These Arresting Nature Photos Look Like Paintings Brought to Life

A curation of photographs from our archives are an invitation to look at the world through the eyes of an artist.

Published 27 Apr 2018, 17:12 BST

Photographers, much like landscape painters, are seekers of light. They stake out a scene and then wait patiently for the moment when the sun sets desert dunes on fire while casting a stand of camel thorn trees in shadow; or when clouds floating above an Alaskan lake are reflected perfectly in the glassy water below.

Textures, colours, and forms of our natural world are brought to life. We curated a collection of photographs from our archives that both transcend literal interpretations of what we see and also invite us to look at the world through the eyes of an artist.

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