10 عکس زیر جز 100 عکس برتر سال 2018 است که توسط موسسه نشنال جغرافی انتخاب شده است.
(عکس دختری تفنگ به دست از ایران، خوزستان است).
تماشای تمام عکس ها در صفحه نشنال جغرافی (کلیک)
Steeple Jason, one of the more remote islands in the Falkland Islands, hosts the world’s largest colony of black-browed albatrosses. Once used to graze hundreds of sheep and cattle, it’s now a nature reserve. About 70 percent of the black-browed albatross population nests in the Falklands.
From “The Falkland Islands Preserve Wildlife and Habitat After War,” February 2018
Photograph by Paul Nicklen
The Institute for Roses and Aromatic Plants, a research and agriculture academy in Kazanlak, Bulgaria, encourages tourists to the region with cardboard cutouts inviting photo-ops.
From “Beautiful Pictures From Europe’s Valley of the Roses,” August 2018
Photograph by Yana Paskova
Benjamin Anderson floats on the north arm of Utah’s Great Salt Lake. In the hypersaline water, he found it hard to sit up and hit the bottom in water only a foot deep. The lake’s salinity has increased as its volume has dropped nearly 50 percent since the mid-1800s. The water in the north arm is eight times as salty as the ocean.
From “Some of the World’s Biggest Lakes Are Drying Up. Here’s Why,” March 2018
PHOTOGRAPH BY CAROLYN DRAKE
Paralympian sprinter Jarryd Wallace’s bio mechanics are analyzed at the Southern Methodist University Locomotor Performance Laboratory in Dallas, Texas. “There was a lot I was doing wrong,” says Wallace, 28. The four-time world record holder, whose lower right leg had to be amputated because of a muscle disorder, uses the lab’s analysis of his stride to run even faster.
From “How Technology and Smarts Help Athletes Push the Limits,” July 2018
Photograph by ROBERT CLARK
One treasure still inside Utah’s Bears Ears monument is Procession Panel, a nearly 23-foot-long rock carving, or petroglyph, on Comb Ridge. At least 1,000 years old, it depicts a ceremonial gathering of some 190 humanlike forms converging from four directions. A succession of prehistoric cultures occupied the mesas and canyons of southern Utah for more than 12,000 years.
From “Inside the New Battle for the American West,” November 2018
Photograph by Aaron Huey
This young elephant, lovingly cared for at a retreat in Nairobi, was orphaned in Masai Mara when her mother was shot with a poisoned arrow.
From “Why Poison Is a Growing Threat to Africa’s Wildlife,” August 2018
Photograph by Charlie Hamilton James
Sixteen hours into a transplant operation at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, surgeons finish the intricate task of removing the face from an organ donor. Awed by the sight and by the gravity of their work, the team falls suddenly silent as staff members document the face in between its two lives. The surgeons would spend 15 more hours attaching the face to Katie Stubblefield.
From “The Story of a Face,” September 2018
Photograph by Lynn Johnson
Althea Tolidanes, eight, watches videos amid gifts of sheets, pillows, and curtains from her father, Arjay, who works at a burger joint in Saudi Arabia. Such gifts are sent to make up for long absences. But Althea says she doesn’t want to go to school, so that her father can come home and not have to earn money for school fees.
From “Heroes of the Philippines,” December 2018
Photograph by HANNAH REYES MORALES
Pants made of polar bear fur identify Naimanngitsoq Kristiansen, an Inuit man from Qaanaaq in northwestern Greenland, as a seasoned hunter. With sea ice thinning every year, his dogsled journeys have grown increasingly hazardous.
From “Here’s Where the Arctic’s Wildlife Will Make Its Last Stand,” January 2018
Photograph by PAUL NICKLEN
In Khuzestan Province, Masoumeh Ahmadi, 14, holds her mother’s shotgun. After a woman marries, she receives a firearm—with the approval of her husband and her father. Many women get one as a gift from their husbands after giving birth to their first son.
From “Why Iran’s Nomads Are Fading Away,” October 2018
PHOTOGRAPH BY Newsha Tavakolian