London, England.,Big Ben, Houses of Parliament reflect on River Thames at night.
A chimpanzee at a refuge in Italy looks into the camera.
Budapest, Hungary.,A woman walks to the showers in the ancient thermal Kiraly bath.
An iguana lizard poses for the camera.
Trogir, Croatia, Old buildings along the waterfront street of Obala Bana Berislavica.
San Simeon, California, Two male northern elephant seals battling in a rookery.
Early morning frost descends on a forest in Clearwater County, Idaho.
Granville Summit, Pennsylvania.,The hydro franking process has introduced levels of methane in a homeowner's well water. Biog...
Granville Summit, Pennsylvania.,The hydro franking process has introduced levels of methane in a homeowner's well water. Biogas is used to fuel cars and municipal garbage trucks and buses.
Livermore, California, A landfill generates liquified natural gas.
Tropic of Cancer Beach, Little Exuma, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, A young girl plays on Tropic of Cancer Beach on Little Exu...
Tropic of Cancer Beach, Little Exuma, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, A young girl plays on Tropic of Cancer Beach on Little Exuma, Bahamas.
Casco Antiguo, Panama, View of the Panama City skyline and boats in calm water.
Casablanca, Morocco.,Savory Berber style chicken tagine with olives at Restaurant Zayna.
Vogelkopf Peninsula, West Papua, New Guinea, Indonesia.,A photographer shoots king birds of paradise from a canopy platform.
Port Howe, Cat Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, The 18th-century ruins of the Andrew Deveaux plantation on Cat Island.
New Bight, Cat Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, Local musician Pompy plays 'Rake n Scrape' music with the accordion.
Casablanca, Morocco.,Charlie Chaplin room at Le Doge Hotel.
Panama City, Panama, Skyscrapers in downtown Panama City.
George Town, Great Exuma, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, An extended family in their living room in Great Exuma, Bahamas.
Vagaru Island, Shaviyani Atoll, Republic of the Maldives, Overwater bungalows at the Viceroy Resort and Spa on Vagaru Island.
Media City, Manchester, England, United Kingdom.,A low angle view of the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, building.
Glacial waters spill over the wall of an Andean lake.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.,A yawning red fox, Vulpes vulpes, with a long pink tongue.
Istanbul, Turkey.,Ceramics for sale in the Sultanahmet area of Istanbul, Turkey.
San Simeon, California, A female northern elephant seal biting a male during mating.
A gnarled driftwood tree trunk with a lighthouse in the background.
Najaf, Iraq, A worshiper and a security guard on the steps of Imam Ali Shrine.
Dubrovnik, Croatia, The Franciscan Monastery bell tower and surrounding sea of red roofs.
Volcanoes on the horizon in the interior of Iceland.
Kufa, Iraq, A man in silhouette, paddles a canoe on the Euphrates River
A large shark approaches the photographer for a closer look.
Baghdad, Iraq, A portrait of photojournalist Matt Moyer with local children.
A female rocky mt. bighorn sheep stares intently at the camera.
Fairbanks, Alaska.,Methane bubbles in the ice.
Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.,A man drives a horse cart through the streets of Trinidad, Cuba.
Tarcoles River, Puntarenas, Costa Rica.,Portrait of a spiny-tailed iguana, Ctenosaura similis, foraging.
Ruatoki, New Zealand.,A Tuhoe boy heads into the forest with his dog to pig hunt in Ruatoki.
Andros Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, Leaping into Captain Bill's Blue Hole in Central Andros National Park.
Siquirres, Limon, Costa Rica.,Portrait of a candy-cane katydid, Arachnoscelis feroxnotha, on a stem.
Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, An adult male ribbon tailed bird of paradise in flight.
Vogelkopf Peninsula, West Papua, New Guinea, Indonesia, A male magnificent riflebird shape shifts to impress a potential mate...
Vogelkopf Peninsula, West Papua, New Guinea, Indonesia, A male magnificent riflebird shape shifts to impress a potential mate.
Dempster Highway, Arctic Circle, Yukon Territory, Canada, Snow and ice covered road and landscape along the Dempster Highway.
A timid rabbit in the Boscoincitta, a city park.
An american bullfrog submerged except for the eyes and nose.
Punta Chueca, Sonora State, Mexico, A Seri man shakes gourd rattles and assumes the identity of a deer.
Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama, Hands hold roasted coffee beans.
Ruatahuna, New Zealand.,A Maori family finishes annual muster of wild cows to sell at market.
Forest scene in winter at sunset.
Derrygimla, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland.,A memorial marks the landing site of the first trans-Atlantic flight.
The Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, Fireworks display over the Lincoln Memorial and National Mall.
A bohemian waxwing perches on a branch where it has eaten fruit.
Hippos displaying with mouths wide open.
Providenciales Island, Turks and Caicos Islands, Turquoise waters breaking at the reef line.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, Tourists visit the 30-foot statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Milpe Cloudforest Reserve, Ecuador, Detail of a leaf found in the cloud forest understory.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.,Seismic data on a 3-d map helps scientists choose the best spots to drill.
Mustang, Nepal, The expedition team surveys a looted mortuary cave.
National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia, Close up portrait of a Ruppell's griffon vulture, Gyps rueppellii...
National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia, Close up portrait of a Ruppell's griffon vulture, Gyps rueppellii.
National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia, Portrait of a gray wolf, Canis lupus.
Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome, Lazio, Italy.,A view of altar and mosaics of Rome's Santa Maria in Trastevere.
Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California, Elephant seal and a setting moon and Piedras Blancas lighthouse.
Dubrovnik, Croatia, Palm trees and red roofed buildings in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
San Simeon, California, A northern elephant seal pup vocalizing.
San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja, Mexico.,Close up of the closed mouth of a gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus.
Essaouira, Marrakech, Morocco, Bright blue fishing boats float in the harbor of Essaouira.
Western Pine Beetles cause the red hues in the pine trees seen here.
Atlas Mountains, Morocco, A family walks along a rocky riverbank.
Calle Macedonio Alcala, Oaxaca, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Women balance baskets of flowers on their heads in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Waimea Canyon, Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands, Aerial view of Waimea Canyon and the surrounding eroded landscape.
Graubunden Canton, Chur, Switzerland, The interior of Chur Cathedral in Chur Switzerland.
Panama City, Panama.,A view of air conditioning units on the roof of the Multiplaza Mall.
Alaska, United States.,A candy stripe shrimp amongst crimson anemones.
Paddlers compete in the The Nehru Trophy Boat Race in Alleppy, India.
Mostar, Bosnia, View from Stari Most, or Old Bridge, over the Neretva River in Mostar.
A male red-tailed hawk comes in for a landing dry grass.
San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja, Mexico.,Close up of the eye of a gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus.
Pueblo Nuevo, Cienfuegos, Cuba.,Headlights shine from a car parked on a deserted street in Cienfuegos.
Mantua, Lombardy, Italy, Interior of the Cathedral of Saint Peter the Apostle in Mantua.
Dubrovnik, Croatia, Lovrijenac Fort and stormy seas in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Napali Coast, Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands, An aerial view of the northeast end of Kauai Island's Napali Coast.
National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia, Close up portrait of a bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus.
A close-up shot of an Eastern Box Turtle.
Key West, Florida, A woman wearing a colorful scarf reaches for the sky.
Devil's Point, Cat Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, A fisherman deep-sea fishing for barracuda off Devil's Point.
Agra, India.,The daily rush of the streets in Agra, India.
Silhouette of a man in a hat fishing in the sea at sunset.
Cahuita, Limon, Costa Rica, A male green kingfisher, Chloroceryle americana, perched in a mangrove swamp.
Livermore, California.,A landfill generates liquified natural gas.
Conception Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, A PA18 Super Cub floatplane explores the beaches of Conception Island.
A lynx in midair, intent upon its prey.
Hunter, New York, United States, Interior of a ski chalet at Hunter Mountain in New York.
Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya, Africa.,Aerial view of Mount Kilimanjaro in Kenya.
Waitangi, New Zealand.,Children jump off a bridge into the ocean in Waitangi, New Zealand.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.,Crowds at dusk walking the sidewalks of Amsterdam.
San Blas Islands, Panama, A sea anemone clings to a healthy Caribbean reef.
Dean's Blue Hole, Long Island, Bahama Islands, Dean's Blue Hole, the deepest oceanic hole in the world.
Smoke on a black background.
San Simeon, California, A northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris, rookery.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, The moon sits above the ocean, Cape Cod.
