These travel photo essays will transport you to the far reaches of the globe. View images from around the world and learn about the landscapes and cultures experienced by other adventure photographers.
Famous for his near-specialization of difficult African assignments for National Geographic, Michael Nichols continues to deliver the excitement of photographic discovery, always testing the limits of his equipment and technique
If the essence of National Geographic Magazine could be limited to one word, it would be discovery.
Flip Nicklin has spent 30 years looking whales in the eye. His acclaimed photographs have practically defined these massive and graceful creatures to the general public and helped break new ground in marine mammalogy.
On March 10, 1979, Flip Nicklin met Frank, who was "singing" in the waters off of Maui at the time.
Frans Lanting has spent decades bringing awareness of faraway places in desperate need of preservation. His photographs have a way of living far beyond their initial creation and go on to have reverberating effects.
With steadfast focus on the natural world since the early days of his career, Frans Lanting photographs the environment in a way that few others can.
As OP turns 25, we’re looking more to the future than the past. The photographers on the following pages are some of the names we expect to see more of alongside the photographers who have made the magazine so inspirational over the last quarter century.
Reaching 25 years of publication is certainly a milestone that we’re proud of at OP, but the magazine has always been about looking forward, not dwelling on the past.