The heatmaps are based solely on the number of available Panoramio photos for an area: both the number of photos and the number of authors is taken into account.
Colourful aerial pictures about industrial damage
Heaven on Earth
Amazing salt flats where the sky and ground merge into one to create dreamy landscapes
Power: The lithium in the area makes up half the world’s supply and is used in batteries for mobile phones and computers, as well as being a key element in electric cars
Welcome to Pyongyang
How do you photograph one of the most secretive countries in the world?
For Charlie Crane the answer was simple, photograph what they want you to see. If there is no possibility of getting underneath the surface then the answer was to photograph the surface itself.
The most surprising demographic crisis
A new census raises questions about the future of China’s one-child policy
Big Map Blog
Interesting maps, historical maps, but above all, BIG maps.