Mustang, Nepal,Eroded murals on the walls of the Ritseling Cave in Upper Mustang.
Waves crash on shore amid large rocks.
Ristorante Terme de Diocleziano, Rome, Lazio, Italy.,Pasta with seafood.
Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, A Raggiana bird of paradise performs a display in the Kiburu Forest.
Altar of Saint Jerome, Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City.,A nun worships at the Alter of Saint Jerome, Saint Peter's Basil...
Altar of Saint Jerome, Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City.,A nun worships at the Alter of Saint Jerome, Saint Peter's Basilica.
Two children play in Chicago's Crown Fountain at night.
Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico, USA.,Detail of Tyuonyi Pueblo, a prehistoric pueblo in Frijoles Canyon.
Graubunden Canton, Chur, Switzerland, A railway worker in an orange suit guides a train into the station.
Providenciales Island, Turks and Caicos Islands, Sail boaters enjoy a sunset view of the coast with twinkling lights.
Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, A teenager reaches for an apple in a high school cafeteria.
Colosseum, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Tourists walk past the Roman Colosseum.
Split, Croatia, Buildings along the shoreline in Split.
Panoramic of lake with reflection of nearby hills.
Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico, USA.,Alcove House, a prehistoric cliff dwelling in Frijoles Canyon.
Victoria Falls National Park, Zimbabwe, A double rainbow over Victoria Falls.
Massachusetts, USA, An old water mill in western Massachusetts.
Apia, Samoa.,Samoa's Fia Fia dancers prepare to perform for tourists in Apia.
Conception Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, A PA18 Super Cub floatplane at Conception Island.
Michaux State Forest, Caledonia State Park, Pennsylvania, United States.,A male ebony jewelwing damselfly alights on a fern.
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Africa.,An aerial view of the Kibo caldera on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Casco Antiguo, Panama, A man hand-rolling cigars in a three-generation-owned smoke shop.
Havana, Cuba.,Ballet in the colonial streets of old Havana.
A crucifix in shadows in the modern Church of San Giovanni Battista.
The scenic hillside village of Manarola, along the Italian coast.
A close up of a dandelion flower that has gone to seed.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Dickerson, Maryland, United States.,A wheel bug, Arilus cristatus, rests ...
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Dickerson, Maryland, United States.,A wheel bug, Arilus cristatus, rests on a stem of a plant,
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, A skater glides on a frozen canal during the winter of 2012.
Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome, Lazio, Italy.,An ancient Roman mosaic of Medusa in the Baths of Diocletian in Rome.
Istanbul, Turkey, Interior of the Suleymaniye Mosque in the Bazaar District of Istanbul.
Zurich, Switzerland, A stage with a laser show prepares for Zurich's annual Street Parade.
Machu Picchu, Peru.,The Hiram Bingham luxury train arrives in Machu Picchu.
The top part of a mosque in Iran.
Zurich, Switzerland, The Zurich main train station building.
Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, Italy, Pedestrians walking near a villa along the shore of Isola Superiore.
Inian Islands, Alaska, United States.,A black clawed crab and brooding anemones decorate underwater walls.
, A tiny crater marks the spot where a speck of comet Wild 2 struck Stardust's collector.
San Simeon, California, Two young northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris, playing.
Mallory Square, Key West, Florida, A performer juggles fire for an audience of tourists.
Tiputini Biodiversity Station, Ecuador.,Display perch of a striped manakin.
Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Water flows from Giacomo Della Porta's Fontana del Pantheon in Rome.
Svalbard, Norway, View of Svalbard, Norway from an airplane window.
Close up of an ocelot, shot through glass.
Mykines, Faroe Islands, Denmark, A flock of Atlantic puffins flies above a remote lighthouse.
San Simeon, California, Sunrise and a setting moon on a Pacific coastline.
A prayer train overloaded with pilgrims on their way to Bisho Istema.
The supposed ancient Christian church called Gallarus Oratory.
New Bight, Cat Island, Out Islands, Bahama Islands, Obeah bottles hung in trees protect islanders from evil spirits.
Venice, Italy.,A gondolier punts a gondola down a canal.
Graubunden Canton, Chur, Switzerland, The interior of St. Martins church in Chur Switzerland.
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.,An artist sketches the Edgartown lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard.
