Wetlands: From the Air

Aerial photographer Mitch Rouse shoots large scale, panoramic landscapes like these wetlands. Originally he used a high-tech drone but now prefers to photograph from a fixed-wing aircraft with a camera hole in the fuselage to capture land patterns.

Quick Hits: Ernst Haeckel

  This year is the 100th anniversary of the death of evolutionary biologist, zoologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, often known as the German Darwin. These dazzling plates are from Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur, the Art Forms of Nature, published in 1904.