(Really) Stunning Pictures and Photos

NYC fog

Fog over NYC

NEW YORK "Light Pollution" Series by Jim Richardson/National Geographic Image Collection. Light pollution and fog combine to blur a New York City skyline.

Lightbulb at sunset

Just a lightbulb at sunset...

Rainbow cloud over Mt. Everest.

The stunning image is of a rainbow cloud, captured above Mt Everest by Oleg Bartunov whilst on an expedition in the Himalayas, Nepal. The amazing rainbow effect is created when tiny ice crystals in the water vapour of the clouds reflect the sunlight.