April 26, 2024

Stunning Aerial Photos Capture the Abstract Beauty of Iceland’s Glacier Rivers

Photographer Jan Erik Waider is known for his exploration of Iceland's magnificent landscape. From incredible icebergs to mysterious waterways, Waider brings out the best of his subjects. In his newest exploration of Iceland, he only builds on his experience to produce a fresh look at the country's glacial rivers. According to Waider, Iceland's winding waterways are called “braided river systems” due to the intricate patterns that they produce.

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April 18, 2024

Photo Contest Winners Give a Close-Up Look at the Beauty of Water

In between its annual contest, the Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) runs a special challenge for photographers. This year's theme, Water, sparked a set of inspiring entries, and now the winner has been revealed. Hungarian photographer Tibor Litauszki won for his fascinating photo of an alpine newt feasting on frog eggs. To get the photo, Litauszki used underwater housing and weights to place his camera under the eggs.

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April 17, 2024

Portraits Capture the Colorful Faces of Pilgrims During an Important Hindu Festival

In March, Egyptian travel photographer Yasser Alaa Mobarak traveled to Kathmandu's Pashupatinath Temple during the sacred Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri. While there, he executed a wonderful portrait series that captures the souls of the religious ascetics who were celebrating at the temple. Maha Shivaratri is an annual festival honoring the deity Shiva. In Nepal, it is considered a national holiday and is celebrated at all of the country's temples.

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April 10, 2024

Epic Photos of Twin Planes Flying Through the Solar Eclipse

There are many memorable photos of the 2024 eclipse coming out, but two photographers really pushed themselves to the limit to create a unique take on the event. Dustin Snipes and Mason Mashon teamed up with Red Bull aerobatic pilots Kevin Coleman and Pete McLeod to create their vision of two planes flying under the eclipse during totality. To make their dream come true, a team worked for months on all of the details.

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