From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: The Naples museum park on fire early this morning. Four buildings were damaged by the fire complex which includes business incubation offices and the science museum. Photograph: Controluce/AFP/Getty Images This looks so amazingly dramatic, the … Continue reading
From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: If dogs ruled the world. Dachshunds sit in their positions for the performance installation Dachshund UN, where the dogs were used to mimic a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting in Toronto. Australian artist … Continue reading
From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Stacked chairs sit in St Peter’s Square ahead of Pope Benedict XVI’s last public audience on Tuesday morning in Vatican City, Rome. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images There’s something weirdly melancholy and old-fashioned about this picture … Continue reading
From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A flash of lighting is seen in Piraeus, near Athens during a rainstorm. Hours of heavy rainfall in Athens caused extensive flooding, inundating basements and forcing authorities to close major roads and a central subway … Continue reading
From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Pedestrians walk along a gloomy street in central Pyongyang, North Korea. Photograph: David Guttenfelder/AP Between the blue and yellow streetlights and that sad star, this is a completely beautiful, melancholy picture to me.