National Geographic shares 125 years worth of stunning photos

Photographer Michael Nichols sets up his tripod on the Toroweap Overlook, Grand Canyon. (John Burcham/National Geographic)

Photographer Michael Nichols sets up his tripod on the Toroweap Overlook, Grand Canyon. (John Burcham/National Geographic)

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National Geographic photographers have captured some of the world's most iconic images. For over a century, they've focused their lenses on stunning landscapes, vibrant communities and fascinating individuals.

Now, as the magazine celebrates a special anniversary, it has teamed up with art book publisher Taschen to release a limited-edition collection of photographs: Around the World in 125 Years.


Guest host Gill Deacon speaks with collection editor Reuel Golden about how they narrowed millions of photographs down to feature 1000, how the view changed when National Geographic started addressing poverty and politics, and which "NatGeo" photo he considers the best taken since 1888.

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