http://gty.im/sb10065877bj-002 December 1st marks the beginning of one our favourite seasons here at emc. Today is the day many of us begin our advent calendars and look forward to the time of the year when we spend time with our friends and family among the festive celebrations.
http://gty.im/622003868 Happy Thanksgiving!
http://gty.im/503875433 This week's pic is of the sun rising over salt formations of the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea has a salinity level of 33.7%, which is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean! The water is so dense that it is impossible to sink in the Dead Sea!
http://gty.im/866109552 This week’s colourful photo is taken from Ladeira Porto Geral in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In popular Mexican culture, ‘La Catrina de los toletes’ is the representation of the skeleton of a lady of high society. She is one of the most popular figures of the Día de los Muertos festival, celebrated at the [...]
http://gty.im/861996440 The UK experienced an eerie red sky this week, due to Storm Ophelia blowing dust from the Sahara Desert. This caused the sun to glow a golden yellow colour!
http://gty.im/452024677 This week's pic was chosen by Michael, and is of a gorgeous autumnal morning at the Chicago Botanic Garden!
http://gty.im/674708268 This week's pic is of a young Kazakh eagle hunter, of the Altai Region in Western Mongolia. These eagle hunters practise a 4000 year old tradition that’s passed from generation to generation, where they tame eagles and use them for hunting.
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/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/665501632 This week's pic is of Bubble artist Deni Yang, performing one of his colourful bubble shows. Deni is the son of famous bubble art master Fan Yang, who travel the world performing bubble shows. The family holds the world record for largest soap bubble, at 167-foot-long!