Life-size Pikachu characters, the most famous from the Pokémon game, marched along the city's waterfront street to kick off the week-long festival.
GMB Akash explains how he gains the trust of the underprivileged people he photographs and brings their stories to life.
Photographer Joel Sartore is on a quest to document every captive species on earth. Here's a look at just a few of the 4,000 he's photographed so far.
Investigative conservation journalist Shawn Heinrichs sheds light on Indonesia's endangered manta ray population.
In India and Nepal, devoted Hindus dress up in elaborate costumes to celebrate Maha Shivrati or the Great Night of Shiva in reverence of Lord Shiva, lord of destruction.
In stark black-and-white images, Gazi Nafis Ahmed takes an intimate look at Bangladesh's marginalized gay community.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's independence movement, was born in Porbandar, India on on October 2, 1869. Here's a look at the many tributes to Gandhi on his birthday.
Photographer Jacques Maudy documents the hardscrabble lives of Burmese refugees trapped in neighboring Thailand.
New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple, whose photo was selected as an editor's choice in the National Geographic Photo Contest, discusses his experiences photographing all over the world.