Today marks a major milestone: 40 million images added to the Shutterstock collection! To celebrate, we’ve curated a stunning selection of imagery for you to explore. From Asian landscapes to wild-animal closeups to underwater wonders, these 40 incredible images are all available on Shutterstock, captured by contributors from all across the globe.

Every day we add tens of thousands of new photos, illustrations, and vectors to the Shutterstock collection, and these 40 images offer a glimpse of just how diverse that selection is. There are vivid food photos, authentic snapshots, and fashion portraits that play with shadows and light to present something new. You’ll also find dramatic adventure imagery, elegantly-painted portraits, detailed macro photographs, and more. Viewed together, this selection of unique artwork shows just how many different ways there are to capture “beauty.”

Stock Photo Rice Fields Vietnam
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/cat.mhtml?lang=en&language=en&ref_site=photo&search_source=search_form&version=llv1&anyorall=all&safesearch=1&use_local_boost=1&autocomplete_id=&searchterm=terraced+rice+fields+vietnam&show_color_wheel=1&orient=&commercial_ok=&media_type=images&search_cat=&searchtermx=&photographer_name=&people_gender=&people_age=&people_ethnicity=&people_number=&color=" target="_blank">Terraced rice fields in Yen Bai, Vietnam</a>
Stock Photo Tomatoes Feta
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-190936940.html" target="_blank">Oven-Baked Cherry Tomatoes with Garlic and Feta by B. and E. Dudzinscy</a>
Stock Photo Jumping into Lake
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=83893210" target="_blank">Silhouettes of kids who jump off dock on the lake at sunset by MitarArt</a>
Stock Photo White Tiger
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=28671337" target="_blank">white tiger by Oleg Kozlov</a>
Stock Photo Bungee Jumping
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-87987073.html" target="_blank">rope jumping by Vitalii Nesterchuk</a>
Stock Photo Potato Starch
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=124957523" target="_blank">Potato starch grain image at a polarizing light by Sergejus Byckovskis</a>
Stock Photo Underwater Portrait
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=125681687" target="_blank">Beautiful girl lying in the bathroom, red lips closeup by Maksim Shirkov</a>
Stock Photo Flamingoes
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=101137945" target="_blank">African flamingos in the lake over beautiful sunset by Anna Omelchenko</a>
Stock Photo Black and White Clock
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-76758460.html" target="_blank">Simple black and white clock in front of conceptual modern interior with steel arches in perspective by telesniuk</a>
Stock Photo Surfers
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=133883675" target="_blank">Two Men – Surfers in black diving suits by Viktoria Gavrilina</a>
Stock Photo Surrealist Portrait
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=130066004" target="_blank">Surrealist art portrait of young lady with shadow on her body by Mayer George</a>
Stock Photo Tree Frog
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=126829271" target="_blank">This image was taken in Costa Rica, it is a red eye tree frog on the pictures by Photolukacs</a>
Stock Photo Sant Agnese
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=129651188" target="_blank">Sant Agnese in Agone lit up by setting sun in Piazza Navona reflected in puddle by Steve Heap</a>
Stock Photo Ballerina
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=129731522" target="_blank">A portrait of young beautiful gymnast woman by Stolbov Pavel</a>
Stock Photo Kayaker
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-126819224.html" target="_blank">COURAGEOUS KAYAKER IN A VERTICAL DIVING POSITION by Ammit Jack</a>
Stock Photo Painted Portrait
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=46030804" target="_blank">Portrait of the nude girl on a bed by nodff</a>
Stock Photo Boxing Match
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=106614497" target="_blank">boxing match by aerogondo2</a>
Stock Photo Ink in Water
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-60180370.html" target="_blank">abstract ink in water by Goncharuk Maksim</a>
Stock Photo Woman in Sand
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=95597860" target="_blank">Art photo of beautiful lady buried in the sand by Mayer George</a>
Stock Photo Cars Highway Timelapse
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=22032670" target="_blank">Cars moving fast on a highway by l i g h t p o e t</a>
Stock Photo Swimmer Underwater
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=114315157" target="_blank">professional swimmer underwater after the jump by S.Pytel</a>
Stock Photo Roasted Carrots
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-150379964.html" target="_blank">roasted carrots with spices on a baking tray, food by Olha Afanasieva</a>
Stock Photo Cute Little Girl
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=133876670" target="_blank">portrait of a beautiful little girl expresses emotions indoor by Serov</a>
Stock Photo Diver Black Jacks
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-81615112.html" target="_blank">Diver with a camera, filming a huge school of Black Jacks, at the Liberty Wreck at Tulamben, Bali by DJ Mattaar</a>
Stock Photo Beautiful Bride
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=173170916" target="_blank">Portrait of the beautiful bride against a window indoors by Elina-Lava</a>
Stock Photo Closeup Cat
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=125370827" target="_blank">Cat portrait close up, only head crop, looking to the top by Renata Apanaviciene</a>
Stock Photo Motion of Stars
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=108643010" target="_blank">The motion of stars around Pole Star in the night city by AlexussK</a>
Stock Photo Closeup Bubbles
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-112931809.html" target="_blank">Bubbles by Sailesh Patel</a>
Stock Photo Man in Ocean Waves
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-136130369.html" target="_blank">Hand of drowning man trying to swim out of the stormy ocean by Mikhail hoboton Popov</a>
Stock Photo Sleeping Fruit Vendor
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-31462672.html" target="_blank">A Vietnamese fruit vendor selling the tropical fruit, durian, takes an afternoon nap and under the popular conical hat by lancelee</a>
Stock Photo Blue Glacier
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=140222521" target="_blank">Journey to the End of the World. Chilean Patagonia in the clouds and sunshine. Blue Ice Glacier Gray is reflected in the lake by kavram</a>
Stock Photo Woman Silhouette
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=117105034" target="_blank">stylish silhouette beautiful woman in circle by Raisa Kanareva</a>
Stock Photo Little Boy with Dog
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=175204865" target="_blank">Boy with cute dog, giving him a kiss by Tomsickova Tatyana</a>
Stock Photo Jellyfish
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=175746008" target="_blank">Jellyfish Monterey Aquarium California by Joel Shawn</a>
Stock Photo Zhejiang Mountains
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-94816678.html" target="_blank">Alpine by feiyuezhangjie</a>
Stock Photo Fashion Illustration
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic-130886345.html" target="_blank">Woman face. Hand painted fashion illustration by Anna Ismagilova</a>
Stock Photo Ocean Wave Breaking
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=188582060" target="_blank">Tropical sunset background. Beautiful colorful ocean wave breaking closing near sand beach by Willyam Bradberry</a>
Stock Photo Boy Holi Festival
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=98509154" target="_blank">Holi celebrations – Closeup of a boy playing Holi in India by Intellistudies</a>
Stock Photo Zebra Rolling in Dust
<a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=107918105" target="_blank">Zebra rolling in the dust (Artistic processing) by Johan Swanepoel</a>