The Best of NGM

Life is like a camera, just focus on what's important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don't work out, just take another shot.
Jimmy Chin
January 2014
Oman
Nat Geo Best of January 2014
From the February 2014 story, “Impossible Rock”

Jimmy Chin

January 2014

Oman

Nat Geo Best of January 2014

From the February 2014 story, “Impossible Rock”

Sophie Carr
Waves, Iceland
June 2013
Iceland
Nat Geo Best of June 2013
"This is a one-second exposure of the trails left by a crashing wave over small icebergs on Jökulsárlón beach; I think it looks a bit like an octopus."

Sophie Carr

Waves, Iceland

June 2013

Iceland

Nat Geo Best of June 2013

"This is a one-second exposure of the trails left by a crashing wave over small icebergs on Jökulsárlón beach; I think it looks a bit like an octopus."

Viktor Lyagushkin
Orda Cave, Russia
June 2013
Russia
Nat Geo Best of June 2013

Viktor Lyagushkin

Orda Cave, Russia

June 2013

Russia

Nat Geo Best of June 2013

Max Seigai
Night Sky, Patagonia 
June 2013
Patagonia
Nat Geo Best of June 2013

Max Seigai

Night Sky, Patagonia 

June 2013

Patagonia

Nat Geo Best of June 2013

Shen Xinhang
Summer Palace, China
June 2013
China
Nat Geo Best of June 2013
Marble 17-arch bridge at the Summer Palace in China.

Shen Xinhang

Summer Palace, China

June 2013

China

Nat Geo Best of June 2013

Marble 17-arch bridge at the Summer Palace in China.

Jeff Rose
Whitetail Deer, Arkansas
May 2013
Centerpoint Trail, Arkansas (near Ponca), USA
Nat Geo Best of May 2013

Jeff Rose

Whitetail Deer, Arkansas

May 2013

Centerpoint Trail, Arkansas (near Ponca), USA

Nat Geo Best of May 2013

Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
Las Pozas, Mexico
April 2013
Mexico
Nat Geo Best of April 2013
When a freak freeze killed the orchid collection on his Mexican estate, English eccentric Edward James created Las Pozas, a garden with surreal follies like the concrete Bamboo Palace—durable and immune to the vagaries of weather.

Diane Cook and Len Jenshel

Las Pozas, Mexico

April 2013

Mexico

Nat Geo Best of April 2013

When a freak freeze killed the orchid collection on his Mexican estate, English eccentric Edward James created Las Pozas, a garden with surreal follies like the concrete Bamboo Palace—durable and immune to the vagaries of weather.

Giulio Zanni
Zebras, Serengeti 
April 2013
Serengeti, Tanzania
Nat Geo Best of April 2013
Image taken in the Serengeti in Tanzania during the migration period. Zebras and wildebeest were gathering on the edge of the river, waiting for the right moment to cross.

Giulio Zanni

Zebras, Serengeti 

April 2013

Serengeti, Tanzania

Nat Geo Best of April 2013

Image taken in the Serengeti in Tanzania during the migration period. Zebras and wildebeest were gathering on the edge of the river, waiting for the right moment to cross.

George Steinmetz
Ghadames, Libya
February 2013
Libya
Nat Geo Best of March 2013
From the February 2013 feature story, “New Old Libya”
Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view.

George Steinmetz

Ghadames, Libya

February 2013

Libya

Nat Geo Best of March 2013

From the February 2013 feature story, “New Old Libya”

Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view.

Francisco Mingorance 
Fennec Fox, Morocco
June 2013
Morocco
Nat Geo Best of June 2013
Nat Geo Photo of the Day 27.6.13
The fennec, or desert fox, is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. This is the smallest species of the family Canidae.

Francisco Mingorance 

Fennec Fox, Morocco

June 2013

Morocco

Nat Geo Best of June 2013

Nat Geo Photo of the Day 27.6.13

The fennec, or desert fox, is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. This is the smallest species of the family Canidae.