A male orangutan makes eye contact with the camera.
A little trivia: The cheek pads, called flanges, make male orangutans more desirable to females. Recent studies show that the flanges can sometimes take 20 years to appear, but their growth is directly related to testosterone levels.
~photo by PEDRO JARQUE KREBS
Drone photo on the shores of Lake Michigan where the ice has accumulated in an unusual form looking more like a group of cells than a winter landscape
~drone photo by Jim Swoboda
The snow-covered Four Peaks loom over Sonoran Desert saguaros (cacti).
~photo by Donatas Zadeikis
Poland is the fourth most forested country in Europe. Forests cover approximately 30% of Poland’s land area
~drone photo by DariuszDembek
Modern designer apartment block in Shinonome, Tokyo
~photo by Peter Stewart
As an island at the edge of the Arctic, Iceland exhibits a myriad of enchanting beaches that circumvent its coastline. Here the photographer captures connecting beach! Iceland is known as a ‘photographers paradise.’
~photo by Alessio Putzu
A long exposure of a windmill near Overpelt, Belgium at sunset.
~photo by Gerd Moors
That little stretch of sand you see in the bright blue waters below is Sandy Island; constantly being reshaped by the ocean and weather.
~drone photo by Matthew Wade
Sunrise at one of the most photographed trees in New Zealand.
~photo by Cory Marshall
Every now and then Photo of the Day looks for an amazing portrait…and this is it. A nice mix (unlike any I’ve seen) of the edgy and the soft. Very interesting; very appealing
~photo by Nikolai Levenko