The editors of Smithsonian magazine have just announced the 50 finalists in their 9th annual photo contest. They’ve kindly allowed me to share several of the final contenders below, including some amazing images from each of the competition’s five categories: Americana, The Natural World, People, Altered Images, and Travel.
View the photos HERE
Published November 1, 2011
Tags: Bangkok, disaster, flood, high resolution, HiRes, monsoon, pic, picture, Thai, Thailand, underwater
The Atlantic presents 42 photos of flooding in Thailand.
Heavy monsoon rains have been drenching Southeast Asia since mid-July, causing mudslides and widespread flooding. The deluge has now reached Bangkok, with rising water and associated problems affecting most of the city’s 10 million residents. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that parts of the capital could be inundated by up to 1.5 meters of water and remain flooded for up to a month.
View photos HERE.
Published October 29, 2011
Tags: 2011 World Series, Baseball, champions, high resolution, MLB, pic, picture, red birds, St. Louis Cardinals, Wallpaper
Hi Res (1920 x 1080) wallpaper available HERE or HERE.
Published October 21, 2011
Tags: 50 Years Ago, Berlin wall, Bobby Darin, Freedom Rider, High Res, high resolution, history, JFK, John F. Kennedy, Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, photograph, pic, picture, space needle, Yuri Gagarin
The Atlantic presents an excellent collection of high resolution photographs. All of them are of the news makers of 1961.
Check out the photos HERE.