20th June 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Photographs by Giulio Paletta The smallest of the larger islands in the Canary Islands archipelago is El Hierro. It measures less than 50 kilometers from one end to the other and is the most western of the islands in the Canaries. El Hierro’s natural beauty is incredibly diverse, offering visitors the opportunity to hike its protected interior […]
21st April 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
“Invest in Our Planet” is the theme of Earth Day 2022. April 22 will mark the 33rd Earth Day since the first event organized on April 22, 1970. This year’s theme challenges businesses, governments, and citizens worldwide to invest in our shared future and protect the Earth, our beautiful, collective home. This year, Earth Day challenges businesses to […]
21st March 2022.Reading time 4 minutes.
As the Saint Patrick’s Day parades and festive parties end, thoughts begin to turn to Spring and warmer temperatures for those of us in the northern hemisphere. Late spring and summer are also perfect times to visit the land of Saint Patrick – Ireland! From it’s bustling and culturally rich nightlife of Dublin and Galway, to […]
14th March 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of “On the Road” author Jack Kerouac’s birth, and in spite of rising fuel prices, we thought we’d dream a bit of hitting the road. Whether travelling the dramatic Icefields Parkway through the Canadian Rockies or Pakistan and China’s Karakoram Highway, the world’s most scenic mountain rides feature stunning vistas, steep climbs, […]
31st January 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
This is the first of a series of posts focused on UIG’s Mission 2022: Climate Change. Help us build a comprehensive climate change collection by contributing content to UIG. Contact us at email@example.com One of the dangerous consequences from global warming is the disappearance of sea ice in polar regions and the direct affect this has on climate […]
24th December 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
We’re very fortunate at UIG. We get to work with talented artists and passionate storytellers every day. We spend our time reviewing and editing thousands of new images from a diverse group of contributors from across our beautiful planet. Through their eyes and through their images we experience the world around us. We are inspired by our contributors to […]
6th December 2021.Reading time 9 minutes.
In 2008 Philippe Clement decided to take the plunge and become a full-time photographer. Prior to that he mixed being a semi-professional shooter with his full-time work as a rock-climbing instructor and co-owner of a climbing hall in Belgium. The timing of his decision came with challenges. The worldwide financial crisis hit that same year and the stock […]
22nd November 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
By Francesca Lungarotti The Eye of the Photographer is what separates the true artist from photographer hobbyists. The true artist bares their soul with each shot they take, expressing more than describing the object of their attention. It is this personal expression that is the main ingredient that helps create images that move us and stand out […]
4th November 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference began on October 31 and will conclude on November 12. An early, positive result from the Glasgow, Scotland conference is the promise from more than 100 world leaders to end and reverse deforestation by 2030. This pledge includes the creation of a public-private fund of more than US $19 billion […]
8th October 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Capping off Astronomy Week, Saturday, October 9 is celebrated as International Astronomy Day. Celebrated twice annually since 1973, this event aims to bring awareness to Astronomy education and to encourage the passions of amateur and professional astronomers and stargazers alike. Astronomy, the study of the sun, moon, stars, planets, comets, gas, galaxies, dust and other non-Earthly […]