‘It symbolises the end of the year and the new one beginning’: folk dance...

The photograph is part of a personal project called Ritual, which documents costumes and traditions across the north-east of Romania. In 2018, I spent...

Bluetits and Bluebells: Essex’s open water swimmers – a photo essay

An Essex town is experiencing an explosion in popularity of cold water swimming. One Facebook page for people wanting to swim in Leigh-on-Sea, which...

Win a trip to Iceland in 2021

Icelandic outerwear company 66˚North is partnering with adventure photographers Benjamin Hardman and Alex Strohl to offer a photography-themed trip to Iceland in 2021. The...

My year of roaming free in Cornwall – a photo essay

The last embers of my fire flicker orange and red in the dark. It has warmed me after my evening swim shared with a...

‘The beauty of the desert in Namibia took my breath away’ Jenny Zarins, photographer

This photograph, taken in the Namib desert in 2018, captures a sense of freedom for me, that feeling of vastness we get from spending...

Steve McCurry’s previously unseen images – in pictures

Cuba, 2019Cuba is one of my favourite places to travel. There is a rare charm to the old city of Havana. I observed this...

Travel through a lens: Cat Vinton’s best photograph – Sonam braves winter in Tibet

We rattled over the rugged peaks of a wild, remote landscape of the high Himalaya – in a truck open to the biting wind....

The meaning of leaf: an autumnal tour of England’s arboretums

Autumn’s blaze of glory, all flame-red leaves and burnt-gold foliage, offers an opportunity to marvel at the brilliance of the natural world before hunkering...

Photos of American life during COVID

During the first wave of the pandemic, photographer Brian Bowen Smith parked his car in the middle of the street in Times Square and...

Are we nearly there yet? Take a 1980s road trip down the A1 –...

Garages, endless fields, Little Chefs … Paul Graham spent the early 80s going up and down the Great North Road with nothing but his...