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Monochrome

Some of the best photographs in color make no attempt to utilize the entire available palette. A splash of just one hue can crystalize a moment or a mood in a way that a full spectrum often cannot. Sometimes black and white photography simplifies a chaotic world, stripping away distractions to focus on the subjects at hand. Show More Summary

Art in public spaces

Art in public spaces enriches our lives in various ways, in many places. It can send important messages to the community, make people more aware the environment, and let them see it in a different way. Here is an homage to the artists...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, October 2014

The death of former mayor Thomas M. Menino, politicians on the campaign trail, the last day of racing at Suffolk Downs, and more of last month’s best images from the Globe staff. -- By Lloyd YoungA bouquet of flowers lay on the steps of City Hall in memory of former mayor Thomas M. Menino, who died Oct. 30. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Election 2014

Flanked by his wife Lauren (left) and running mate Karyn Polito, Charlie Baker addressed supporters early Wednesday morning at the Seaport Boston Hotel. Flanked by his wife Lauren (left) and running mate Karyn Polito, Charlie Baker addressed supporters early Wednesday morning at the Seaport Boston Hotel. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

Hawaiian volcano lava flow slows, but remains active

Lava from the Kilauea volcano has stalled but Hawaiian authorities say there is still an active threat. There are now active breakouts behind the leading edge, causing a widening of the flow. Lava has been pouring from the volcano since June 27th. Show More Summary

Mayor Thomas M. Menino, 1942-2014

Boston’s longest serving mayor dies at 71. Mayor Thomas M. Menino presided over an expanding Boston skyline during his 20 years in office. (Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe )

Seeing pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an international effort to focus attention on the disease, which affects both women and men. The color pink can be seen worn by professional athletes, runners raising funds for charity, and...Show More Summary

The Red Sox: Slivers of light at Fenway Park

There were more shadows than light at Fenway Park this year. Although the World Champion Red Sox finished dead last this year, nearly 3 million fans watched them play. More than 230,000 more visitors went on Fenway Park tours since the Red Sox popped champagne last October. Show More Summary

Living with Ebola in West Africa

The World Health Organization estimates that the Ebola virus has killed more than 3,400 people in West African countries and infected twice as many since the recent outbreak began. The World Bank estimates the economic impact of Ebola will exceed $32 billion by the end of next year. Show More Summary

Times Square

The intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street and the surrounding neighborhood on New York City is at or near the top of any tourist destinations list. There are always amazing sights to see, and here's a collection of photos of the spectacles. --By Lane Turner

The National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest

The National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest deadline is approaching. It is Oct. 31. Here is a selection of entries that will be judged in three categories: people, places and nature. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip...Show More Summary

Pokot archers of Kenya

Most boys of the Pokot tribe in Alale, Kenya, are unable to attend school due to their daily duty of cattle herding and their role as â??warriorsâ? to protect against cattle rustlers of the neighboring Turkana tribe. Dinah Hellen Chebitwey,...Show More Summary

Red Sox: Slivers of light at Fenway Park

There were more shadows than light at Fenway Park this year. Although the World Champion Red Sox finished dead last this year, nearly 3 million fans watched them play. Because there were few highlights this season we take a last look at the slivers of light, patterns and people that make Fenway a special place. --By Stan Grossfeld

Autumn Colors, 2014

Before cold temperatures arrive, nature treats us to a world of vibrant hues (21 photos try to capture the beauty) --By Leanne Burden Seidel.

Left behind: Mourning the missing of Flight MH370

Seven months on, loved ones of passengers on a missing Malaysian airliner derive what comfort they can going forward from whatâ??s left behind. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, with 239 mostly Chinese people on board, disappeared on March 8 about an hour into a routine journey from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in the worldâ??s greatest aviation mystery. Show More Summary

Fun at fairs around the world

All across the world, seasonal fairs are held to celebrate harvest, holidays and trade. People of all ages come out to explore, learn, and catch a thrill on rides.-- By Leanne Burden Seidel (28 photos total)

Living with Ebola

The World Health Organization estimates that the Ebola virus has killed more than 3,400 people in West African countries and infected twice as many since the recent outbreak began. The World Bank estimates the economic impact of Ebola will exceed $32 billion by the end of next year. Show More Summary

We've moved!

Six years and 966 entries after this blog launched, it's time for some updates. We've got a new design. The pictures are bigger and you can enjoy them on your phones and tablets. Check us out at our new home on BostonGlobe.com But, don't worry! All our old entries will remain archived here on Boston.com. Show More Summary

The Eiffel Tower gets a new glass floor

The millions of tourists who flock to the Eiffel Tower will be treated to a new glass floor, creating a sensation of walking on air nearly 200 feet above ground. The $37.5 million reconstruction is likely to become a prime location for...Show More Summary

Observing rituals of faith

Across the Middle East and the world this week, preparations have been made for major holidays of different faiths. As Hajj culminates, the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha is celebrated this weekend. Yom Kippur completes the period of High Holy Days for the Jewish community. Show More Summary

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