Manuela Kulpa is a German photographer who photographs animals in captivity across zoos . Through her photographs she wants to show the beauty, richness and importance of our environment and how it is vital to preserve it. In her latest series entitled “African Souls” Kulpa attempts to capture the soul and beauty of African wildlife.
Kaieteur Falls is a waterfall on the Potaro River in Kaieteur National Park, Guyana. The world’s largest single drop water falls measuring 741 feet. For comparison, Kaieteur is about five times taller than Niagara falls.
The Antirrhinum , commonly known as the snapdragon, is a popular garden plant. The common name “snapdragon”, originates from the flowers’ reaction to having their throats squeezed, which causes the “mouth” of the flower to snap open like a dragon’s mouth. However there is more to this plant than that. Once the flowers have died, leaving behind the seed pods, the dried seed pods clearly resemble tiny skulls. Each seed pod looks like a miniature skull, complete with hollow eye sockets and mouth agape.
Igor Laptev is internationally renowned landscape and travel photographer based in Toronto.
Brazilian treehopper (image credit)
Treehoppers are incredible insects that have evolved to adapt in even the harshest of environments. On their backs they sport outgrowths called helmets, which resemble seeds, thorns, leaves, and even ants.
Jökulsárlón (literally “glacial river lagoon”) is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland. It is a pure natural art and a spectacular sight where blue, white, turquoise and black icebergs shift and creak about in an icy dance. The icebergs are 1,000-year-old chunks of the retreating Oraefajokull glacier that have broken off and are floating out to sea. The lagoon is enormous and has provided the backdrop for many major films and programs including ‘Batman Begins’ and most recently ‘Game of Thrones.’
Photographer Sacha Goldberger has created a beautiful photo set of portraits inspired by Flemish school painting styles.