Big Picture: A volcano from the heavens

This stunning image captured from the International Space station by NASA captures the grandeur of the Nevado del Ruíz volcano.

Big Picture: The long journey across the Llanos Orientales

Carlos Pineda's latest coffeetable book "Faena de Llano" is a visual document of daily life on Colombia's Eastern Plains.

Big Picture: Flying the colors of Colombia

Our final Big Picture of 2017 was captured on the majestic Río Guaviare waterway that flows from the high altitude wetlands of the Sumapaz to the Orinoco.

Big Picture: When gastronomy comes calling

During the recent Gastronomy Congress in the southern city of Popayán, known as the White City, these companions were enjoying a morning snack before heading to the local market.

Big Picture: Sixty years of color and tradition in Medellín

Big Picture: The Medellín flower parade celebrated 60 years with an impressive parade of flowers from the region's farms and highlight on Colombia's busy festival calendar.

Big Picture from Colombia: A meeting of mules in Tolima

Photographer Mike Evans has released a book of stunning images taken during seven years in Colombia. We share a Big Picture taken in Murillo, Tolima.

Big Picture: United by Mochilas and a Sacred Mountain

In this image captured by Fransisco Duque, two members of the Arhuaco community enjoy a silent moment of 'mambeo' in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

Big Picture: The boy in the Amazonian longhouse

Big Picture: A young boy waits for the elders of his indigenous community in the Amazon to hold a meeting regarding the environmental impact of illegal gold mining.

Maypures: Waterway of the “Eighth Wonder of the World”

Photographer Gabriel Eisenband captured this impressive picture of the Maypures rapids in the Tuparro National Park.

Big Picture: A palm grows in La Candelaria

The mood may recall Marrakech, but even though there is no beach nor desert close to the Colombian capital, palms have been growing in La Candelaria for centuries.

Big Picture: First light in the ‘mother of nations’

Stunning photograph as morning mist rises near Aguadas, Caldas. Photo: Carlos Pineda
Colombia's Rio Magdalena, as photographed by Jorge Panchoaga.

Last light on Colombia’s ‘River of Tombs’

Photographer Jorge Panchoaga captures last light on Colombia's principal river, the Magdalena, a key route for travel, transporting goods and a source of food for centuries.
A curious passenger gets ready for a ride. (Photo by Alejandra Parra)

Bogotá in front of the camera in ‘Otrora’

Alejandra Parra's work features Bogotá from fresh perspectives in the Otrora exhibition, which runs through mid-November.
Actor Juan Gabriel Mesa stands with a rooster during the shooting of a short film in Carmen de Viboral. (Photo by Esteban Valencia)

Capturing a moment in Carmen de Viboral

An actor poses for filmmakers in this featured photo taken in the small Antioquian town of Carmen de Viboral.
Fishermen cast their nets in the Magdalena River near Colombia's Tatacoa Desert

Last light of the Tatacoa Desert

If you have been following the Big Picture during our last 99 issues you might get the impression that our very talented contributing photographers...
Páramo de letras, Tolima, Photo: Carlos Pineda

The long journey home

A BIG PICTURE from central Colombia and the department of Tolima, by photographer Carlos Pineda.

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