October 17, 2019

Showdown Between Fox and Marmot Wins Prestigious Wildlife Photography Contest

A Tibetan fox rushes forward—teeth exposed—while the marmot it’s after screams out in surprise, undoubtedly knowing that its days are numbered. The standoff between these two animals, high in the alpine meadows of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, has won photographer Yongqing Bao the title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Developed and produced annually by the Natural History Museum, London, the 2019 contest saw over 48,000 entries from 100 countries across 19 categories.

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October 16, 2019

38 Men From Around the World Showcase Their Country’s National Costume in Male Pageant

We normally think of beauty pageants as a type of competition for women, but Mister Global is dispelling our preconceived notions. Founded in 2014, the event features male contestants from around the world as they highlight their cultural background, charitable spirit, and of course, good looks. The most talked-about segment of Mister Global is what’s known as the “national costume” round—when the men have to wear their country’s traditional dress.

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October 11, 2019

Hindu-Muslim Couple Celebrates Their Boundary-Shattering Love in Sweet Photoshoot

Like many couples, Anjali Chakra and Sundas Malik recently celebrated their one year anniversary. But unlike many betrothed, their love has gone viral. Chakra is a Hindu woman from India and Malik is a Muslim artist from Pakistan. Both are living in New York City, and the two ladies posed together in a beautiful photoshoot by Sarowar Ahmed that proves, once again, that love is love.

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October 5, 2019

Interview: One Photographer’s Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Rise of the Obamas

Photographer Callie Shell knows politics. Not only did she spend eight years as the official photographer of Al Gore while he served as Vice President, but she also followed John Kerry during his 2004 presidential campaign on assignment for TIME. It was during that time that she met Barack Obama, when he was still a Senator from Illinois who was several years from embarking on his rise to the White House.

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