This gallery of the year's best space photos will blow your feeble human minds.

Salt of the Earth

Monday August 29, 2016

Salin-de-Giraud, in the south of France, was once a bustling salt mining town. Photographer Marily Konstantinopoulou recently visited, and discovered a city in decline – but with a strong sense of community. 

Billboards from Behind

Sunday August 28, 2016

A photo series dedicated to the lesser-seen sides of billboards inadvertently raises some deep questions. 

In Japan, restaurants often hang decorative curtains called noren over their doorways. Anisa Kazemi recently took these photos of her favourite specimens, and they're enough to whet our minimalist-loving appetites.

Fancy yourself behind the camera? The Nature Conservancy Australia is running a nationwide photo competition this September, and they’re after your shots. Here are some of last year's winners.

Capturing the creepily cool interior design of the old USSR.

Refugee camps are pretty bleak places. But as photographer Henk Wildschut discovered, a little vegetable patch can go a long way.

New Zealand photographer Timothy Flower discovers there’s more to Louisiana than Cajun food and alligators. (Though there's plenty of Cajun food and alligators, too.)

Denis Chermin has a knack for capturing moments of incredible coincidence on film.

Fishing With Fire

Monday July 11, 2016

Meet the last of Taiwan’s fire fishermen, who lure fish out of the water with impressive light shows.