Monday, September 16, 2013

Garosu-Gil, Seoul

Fallen ginkgo leaves color fashionable Garosu-gil, a tree-lined stretch of stylish boutiques, caf├ęs, and galleries that's thought to be one of Seoul's hippest destinations.

Old Hill Street Police Station, Singapore

Colorfully painted windows—927 in all—distinguish the Ministry of Communications and Information headquarters in Singapore. Built in 1934, the six-story building originally served as a police station and barracks. It became a national monument in 1998 and is known today as the Old Hill Street Police Station. Check out the bold new look and feel of Your Shot, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe.

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is a work-in-progress in this picture by amateur photographer L.A. Sanchez, awarded a prize for the image in 1935. Construction on the bridge began in 1933 and was completed in 1936.

Canal, Venice

A Venice canal reflects the summer sky in this Autochrome picture from 1927. Photographer Hans Hildenbrand became famous for the color pictures he made around Europe during World War I.

Baia Mare, Romania

The city of Baia Mare in northwestern Romania is known for its mining history and well-preserved medieval remnants. Here, a quiet street is captured by National Geographic Your Shot contributor Cristi Niculescu.

Snowball Vendor, New Orleans

Children gather around a French Quarter snowball wagon in this Autochrome image originally published in the April 1930 issue of National Geographic. "These are the only 'snowballs' the children of New Orleans have ever seen," says the picture's caption, "as snow has not fallen there in fifty years."

Fashion Show, Paris

Models wait backstage at Emanuel Ungaro's ready-to-wear show in this picture from a June 1989 National Geographic story on the business of fashion in Paris.