The National Aquatics Center, or Water Cube, in Beijing.
In this latest archive feature from my collection at National Geographic Creative, we focus in on the color blue, in all of its shades and permutations.
From the streets of Kolkata to the skies above the Tibetan Plateau, it’s a colour that dominates our lives across the world.
A theatrical performance on water at night in Yangshuo.
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A blue photo-voltaic solar panel.
A man diving into the turquoise waters of a lake.
Crescent moon and clouds in a blue sky.
A woman reclines atop two people during an acrobatic performance.
An office building in central Beijing.
Looking up at a blue glass-sided office building in central London.
A commercial plane flies over the Houses of Parliament.
Wind farm on the highlands of northern England.
Display inside the International Commerce Centre’s Sky 100.
A red haired woman with blue eyes in Manchester, England.
A man traverses power lines, against a clear blue sky on the Tibetan Plateau.
A colorful yellow and orange jellyfish swimming in an aquarium.
The Monument to the Foundation of the Worker’s Party in central Pyongyang.
A woman in a bright blue dress stands in a market in Kolkata.
Tourists look at a shark in the Sumida aquarium in Tokyo.
Skyscrapers against a blue sky in downtown Chicago.
A Tibetan man climbs up to a stupa against blue and white skies on the Tibetan Plateau.