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Freed from a suspended balloon a fraction of a second earlier, water maintains a balloon-like shape for a fraction more—long enough for Serge Raymond to capture the moment in a picture featured in National Geographic's Daily Dozen in June.

Pictures We Love: Best of June

A bird-buffeted elephant, an oddly green cathedral, and an impossible "droplet" figure among our favorite news photos of last month.

Macaws in the Peruvian rain forest    National Geographic | January 1994
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photos of birds | ... bee-eater pictures: one of the best bird pictures in a new contest
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Best Bird Pictures: Air, Sea, Ice Shots Win New Contest

Go undersea, into the air, and out on a limb with the winning shots of the first World Bird Photo Contest.

Photograph by Julie Callison, My Shot A lovely bachelor's button standing out in a crowd of wildflowers.

Spring Photos

See spring-inspired photos in this gallery.

SUNFLOWER SEA STAR (Gold) - the largest sea star in the world [Pycnopodia helianthoides] by Paul Nicklen. This sea star is draped moplike over a seafloor rock off the British Columbia coast. Though commonly called starfish, sea stars are not fish but echinoderms, more closely related to sea urchins and sand dollars. Only the five-armed species really resemble stars—others may boast as many as 40 appendages.

Oceans

Learn more about life in the sea and the challenges facing our oceans.

3200 year old Sequoia called "President" in California

National Geographic's Best of 2012

More than 900 images were published in National Geographic magazine in 2012, and Editor-in-Chief Chris Johns has selected his favorites. "Invariably the best...

Three shafts of sunlight illuminate the basilica and its mosaic floor in the Vatican, December 1971.Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic

Grandmas Dreams

It doesn't matter how old you are, you still have dreams and ideas to share.

Extreme Photo of the Week - National Geographic

Extreme photo of the week

Adventure photographers around the globe share how they got their epic shots.

Swirl: This was taken on 95th floor of John Hancock Building. I was fortunate to watch as fast moving low hanging clouds swept through the city buildings during late afternoon. A cloud swirled around the Trump Tower for a very brief moment for me to capture two frames. This is one of the two. (Jian Lou/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)
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National Geographic Traveler Magazine: 2012 Photo Contest

The 24th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is in full swing. The entry deadline has been extended until July 11. The four categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments. Last year's contest drew nearly 13,000 images from all over the world. The pictures are as diverse as their authors, capturing an assortment of people, places and wildlife - everything that makes traveling so memorable, evoking a sense of delight and discovery…

In this fantastic closeup by Shikhei Goh we see a beautifully coloured frog wrapping himself around the tip of a plant.  photo by Shikhei Goh (via National Geographic on Facebook)
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Picture of the Day: This Frog is Fabulous

THIS FROG IS FABULOUS Photograph by Shikhei Goh (via National Geographic on Facebook) In this fantastic closeup by Shikhei Goh we see a beautifully coloured frog wrappin…

Africa | Cover of August 1975 National Geographic; The Niger.  Fulani woman wearing traditional gold earrings and gold necklace.

National Geographic August 1975 - Product Details

Africa | Cover of August 1975 National Geographic; The Niger. Fulani woman wearing traditional gold earrings and gold necklace.

Great egrets and avocets in water at sunset, Smyrna, Delaware. Photo: National Geographic, George Grall
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Canvas Prints | Home Decor | Oversized Art

Browse Great BIG Canvas for your new favorite piece of art. Shop world maps, classic art, abstract art, watercolor art, photography, and more by subject, theme, color, or size.

Hwy16 Jasper Photo by Matt Palmer -- National Geographic Your Shot #landscape #roadtrip
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National Geographic Your Shot

Welcome to Your Shot, National Geographic's photo community. Our mission: To tell stories collaboratively through your best photography and expert curation.

I challenge you to a duel! These praying mantises were caught in a kerfuffle in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. (photo: Mehmet Karaca/National Geographic Photo Contest)

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

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National Geographic Photo Contest part 2 | Best Photo Site

Here you can see photos and information related to topic National Geographic Photo Contest part 2

Litlanesfoss Waterfall, Iceland.At Litlanesfoss, the waterfall cross-sections an ancient lava flow, which formed columns as it cooled.

Iceland Picture -- Waterfall Photo -- National Geographic Photo of the Day

See a photo of a waterfall flowing through columns formed by ancient lava flow in Iceland, from National Geographic.