These stunning shots capture safari animals as you’ve never seen them before – reflected in water under a starry night sky. In Andreas Hemb’s dramatic images, a cute elephant is caught standing next to the lake, a thirsty leopard stops to take a drink and two water buffaloes gaze upon their reflections. The 43-year-old, from Stockholm, Sweden, snapped the photos during several trips to the Zimanga Game Reserve in Kwazula-Natal, South Africa. He entered a hide in the afternoon and spent the whole night and next morning waiting for the creatures to arrive at the watering hole to shoot the picturesque images. Andreas, who arranges African photo safaris through his company Moments of Magic, said: “To meet and photograph African animals during the night is a magical experience. (Caters News)
Dutch police arrested a Turkish man suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.
The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade brings together hundreds of thousands of marchers in one of the largest American celebrations of Irish heritage. The first parade took place in New York City in 1762. With an increase of Irish immigrants coming into the United States, St. Patrick’s Day quickly became a widespread holiday. Approximately 150,000 people participate in the New York City parade each year, and around 2 million people come out to watch. (Yahoo News)
New York City is hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, bringing together hundreds of thousands of marchers in one of the largest American celebrations of Irish heritage.
In this one-of-a-kind photography performance project, an artists' alter ego creates a series of surreal and wild self-portraits in which everyday objects are stuck all over his face. The absurd works of David Henry Nobody Jr. feature face attachments ranging from ice cream and toothbrushes to hamburger meat and pictures of Donald Trump. Not stopping with those additions, David Nobody — the creation of artist David Henry Brown Jr. — has even included peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and plastic toys in his face shots. To date, David estimates he has taken around 700 self-portraits in this style since starting the project in 2014. David, who is based in New York but is originally from Philadelphia, said: "I have a history of working in character — much like a writer would write in character. "I morph my identity into the things around me. (Caters News)
Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zealand reels from the unprecedented tragedy.
This collection of photos shows pets enjoying the beds that Amarildo Silva Filho makes out of old car tires. The Brazilian craftsman has found an ingenious way of turning useless, discarded tires into cozy beds for dogs and cats. Filho has reused more than 6,000 discarded tires from cars and motorcycles littered on the streets of his neighborhood to make 1,500 beds over two years. (Caters News)
An unknown number of people died and up to 100 children were among those feared trapped after a four-story building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday. (REUTERS)
Miri, a three-legged donkey, Gary, a sheep with leg braces, and Omer, a blind goat, munch on some hay at Israel's only animal rescue and educational sanctuary. Founded by animal rights activists Adit Romano, a 52-year-old former business executive, and Meital Ben Ari, 38, who used to work in tech, Freedom Farm serves as a refuge for mostly disabled animals and as an educational centre for visitors.
These beautiful abstract shots may look like far-off planets, but they are actually spyholes from locations dotted across Europe - many linked to the likes of the KGB. Named SURVEILLANCE, the project features ominous peep holes from the likes of a KGB headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania, to prisons and locations linked to the Stasi, the East German secret police. Shot against a blacked-out backdrop, the images look like they would be right at home in a modern art gallery - but putting a finger on their actual sinister use may take some guessing. This was the intention of photographer Valentyn Odnoviun, who travelled to prisons in the likes of Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine, Estonia, Germany and Poland in order to build out this unique series. (Caters News)
Those restrictions have devastated Gaza’s economy and left many of its women, like Rudwan’s younger sister, struggling to find work after graduating from college.
An Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board, including eight Americans, crashed Sunday just minutes after taking off from Ethiopia's capital, according to the airline and reports.
Thousands of people take part in a rally on the occasion of the International Women's Day in northern Spain, a Hindu holy man poses for a photograph as he smears his face with ash and vermilion powder at the courtyard of the Pashupatinath Temple during Shivaratri festival in Nepal, and a series of lightning strikes over Santa Barbara are some of the photos of week.
It's a real family affair for these adorable animals who have been captured in a series of portraits. The shots were taken in a variety of locations from Japan and the Democratic Republic of Congo to South Africa and Alaska. The gallery shows photos of tigers affectionately cuddling up with their mom, a bear cub riding on its mother's back, and a macaque family monkeying around. (Caters News)
These fierce lions decided to take the term "food fight" quite literally, as three of them violently tussled over their prey amid a screen of dust. Captured by Gordon Donovan in Etosha National Park in Namibia, Africa, the images captured the cloud of dust that kicked up as three lions converged over a springbok carcass. As the drama unfolded, two young males successfully fought off the older male, with one even making off with a leg. (Caters News)
Photographer Gonzalo Javier Santile lets us admire the Milky Way as it towers over canyons, cacti, bushes, and even small brooks and lakes.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's race to build an oil refinery in record time on land that was until recently alive with mangrove, wild cats and boa constrictors, has run into trouble, complicating his efforts to revive ailing state-oil company Pemex.
Spending a clear winter night under an Arctic sky lit up by spectacular streaks of color from the northern lights is a “bucket-list” experience often cited among the reasons more people are visiting the northern region. The remote region on the edge of the Arctic Circle is one of the best places in the world to spot the colorful phenomenon. (Reuters)
Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses Monday in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed at least 23 people, including children.
This talented photographer has taken nightscape photography to the next level by combining numerous beautiful elements of the natural world into a single image. Set beneath a dreamy galaxy of stars, blood moons or setting sun, Daniel Greenwood's images show the likes of waterfalls, trees and rocky chambers gleaming at ground level as a result of the aura above. The unique nature of Vancouver-based Greenwood's work has received much discussion within the photography community, he said. Rather than take a single image of the night sky, Greenwood, 34, has a pre-visualized idea of the final image in his head while hunting out natural wonders. (Caters News)
Floodwaters that turned two Northern California communities into islands were expected to begin receding Thursday as a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes, businesses and other buildings.
In a workshop in Mainz, an artist worked studiously on a float featuring a bull with "USA" emblazoned on the side, with a horned head depicting President Donald Trump's face, a cowbell carrying the Twitter logo, and a rear end expelling flatulence on the globe.
A marine biologist had the "most amazing day" when he captured rare footage of hundreds of the world’s most sensitive sharks. Dr. Simon Pierce, 39, filmed the herd of hammerheads in the Galapagos National Park, with a remote camera so he did not disturb the shy creatures. The photos and videos were taken at one of the world's most remote scuba diving locations, Darwin Island in the far north of the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador. Simon, from New Plymouth in New Zealand, said: “Seeing the hammerheads was one of the most amazing days of my life. “I became a marine biologist to have the opportunity to see some amazing places and animals as a part of my work, and photography is a great way to share them with people.” (Caters News)
These quirky, fanciful homes may look like something out of a fairy tale, but they can actually exist throughout Bolivia as a means of showing economic success. Photographer Yuri Segalerba snapped the unique structures across the El Alto, a city adjacent to La Paz.
U.S.-backed fighters trucked out civilians from the last speck of the Islamic State group's dying "caliphate" in Syria on Friday, eager to press on with the battle to crush the jihadists. More than four years after ISIS overran large parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq and declared a "caliphate," it has lost all of it but a tiny patch in the village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border. (AFP)