Cole Weston, son of photographer Edward Weston, kisses his wife Dorothy goodbye outside their home before heading off to work, circa 1940, Los Angeles.
Ansel Adams/Los Angeles Public Library
A snowflake from Kiruna Sweden. Large, well-formed crystals like this one, which is between 2 and 5 mm, usually form when the temperature is around -15 degrees Celsius. A special photo-microscope and colored lights were used to capture the image.
Kenneth Libbrecht/Lenart Nilsson Award
Orangutans confiscated from circuses, sideshows and private owners in Kalimantan, Indonesia, are taken in by the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation as orphans.
Mark Leong/National Geographic
In October, soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division on patrol in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province climb the hills and footpaths near the Pakistan border. This volatile border has been a source of constant friction as insurgents pass freely through the mountainous region.