Panoramic photos are almost as old as photography itself. Photographers have been capturing horizontal landscapes and large groups of people using a variety of techniques over the last century and a half. As photographic processes and camera technology evolved, so did the panorama. What began as a cumbersome process for professionals eventually morphed into an easy-to-use mode on the ubiquitous smartphones held in everybody's pockets.
Polish astrophotographer Bartosz Wojczyński loves a challenge and he gave himself a big one while visiting the Tivoli Astro Farm...
Storm chasers live for the beauty of intense weather. Photographer Mike Olbinski is no different.
Exceptional images of the stars are on full display, as the Royal Observatory Greenwich has unveiled its shortlist for the thirteenth Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. From the Northern Lights reflecting in the waters of remote Sweden to incredible views of spiral galaxies, the finalist images are an inspiring view into the world of astronomy.
Photographer Tony Austin has been enthralled with photography since he was gifted an Instamatic 126 in 1963.
Not long after the invention of photography came the first self-portrait, snapped in 1839 by Robert Cornelius.
Photographer Eric J. Smith has a knack for putting himself in the right place at the right time. Always with a camera in hand, he's constantly observing the world to see what might be photo-worthy. In March 2020, he was certainly ready when an opportunity presented itself during a whale-watching expedition in Baja's San Ignacio Lagoon.
From the beginning of human civilization, we’ve been fascinated by what lies beyond our sky.
Professional photographer Mary Parkhill left behind a successful career in advertising to pursue what was once her hobby as a...
On April 26, 1986, an uncontrollable nuclear reaction began in the No. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in what was then the Soviet-controlled Ukrainian SSR. The meltdown quickly became the worst nuclear power disaster in history—only the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in Japan in 2011 would reach the same level of destruction and contamination. Today, the site sits within an exclusion zone of 19 miles in any direction.
Seeing a squirrel in the wild is always an exciting moment, but we rarely get to see the cute creatures...
Some of the most memorable photos are the result of being in the right place at the right time.