Images From Around the World, Winter 2015


In Nigeria it’s common to ask guests to wear color-coordinated outfits, called aso ebi, at social events, such as this wedding at the Yoruba Tennis Club in Lagos.
Photograph by Robin Hammond, National Geographic
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/wedding-purple-celebration-nigeria/


Thiksey Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery known for its resemblance to Lhasa’s Potala Palace, sits at 11,800 feet in the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh, India. The 12-story complex houses temples, a nunnery, and Buddhist artwork, including a 40-foot statue of Maitreya, or the future Buddha
 Photograph by Kavya Reddy, National Geographic Your Shot
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/thiksey-monastery-landscape/

Sunrise lights up Cathedral Cove, an iconic spot near Hahei, New Zealand. The natural tunnel is part of the Te Whanganui-a-Hei Marine Reserve on the Coromandel Peninsula. It also served as a portal to Narnia in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
Photograph by Chris Gin
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/cathedral-cove-new-zealand/


Arial Photograph of Bac Son Valley, Vietnam



Arial Photograph of Barcelona, Spain