It wasn’t the doomsday prediction that authorities had feared, but New York didn’t escape Hurricane Irene completely unscathed. Check out these photos of flooded lower Manhattan and Brooklyn brownstones covered in fallen trees.
Lauren Lancaster originally intended to visit the United Arab Emirates on an archaeology study but ended up there as a photographer dedicated to capturing how the place differs from its “comic-book-like” image perpetuated in Western media.
How has the humble bicycle evolved over the past 100 years? Vanity Fair chronicles its many different forms, from the ‘Sironval Sportplex’ in the 30s to the lightweight carbon-composite ‘Lotus Sport’ from the 90s.
Hundreds of gay couples flocked to registry offices in New York on the first weekend that same-sex marraige was legaliesd. Check out this charming gallery of happy couples and families celebrating the constant stream of nuptials.
Dennis Muren is the first visual effects artist artist to be awarded a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Vanity Fair presents a collection of photographs of Muren on the set of classic blockbusters such as E.T. and The Empire Strikes Back.
On the weekend Julia Gillard visited Yirrkala in north-east Arnhem land, where she spoke about the extension of the bauxite mining operation at Gove Peninsula. Bob Gosford presents excerpts from the speech and a collection of photographs taken on the day.