There are lots of terrible animal pictures out there

Nat Geo ads show animals taking selfies.
The “WildLife Selfies” campaign was created by Brazil-based stock photo agency Diomedia to promote the National Geographic Collection of animal photos. These cute print ads show animals acting just like people, obsessed with snapping selfies and posting them to social media.

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There are lots of terrible animal pictures out there

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Double Exposure

Double Exposure Photo Contest Finalists
The following are some of the top finalists shown in no specific order:

DoubleExposure200“fear” by selmansenturk
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DoubleExposure201“I am part of the nature” by Annomar
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DoubleExposure202“On The Inside” by TerezaVlckovaPhotography
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DoubleExposure203“Autumn Leaves” by belleballentine
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DoubleExposure204“untitled” by DivyaG27
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DoubleExposure205“b” by laurencep
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DoubleExposure206“double exposure” by dancingrebel
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Deep Sea Creatures by David Shale

Deep Sea Creatures by David Shale
Imagine alien beings that live in a world with no light and little oxygen, in freezing temperatures, under pressure that would crush an earth animal, sometimes near volcanic vents spewing what we might well call brimstone. How would such creatures survive?

DavidShale001You don’t need to travel to a planet in the outer reaches of the galaxy to find such beings. They are right here, in earth’s inner space—the extreme depths of the oceans. — by Dan Richards

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David Shale Photography

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A Lonesome Tree Among Fairy Circles

The image below was shot while flying over Namibia. It shows a single tree thriving among a field of rather enigmatic “fairy circles”. The fairy circles have been a mystery among the scientific realms for quite some time, and recent studies have hinted at a certain type of termite causing the rings of prairie grass to sporadically pop up over the desert like you see here:

treefairycirclesScientists have learned about fairy circles by utilizing old photographs and images from services like Google Earth. By comparing older images to newer images, they have determined that the circles change in size before eventually fading away.

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Here Comes The Sun

Candice Swanepoel by Patrick Demarchelier
for Lucky june 2014

PatrickDemarchelierCS01Model: Candice Swanepoel — Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier
Stylist: Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele — Hair: Teddy Charles — Make-up: Serge Hodonou — Manicure: Gina Viviano

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Patrick Demarchelier Photography

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