Boston Globe: Big Picture: Santas Everywhere.
“They come in all shapes and sizes, donning the iconic red suit and hat that symbolize modern-day Christmas. Some run races, scuba dive, direct traffic, ski, or even rock-climb to show off their holiday cheer.”
Happy Holidays! Frohe Weihnachten!
Australian photographer Palani Mohan traveled to Mongolia for five years to capture the lives of the last eagle hunters, who tame young eagles, hunt with them for a number of years, then set them free. Some of these amazing black-and-white photos can be seen on his website, Palani Mohan: Hunting with Eagles. He also published a book with 90 of his photos. Read more at Mother Jones: You Have to See These Photos of Mongolian Men Hunting With Eagles.
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Boston Globe: The Big Picture: Shadows and silhouettes.
“When light strips away the details, highlighting the environment and creating intriguing shapes and patterns, photographers create striking images of our world.”