National Geographic launches program to give your pics exposure

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 2 December 2013

Long known for their incredible shots of nature and wildlife, National Geographic has launched a new program called ‘Your Shot’ that gives you a chance to have your photos appearing on their website and in their magazine. Their ultimate goal? To ‘tell stories collaboratively through big, bold photography and expert curation’. So this is how […]

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Breathtaking long-exposure and multiple-exposure NASA photography

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Monday 14 October 2013

Science blog It’s Okay To Be Smart singled out these extended-exposure and multiple-exposure beauties from the archives of NASA photography, and we have to say, science does move in beautiful strokes.

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Nick Knight’s Explosions photo series

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Photography on Friday 15 July 2011

I love the series explosions by fashion photographer Nick Knight. At first you think you’re looking at abstract flower paintings, but then you realize, he’s actually capturing eruptions precisely in the middle of the destructive process! Brilliant.

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Martin Klimas’s Exploding Vegetables

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Monday 1 November 2010

Martin Klimas received his degree in Visual Communications from Fachhochschule Dusseldorf and has had many exhibitions in Germany. This new series, Exploding Vegetables, is created by firing a projectile into different kinds of fruits and vegetables reflecting our shift towards healthy (bio) food and away from junk food.

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Stunning shots of celestial galaxies

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in New Photography on Saturday 11 September 2010

These stunning images have made the final cut of the Astronomy Photographers of the Year 2010 award, and hats well and truly off to the people who took them. The shots of celestial galaxies enveloping forests and snowscapes are particularly captivating.

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Blue hole caverns in the Bahamas

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in Cool Travel on Monday 26 July 2010

The latest edition of National Geographic features a series of remarkable underwater shots taken by Wes Skiles of scientists diving in dangerous blue hole caverns in the Bahamas. Tragically, as Lost At E Minor reader Marilyn Terrell points out, Skiles died while diving off the coast of Florida last week.:

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Boston Globe pictures of the BP oil spill

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Tuesday 1 June 2010

Mankind used to be humbled by natural phenomenon, with ideas of the sublime in art expressing a kind of smallness humans feel in a natural world. Now, man himself has become a force of nature, and the pictures of the BP oil spill posted on the Boston Globe website definitely inspire a sense of awe. We are now humbled by the destruction our species is capable of.

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Extraordinary Animals in the Womb

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Events on Wednesday 28 April 2010

Producer Peter Chin used a ‘combination of three-dimensional ultrasound scans, computer graphics and tiny cameras to capture the process from conception to birth’ of a number of animals including penguins, elephants, dolphins, dogs, and penguins. Yes, penguins. It was filmed for a National Geographic Documentary called Extraordinary Animals in the Womb.

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Mark Mawson

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Wednesday 28 April 2010

Mark Mawson had a camera in his hand from the age of eight. After leaving school, he studied photojournalism at Richmond College in Sheffield and then worked for several national daily newspapers in London until 1995, when he decided he wanted to have more creative freedom over his subjects. In 2001 he moved to Sydney where he now specializes in shooting both people and fashion underwater. This work is from his series, Aqueous.

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