This year, the Sony World Photography Contest received an astonishing 139,554 image entries. Ranging from the beautiful to the desolate, the humane to the ultimately alien, judges sifted through hundreds of thousands of technically immaculate and artistically stunning representations of the world’s various corners. While the official award ceremony won’t be held until April 30th in London, we’re giving you a sneak peek at some of our personal favorite entries.
While nostalgia for yesteryear can feel mawkishly selective, there is a certain je ne sais quoi appeal to fashions past. Enter “old school cool”, a community on Reddit that catalogs some of the best photographs that capture the human appeal of years past. From the vintage to the recent and the celebrity and the criminal, enjoy forty of the best photographs of old school cool:
More than a quarter of California falls under “exceptional drought status”, which is the most severe category in which a drought may be classified. Think that the effects of the weather will be confined within state borders? Think again. The drought will hit you in the form of a heightened grocery tab.