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Photo by // Lady Liberty: It's amazing to think about how much this copper lady has seen since she was gifted from the French to the U.S. in 1886. To see more aerials of New York, follow

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Photo by // Yesterday was epic in so many ways. It was my first day on a jet ski with giant waves at Peahi, a.k.a. JAWS, on the north shore of Maui. In the early morning fifty-plus foot wave faces were rolling in on a regular basis. The waves were so big and were moving so fast that very few surfers could even catch them save for a few tow in surfers. I shot 5,331 images all told and it will be a while before I even get through all of them but until then here is one gem of a wave that rolled by right as the sun came up yesterday. What is hard to get across with this image is that a sizable house could fit into the curl of this wave. It was huge!

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Photo by (Aaron Huey). A western traveler (and the photographer’s wife!) in the bird market of Ka Firushi in the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan. Endless adventures can be found in the narrow alleys of this city for adventurous travelers. To see more images of travels in Afghanistan follow .

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Photo It can be a pretty rare sight, but during the fall and winter season you can catch Morro Bay with clear skies and glassy waters. Morro Rock is an icon in Central California that has always been my home and one of the reasons I have been drawn to stay there. This structure in specific attracts many because of its size, and thousands of years ago was used as a guide for the first Spanish explorers. Morro Rock is one of nine such formations in the San Luis Obispo area, known as the “nine sisters.” Morro Rock, considered a volcanic plug, was formed due to extreme build-up of pressure of volatile-charged magma. Viewing certain structures from the air will give you the grander scale of the earth’s formation.

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Photo by // Sunrise on a frigid January morning creates wonderful hues across the Gros Ventre River and Sheep Mountain (or Sleeping Indian as it is affectionately known to locals of Jackson Hole). Follow for more from Wyoming and beyond.

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Photo by Antarctica is surrounded by thick layers of sea ice, which waxes and wanes with the seasons. It’s along the margins of frozen and open water that most life is found, whether it’s whales or a group of tourists landing by zodiac. Early in the summer season when the water is not yet clouded by plankton, you can clearly see how how far down the ice stretches. Follow me and for more images of the frozen edges of our planet.

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Photo by // Any day you get to see a leopard is a special day. But seeing this mom climbing a tree while her two adorable cubs played on the ground below was extra special, even by Tanzania terms (where every day in the Serengeti seems magical).

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Photo by // The lush rice terraces of the Jinsha River valley cover the hillsides of the upper stretches of the Yangtze River creating breathtaking views that take you back in time. For over 2000 years rice has been cultivated from these valleys. The terraces were constructed along the slopes winding from the riverside up to the mountain tops. China is the world's top producer and consumer of rice. It produces and consumes a third of the world's rice, about 200 million tons a year. You won’t regret getting off the beaten path to see and explore these beautiful timeless landscapes. Follow me to see more images from around the world.

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Photo by // The Cape Flattery Light House on Tatoosh Island, the northwestern most spit of land in the contiguous US, for years safely beckoned ships arriving into the Straight of Juan de Fuca. Now the old lighthouse is no longer manned or operational, but remains to stand the test of time and the storms that batter the peninsula. To see more travel photography from across the globe follow along with

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Photo: // Last light hits the sacred basalt towers of Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands. A rainy, two day thrash through the jungle rewarded us with a view we’ll never forget. Put it on the bucket list. 👌🏼 // for more adventures from French Polynesia.

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By // I think if I had to pick a favorite place in the winter time, it may very well be in Yellowstone National Park when the temps are well below zero. That’s when you get this phenomenon known as “clear sky precipitation”, but referred to locally as diamond dust. Where’s your favorite spot in the winter months? Check out for more from around the world. ✨✨✨

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Video by , The World at Night project Are we alone? I love to learn this in my lifetime. This simple question has remained a mystery for more than three centuries now, since we learned about similarities of Mars and Earth in the late 18th century. Captured this scene last year in Chile, on one of my imaging assignments for European Southern Observatory (ESO), on ALMA radio telescopes, one of the world’s highest observatories, at 5000 meters on Andes. Explore more creative

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