A collection of images capturing some of the generosity that this pandemic has inspired
A small herd of goats has taken to the quiet streets of Llandudno, Wales.
Moviegoers attending drive-ins during the pandemic—finding entertainment outside their homes, together with others, yet safely apart
Glimpses of our new reality as billions of people stay home
Images of some of the musicians and grateful neighbors socializing from a safe distance
Images of the eerie stillness of public spaces, emptied of the crowds they were built for
Scenes from the pandemic, and of people coping with the many problems it is causing
Classrooms, plazas, malls, sports venues, houses of worship, and tourist destinations appear eerily empty as people stay home and await further news.
Images from the photojournalist Alexey Malgavko of some of the homeless inhabitants of Omsk, Russia
Thousands gathered around Virginia’s state capitol to protest proposed gun-control laws.
A collection of images of these working dogs, bringing care, peace, and joy to those in need.
A look at Pride 2019 parades and events from around the world
Allison Joyce, a photographer with Getty Images, spent time with some of the women taking on the dangerous but necessary task of clearing Sri Lanka’s remaining minefields.
We wear masks for many reasons: for fun, for protection, or to make a statement.
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.
A mock prison facility in South Korea has been locking up paying “inmates” for brief stays in simple cells since 2013.
Since the 1860s, these intriguing counterbalanced cable railways have been built on mountaintops for tourists, on hillsides for mines, and in cities for public transport.
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.
I’ve been hearing a lot about a “blue wave” in the news lately, so I thought I should do my best to cover this tidal force with news photos.
Images of the 15 tallest statues in the world as of today, plus five bonus photos of some more famous—if smaller—colossal monuments
Today, a visual feast—glimpses of libraries big and small, new and old, from across the globe
Recent images of robotic technology around the world
A look at Pride 2018 parades and events from around the world.
Recently, AFP photographers have been photographing people with job titles that are becoming very rare, such as lamplighter, street clerk, rickshaw puller, plowman, or elevator attendant.
Scenes from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, wildfires in Turkey and Russia, a spacecraft in Earth’s orbit, migrants crossing the Mediterranean, flooding in China, and much more
Scenes from the Golden State’s largest wildfire of 2021 so far
Scenes from the first few days of Olympic competition in Japan
Preparation for the Tokyo Olympics, flood damage in Germany, Eid al-Adha prayers in Senegal, a crowded nightclub in London, a windy day in Montevideo, and much more