NYC through the local lens of photographer Jesse Jacobs. Full travel guide/local insight at Global Yodel.
Hajj is one of the world’s largest religious pilgrimages where 2 to 3 million Muslims from all around the world travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam. One of the Five Pillars of Islam requires that every Muslim who can afford to do so take part in the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime. While in Mecca, for five days, they perform a series of rituals. One of these requires that each person walk counter-clockwise seven times around the Kaaba, the most sacred site in Islam. It’s a cube-shaped building that has the Grand Mosque built around it, which can accommodate up to four million people.
Landnemar by Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes in thisispaperstories.com
Landnemar by Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes
Landnemar walks through a country of frozen soils, empty spaces and minimalist architecture in barren landscapes. Its images make us witness a hostile unyielding environment to which their inhabitants surrender and give in. We open our eyes to a relationship between Culture and Landscape unimaginable for Western urbanites, which invites us to reflect on the human being’s need to dominate Nature…
Thrash Lab filmed an amazing timelapse video of New York City before being hit by Hurricane Sandy. The video is part of a series called (Empty America).
Check it out in After the Circle
Amazing landscape photography by Patrick Hamilton from New York, NY, USA.
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam.Millions of pilgrims in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 26 furiously cast pebbles in a symbolic stoning of the devil, carrying out a final rite of hajj, as Muslims around the world celebrated the start of Islam’s biggest holiday, the Feast of Sacrifice.One of the Five Pillars of Islam requires that every Muslim who can afford to do so take part in the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime. While in Mecca, for five days, they perform a series of rituals. One of these requires that each person walk counter-clockwise seven times around the Kaaba, the most sacred site in Islam.
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca October 23, 2012, ahead of Eid al-Adha which marks the end of haj. On October 25, the day of Arafat, millions of Muslim pilgrims will stand in prayer on Mount Arafat near Mecca at the peak of the annual pilgrimage
Belgrade, Serbia, through the local lens of photojournalist Matt Lutton. Full interview/travel insight at Global Yodel.
New York: Night and Day, is an impressive video that combines non-traditional video time-lapse and animation. See more photos of the project and watch the video on Enpundit
Awesome photo shoot by Francisco Palacios Reyes a great chilean artist currently based in Santiago de Chile. Photographer, art director and musician, has been exploring different ways to capture the beauty on the outskirts of the city while passing by the fashion shots.
Photography: Francisco Palacios Reyes
Makeup: Carla Inostroza
Model: Manuela Inostroza
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