40 National Geographic’s Photos a Breathtaking Collection

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National Geographic is the ultimate choice for any anyone seeking photographs. National Geographic is a great source of day to day photos, photo gallery, desktop wallpapers, nature, underwater and many more. There are millions of photos spread across all National Geographic channel but choosing the right photo becomes a laborious task for a developer and they may spend hours in search of a right photo.

There are several creative photos to refresh your mind and get reader’s attention so far so that you do not ornament it with a heavy text.

1- Mecca at Night during Haj, Saudi Arabia

Thomas J. Abercrombie has captured the true spirit of religion of Islam in this photograph where quarter million Muslims are seen in Haram Mosque.

Mecca at Night during Haj, Saudi Arabia

2- Yellow Birch, Adirondacks

Michael Melford has captured this trail of Goodnow Mountain, Yellow Birch showing a regeneration of Adirondack Park.

Yellow Birch, Adirondacks

3- Cottonmouth, North Carolina

Jared Skye has captured cottonmouth to give us new explanations of cottonmouth.

Cottonmouth, North Carolina

4- Blacktip Reef Shark, Maldives

Paul Wilkinson has seen this blacktip reef shark in shallow waters where smaller fish are trying to keep a distance from the giant.

Blacktip Reef Shark, Maldives

5- Lion, Uganda

A tree-climbing lion stirs in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park by Joel Sartore

Lion, Uganda

6- Elephant Festival, India

one of the most popular festivals in Jaipur and takes place at the famous Chaugan Stadium in March.

Elephant Festival, India

7- White Pelicans, Mississippi

White pelicans are among the largest Mississippi flyway migrants. At an average weight of 16 pounds (7 kilograms), they rely on a nine-foot (three-meter) wingspan to enable flight at very high altitudes.

White Pelicans, Mississippi

8- Zebras, Botswana

In Botswana, one of the largest zebra migrations on the continent takes place each year.

Zebras, Botswana

9- Monarch Butterflies, Mexico

monarch butterflies travel to ancestral winter roosts in Mexico’s shrinking mountain fir forests.

Monarch Butterflies, Mexico

10- Moray Eel

a moray eel slithers through the branches of a soft coral in the cool waters of Suruga Bay.

Moray Eel

11- Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland

Lightning veins the Eyjafjallajökull volcano’s ash plume, which roiled air travel this spring.

Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland

12- Sand Dune, Fraser Island

Pioneering plants get a toehold above the tide line on Australia’s Fraser Island.

Sand Dune, Fraser Island

13- Bowerbird, Papua New Guinea

A subspecies on the Huon Peninsula adds white flowers to the base of its maypole for contrast and extra flair.

Bowerbird, Papua New Guinea

14- Snow Geese, New Mexico

Snow geese in New Mexico’s Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Snow Geese, New Mexico

15- Rooftop Golf, New York

Big city, short game: Resident Charlie Bernhaut works on his stroke 34 stories above 63rd and Broadway

Rooftop Golf, New York

16- Butterfly Egg

Eggs of Julia heliconian butterfly are in safer lenses.

Butterfly Egg

17- Cleopatra Relief, Egypt

This reminiscence of what was once called Cleopatra.

Cleopatra Relief, Egypt

18- Ocean Air Bubble

An air bubble ascending from the ocean floor contorts and twists into a semicircle as a wave breaks in the background.

Ocean Air Bubble

19- Mausoleums, Mexico

Death is not the end of bravado for Mexican drug traffickers.

Mausoleums, Mexico

20- Khwaja Ghulam Farid Shrine

Idol worshiping for extremists but love for sufis, at Mithankot, women are sharing a mystical moment.

Khwaja Ghulam Farid Shrine

21- Ice Canyon, Greenland

A 150 feet deep canyon carved by melt water.

Ice Canyon, Greenland

22- Wildebeests, Zambia

A dust storm pounds through Zambia’s Liuwa National Park.

Wildebeests, Zambia

23- Empire State Building, New York

In the city that never sleeps a new awareness about energy means the Empire State Building.

Empire State Building, New York

24- Pacific Salmon

Six Pacific salmon species migrate back to Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula to spawn,

Pacific Salmon

25- Walruses, Svalbard

Tusks of all lengths suggest a mix of ages among these walruses, part of Svalbard’s peak summer count of some 2,600. By the early 1900s ivory hunters had nearly wiped out Norway’s herds. Protected since 1952, the population is still recovering.Photograph by Paul Nicklen

Walruses, Svalbard

26- Gentoo Penguins, South Georgia

A squadron of gentoo penguins wings through the waters of Drygalski Fjord.

Gentoo Penguins, South Georgia

27- Cave Buddha

At 116 feet (35 meters), the tallest Buddha in the caves peers out of a nine-story pagoda.

Cave Buddha

28- Badshahi Mosque

savor the majesty of the Badshahi Mosque.

Badshahi Mosque

29- Tea Plantation

A tea plantation bordering Kaziranga National Park.

Tea Plantation

30- Orange Beach, Alabama

“Mix two parts sugar white sand with one part crystal blue water,”

Orange Beach, Alabama

31- Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil

Waves of sand, firmed by an overnight rain, flow along the route of a fisherman pedaling his catch at dawn to trade it for supplies.

Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil

32- Wind River Roadless Area, Wyoming

the wildest of the wild, a glacier-scoured terrain unmarred by roads, tugged at by wind, on the shoulder of the Continental Divide.

Wind River Roadless Area, Wyoming

33- Wadi Hitan

dry expanse underwater, with whales hunting and diving.

Wadi Hitan

34- Autumn Leaves, Japan

“The road gods beckoned.”

Autumn Leaves, Japan

35- Clouds and Mountains, Norway

Magnificent weather change in Lofoten Norway.

Clouds and Mountains, Norway

36- Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

Capturing the magnificent Lion Gate Bridge through fog and mist.

Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

37- Lightning, Chicago

Chicago’s Sears Tower backlit by multiple bolts of lightning.

Lightning, Chicago

38- Wood Church, Greenland

Wood church in Greenland

Wood Church, Greenland

39- Sand Dunes

Ribbons of dunes trap the rains.

Sand Dunes

40- Temple of Borobudur, Indonesia

Temple of Borobudur in Indonesia captured early morning.

Temple of Borobudur, Indonesia

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  1. actually

    April 11, 2012 at 1:35 am

    Fabulous post! 40 National Geographic’s Photos a Breathtaking Collection | Wokay certainly makes my afternoon a little better 😀 Continue together with the splendid posts! Cheers, actually

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