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A Photo Series by Yoko Ishii Documents the Free-Ranging Urban Deer of Nara, Japan

In Nara, Japan,  Sika deer are not restricted to forests or parks, but rather mingle in the urban center much like humans—congregating in green spaces, browsing open shops, and even lining up neatly to pass through turnstiles. Although viewed as a … Continue reading

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15,000 Black Paper Butterflies Swarm the Fondazione Adolfo Pini for Carlos Amorales’s Latest Installation of ‘Black Cloud’

Hordes of black butterflies of various sizes and species cover the grand staircase, mirrors, walls, and doors of the Milan-based  Fondazione Adolfo Pini. The dark and vast swarm is a part of the more than 10-year series Black Cloud by Mexican artist Carlos … Continue reading

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Eye-Opening Entries From the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest

Photo and caption: David Edgar. I took this photo of an adolescent humpback whale in the South Pacific, several miles off the coast of Tongatapu, Tonga. I captured this as a split-shot with half my dome port submerged, and the … Continue reading

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2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest | National Geographic

Valley of Dreams by Gokul Kanagarajah “Sunset at alpine meadows in Dolomites, Italy. I had to cycle 5kms uphill from the hotel to catch the sunset, as I got to know at the last moment that visitors were not allowed … Continue reading

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Have you ever seen an atom?

Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles have found a way to create stunningly detailed 3D reconstructing of platinum nanoparticles at an atomic scale. These are being used to study tiny structural irregularities called dislocations.

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How to take a picture of a black hole | Katie Bouman

TED Published on 28 Apr 2017 At the heart of the Milky Way, there’s a supermassive black hole that feeds off a spinning disk of hot gas, sucking up anything that ventures too close — even light. We can’t see … Continue reading

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Photographer Shares Cyber-Punk View of Tokyo at Night in New Book

“My background in video games has shaped the way I view the world through a lens.” Art director, graphic designer, game developer, and photographer Liam Wong is pushing his creativity with a series of new ventures. Since 2015 he’s been honing his … Continue reading

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Black Bodies Painted and Photographed Like the Cosmos by Mikael Owunna

Mikael Chukwuma Owunna,  a queer Nigerian-Swedish artist raised in Pittsburgh, has spent the past two and a half years photographing Black men and women for a series titled Infinite Essence. Hand-painted using fluorescent paints and photographed in complete darkness, Owunna’s … Continue reading

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Self-Taught Nature Photographer Alison Pollack Tracks the Fascinating Fungi of Northern California

Avid photographer and retired environmental consultant Alison Pollack documents the fascinating phenotypes of mushrooms and slime molds she encounters on hikes in northern California. Her images show shaggy white Comb Tooth fungus (Hericium coralloides), Stemonitis slime molds that wouldn’t look out of … Continue reading

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25 gorgeous photos of cherry blossoms

Embrace spring with these fleeting blooms around the world. Source: 25 gorgeous photos of cherry blossoms

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