Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov has created an ingenious and inexpensive DIY camera rig capable of capturing excellent close-up pictures of snowflakes. The DIY gear does not detract from the enchanting icy beauty of his photographs. And snowflakes are the perfect models – no two are exactly alike, so each picture will be unique!
The 2013 "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" competition came to an end just last week, revealing its winners and their prize-winning photographs. Check out some of our favorites from this year's competition, including the overall winner - South African photographer Greg du Toit's "Essence of Elephants."
These grim and spirit-like bird were found by photographer Nick Brandt on the shores of Lake Natron in Tanzania. They have been dried and calcified by the lake's waters, which are extraordinarily hot, alkaline, mineral-laden and deadly.
We see clouds almost every day, yet we haven't seen most of them in our lives. Here's a selection of some of the most impressive cloud formations ever captured.
What does spilled paprika powder and planet Mars have in common? To a New Jersey-based artist Matthew Albanese, the visually similar color and texture of the two lead to creating a meticulous diorama of Mars, and then photographing it in a way that you wouldn't think it's fake. Eventually this revelation resulted in the "Strange...