Friday, 8 August 2008

The Big Picture's Olympics

Photograph Mike Hewitt/Getty Images-All Rights Reserved

The Boston Globe's photography blog The Big Picture has published extraordinary images of the opening ceremony today for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The ceremony, held in Beijing's National Stadium known as the Bird's Nest, was attended by thousands, and watched by millions more on television.

This one (click it to see in full size) is probably the most spectacular.