From the ‘you can’t script it’ category comes this somewhat bizarre story about a pending legal entanglement between a clever monkey, a photographer, and Wikipedia. It all started back in 2011 when nature photographer David Slater had his equipment, erm, borrowed by a rather forthright primate who proceeded to take hundreds of selfies, including the ubiqitious one above which has since been adopted by Wikipedia in its Wikimedia Commons collection.
Surrounded by forests, ponds and heathland, National Geographic Magazine published wildlife photographer Edwin Kats finds inspiration within the radius of his Netherlands home. It doesn’t come easy though – sometimes it takes months or even years to take a truly good photo.
Photographer Isa Leshko has put a spin on the animal photos we’re all accustomed to seeing on the Internet. No cute and fluffy pups here, and definitely no cute-as-a-button kitties. Leshko wanted to capture the elderly animals of the world and has created a photography series titled Elderly Animals to showcase it.
At the young age of twelve, Wayne Levin knew he would become a photographer. The Brownie camera, a gift from his father, fit perfectly into his eager hands. The years passed and Levin began to travel around the world. Between living in Hawaii and spending time on a ship during Navy service, he became close friends with the ocean.
Check out these images of dogs looking silently out of car windows, often in the dead of night. Shot over two years in the UK, these photos are now to be turned into a coffee table book in October. The images are not so much about dogs as that very human feeling of loneliness and longing; the […]
Photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher magnifies the humble honey bee to thousands of times its normal size using a high-resolution scanning electron microscope for this series of stunningly surreal shots in her new book, Bee.
Yes, it’s a mad, mad world we live in, even more so when you have access to Photoshop and a devilishly mischievous imagination: a strawberry frog? A DandeLion? Why not!
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.
Annie Marie Musselman’s series, Finding Trust, explores a basic, yet rarely witnessed, connection that is possible between humans and wildlife. Through photos taken while working in a wildlife rehabilitation sanctuary, Musselman captures tender moments where animal’s lives are in the hands of humans, which for once, is a good thing.