President Barack Obama stands in the Oval Office of the White House October 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama departed the White House to attend attend high ticket fundraisers for the Democratic Party in New York City.
Collecting Water Lilies during the floating season in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, wild water lilies grow in rice fields covered by water. They are processed into special dishes such as salads and sour soup with fish.
Young Buddhist novices play in the Hsinbyume Pagoda, Myanmar. "Once the tourists leave the last boat to Mandalay, the pagoda and its terraces become the perfect playground for the kids," says photographer Sergio Carbajo Rodriguez.
21 images magnifiques issues des finalistes du Smithsonian Photo Contest 2015 (image)