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Vibrant coral reef scene with a symmetrical arrangement featuring various types and colors of coral, including pink, red, green, and yellow, surrounded by clear blue water. The mirrored effect creates a visually stunning, kaleidoscopic underwater landscape.

Hypnotic Underwater Photos Show Coral Reefs in Kaleidoscopic Beauty

When Georgette Apol Douwma hung up her diving gear in 2020 at 79 years old, she did so with a vast catalog of beautiful underwater photos, many focusing on coral reefs and their inhabitants. She dove all around the world and is now revisiting some of her images, processing them with a kaleidoscopic look that is thoroughly mesmerizing.

Eclipse Across America

Eclipse Across America: How to Photograph and Enjoy Today’s Historic Eclipse

After years of anticipation, the 2024 total solar eclipse has finally arrived. Many millions of Americans will be in or near the eclipse's path of totality, ranging from Texas to Maine. However, hundreds of millions more people will have to find other ways to enjoy the celestial event. That's where ABC News and National Geographic come in with Eclipse Across America.

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What I Learned While Shooting a National Geographic Documentary

Standing on top of the desolate mountain, 4000 meters (13,000 feet) up on the Tibetan Plateau, our bodies were freezing and our batteries were dying but we needed to get the final shot for the documentary. Nearby, the thermometer read -20 degrees C (-4 degrees Fahrenheit), but the harsh wind chill made it feel much much lower.

Keith Ladzinski night sky photography tips

Night Photography Tips From Nat Geo Photographer Keith Ladzinski

As part of its 2023 in Review series, National Geographic has not only revealed its "Pictures of the Year," the iconic publication has also worked with its photographers to deliver a series of how-to articles designed to help amateur shutterbugs up their game heading into 2024.

National Geographic Space Issue

National Geographic’s Space Issue Finds Humanity in the Vast Expanse

National Geographic's special Space issue is available now, full of amazing stories and images all about space. From articles about how the James Webb Space Telescope is rewriting astronomy and astrophysics to humankind's return to the Moon as part of the NASA Artemis mission, the NatGeo space issue has something for everyone with interest in the universe.

A fox walks in the woods.

Teen Uses Camera to Prevent Paradise From Becoming a Parking Lot

Soren Goldsmith grew up in the backyard of the forest and wetlands of Belmont, Massachusetts. After years of exploring the Mass Audubon’s Habitat Nature Sanctuary and Lone Tree Hill nature preserve, Goldsmith began his nature photography journey five years ago. Today, he advocates for that same land and is expanding his conservation and photography work in college.

Brian Skerry

The Return of the Great White Shark Through the Lens of a Photographer

Although sharks are under significant threat worldwide, great white sharks are appearing in greater numbers around Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a popular tourist destination. In the new television special, "Return of the White Shark," National Geographic takes a closer look at the shark population around Cape Cod.

National Geographic Just Laid Off its Last Staff Writers

National Geographic, a magazine renowned for its photojournalism and wildlife photography, has laid off the last of its remaining staff writers and a number of other employees, according to multiple departing staff writers. The move signals a possible decline for the publication.

Photo Ark: A Photographer’s Mission to Capture 20,000 Animal Species

Joel Sartore has been photographing the National Geographic Photo Ark since 2006. He has traveled to zoos, aquariums, and wildlife sanctuaries on every continent except Antarctica to encourage action through education, save wildlife by promoting conservation, and create a photo archive of global animal diversity.