IN photos: the hunt and capture of Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 (see above). His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, known as “suspect Number 1” was killed during a shootout in the Boston suburb of Waterton. He was one of five people killed in the drama.
THe 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography is won by Rodrigo Abd, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra, Manu Brabo and Muhammed Muheisen, all of the Associated Press, for “their compelling coverage of the civil war in Syria”. Photojournalism does not get better than this:
FILE - Syrian refugees cross from Syria to Turkey via the Orontes River, near the village of Hacipasa, Turkey, Dec. 8, 2012. This image was one in a series of 20 by AP photographers that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)
TO Greensboro, North Carolina, where a pig has been captured:
THE Monkey troll:
DILLON Marsh is a photographer.
Assimilation. In the vast barren landscapes of the southern Kalahari, Sociable Weaver Birds assume ownership of the telephone poles that cut across their habitat. Their burgeoning nests are at once inertly statuesque and teeming with life. The twigs and grass collected to build these nests combine to give strangely recognisable personalities to the otherwise inanimate poles.
FLASHBACK to 1905: Portraits of Bulldogs in Fancy Dress. My, how fashions change. Back then, a lady never smoked in public:
JUXTAPOSITION of the Day: the coach isn’t saying that all French roads smell of poo. Just that they might…
TO the Irish Kennel Club Pet Dog Expo 2013.
WE love great graffiti. This is a work by Nuxuno Xän, in Fort De France, Martinique. See more great art here.
Spotter: Street Art Utopia.
IN Underwater Project, Mark Tipple records people below the braking wave. He says:
Their faces contort, their muscles tighten in reaction to the struggle for power with the ocean. They surface when the surge has passed. Then breathe. They are unaware that a camera has captured it all; from straining arms clawing at sand to eyes squeezed shut against the bite of salt. Mark Tipple holds his camera steady in the melting foam, and makes his way to shore.
IN Follow Me To, Murad Osmann let’s his lover take his hand and lead him around the world. Osmann, a Russian, heads to Moscow, London and Venice. (Or is he holding her hand. In each photo she wears a different outfit. She leads, he follows. You wonder what would happen if he let go?)
WHO has the biggest, flashiest, most God-fearing, greenhouse gas emitting Christmas tree of 2012?
Look out Iran!
Workers deliver the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree, a 73 foot Engelmann Spruce from the White River National Forest, near Meeker, Colo., at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. The 74 year-old tree will be decorated with more than 5,000 handmade ornaments and will be illuminated on Dec. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
THE most dramatic images of 2012:
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Flames from the Waldo Canyon Fire cause the western side of Colorado Springs, Colo. to glow as several structures and home burn on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
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IN 1999, Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara began taking pictures of her grandmother, Misao. Then her grandmother found a cat. She called it Fukumaru in hope that “God of fuku( good fortune) comes and everything will be smoothed over like maru(circle)”. The cat had odd eyes. It and Misao are now the stars of a book. The pictures are gorgeous:
YOUR dirty mind photo of the day: girls night out… See the collection here.
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PHOTOS of the day, presented by Bettie Page cuts the mustard and bowling with Jayne Mansfield..
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