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Underground Cave Exploration with Stephen Alvarez

Very seldom do people explore the vast and uncharted underground of caves, but National Geographic adventure photographer Stephen Alvarez has throughout his career, explored and photographed some of the deepest and largest caves in the world. Because most people will never experience this type of adventure, Stephen Alvarez documents these …

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Amazing Photos of the Skies Overhead

Greek photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos is one of the talented few with the skill to capture the beauty of the heavens. Read his description of the conditions under which the photo above was taken (notice the red moon floating in the sky to the right of center): After months of anticipation …

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Images of Active Volcanoes by Martin Rietze

German photographer Martin Rietze is part of a select group of people who choose to put themselves in harm’s way and seek out the exploding phenomena of active volcanoes. I mentioned in this post that there are actually people who pursue volcanoes, and he is someone that does it professionally. …

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Earth in Wide Angle by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand is perhaps the best known aerial photographer on the planet. He has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide of his seminal photo essay Earth From Above, a decade-spanning attempt to photograph all the vistas of the planet from the sky. The book has been translated into 24 …

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Curiosities – Abadoned Lighthouses

A lighthouse is a tower designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire, and used as an aid to navigation for pilots at sea or on inland waterways. They are used to mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals and reefs, and …

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Five Deadliest Volcanoes

There exists a large number of active volcanoes worldwide, with some estimating there being as many as 1500. In fact, it is said that there are probably at least 20 volcanoes that are erupting as you read this article (!) However, because dormant intervals between major eruptions at a single …

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Above the Earth by Cameron Davidson

Another collection of images taken from a bird’s-eye view, this time from the award winning photographer Cameron Davidson. His name is synonymous with creative excellence in aerial photography and by looking at these shots it’s not hard to imagine why. These amazing snaps offer fresh, breathtaking perspectives of locations you …