Volcano of Fire.

Clouds of ash fill the sky after an eruption by the Colima volcano, known as the Volcano of Fire, near the town of Comala, Mexico. The volcano spewed ash more than four miles into the air. © Reuters / Bernardo de Niz.  Colima Volcano via The 20 photographs of the week | Art and design […]

Enchanted Forest, Metlako Falls.

Enchanted Forest. Photograph by Pat Rose A magical walk in the fairy tale world of a tranquil forest offers a gift of golden light and morning mist at Metlako Falls on Eagle Creek Trail in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, United States. Source: Enchanted Forest Photo by Pat Rose — National Geographic Your […]

‘We Love Cricket and grog’ 1975.

Photo: It’s a great picture of some members of the Cricket Club on a Government Printing Office Cricket Club Weekend in 1975. South AustralIa would play the Victorian GPO each year either in Adelaide or Melbourne. From Left to Right: Graham Braybrook (Seated), the late Ron Hamence (member of the 1948 Australian Test side) and […]

Peering into space from the Antalya observatory.

Antalya, Turkey The TÜBİTAK national observatory is located 2,500 metres (8,200ft) up Mount Bakirlitepe in Saklıkent. Image Credit: Photograph: TASS/Barcroft Images See more images via Best photos of the day: Prince’s Cloud guitar and molten art in China | News | The Guardian

The Images of Bulent Kilic.

Ankara, Turkey, 12 March: A young girl kneels wounded during clashes between riot police and protesters following the funeral of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy. The Guardian picture desk has chosen Turkish photographer Bulent Kilic, of AFP, as our hotly contested agency photographer of the year. Here’s a look back over 2014 through his lens, […]

Women of Sydney’s Chinese Tearooms.

Sydney in the 1880s was a town of pubs, oyster saloons and chophouses, with not much on offer for women. This changed with the opening of the refined tearooms owned by Chinese immigrant Quong Tart. The tearooms became a venue for the ‘ladies who lunched’, the social reformers and the waitresses who served them all. […]

Abandoned Building in the Fog.

Old Abandoned Building in Fog This photo shows a piece of Colorado history. Image Credit: Photograph by Colin Waters Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Member since 2018. Altered Images Section. Source: Old Abandoned Building in Fog | Smithsonian Photo Contest | Smithsonian

The Temples of Mount Fanjing.

Fanjingshan or Mount Fanjing, in Guizhou Province in southwest China, is a sacred Buddhist site and a place of great natural beauty with unusual rock formations and rich biodiversity. Many Buddhists believe that Fanjingshan is where one can reach spiritual enlightenment as Maitreya Buddha did. Since the Tang Dynasty, which ruled over China from the […]

Morning Mist in Parc de la Tete d’Or, Lyons.

A person walks through the morning mist across the Parc de la Tete d’Or in downtown Lyon, France, early on 12 October, 2017. Image Credit: Photograph by Jeff Pachoud / AFP / Getty. Source: Images of the Season: Fall Is in the Air, Part II – The Atlantic

Twins turn Silos into Colourful Giants.

Twin brothers and Brazilian artists Octavio and Gustavo Pandolfo, known together as Os Gemeos, just finished their latest project – a colossal mural covering six industrial silos on Granville Island in Vancouver, Canada. The mural, which is part of the Vancouver Biennale, depicts six vividly colored 70 foot (23 meter) tall characters. The six silos […]