The finalists for 2014's Sony World Photography Awards are outstanding

Earlier this week, the World Photography Organisation unveiled the finalists for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. The images were selected from 139,544 submissions by photographers in 166 countries (the highest number of entries in the awards' seven-year history), and they are characteristically superb. »2/08/14 1:00pm2/08/14 1:00pm

Incredible "supercell" storm clouds loom menacingly above the plains of Texas

Few people realize that storms and clouds are often categorized into a variety of taxonomies — including families, genera, and even species — not unlike like plants and animals. Last Thursday, American photographer Mitch Dobrowner was named the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year, in… »4/30/12 7:20pm4/30/12 7:20pm