A selection of images of some of the best animal photos of 2015 from photographers all around the world.
Tag: big picture
The Umbrella Movement, one year later
A year after Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters in scenes that made headline news around the world, Reuters photographer Tyrone Siu revisited the scenes of the demonstrations. The anniversary comes amid a passionate debate in Hong Kong about the extent of mainland China’s control of the city.
Source: The Umbrella Movement, one year later - The Boston Globe
Historic flooding in South Carolina – The Boston Globe
South Carolina residents face uncertainty as they cope with major flooding after record-settings rains. As many people start the cleanup, others prepare for the threat of floodwaters moving toward the coast. Seventeen people died in the state, and the damage to infrastructure was devastating.
Source: Historic flooding in South Carolina - The Boston Globe
Commencement ceremonies 2015 – The Big Picture – The Boston Globe
It’s the time of the year for many to commemorate their achievements and to mark moving on to the next step in their lives. Around the world, commencements big and small were photographed depicting the proud graduates and supporters.
Source: Commencement ceremonies 2015 - The Big Picture - The Boston Globe
Amtrak derailment – The Big Picture – The Boston Globe
Authorities continue to investigate the scene of a fatal train derailment on a route between Washington and New York last night. The death toll stood at seven Wednesday afternoon with more than 200 injured from the accident that occurred in Philadelphia at a notorious curve on the line.
Source: Amtrak derailment - The Big Picture - The Boston Globe
Tornadoes rip through US – The Big Picture
Strong spring storms producing multiple tornadoes and flooding have hit the United States over the last week. In Texas, a twister struck the town of Van last night damaging 30 percent of the community and killing two, according to authorities.
Source: Tornadoes rip through US - The Big Picture - The Boston Globe
2015 Venice Biennale – The Big Picture – The Boston Globe
The prestigious Venice Biennale kicks off this weekend, exhibiting contemporary artists from 89 countries around the world for the 56th year. The city of Venice will be buzzing with art aficionados and enthusiasts viewing throughout the Arsenal, pavilions and locations throughout the historic city.
Source: 2015 Venice Biennale - The Big Picture - The Boston Globe