Every week, we curate the best new photography and photojournalism on the web, so you can spend your weekend kicking back and enjoying some beautiful pictures. Here are this week's picks:
"I want readers to feel like they are travelling to a strange world," says Kisei Kobayashi, whose latest photobook exposes the curious rituals of Japanese festivals
[See the photos at British Journal of Photography]
This summer saw one of the most intense and destructive fire seasons in the country's history. But once the gaze of global news departs, how does the community carry on?
[See the photos at Huck Magazine]
It is one of chilliest spots on the planet. But it's warming up three times faster than the rest of the world. Alexis Pazoumian captures life in the snow forests of Yakutia
[See the photos at The Guardian]
Photographer Marc Newton has been documenting British car boot sales since 2014, which in his words are "a kitsch reflection of today's throwaway society".
[See the photos at Creative Boom]