Category: NATURE/SPACE

Sep 21, 2015

Breathtaking Self Portraits of a Lone Wanderer in the Arctic

Breathtaking Self Portraits of a Lone Wanderer in the Arctic

Landscape photographer Tiina Törmänen ventures into the cold, vast, emptiness of the Arctic Lapland wilderness deep in the north of Finland.

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Sep 17, 2015

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Kobe, Japan

Picture of the Day: Autumn in Kobe, Japan

Located at one of the highest points of the hot spring area of Arima Onsen you will find ZuihoJi Park in Kobe, Japan.

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Sep 17, 2015

A Hiker Found a 2-Year-Old GoPro that was Launched Into Space and the Footage is Awesome

A Hiker Found a 2-Year-Old GoPro that was Launched Into Space and the Footage is Awesome

In 2013, Stanford students launched a weather balloon into space. Two years later, a hiker found the lost payload and returned the footage.

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Sep 15, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Flying Emperor

Picture of the Day: The Flying Emperor

An emperor penguin lands with style in Antarctica. Photograph by Christopher Michel.

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Sep 10, 2015

This Diver’s Paradise is Built on a Rock and Surrounded by Reef

This Diver’s Paradise is Built on a Rock and Surrounded by Reef

The Villa on Dunbar Rock is located about 70 km off the north coast of Honduras and surrounded by the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

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Sep 10, 2015

Nat Geo Traveler Wants Readers to Shoot Their Next Cover

This photo was taken in wintertime after sunset in Norway. I was kayaking in the evening in the area where Aurlandsfjord meets Nærøyfjord. I waited until the water got completely calm at about 20 minutes after sunset. I saw through my gopro app on my phone that the gopro was using exposure of 1/30 sec due to the low light. I had to keep absolutely still while gliding slowly in the water to get a good photo without blur. The paddle back to the car took over an hour in darkness with a headlamp.

For the first time ever, National Geographic Traveler is inviting readers to shoot a cover photo for the magazine.

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Sep 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hiking Into a Glacier

Picture of the Day: Hiking Into a Glacier

A group of adventurous travellers hike into the Mendenhall Glacier near Junea, Alasaka.

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