Nature

November 13, 2019

Extreme Macro Photos Unveil the Hidden World of Fungi in the Forest

For photographer Alison Pollack, strolling through the forest is more than a relaxing pastime. Thanks to her fascination with fungi and Myxomycetes, it’s become her open-air photography studio as she cranes her neck to find her next miniature subject. Through focus stacking and macro photography, Pollack captures artistic images of her subjects—which often measure just 1 or 2 millimeters tall.

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November 1, 2019

Black and White Photos Capture the Eerie Enchantment of Madeira’s Ancient Trees

There’s something awe-inspiring about ancient trees that have stood still for hundreds of years. Their strength, deeply rooted in the earth has captured the human imagination for years, and, in some cultures, trees are even considered sacred. Inspired by the lungs of our planet, Berlin-based photographer Michael Schlegel captures the mysterious Laurel trees of Madeira, a volcanic region of Portugal, in his series, simply titled Fanal.

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September 30, 2019

Storm Chaser Turns 2 Years’ Worth of Amazing Lightning Adventures into Epic 4K Video

If you had any doubts about the power of nature, just tune into storm chaser Dustin Farrell‘s new video. In this three-and-a-half-minute highlight reel, Farrell takes us along on two years of storm chasing adventures. Shot with his Phantom Flex 4, the 4K video is a stunning look at lightning strikes and storm clouds as they dramatically take over the environment.

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August 12, 2019

Stunning Time-Lapse Video Captures the Beauty of Swirling Stormy Skies

Photographer and filmographer Mike Olbinski shoots weddings year-round, but he also embraces the outdoors to capture swirling stormy skies in springtime. The avid storm chaser recently released Vorticity 2—a stunning time-lapse video comprising 122,000 frames captured over 54 days over almost 40,000 miles across America during the spring months of 2018 and 2019.

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