What do you get when you combine the aurora borealis and an erupting volcano? If you ask Christopher Mathews, he'll tell you that it's a once-in-a-lifetime photo. The former legal professional has been living in Iceland for many years and enjoys photographing the country's incredible landscape.
For lovers of photojournalism, the wait is over.
Photography has a long history. Today, most people shoot with their smartphone or DSLR cameras with high megapixel counts.
Wildlife photographers take some of the most adventurous and exciting shots. The recently released 2021 finalists of the Bird Photographer of the Year Awards are no exception. From a confrontation between an enormous eagle and a fox to an adorable fluffy duckling exploring its pond, this year's gallery is a collection of magical moments in the animal kingdom. The Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 competition saw a stunning 22,000 entries from around the world.
Working with the elements can often feel like an uphill battle, especially for photographers.
Astrophotography produces stunning images that can transport viewers out of this world.
Light is beautiful yet ephemeral. And photography, at its core, is about light; the practice takes its name from the Greek words phos meaning “light,” and graphê, meaning “drawing.” Brazilian photographer Vitor Schietti has fully embraced the nature of light in his work. In 2015, he began a series entitled Impermanent Sculptures that incorporates a technique known as light painting to surround trees and other natural objects with fiery streaks of illumination.
Sometimes, rays of sunlight hit objects at the perfect angle and cast shadows that are even more interesting than the...
It's difficult to capture the vast beauty of the night sky in a single image.
Great photographs are at our fingertips with the ever-improving camera phones in our pockets. However, no matter the megapixels, it still takes patience and technical skill to create amazing pictures with a smartphone. The 10th annual Mobile Photography Awards (MPA) has announced the winning images across a range of categories in addition to the prestigious titles of Grand Prize Winner and the MPA Photographer of the Year 2020.
There are around 130 volcanoes in Iceland.
Slovakia-based artist Maria Svarbova captures the hypnotic symmetry of swimming in her series of fine art photographs.