Maggie Epling knew that she wanted to give back during her summer break from college. Interested in photography and helping animals in need, she found the perfect volunteer opportunity at her local Pike County Animal Shelter in Pike, Kentucky. There, she used her camera to snap portraits of cats and dogs and paid particular focus on black shelter animals. The results are striking glamour shots of cats and dogs in search of their forever home.
South African wildlife photographer and conservationist Nick Kleer has encountered many majestic animals throughout his career.
Conservation photographer Ami Vitale is known for her incredible ability to support local communities that are making an impact.
Nearly 800 images were submitted to the Olympus Image of the Year Award 2021. Celebrating scientific photos taken with a microscope, the contest is filled with imagery that reveals a world hidden from the naked eye. This year's winner, Jan Martinek, took the top prize thanks to his interesting look at a small flowering plant often used in genetic research.
Photographer Thandiwe Muriu highlights the rich cultural history of her Kenyan heritage through stylish, maximalist portraits.
The Milky Way has long been a source of fascination for scientists and astronomy lovers alike.
Artist Darren Pearson of Dariustwin—a Southern California-based light painting and media company—is pioneering the art form known as light painting. It's a long-exposure photography technique where the camera’s shutter is left open to capture the light trails made by an LED light “painting” in the air like a brush on a canvas.
For fans of fairytale-like flowers, the Ashikaga Flower Park in Japan’s Tochigi prefecture is a must-see.
French astrophotographer Thierry Legault is always on the lookout for something special.
Artist Debora Lombardi shines a light on flowers in her new photo series—literally. The Italy-based designer and photographer uses ultraviolet light to capture the unseen beauty of these plants, revealing dazzling colors and patterns that are otherwise invisible during the daytime. Lombardi began this project at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With just a few tools and plants collected from the condominium garden, she was able to tap into a new world.
Photographer Thurstan Redding was working primarily as a fashion photographer when he had two memorable encounters with cosplayers in the...
We might think of hamsters as simply domestic creatures that live in our homes.