10 Incredible Things We Learn From @NatGeo’s Instagram

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The National Geographic gallery, @natgeo, is one of the most diverse on Instagram. Everyday, we get to see faces of the world, captured through the photographs shared by National Geographic Photographers. The NatGeo Instagram has allowed stories from the corners of the earth to reach people from different walks of life. Here’s a list of 10 of our favorite photographs and lessons that we can learn from the people who inspire us to care about the planet.


1. Things are better when we look up.

Photographer David Doubilet @DavidDoubilet captures an amazing moment of a girl swimming where two different bodies of water meet.


2. The best things take time.

There are some places where caring for animals is taken to a whole new level. Photo by @stevemccurryofficial


3. “You can’t learn from your mistakes if you don’t make any.” – Vincent J Musi.

In this photograph Vincent Musi recounts his experiences as a newspaper intern 32 years ago. Photo by @vincentjmusi

4. It takes an adventure to find the most amazing things.

Here, Paul Nicklen – @paulnicklen, captures light entering one of the underwater cave systems in Mexico.


5. You can do more than you think you can.

Elephants don’t only have amazing memory, they can also go under water and cross deep channels. Photo by @DavidDoubilet


6. There is a world out there, different and bigger than what we can imagine.

Ed Kashi captures scenes in Chitral, Pakistan. Photo by @edkashi


7. The universe is vast and we are part of it.

Millions of stars illuminate the night sky. Photograph by @mattiasklumofficial


8. The “right place at the right time” happens only when you’re there.

George Steinmetz Captures the sunlight over Manhattan. Photo by @geosteinmetz


9. To conquer great heights, we must give it our all.

In this photograph by @andy_bardon, Mayan Smith-Gobat scales the Salathé Wall on El Capitan. 


10. Life goes on.

The morning commute for day laborers in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Despite the ongoing Ebola outbreak, life goes on. Photo by @petekmuller” – @NatGeo


Article contributed by Venice Atienza. Venice is a freelance filmmaker and photographer based in the Philippines. She loves telling stories, running, and chasing vegetables. To know more aboutVenice, visit www.veniceatienza.com or follow her on Instagram @veniceCatienza


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