Tag: photography

Close Encounter: Swimming with the Sharks

Written by | April 9th, 2013


Nature Conservancy magazine Senior Editor Matt Jenkins spent an unforgettable hour snorkeling with 10 baby blacktip reef sharks during his reporting trip to Palmyra Atoll. Read his shark-filled adventures here.

Nature Photo of the Week: Sandhill Crane Buddies

Written by | April 2nd, 2013


With a red forehead, loooong neck and prehistoric-looking features, the sandhill crane is one cool-looking bird. Flickr photographer Desert Horse shared this image of sandhill crane buddies through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group.

Nature Photo of the Week: Goblin Valley, Utah

Written by | March 22nd, 2013


The contrast between the bright, glowing rocks and ominous black sky make for one spectacular shot. Flickr photographer exerda took this image at Goblin Valley, Utah and shared it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Thank you!

Nature Photo of the Week: Just Hanging Out

Written by | March 14th, 2013


Happy Friday! We encourage you to take inspiration from our Nature Photo of the Week this weekend: head outside, hang around and just enjoy the view.

Nature Photo of the Week: Still Beauty

Written by | March 8th, 2013


As we count down the last few weeks of winter, we wanted to pause and celebrate the still and peaceful beauty of this snow-covered landscape. Flickr photographer mountains43 captured this stunning image of Snow Lake in Washington’s Alpine Lakes Wilderness…

Nature Photo of the Week: Horseshoe Bend

Written by | February 28th, 2013


Isn’t Mother Nature spectacular? Our Nature Photo of the Week was photographed at Horseshoe Bend, Arizona.

Nature Photo of the Week: Peaceful Redwoods

Written by | February 15th, 2013


This peaceful photo reminds me of a John Muir quote: “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”

Nature Photo of the Week: Face Off

Written by | February 8th, 2013


This furry river otter seems to be in an intense staring match with Flickr photographer Desert Horse. We love his determined expression! Thanks for sharing your photograph through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Underwater with a Lionfish

Written by | January 31st, 2013


We can only imagine what Flickr photographer KoolPix was thinking when he came face-to-face with this fantastically colorful lionfish. What a stunning (and wild!) sight.

Nature Photo of the Week: Giraffe Love

Written by | January 18th, 2013


We are certainly feeling the love with today’s Nature Photo of the Week. These two nuzzling giraffes are well, lovely. Flickr photographer nhpanda (still trying to catch up….) captured this amazing photo in the Serengeti — and even earned herself an Honorable Mention in our 2012 Digital Photo Contest! Thanks for sharing this photo through The […]

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