Sam Davidson waits to be photographed before the start of an after party to celebrate the debut of avant-garde fashion designer Ilanio's spring and summer 2013 collection in San Francisco Calif. on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. Several models and dancers performed a multi-location fashion flash mob throughout San Francisco to give the public a taste of the collection.
A young girl gazes at a 42-foot-long baby fin whale that died earlier the same morning on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at Stinson Beach Calif. Fin whales usually live in very deep waters and the event while tragic allowed scientists the extremely rare opportunity to perform an necropsy on a fresh whale carcass.
A man looks out over the city of Bogota Colombia from Mount Monserrate in January of 2013. This city of over 7 million people had one of the highest murder rates in the world in the 1990's but has since made huge improvements in lowering homicide rates with the security policy known as "Comunidad Segura".
Aaron Ellison helps his 13-month-old son Cherokee Ellison down the hill at Renaissance Park in North Chattanooga on Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. Ellison says that he tries to take his son on a different 'field trip' every Thursday so that he can enjoy the city.
A night food market in Xi'an China hums with activity deep into the night. Hungry locals meet up at the market nightly
to wash down noodles, grilled meats and rice with ice cold beer.
Oakland Resident Amber Royal protests the verdict of the Johannes Mehserle trial in front of Oakland City hall on Thursday, July 9, 2010. The case sparked racial tensions in several California cities.