It's an odd world out there
The flip side of life often goes unnoticed. They say a mark of a good photograph is its ability to convey not just the message but also its various hues.
rediff.com has listed some odd moments captured through 2009.Click on NEXT to see the slide show
Image: Odd moments
Let your imagination run riot on this one.
United States President Barack Obama and France's President Nicolas Sarkozy take their places with junior G8 delegates, including Brazil's Mayora Tavares (left), for a family photo at the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy on July 9, 2009.
Image: Obama with Sarkozy at the G8 summit
Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters
Super Osama Bin Laden candy
A man holds a box of Pakistan-made 'Super Osama Bin Laden, Kulfa Balls' milk and coconut flavour hard candies bought at a bazaar in Kandahar city.
Image: Nobody can have just one
Photographs: Jorge Silva/Reuters
Not quite a headache
People's Liberation Army soldiers perform during a rehearsal of a musical drama entitled 'The Road of Revival' at a gymnasium in Beijing on August 19.
The musical drama is part of celebrations for October's 60th anniversary of the founding of Communist China, with the highlight being a massive parade by the PLA through the centre of Beijing.
Image: A musical drama
Photographs: Kevin Zhao/Reuters
Striking a pose
Santisak Dulapitak has been training his animals to appear in advertisements and movies for more than two decades.
Image: Dragon on the chair
Photographs: Sukree Sukplang/Reuters
Image: The Watchmen logo
Photographs: Luke MacGregor/Reuters
Football in top gear
The British TV show was holding its first Asian tour to the territory.
Image: An automobile soccer match
Photographs: Bobby Yip/Reuters
Making themselves heard
Image: Mousavi's supporters protest on a tree
Photographs: Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters
One for the climate cause
The Maldivian president and ministers held the world's first underwater cabinet meeting, in a symbolic cry for help over rising sea levels that threaten the tropical archipelago's existence.
Image: Underwater cabinet meeting in Maldives
Photographs: Maldives Government/Handout/Reuters