What better way to photograph a solar-powered airplane than with the sun blazing behind it during the golden hour? The subtext is clear in this photo of the Solar Impuls that starts our news photo gallery today.
Today as Chicago deals with dropping temps and torrential rains, some areas are still wilting in the heat. The first two photos in today's news gallery show similar techniques in use in New York City and Kiev, Ukraine. I guess keeping cool is universal.
When the second largest fire in your state's history is raging and you're a firefighter trying to tame the blaze, where do you go to sleep? If you're in Arizona you might just crawl into a sleeping bag under the stars.
How is a photo like a sound? They both sometime produce echos- as evidenced in today's news photo gallery. Our first photo was taken in Spain during a protest, and the second in California during a job fair, but the compositional ripples are clear. I wonder if they photographers even know...
Today's top news wasn't especially visual. Sure, a certain congressional representative made news over some photos, but we don't publish that kind of stuff here. Other top news included Apple's announcement of iCloud, an online storage system – not exactly easy to illustrate.
Weddings and photographs go together like peas and carrots. However, outside of the occasional celebrity hitch wedding photos rarely make the news. Today is an exception to that rule. You've probably heard that Illinois officially began recognizing same-sex civil unions today.