The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
A girl and her bike in the fishing village of Kampong Khleang, Cambodia on May 4, 2013. (Jerry Donhal/Flickr)
A village chief mends his fishing net in Ban Pong Song, Laos on June 5, 2013. (Steel Wool/Flickr)
A village girl takes her cows out for their evening milking in Bayanchandmani, Mongolia on June 3, 2013. (mfcorwin/Flickr)
Shanghai-based photographer Rob Whitworth, specializing in time-lapse photography, captures both the energy and order of Asian cities with his unique perspective.
A group of girls show off their dance skills in the Ohara Matsuri Dance Festival in Shibuya, Japan on May 19, 2013. (Masaru Minoya/Flickr)
A group of boys challenge each other in a game of volleyball in Cambodia on June 6, 2013. (Dan Peiron/Flickr)
Two children play on a statue outside a factory in Shifosi town, the biggest jade center in the world in Henan, China on May 31, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Dancers clad in vibrant colors perform during a welcoming ceremony to greet Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior ship in Bali, Indonesia on May 31, 2013. (Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP/Getty Images)