Gil Manahan

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40 of the Most Powerful Photographs Captured in the Last Century

It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. More than words, though, photographs can stir up countless feelings. Photojournalists are …

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

Super Typhoon Haiyan smashes into Philippines

Four people killed as a typhoon thought to be the most powerful ever to make landfall hits the Philippines, bringing with it winds close to 200 miles per hour<p>A typhoon thought to be the most powerful ever to hit land battered the central Philippines on Friday, forcing hundreds of thousands of …

Natural Disasters

Harry Houdini - a picture from the past

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and escape artist. He became well known after regularly escaping from police handcuffs and jails. He then expanded his repertoire by breaking out of straitjackets and coffins. One of his most celebrated stunts was to escape from handcuffs and …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Maciej Dakowicz's street photography – in pictures

'In Asia, I'm not discreet, I don't blend into the crowd,' says Maciej Dakowicz, a Polish photographer currently based in Mumbai. 'In many non-western countries, people don't mind being photographed, they even ask to be photographed,' he explains, 'although getting natural pictures can be difficult …

Sport picture of the day: cage rage

The expression on Diego Sanchez's face and the tension throughout his upper body make this an eye-catching MMA UFC photograph. Despite the gaping wound above his left eye, Sanchez brawled relentlessly with his opponent for three rounds in what UFC commentator Joe Rogan described as "the greatest …