Images of the dazzling light of the low sun on churning water, and some of the amazing encounters and rides experienced by surfers along the New South Wales coast
A collection of images of some of the many moods of this iconic valley, from wild storms to dusky evenings to bright, sunlit panoramas
Images of some of the cities and towns affected by this record-breaking tornado outbreak over the past 13 days
Baikal’s location and the surrounding geography can lead to fascinating phenomena in the winter.
Since the beginning of the year, large numbers of protests against government inaction on issues of climate change have been taking place in cities worldwide.
Images of salt mines and evaporation ponds from across the world
A small collection of images from the past few weeks from North America, Asia, and Europe, of poppies, sunshine, and cherry blossoms—surely signs of warmer days to come
After the ice festival: fascinating aerial images of ephemeral architecture crumbling and returning to a liquid state
Last week, one of the most devastating storms to hit Africa in decades killed more than 750 people and destroyed thousands of structures, roads, and farms.
Snowmelt and last week’s “bomb cyclone” have overwhelmed rivers in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and neighboring states, causing widespread flooding that has broken dozens of records and cost at least three lives.
Photos from the past few years of the Antarctic landscape, wildlife, and research facilities, and some of the work taking place there
Recent images from countries across the North, where icy temperatures and snowfall have drastically changed the landscape
Much of Australia has been enduring a string of record-breaking and dangerous heat waves since December.
Recent subterranean scenes from around the world
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
The Woolsey Fire and the nearby Hill Fire have forced the evacuation of nearly 250,000 residents from their homes near the Pacific Coast in California’s Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
Within 24 hours, the Camp Fire has burned more than 20,000 acres, and has virtually destroyed the town of Paradise.
I’ve been hearing a lot about a “blue wave” in the news lately, so I thought I should do my best to cover this tidal force with news photos.
Photos of Venice, Italy, during a period of near-record flooding
One last look at my favorite season of the year, with more autumnal images from across the Northern Hemisphere
Snapshots from Google Earth, all rectangles of the same size and scale, approximately three and a half miles wide by two miles tall—showing seven square miles of the varied surface of our planet in each view
Recent photographs from Mexico Beach, Panama City, and neighboring Florida towns, as the full extent of the damage wrought by Hurricane Michael becomes clearer.
Michael is the strongest storm to hit Florida in 80 years, and the most powerful to ever strike its panhandle region.
The season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, and, of course, spectacular foliage
Fifty photos of the historic Apollo 11 mission on the 50th anniversary of that “giant leap.”
Cliff diving in Beirut, “swan upping” in London, protests against Puerto Rico’s governor, underwater violin in Malta, flooding in Louisiana, the Winegrowers Festival in Switzerland, and much more
Some of the best bird photography of the year—a collection of the 2019 winners and runners-up.
Scenes from above and below the water of the artistic swimmers at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea