A Great White Shark and a Dragonfly

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National Geographic recently closed off their 2011 photo contest, and there were no shortage of incredible entries. The image below caught our eye for a number of reasons. First, the size of the Great White shark is easily put into perspective when next to a group of four cage divers. One can only imagine their thoughts as this massive ocean monster, covered in battle wounds, swims perilously close…

great white shark and divers

Photo taken by David Litchfield, Isla de Guadalupe

The second photo – and grand prize winner – is a stunning example of macro photography. This dragonfly was sprayed to simulate rain while gorgeous lighting filled the environment. The result, was this…

dragonfly in the rain

Photo taken by Shikhei Goh, Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia