March 3, 2021

Magical Photos of Fireflies Lighting Up a Forest in Japan

There are few things more enchanting than the sight of a tiny firefly, lighting up the night sky with its luminescent glow. Imagine that multiplied by hundreds and thousands, and the effect is almost overwhelming. At the height of hotaru (firefly) season in Japan—around June and July—the rare opportunity to experience such an incredible spectacle is proffered to the lucky wanderer.

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February 28, 2021

Photographer Wanders NYC Streets To Reveal Neo-Noir Stories Hiding in Plain Sight

New York City has always been known for both its glamour and grit. It's this duality that inspires photographer Nicolas Miller; his neo-noir images capture the cinematic nature of everyday life among the overpasses, high-rises, and neon signs. Miller's pursuit of imperfect light and lonely urban corners produce images that invoke the magic of film noir in the modern age.

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February 23, 2021

Quirky Portraits of Guinness World Records Holders Reveal Who’s Behind the Exceptional Feats

We often hear about world records being broken, but we less often see a face behind the achievement. These folks are left as faceless answers at trivia or the name in a headline. But thanks to photographer Ryan Schude and his portraits of Guinness World Records holders (from 2007 to 2017), we get a sense of who these special people (and animals) are.

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February 16, 2021

Robert Irwin Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year’s People’s Choice Award

Photographing the natural world is an art form with a side of science. Whether they are identifying species or capturing the effects of climate change, wildlife photographers immerse themselves in their surroundings, and the are awarded for their incredible images every year. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year—developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London—is a prestigious competition that has drawn nature photographers from around the world for decades.

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