- What Will It Take to Move to Mars?
A British exhibition reveals how close we are to zooming humans to the red planet. And how far away.
- James Balog’s Environmental Mission
Image maker and scientist James Balog exposes the effects of human life on the Earth’s natural order.
- Leaning Out from Above
Jeffrey Milstein shoots landscapes and cityscapes while hanging out of aircraft, but his secret is his ability to get in close.
- Human Nature
In a bid to get us off the couch and in the world, Lucas Foglia explores how natural interactions affect the human psyche.
- Tim Flach’s Beautiful Wild Victims
In his book Endangered, the London photographer turns his lens on gorgeous animals facing extinction.
- Was Frank Lloyd Wright Racially Insensitive?
- An exhibition explores utopian suburbs, public-housing projects, and societal gaps between them.
- Never Built New York
A book on the Big Apple reveals grand visions, dashed dreams, and good, old-fashioned hubris.
- Art From Above
Benjamin Grant melds satellite imagery to make artful composites: “a new way to see the planet.”
- California on Fire
Jeff Frost’s stunning scenes of raging wildfires call attention to the effects of global warming.
- Cherry Blossom Mania
When spring has sprung, check out tips for capturing cherry blooms from nature maestro Art Wolfe.
- Time Passages
Stephen Wilkes’ Day to Night explores the movement of light over time, and the magic of Photoshop.
- Grizzly Glory
How do you photograph grizzly bears without getting mauled? (Tim Mangelson: Take a long lens.)
- Foolproof in the Rain
Pouring outside? No problem. Photo master Art Wolfe shares tips for shooting in a downpour.
- Oil from the Air
Garth Lenz documents the world’s largest forest — and the industry that threatens it — in Canada.
- Eye of the Storms
In Tornado Alley, lensman Mitch Dobrowner finds majestic beauty in the wrath of Mother Nature.
- Backyard Bonanaza
Ryan Heffernan’s passion for outdoor life in the Rocky Mountains fuels his creative success.
- After Catastrophe
Wyatt Gallery (a person, not a place) finds tales of renewal in the wake of natural disasters.
- Lost Voyage of Capt. Scott
A century after a ship’s ill-fated voyage to the South Pole, Robert Scott’s photos mysteriously resurface.
- Fake Plastic Trees
How do you cover up towers that transmit cellphone signals? Artist Robert Voit shows the many ways.
- Life In Stages
In an ambitious multimedia project, photographer Frans Lanting takes on the history of life on Earth.
- No Two Alike?
Science professor and photographer Kenneth Libbrecht seeks out grand beauty in tiny snowflakes.
- Lost & Found
Troy Paiva documents what’s left of a stretch of the Old West — one surreal scene at a time.
- The Drilling and the Damage Done
Ed Kashi’s saga of injustice, greed, and devastation in the oil-rich but cash-poor Niger Delta.
- Best Places to Photograph
Top pro photographers name their favorite destinations for both traveling and capturing great images.