As February gives way to March, the ice on the frozen Chesapeake begins to break and the snow starts to melt. Baltimore Sun photographer Lloyd Fox flies in a small airplane over the Maryland landscape to make aerial pictures of the whitewashed views.
The day in photos from around the world.
In mid-March Valencia, Spain, revels in the festival of Las Fallas. The festival is a celebration the waning days of winter and the arrival of spring. Know as the feast of Saint Joseph, the city is given over to a carnival of bonfires, fiesta, fireworks and bullfights.
Feb. 24 Photo Brief: Pope’s last public blessings, Daytona International Speedway crash, topless feminists protest against Berlusconi
Pope Benedict’s last public blessings before he resigns, race carries on after Daytona International Speedway crash, topless feminists protest against former Prime Minister Berlusconi and more in today’s daily brief. | Attention: Several photos might depict injury or death.
Feb. 21 Photo Brief: Golf and snow don’t mix, a cute baby elephant, snow hits the plains and Danica Patrick with love interest Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
The PGA stop near Tucson continues to be delayed by snow, a cute week-old baby Asian elephant at the Budapest zoo, Danica Patrick talks with new boyfriend and fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. in Daytona Beach and more in today’s Daily Photo Brief.
Residents of the Northeastern United States are dealing with the aftermath of a blizzard that pummeled the region on Saturday, dumping up to 40 inches of snow. At least nine people were killed and thousands were without power, Reuters reported on Sunday.
Jan. 22 Photo Brief: 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, dancing at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women, blood ivory
The 40th anniversary of the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade, a sweet moment between Barack and Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women on the rise, protests in Kenya highlight increased poaching of rhinos and elephants and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 14 Photo Brief: Clouds over earth, Mali rebels expand control, Crackolandia in Brazil, pollution in China
Clouds over earth, Mali rebels expand control despite French intervention, Crackolandia in Brazil, pollution in China and more in today’s daily brief.
Baltimore residents put on stellar displays for the holiday season, from Hampden’s luminous 34th Street decorations to complex Christmas gardens. But how does a “Bawlmer Christmas” stack up against its global equivalents? We’ve rounded up some of the world’s better light displays to find out.