Photo Essay

Matador’s photo essays include work by award-winning photographers who tell stories that evoke deep emotions about place and culture.

From moving essays on threatened regions and the daily struggle faced by native peoples around the world, to spectacular series on sports, food, and nightlife around the world, these shots examine people’s lives and cultures at ground level.

Photo: Scott Sporleder

18 gorgeous images of winter in Boulder, CO

A photographic journey through Juneau, Alaska’s unique ecosystem

Why winter is the coolest time to visit Rocky Mountain National Park in pictures

11 ways to unwind in Miami

I went to Honduras, and here’s why I have to go back ASAP

What it was like to fly back in the 1960s

A dream trip come true: A journey across Mongolia

Salvation Mountain: the world’s most unique monument to God

Views from the Colorado 14ers: Summiting Wetterhorn Peak

The inside scoop on my 10 most jaw-dropping moments in Tanzania

16 images to celebrate the arrival of fall

10 photos that’ll make you want to visit Romania right now

South Africa’s wealth divide analyzed through impressive aerial photographs

Valdez, Alaska: Land of dreams

An unplanned solo weekend adventure in North Cascades National Park

Inside the Otter Trail: is this the world’s best 5 day hike?

Sunrise to sunset in the Northern Territory’s Red Center

Color of earth and blood: the Himba of Namibia

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