August 8, 2011
The stunning pictures, taken off the coast of Hawaii, were taken in the dead of night with a special flash to give a wonderful display of colours. Among the ‘colour x-ray’ style images are pictures of rare squids, jellyfish and shrimp. photographer Joshua Lambus
April 17, 2011
Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii. A hot basaltic lava flow is forming a crust with a ropy texture, a classic example of what is known as pahoehoe lava. Photograph Ron Schott
April 4, 2011
A colorful tropical sunrise was snapped from Haleakala (East Maui Volcano) volcano on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Photographer: Zachary Hellman, Matt Schuchardt
March 17, 2011
Thousands of seabirds have been killed when the tsunami generated by last week’s massive earthquake off Japan flooded a remote atoll near Hawaii. At least 1,000 adult and adolescent Laysan albatross, along with thousands of chicks, perished as waves reaching 5ft-tall rolled over the low-lying Midway islands about four hours after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck on Friday.
March 10, 2011
Pu’u ‘O’o crater (seen in a file picture) is located in a remote section of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which has been temporarily closed to the public due to the recent activity.
January 22, 2011
Surfer Mark Visser got his board and a couple helicopters to Jaws, the huge wave reef on Maui Island, Hawaii.
January 18, 2011
Pictured above as it appears at the Paleaku Peace Gardens Sanctuary in Kona, Hawaii, USA, a meticulously planned garden spanning about 30 meters provides a relatively accurate map of our Milky Way Galaxy.
January 13, 2011
The black hole in the nearby galaxy M87 weighs in at 6.6 billion suns, making it the local universe’s heavyweight champ.
December 6, 2010
How can the Moon rise through a mountain? It cannot — what was photographed here is a moonrise through the shadow of a large volcano.
November 27, 2010
Photographer Martin Rietze has traveled the world for the news shots of one of the most beautiful but also terrible natural phenomena – volcanic eruption.