Photo of the Day: Heavy Smog Hits Beijing


The LED screen shows the rising sun on the Tiananmen Square which is shrouded with heavy smog on January 16, 2014 in Beijing, China. Beijing Municipal Government issued a yellow smog alert this morning. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Breath of the Apocalypse: Heavy Fog Covers NYC Skyline


NYC morning fog. Wednsday, January 15, 2014, morning dense fog creates spectacular views over the East river of lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges as New Yorkers and tourist admire the scenery. View from Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO Brooklyn. (Photo by Paul Martinka/New York Post) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Covering from Heavy Rain

A dog takes cover from heavy rain outside a wooden house in San Jose Pinula, on the outskirts of Guatemala City. According to local media, the heavy rains have caused many power blackouts in Guatemala City and nearby places. (JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS)

Photo of the Day: Heavy Rains Fall over Bangkok

Heavy rain falls over the city of Bangkok at sunset during the monsoon season on Sept. 18. The East Asian monsoon is a monsoonal flow that carries moist air from the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean to East Asia. It affects approximately one-third of the global population, influencing the climate of Japan, the Koreas, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and much of mainland China. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP – Getty Images) Click image to zoom.

Heavy hand, sunken spirit: Mexico at war

Heavy Hand, Sunken Spirit is an ongoing project about the societal costs and consequences of Mexico’s violent drug war. It frames the violence as a symptom, as opposed to the problem, and one of a variety of symptoms that will haunt the country for generations. This country is in the midst of a “conflict” in every sense of the word, and when documenting this conflict it is important not to reduce what is happening to a series of nearly anonymous images of carnage that could be happening anywhere. Continue reading »