http://gty.im/842864436 This week's pic is of hot air balloons last week, flying over Nevsehir in Turkey's historical Cappadocia region in eastern Turkey. The hot air balloons start flight in the morning, as the balloons can't fly in the high temperatures it gets to [...]
http://gty.im/836401108 On Monday 21st August, North America got to experience, for the first time in 26 years, a total eclipse. The pic was taken by George Frey, during the spectacular sighting on Monday.
http://gty.im/177066569 Last weekend, a spectacular Perseids meteor shower arrived in our night sky. The Shower peaked on the 12th August providing an amazing view. This pic is from the photographer William McCourt, showing the Perseid meteor shower in a mesmerising time-lapse. The picture was taken in Sutton Courtenay - a small village in Oxfordshire - [...]
http://gty.im/816218586 Today is the last day of term for most schools across the country. Both the children and the staff will be settling into their six week off summer period. Signifying the summer months, here stands the ‘Mirror Man’ statue created by the artist Rob Mulholland in Loch Earn, Scotland. The statue only appears in [...]
http://gty.im/812724868 This week, for the first time since 1978, a British female tennis player reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon. Although she lost that round this year, people from all over gathered on Henman Hill and centre court to watch Joanna Konta play. Hopefully next year she can make the finals – becoming the first [...]
http://gty.im/107322539 This week the US celebrated Independence day, also known as 4th July, which celebrates the Declaration of Independence, adopted on the 4th July, 1776. The Thirteen Colonies of America declared themselves as states, and therefore no longer part of the British Empire, but a new [...]
http://gty.im/684589516 Yesterday was World Camera Day, which celebrates photography and the camera! This got our team thinking about the act of taking a photo, and frames within frames! Michael explains, much in the same way as a photographer frames a photo with their camera, the [...]
http://gty.im/157678411 This week's pic is of some photographers at dusk, at the astronomical research facility, Mauna Kea observatories in Hawaii!
http://gty.im/691017404 This week's pic is of some striking street art by artist Eduardo Kobra in the Port District of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
http://gty.im/574902111 Yesterday marked this year's World Oceans Day. It is a global day to appreciate our oceans and think about their future. The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council works with Clean Seas campaign, which calls to put an end to the 8 million tonnes of plastics that enter oceans [...]