photographs

U.S. National Archives

What Tokyo Looked Like in 1945

The March 10 air raids were among the deadliest, most destructive attacks of World War II.

National Weather Service / SFSC

This Intimidating 'Roll Cloud' Looks Like a Steamroller Made of Smoke

Northern Virginia commuters heading to work Monday were faced with what looked like a massive tornado, turned on its side.

Awesome Photobooth of the Day: The One in the New York Public Library

Lovely self-portraits of people and their books.

Alejandro Cartagena

A Lens on the Pickup Carpoolers of Monterrey

Photographer Alejandro Cartagena captures intimate scenes of informal commuting.

Instagram and Google Street View, Together At Last

An intriguing juxtaposition of exterior backgrounds and human foregrounds.

Steven Siegel

Mementos of NYC's 'Missing Limb'

Long-time city photographer Steven Siegel recalls one of his favorite subjects, the World Trade Center.