Photographer Celebrates 100 Years Of Polish Independence With This Stunning Photoshoot

Photographer Celebrates 100 Years Of Polish Independence With This Stunning Photoshoot

According to Polish photographer Sebastian Luczywo: “You may not know but for 123 years Poland was wiped out from the map of the world. From 1795 to 1918 we ceased to exist. But not in our hearts and minds. Partitioned between Austria, Russia and Prussia we always dreamed that one day we would regain our independence. Continue reading »

The “Luminarias” – the Annual Religious Celebration in Spain

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A man rides through the flames on a horse during the “Luminarias” annual religious celebration on the eve of Saint Anthony’s Day in the village of Alosno, southwest Spain, January 16, 2015. According to a tradition that dates back 500 years, people ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of this small village to purify the animals with the smoke of the bonfires. Saint Anthony is the patron of animals. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)
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A Coming of Age Day Celebration in Japan

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Juri Mitomi, 20, holds a cigarette after a Coming of Age Day celebration ceremony at an amusement park in Tokyo January 12, 2015. According to a government announcement, more than 1.2 million men and women who were born in 1994 marked the coming of age this year, an increase of approximately 50,000 from last year. The increase is also the first since 1995. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)
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New Year’s Celebration in Tokyo

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A Japanese girl participates in a calligraphy contest to the celebrate the New Year in Tokyo January 5, 2015. Over 3,000 calligraphers, having qualified in country wide competitions throughout Japan, took part in the annual contest to celebrate the new year. (Photo by Issei Kato/Reuters)
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The Annual Minnesota Hmong New Year Celebration

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Gaoshoua Moua of Rochester wears Hmong Chinese decor while participating in the ball toss at the Minnesota Hmong New Year celebration Saturday, November 29, 2014, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, MN. The annual Minnesota Hmong New Year celebration will be held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre November 28–30. Hmong New Year has a deep cultural significance to the Hmong community. It is a celebration of accomplishments during the past year and a time to welcome a new beginning. (Photo by David Joles/Star Tribune)
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Photo of the Day: Preparation for the Celebration of Buddha’s Birthday

Photo of the Day: Preparation for the Celebration of Buddha's Birthday

A worker hangs lanterns at the Chogye temple in Seoul, South Korea in preparation for the celebration of Buddha’s birthday on May 28. An estimated one-third of South Korea’s 48 million people are Buddhists. (Ahn Young-joon/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.

A Celebration of Flight

A Celebration of Flight

Did you forget how amazing flight can be? Here’s 24 hours in the life of an airline, time-lapsed into something beautiful. The video, created by GE with the latest in photographic technology, is taken from the new episode of The GE Show focused on the future of aviation.