Only if grabbing a pen could make you a writer or holding a pro camera could make you a photographer, life would have been very easy. But alas, it is not easy like that, it is more like biting stones in the mouth because not always a writer can write without a spur, he needs a heavenly muse to evoke him, to stir and stimulate his thinking capacities and out from the dark comes the light consequently.
Likewise with a photographer it is never easy to capture the candid shots. Only reading the menu guide of the DSLR could never help you enough to get the best shots on the camera lenses. You really have to pick the right places, set the right angles, choose the right objects/subjects, hold the camera like a pro and capture the magic on the screen. It is never too easy.
You never know what a professional photographer goes through just to seize the lifelike, beyond imagination kinds of thing. In the forest, onto the mountain’s peak, beside the flowing river to the ocean depth, from the tunnels to the cloud nine, from the deep ditches to the shallow living, they capture anything and everything.
Only capturing people or the places is not what we call exceptional. Seizing the impossible on the screen is the job of a professional photographer. Holding his breath, placing camera under the water, doing wildlife photography is more like beating the lion in his den. It is more like playing with sharks for hours and hours, it is more like riding on the back of a dinosaur and you never know when it is going to toss you upside down and spin you from the south to the North Pole.
Life is all about taking risks with a manly spirit and one who does it well is actually called a successful person no matter what profession he opts. Today I have arranged a post of top 20 most favorite National Geographic photos of 2015 that are not only stunners but breathe shaking and nerve breaking.
Who could take such beyond real shots? Do let us know how you did like the efforts of the photographers behind these, who did an inspiring job. Surely they are dare devils who can do anything and everything to create magic into photos and make them masterpieces for the beholders.
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1. Bioluminous Larak
Larak, Iran An island in the Persian Gulf
Credit: POOYAN SHADPOOR
2. When Penguins Attack
Photo with a GoPro on Antarctica’s sea ice, about six miles from Casey Station.
Credit: CLINTON BERRY
3. The Village
Natural reserve in Sződliget, Hungary.
Credit: GABOR DVORNIK
4. Against the Wind
Extreme weather conditions near Quebec City, Canada
Credit: DOMINIC ROY
5. Mother of the Forest
Baobab trees in Madagascar are up to 800 years old
Credit: MARSEL VAN OOSTEN
6. Shining Through
Ice caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield, Wisconsin.
Credit: ERNIE VATER
7. Red Fox
Found in Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy
Credit: STEFANO UNTERTHINER
8. Cracking the Surface
Ice Crakes on Lake Baikal
Credit: ALEXEY TROFIMOV
9. All the Fish in the Sea
Marine park off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula
Credit: JEFF HESTER
10. Dancing With the Moon
Vivid beams of light in Iceland
Credit: ANDREW GEORGE
11. Who’s There?
Mouse pokes its head from a hole.
Credit: CEZARY WYSZYNSKI
12. Something’s Fishy
Wolf wading through the intertidal zone on the British Columbia coast in Canada.
Credit: Ian McAllister
13. Falls in Autumn
Falls and foliage of Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park
Credit: VEDRANA TAFRA
Hilma Hooker, a cargo ship sunk off the Caribbean island of Bonaire
Credit: MARC HENAUER
15. Kit Friendly
A Fox in southern Estonia
Credit: KALMER LEHEPUU
16. Imperial Blossoms
Cherry tree blooms in Kyoto, Japan
Credit: YUKIO MIKI
17. Big Baby
Humpback whale in the waters off Tonga
Credit: KARIM ILIYA
18. Winter White
Ermines in Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park
Credit: STEFANO UNTERTHINER
19. Yellow Jellies
Jellyfish Lake on Eil Malk
Credit: CIEMON FRANK CABALLES
20. Bird Feeders
This photo was captured near Xingping in China’s Guanxi region
Credit: ABDERAZAK TISSOUKAI
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