Nature

May 22, 2017

How to Capture Stunning Photos of Earth’s Majestic Mountains

Compared to other types of landscape photography, the sky-high art of capturing mountains may seem a bit intimidating. In addition to normal outdoors concerns like weather conditions, lighting, and tricky composition, photographers must figure out how to aptly capture such monumental—and sometimes seemingly out of reach—subjects. Fortunately, if you're interested in trying your hand at mountain photography, we're here to show you the ropes.

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May 3, 2017

4.5 Million Blue Flowers Bloom Across Japanese Park Like a Field of Fairies

Back in February, we were mesmerized by the early arrival of Japan's famed cherry blossoms. Now, nearly 3 months later, the pretty pink flowers have come and gone in most regions. Fortunately for us, however, the previously pink Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture is now blanketed in blue thanks to a recent bloom of nemophila flowers. Aptly nicknamed “baby blue eyes,” the tiny flowering plants blossom toward the end of spring.

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