For photographer Mac Stone, there’s no place like a swamp. The native Floridian has spent countless hours squelching around in mud or diving into lakes in the Everglades National Park, all in the name of getting the shot. Here, he shares some of his favorite photographs from across the years, with a few details on how exactly he nailed each one.
Now home to some 5,000 refugees, “The Jungle” in Calais is in essence a dead-end for migrants who are hoping to get through to the United Kingdom. Photographer Tomm Christiansen has documented real life there for months. He shares some of his startling photographs.
Planetary scientist Alan Stern explains why he believes new close-up pictures of Pluto prove beyond doubt that it should have its planet status reinstated. Also, close-up photographs of Pluto!
On three tiny islands in central Japan, stunning natural beauty lives side by side with some of the world’s best contemporary art and architecture. See 10 photos by Iwan Baan.