With almost half of both Oregon and Washington State's landmass covered with forests, careful management of this resourceful landscape has always been of paramount importance. And, of course, fire management has long been a duty of the Forest Service in both states. Between 1933 and 1935, the Oregon and Washington Forest Services carried out a landmark project, collecting panoramic photographs from every fire lookout in the region.
Texas based storm chaser Mike Mezeul II was the kind of kid that day dreamed about the clouds.
Felines are known for their aversion to water, but the Bengal cat breed often breaks these stereotypes.
Photographer Niaz Uddin first fell in love with aerial photography when he realized that the high altitude images, captured with a distinct perspective, helped separate him from the saturated photography market. His love for the sky was a perfect match with the genre and he soon found himself hanging out of helicopters to shoot the perfect photo.
Awash in vibrant color, Ty Newcomb‘s contemporary landscape photography is at once familiar and surreal.
Travel photographer Merlin Kafka ventures across the world to capture moments that are as spellbinding as they are beautiful.
In many parts of the world, winter is associated with snowfall. As brightly reflective snow covers the earth, it creates a magnificent effect, and seemingly intensifies the beauty of its surroundings. Here are some spectacular photos displaying one of the most gorgeous seasons of the year. Stillness by Norbert Maier (top), First Snow by Norbert Maier (above)