Nicole Smith, Marketing & Development Manager, Next Wave, 2014
Paris, Texas, 1984. Director: Wim Wenders
Flowers are thrown in the air as the Image of Our Lady of Fatima is carried over at the Fatima Sanctuary during the pilgrimage at Fatima Sanctuary, in Fatima, Portugal. Photograph: PAULO CUNHA
A lone house is seen at the construction site of an urban transformation project in Fikirtepe, Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: MURAD SEZER
Devotees try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the celebrations to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami in Mumbai on August 18, 2014. Janmashtami, which marks the birthday of Hindu god Krishna, was celebrated across the country. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade
National Guard watch from a small hill top a couple blocks away as demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: LARRY W. SMITH
Athletes compete in a women’s 200m freestyle heat at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Photo: ALY SONG
Lava flows into water near a fissure in the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland on September 14, 2014. Photograph: Bernard Meric
German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a “flying carpet” platform suspended from a helicopter, over the Munich airport.The concert was the fourth station of the “Orange Piano Tour”. Photograph: Lukas Barth
North Korean war veterans cry as they parade past their leader, Kim Jong Un, during the mass military parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang. Photograph: Wong Maye-E
A boy collects items thrown by devotees as religious offerings next to idols of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, a day after they were immersed in the waters of the Sabarmati river in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
A temple stands amid the waters of the overflowing river Tawi during heavy rains in Jammu. Authorities declared a disaster alert in the northern region after heavy rain hit villages across the Kashmir valley, causing the worst flooding in two decades.
Russian military band members dressed in Russian World War I military uniforms march through a fog in memory of the 100th anniversary of its beginning during the closing ceremony of “Spasskaya Tower” International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
A performer practices a dance move before taking part in at the festivities marking the end of the annual harvest festival of Onam in Trichur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The ten-day long festival is celebrated annually in India’s southern coastal state of Kerala to symbolise the return of King Mahabali to meet his subjects.