“Sunset at Xingping”.

“Sunset at Xingping”.

Photograph by James Bian, National Geographic Your Shot The sun sets over the mountaintops in Xingping, China, in this photo by Your Shot member James Bian. “Guilin and the Li River are famous for their beautiful landscape,” he writes. “Visiting this area [has been] my dream. Before the trip, I selected a couple of locations … Continue reading

“Images by Matt Stansfield”.

“Images by Matt Stansfield”.

Matt Stansfield is a larger than life, passionate photographer who knows how to inject some fun and energy into every shoot. His successful career so far has put him in touch with a wealth of famous names, brands and businesses. He has photographed George Best, Joan Collins, Vivienne Westwood, Gordon Ramsey (of whom he had … Continue reading

“Platform Shoes”.

“Platform Shoes”.

Do you remember the ultra funky platform shoes that were all the rage in the 1970s? After their use in Ancient Greece for raising the height of important characters in the Greek theatre and their similar use by high-born prostitutes or courtesans in Venice in the 16th Century, platform shoes are thought to have been … Continue reading

“Extinct Penguin was two metres Tall”.

“Extinct Penguin was two metres Tall”.

Forget emperor penguins, say hello to the colossus penguin. Newly unearthed fossils have revealed that Antarctica was once home to the biggest species of penguin ever discovered. It was 2 metres long and weighed a hefty 115 kilograms. Palaeeudyptes klekowskii lived 37 to 40 million years ago. This was “a wonderful time for penguins, when … Continue reading

“The Moai of Rapa Nui”.

“The Moai of Rapa Nui”.

Easter Island is also known as Rapa Nui. The island is situated in Southeast of Pacific. The land is globally known for its ‘Moai’. Moai is 1,000 carving of human faced statues. The Island is 22Km long and around 11Km wide. It is often said, the land can be travelled by foot in a single … Continue reading

“Here comes the Rain.”

“Here comes the Rain.”

Here comes the rain This stunning cane farm landscape from Gordonvale, in North Queensland, captures an approaching storm. Photo by ABC Open contributor MediaWatcher Source: Here comes the rain – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)