Top Gallery: Photos of the day

BALTIMORE, MD. - August 25:  The Memphis Belle,  B-17 bomber that was referred to as the 'Flying Fortress' takes off during a media flight. During WWII, the B-17's  were one of the most used bombers in Europe. The public will be able to tour the plane this weekend and take rides from the Martin State Airport (KMTN) in Baltimore. The phone number to schedule a flight is 918-340-0243. Members of the media took a flight from the Martin State Airport on August 25,  2014 in Baltimore, MD.  (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

Most popular galleries

2014 Emmy Awards red carpet

The stars arrive at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Day in photos

Memphis Belle flies over Baltimore, 3-million-year-old Taung skull, women’s gymnastics and more.

Beyoncé: Bodysuits, dance moves and feminism

A look at Beyonce’s signature performance style — the leotard.

MTV Video Music Awards

Red carpet looks, performances and awards at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.

Submit your photos

Share photos of people, places, things and events that inspire you from the perfect sunset to daily life.

Share your photos

Editor's choice

Members of a Royal Garrison Artillery working party carrying duck-boards across the frozen Somme canal in March 1917 and the Somme canal on March 12, 2014. (Photos by Lt. J W Brooke/ IWM via Getty Images & Peter Macdiarmid/Getty) (Animated photo illustration by Nick Kirkpatrick/The Washington Post)

The hallowed ground of WW I

July 28, 2014 marks 100 years since the start of WW I.

**ONE TIME USE, NO SALES, NO NEWS SERVICE, ANY RE-USE REQUIRES PERMISSION, NO GETTY** 50.14-1-15547: At 2200m altitude, in the river used by the gold diggers on the flanks of the Pico da Neblina (Mist Peak), shaman Angelo is chanting and dancing, thus preparing the upcoming expedition up to the Pico da Neblina. Highest peak in Brazil, this mountain is sacred to the Yanomami. Maturaca, Yanomami territory, State of Amazonas, Brazil. March-April 2014. © Sebastiao Salgado/ Amazonas - Contact Press Images **ONE TIME USE, NO SALES, NO NEWS SERVICE, ANY RE-USE REQUIRES PERMISSION, NO GETTY**

The Yanomami

An isolated yet imperiled Amazon tribe.

Galleries

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

    (Jahi Chikwendiu / The Washington Post)

    Vivid struggle at Michael Brown’s alma mater

    At Normandy High School, the flags are at half-staff and the specter of what happened to a former classmate is inescapable.

    (Dennis M. Sabangan / EPA)

    Animal views

    Kissing koi, a giant African snail, a rockhopper penguin, a bighorn sheep rescued in California and more.

    (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

    Beyoncé: Bodysuits, dance moves and feminism

    A look at Beyonce’s signature performance style — the leotard.

    (Rich Lipski)

    Iconic Washington Post images: Buy reader favorites

    Go to www.washingtonpostreprints.com and click on “Purchase a Photo for Personal Use.”