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World View

World renowned photographer Frans Lanting discusses the beauty of nature in photography.


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Strictly Artistic

In Iran, everything warrants a second look.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Iconic Waters

Iguazu Falls (known as IguaƧu in Brazil) straddles the border of the two countries, both of which have protected the falls with contiguous national parks that draw millions of visitors.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Hippo Pool

Just as fertile as the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania or the inland delta of the Okavango in Botswana, the floodplains of Zambia's Luangwa River sustain wildlife in spectacular numbers.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Precious Few

After many safaris, cheetahs are still among the most alluring subjects in Africa to me.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Color Pools

In the last 30 years, Antarctica has opened up, enabling travelers to witness some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Private Passage

The place I've called home along the coast of California for more than two decades is surrounded by thousands of acres of protected wild land.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Elephant Reflections

One memorable evening during Botswana's long dry season, I waded into a water hole to capture a perfect reflection of a gathering of elephants at twilight with a full moon suspended in a luminous pink sky.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Land Art

Few places on earth match the scenic wonders of the American Southwest.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Counting Condors

ome animals live in the shadows of a mystique we have bestowed on them.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Primeval Pulse

The annual spring migration of shorebirds is an awesome phenomenon. Untold millions of them fly from wintering grounds all over the Americas to reach summer nesting grounds in the Arctic. As they cover distances spanning half the globe, their food demands are critical, and high-energy refueling stops are essential.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Ghost Trees, Namibia

Deep in the Namib Desert of southwest Africa, there's a remarkable place.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Wilderness Reflections

California's Sierra Nevada has drawn people ever since word first got out about its breathtaking beauty. In the 1860s, Alfred Bierstadt enshrined these mountains as an iconic American place with his monumental paintings.

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