June 13, 2021

Long-Exposure Photos Capture Lit-Up Fireflies Dancing During Japan’s Summer Nights

In Japan, the beginning of spring is famously marked by the arrival of pink cherry blossoms. And in summer, there’s an equally beautiful phenomenon. June and July is firefly (or hotaru) season, when many people flock to rural areas and forests to catch a glimpse of the bioluminescent bugs. Japanese photographer Usadadanuki witnessed the magical event and shared his fantastic images online.

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June 4, 2021

Winners of the 2021 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition Show the Resilience of Nature

Each year, the California Academy of Sciences asks photographers to submit their best photos to showcase the Earth's biodiversity. The winners and finalists of the 2021 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition highlight the beauty of nature, as well as its struggles. Originally appearing in bioGraphic, the winning photographs are a sight to behold. Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur won the grand prize for her photo Hope Amidst the Ashes.

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May 27, 2021

Beauty of the Netherlands in the Springtime Captured in Breathtaking Photos

Landscape photographer Albert Dros continues to make good use of his time while curbing his international travel. As with most people, Dros has been forced to stay close to home this year, but that hasn't slowed his creativity. His latest portfolio is an homage to the beauty of springtime in the Netherlands. By showing off his home country, Dros reminds us that sometimes the best photographs don't require traveling very far.

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