We think steel, glass and concrete will live forever. Then we look at the things we've built that don't last. These 97 images from this week's Shooting Challenge are deflating, haunting...and a bit reassuring. At least nature will go on.
Screwing expensive things into tiny threads is tedious—especially when you're a photographer depending on speed. So why bother screwing filters on when you can employ the mystical powers of magnets? Snap on, snap off—no more screwing, ever.
Perhaps it is because I'm used to see it in black and white, but it's fascinating to see how incredibly modern Berlin looks in this color film from 1936. It was a beautiful city. Except for the bloody Nazis, of course.
The Allies ultimately won World War II of course, but at great cost. Nowhere is this more true than the great 1,000-mile Eastern Front, where German and Soviet forces mixed battle, bloodshed and war crimes in equal mix.
In World War II's European theatre, women were often as brutal a soldier as their better-known male counterparts, if not more. This was especially so in the war-torn Soviet Union, Poland and within the notorious German SS.