Venice, Italy.,Boats on the Grand Canal in Venice.
Key West, Florida, Tourists take in the Key West sights aboard the famous Conch Tour Train.
St Petersburg, Baltic Sea, Russia.,Backstage with fashion models preparing for a fashion show.
Venice, italy, A gondolier in a street.
Zurich, Switzerland, River boat on the Limmat river in Zurich.
Nimbokrang, Papua, Indonesia.,A female twelve wired bird of paradise perches on a males display pole.
Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland, An accordion player poses with his pet Springer spaniel.
Marrakech, Morocco, A view of the vats used for tanning and dying of leather and textiles.
Alaska.,A moose, Alces alces, among evergreen trees and brush.
Najaf, Iraq, Silhouettes of men at prayer near the illuminated Imam Ali Mosque.
Pacific Ocean, Guadalupe Island, Baja, Mexico, A great white shark, Carcharadon carcarias, swimming.
Adelie penguins at Hope Bay, Antarctica.
Najaf, Iraq, A boy stands in front of his tea stand strung with lights, at night.
Rincon, Osa Penninsula, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, A green iguana, Iguana iguana, basking on a palm tree trunk.
Lewistown, Pennsylvania, Fog in the mountains off of Highway 322 near Lewistown.
Gorgona, Panama.,Sunlight reflects off natural patterns created by surf in beach sand.
A shot of the summit of Mount Rainier taken on the descent.
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, A close up view show rows of fresh green asparagus at an open market.
Sabinanigo, Pyrenees Mountains, Huesca, Aragon, Spain, Autumn foliage near Acumuer in the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains.
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA, A sheep is sheared on the lawn of Old Sturbridge Village.
Tinganes District, Torshavn, Faroe Islands, Denmark, Close up of house with a traditional sod roof.
Venice, Italy.,Close up of a gondola with a hat and gilded ornament.
Sunset along the rocky coast.
Cahuita, Limon, Costa Rica, A yellow eyelash viper, Bothriechis schlegelii, in foliage waiting for prey.
Venice, Italy, The Santa Maria del Rosario or I Gesuati church in the Dorsoduro District.
Havana, Cuba, A man hangs party decorations.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.,A long-tailed weasel looks around for squirrels.
Providenciales Island, Turks and Caicos Islands, A conch shell on a balcony view a beach view, at Seven Stars Resort.
Bellagio, Lombardy, Italy, A formal garden in Bellagio.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.,A mother red fox, Vulpes vulpes, and kit nuzzle each other.
Taken from across the valley in Leh, India.
Carter Bay, British Columbia, Canada.,Giant sea stars and white sea vases decorate the beams of the Wreck of the Ohio.
Bellagio, Lombardy, Italy.,Bellagio waterfront along Lake Como.
Estabrook Woods, Concord, Massachusetts, A northern leopard frog, Rana pipiens, sitting on moss.
Michaux State Forest, Pennsylvania, United States.,Rhododendrons grow along Long Pine Run in Michaux State Forest.
San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja, Mexico.,Ecotourists observing a gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus.
Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska, USA, The Upper Copper River winds through the Wrangell Mountains.
Perched on a post, a burrowing owl glares at the camera.
Ocean City, New Jersey, USA.,Colorful amusement ride along the boardwalk in Ocean City.
St Petersburg, Baltic Sea, Russia.,A woman poses for photos with Autumn leaves in the garden of Peterhof.
Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome, Lazio, Italy.,A monk worships at the altar of Santa Maria in Aracoeli in Rome.
Maui Island, Hawaii, Waves crash against Kaihalulu Beach near Hana, Maui.
Cahuita, Limon, Costa Rica, A boat-tailed grackle, Quiscalus major, with a young green iguana it has caught.
A butterfly alights on a wooden window sill.
Giant sand dunes tower above a hotel in the Sahara.
Zurich, Switzerland, Famous shopping area on Augustinergasse street in Zurich.
Siem Reap, Cambodia.,Vegetables overflow in baskets at an indoor food market in Siem Reap.
San Simeon, California, Two female northern elephant seals argue as a male looks on.
Daisy petals droop in the rain.
Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada, Sunset over the mountains on a day with temperatures of -40 below celsius.
Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, A child enters his billing code to pay for his lunch.
Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA, The exterior of the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California.