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Nepalis sleep in provisional tents and under plastic sheets after Saturday´s earthquake, near the airport of Kathmandu, Nepal April 28, 2015. - Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay
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A group of about 50 Singaporeans and PRs are on their way home from Kathmandu while other tourists remain stranded at the Tribhuvan International Airport; Maryland's governor declares a state of emergency in Baltimore. These and more in Today In Pictures.

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A woman sits outside a makeshift shelter in an open ground to keep safe after the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal April 26, 2015, a day after Saturday´s 7.9 magnitude earthquake which killed more than 2,400 people and devastated Kathmandu valley. - REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Nepal earthquake, protest in Philippines and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. 

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This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings has been released to celebrate Hubble’s 25th year in orbit and a quarter of a century of new discoveries, stunning images and outstanding science. The surrounding region is composed of visible-light observations taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys. - AFP
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NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings has been released to celebrate Hubble’s 25th year in orbit,A woman wearing a mock-up of an Apple Watch stands in front of an more
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NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the cluster Westerlund 2 and its surroundings,a woman wearing a mock-up of an Apple Watch during the launch, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt, Apr 22, 2015. The Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on Wednesday. - Reuters/Rafael Arenas .
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Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt,Chile,the waxing crescent moon is seen behind skyscraper in center of Warsaw, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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A fan dressed as "Loki" poses before the European premiere of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" at Westfield shopping centre in Shepherds Bush, London Apr 21, 2015. - Reuters/Stefan Wermuth
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A fan dressed as "Loki" poses before the European premiere of "Avengers: Age of Ultron",smoke and lava spew from the Villarrica volcano in Chile and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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People fly their kites to form the shape of a car in the sky on the beach in Berck, northern France, on Apr 20, 2015, during the 29th "Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs Volants" ( International Kite Meeting ) which runs from Apr 18 to 26. - AFP/Philippe Hugen
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People fly their kites to form the shape of a car in the sky on the beach in Berck, northern France,Mainasi Issa, a 23-year-old Malawian albino woman, carries her tow-year-old daughter Djiamila Jafali as she poses outside her hut, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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People fly their kites to form the shape of a car in the sky on the beach in Berck, northern France, on Apr 20, 2015, during the 29th International Kite Meeting which runs from Apr 18 to 26. - AFP PHOTO /Philippe Huguen
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People fly their kites to form the shape of a car in the sky on the beach in France,visitors look at pictures during an exhibition about the Armenian Genocide , and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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The sun sets as people enjoy vacation at the seaside during Myanmar New Year public holidays in Sittwe of Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 19 Apr 2015. This year Myanmar´s New Year started on 17 Apr according to traditional calender. - EPA/ Nyunt Win.
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People participate in the "Colour Run 2015" in Paris, a Spanish assistant bullfighter is goared by his bull and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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A relative (R) of the victims of South Korea´s Sewol ferry disaster is in a nose-to-nose stand-off with a policeman (L) during an anti-government protest near the presidential residence in Seoul on Apr 17, 2015. Dozens of people continued their protests overnight after thousands of mourners rallied to mark the first anniversary of the disaster that claimed 304 lives. - AFP/Jung Yeon-Je
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Relatives of the victims of Sewol ferry disaster in anti-government protest and day two for Singapore ultramarathoners. These and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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Seasoned ultramarathoners, Lim Nghee Huat (in green), chinese TV editor and Yong Yuen Cheng (in white), teacher at Hwa Chong Institution will be running 50km every day for 50 days to celebrate SG50. ITE students and staff will keep them company on rotation shifts throughout the attempt - The Straits Times/Tiffany Goh
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Ultramarathoners will be running 50km every day for 50 days to celebrate SG50 and the launch of NParks Garden Bird Count at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park. These and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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Singapore art collector Vincent Chua launches an art exhibition featuring 300 oil paintings of Singapore history, including about 80 portraits of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. The exhibition called "The Singapore Story" will be held from 15 Apr to 30 June at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. - The Straits Times/Alphonsus Chern
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Singapore art collector launches an exhibition with nearly 80 portraits of Mr Lee Kuan Yew and the eve of South Korean Sewol ferry disaster anniversary. These and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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Yemeni children play on Apr 13, 2015 at a refugee boarding facility run by the UN High Commission for Refugees at Obock, a small port town in Djibouti on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura. The UN said that at least 900 people had arrived in the Horn of Africa in the past 10 days including 344 Yemenis who sought refuge in Djibouti even as fresh Saudi-led air strikes pounded rebel positions across south Yemen on Apr 13. - AFP/Tony Karumba
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900 refugees had arrived in the Horn of Africa in the past 10 days including 344 Yemenis, more dead fishes in Rio's waterways. These and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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A building which houses the first digital crime centre of the international police officially opens today. The opening ceremony marked the start of full operations for the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), a research and development facility of the International Criminal Police Organisation, or Interpol. The building is located on the former site of the Tanglin Police Division headquarters in Napier Road. - The Straits Times/Desmond Foo
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Opening of the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, Jordan Spieth of the US wins the 2015 Masters Tournament. These and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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Children look on as residents attempt to save melon-headed whales beached on the shore of Hokota city, northeast of Tokyo on Apr 10, 2015. More than 130 melon-headed whales, a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean, beached in Japan today, sparking frantic efforts by locals and coastguards to save them. - AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura
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Beached melon-headed whales on the shore of Hokota city in Tokyo and the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province. These and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop pictured with one of the koalas at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Four koalas from Australia will find a new home at the Singapore Zoo next week. - Patrick Hamilton
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Four koalas from Australia finds new home at the Singapore Zoo next week, the Toyota i-Road electric vehicle goes for a spin tomorrow. These and more from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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Japan´s Emperor Akihito (C) and Empress Michiko (front L) get out of their car, as they board a special flight for a visit to Palau, at Haneda international airport in Tokyo April 8, 2015. Emperor Akihito heads on Wednesday for the island nation of Palau where he will visit a World War Two battlefield, the latest journey in his efforts to soothe the wounds of a conflict that haunts Asia 70 years after its end. - Reuters/ Issei Kato
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Japan's Emperor and Empress off to Palau, a humanoid robot named Pepper and more from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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The Venerable Seck Kwang Phing bows his head in prayer during a ceremony at the BW Monastery´s ground breaking ceremony in Woodlands on 7 Apr 2015. - The Straits Times/Alphonsus Chern
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BW Monastery's ground breaking ceremony in Woodlands, explosion at chemical plant in China's Fujian province and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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Britain´s Prince Harry reacts after shaking hands with kids holding up a sign reading ´Red Heads Rule´ during a visit to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia, 6 Apr 2015. Prince Harry is in Australia for a month-long secondment with the Australian Army. - EPA/Lukas Coch
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Prince Harry on secondment with the Australian Army, rally for an independent inquiry of Korean sunken ferry Sewol and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.
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Filipino flagellants carry a wooden cross on their back along a street on Maundy Thursday, in Mabalacat city, Pampanga Province, north of Manila, Philippines, 2 Apr 2015. - EPA/Ritchie B. Tongo
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Thousands of visitors gathered to watch Filipino flagellants, Pope Francis leads the Chrism mass and more pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures

We feature the work of independent Singaporean photographers regularly in our Spotlight section. 

This month, we feature Rebecca Toh, Singapore-based photographer who is hugely influenced by the way films look and feel.


If you have someone whom you would like to recommend for Spotlight, email us at stlens@sph.com.sg.