9 most dazzling Christmas Trees around the World

9 most dazzling Christmas Trees around the World

If you need a little help to get into the holiday spirit this year, get yourself a winter drink with a side of holiday treats and a tour of the world’s best and most elaborate Christmas trees. These towering pines (or sand piles, in some cases) are decked to the nines and shine brightly for celebrants around the world to enjoy. Click to enlarge and to read the description.

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Amazing Winners of the 2018 Siena International Photo Awards

Amazing Winners of the 2018 Siena International Photo Awards

The annual Siena International Photo Awards (SIPA) reveal parts of the world that go unknown to many. Now in their fourth year, the contest demonstrates an incredible range of subject matter, from amazing portraits of the animal kingdom to heart-wrenching photos of humanity to applaudable feats of architecture. The awe-inspiring pictures are in keeping with the mission of the contest. SIPA is hosted by Art Photo Travel, a non-profit organization whose mission involves “cultural initiatives aimed at spreading,…

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Travel with Luis Maria Barrio

Travel with Luis Maria Barrio

This project is based on a miscellany of photos that I have been collecting during my travels to India, Morocco, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma and Romania. A selection of individual images that are not interconnected and in which I show characters, moments and everyday situations that I have run into along the way. I was born in Logroño (Spain). I began to feel attracted by photography since I was very young, but it was…

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Nightlife in Moscow: Revel in Nightclubs

Nightlife in Moscow: Revel in Nightclubs

Moscow, the capital city of Russia and Russian nightlife. This huge city never sleeps and when the night comes, the party time begins. Here, we collected 77 photos of clubbing lovers from Moscow pubs, bars, and nightclubs.

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2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners in Photography

2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners in Photography

The winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography and Feature Photography were announced last night, and both are prime examples of powerful photojournalism and visual storytelling. Neither photo essay is for the faint of heart. Breaking News Photography The theme for this year’s prize was, in a word: violence. The prize for Breaking News Photography was awarded to freelance photographer Daniel Berehulak, who captured a photo essay for The New York Times,…

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The Best Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

The Best Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

Reuters, as all of you probably know, is a huge international news agency and their photographers are based all around the world, capturing some of the biggest moments in history. Although we have March now and Reuters announced it’s best photos on December, but if it is a photo, it can be on Alafoto and if it is the best photo, it must be on Alafoto. So check out this list of the most iconic Reuters photos…

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Civilization in Perspective: Capturing the World From Above

Civilization in Perspective: Capturing the World From Above

As recently as a century ago the idea of viewing the world from above was little more than a fantasy: the airplane was still in its infancy, with rocketry and satellites still decades into the future. Those who could not take to the air had no recourse but drawing in order to represent their world from an aerial perspective. This limitation is difficult to imagine today when access to plan photography is never further than the…

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2017. Street festivals and Amazing Masks

Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2017. Street festivals and Amazing Masks

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Carnaval) is a festival held before Lent every year and considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets. The first festivals of Rio date back to 1723. The typical Rio carnival parade is filled with revelers, floats, and adornments from numerous samba schools which are located in Rio (more than 200 approximately, divided into 5 leagues/ divisions). A samba school…

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