~~ Life in Color ~~
Amusement Park Ride Colorful lights flash on a popular amusement park ride.
Photograph by Jim Richardson
Colorful buildings line a stretch of waterfront on the island of Burano in Italy’s Veneto. A fishermen’s village, tiny Burano is a short boat trip away from neighboring Venice.
Photograph by Pete Ryan
Apples, pomegranates, grapes, and other fruit are on display at a market in Istanbul’s Galata District.
Red-Eyed Tree Frog
Red-eyed tree frogs like the one seen here on a freesia petal flash their bulging red eyes and reveal their orange feet when startled, a technique that may help to warn off predators. But it’s merely a bluff—despite their vivid coloration, the rain forest dwellers aren’t venomous.
Shipping Containers, Singapore
Photograph by Justin Guariglia
Green lights illuminate multicolored shipping containers at the Port of Singapore Authority. Located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia, the port is one of the busiest container hubs in the world.
Wigs, New York City
Photograph by Greg Dale
A rainbow of options awaits window shoppers contemplating a striking new look—or Halloween costume—in New York City.
Sandager’s Wrasse, New Zealand
Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic
At New Zealand’s Poor Knights reserve, undisturbed species like Sandager's wrasse attract sport divers from around the globe. New Zealand has been praised as a world leader in marine protection.
Wildflowers, Big Sur
Photograph by Frans Lanting
Windswept wildflowers make an Impressionistic display in California’s Big Sur, a mountainous coastal landscape that includes redwood groves and dramatic Pacific views.
Color is everywhere, and when it's everywhere at once, it can be as ephemeral as a rainbow, as sudden as colored powder raining down at a festival, or as necessary as a natural defense. No matter where you look, life is in color.
Here, a woman prays at the 18th-century Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, Iran. Islam is the official religion of Iran, practiced by about 98 percent of the population.
Photograph by Victor Boswell, National Geographic
Magnified sugar crystals resemble stained glass as each crystal captures light at a different angle. To get the image, photographer Victor Boswell dissolved sugar in water and let the mixture evaporate and crystallize on a microscope slide.
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