Creativity and curiosity go hand-in-hand, but while we search far and wide for inspiration, sometimes the most breathtaking views are right beneath our feet. To prove this point, we explored the depths of our collection, unearthing some of the most stunning images of underground wonderlands from around the world.
Lake Huron in Michigan
These ice caves are the result of cold temperatures hitting the waves of Lake Huron in Michigan.
Antelope Canyon is one of the most photogenic dessert destinations.
The Subway, Zion, Utah
Emerald pools in the Subway, Zion, Utah
Khao Sok national park, Thailand
Natural cave in Khao Sok national park, Thailand
The cavern of light and water
When minerals seep through the cave ceilings, they form picturesque stalactites. These are not to be confused with stalagmites which, in contrast, form upward from cave floors.
Lake Superior’s Grand Island in Munising Michigan
Ice curtains drape from a cavern entrance on Lake Superior’s Grand Island in Munising Michigan
Yap Caverns in Micronesia
The Yap Caverns are a popular dive site in Micronesia made up of underwater tunnels.
Howe Caverns, NY
Howe Caverns in New York recently announced they will be reopening a section of caves this month that has been closed to the public for more than a century.
Reed Flute Caves located in Guilin, Guangxi Provine, China
See also: Abandoned places photography