used time-lapse photography to reveal the beautiful luminous festivities of fireflies streaking through the darkness of the night. In these astonishing pictures, not only do we see these fireflies' bright lights, we also see their movement trails, which make them look like dancing cosmic flower petals.
The fox is well-known for its overwhelming beauty, intelligence, and cunning. Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) are known best by most of us as they are the most widely spread – their habitats include forests, grasslands, mountains, and deserts. Here are 22 pictures that will show you these creatures' glamorous beauty and natural charm.
Young Israeli-Russian photographer Asher Svidensky recently went off to document traditional Kazakh eagle hunters in Mongolia. Once there, he encountered something of a departure from the long tradition of eagle hunters – Ashol Pan is a 13-year-old girl who is the first female to be trained for this old Kazakh art.
Katerina Plotnikova is a young Moscow-based fine art photographer who brings animals and humans together in her spiritual and magical photography. Her fairy-tale-inspired works recreate the long-lost or long-forgotten bond between animals and humans.
The winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards have finally been announced. The winners of the Open, Youth, and National Awards competitions were selected from over 70,000 entries and 139,554 images by amateur and professional photographers from all over the world. The final winners in all three competitions will be announced on 30 April...
“I hope that the person who visits my exhibitions, and the person who comes out, are not quite the same, I believe that the average person can help a lot, not by giving material goods but by participating, by being part of the discussion, by being truly concerned about what is going on in the...
The photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher documented the daily lives of the Dinka people, a fascinating tribe in southern Sudan. The Dinka people are distinctive for their close relationship with cattle, with which they live in perfect harmony.
Asia is a land of fascinating nature, history and traditions, and this is exactly what photographer Weerapong Chaipuck captures on camera and shares with us in his stunning images.
The shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 has just been announced by the World Photography Organization. This year, the contest received nearly 140,000 photos from 166 countries, breaking its seven-year history record.
Macro photography is and extraordinary form of visual art that helps us capture the beauty of the miniature world lurking right under our noses. One inhabitant of this mystical world, unseen by the naked eye, is the jumping spider, captured in all its cuteness by photographer Thomas Shahan.
This compilation of miraculous photographs will show you various wild and domestic animals coping with the cold winter. Together with their beautiful surroundings, these animal unveil winter's harsh, still and vital poetry.