Amy Ruiz

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Andy Warhol’s 1986 SX-70 Polaroid Land Camera Selling on eBay for $50,000

Iconic artist Andy Warhol is a legend in the arts community. The Andy Warhol Museum — which contains a massive archive of his creations — is actually …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news and sport from around the world this week<p>First published on Sat 10 Aug 2013 05.36 EDT

What to Teach Your Kids about Photography

We love photography. We love our kids. So, it would stand to reason that if we can find a way to combine photography and spending time with our kids …

Kids

Photo Prank: Twins Pretend to ‘Teleport’ While Strangers Take Their Picture

It’s the weekend, which means we get to share something silly with you to help you either forget about last week, put off thinking about next week, …

Telling the Full Stories of War: Conflict Photojournalism

From June 29th through September 29th, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is showing the exhibit, War Photography: Images of Armed …

Photography

Minox Riga: A Subminiature Spy Camera from the 1930s

In 1938, after many prototypes, the first 8x11mm subminiature camera was brought to market by German inventor Walter Zapp. It was called the Minox …

Beautiful Photos of Auroras Shimmering Over Iceland by Stéphane Vetter

French photographer Stephane Vetter is a master of capturing gorgeous photos of landscapes at night. One of his favorite things to shoot are the …

Architectural Photographer Abseils from Skyscrapers to Capture Unique Perspectives

For architectural photographer Carlos Ayesta, dangling from skyscrapers hundreds of feet above urban cityscapes is all in a day’s work. Ayesta shoots …

Photography

Chris Hadfield Shares Stunning Image Of Niagara Falls From Above (PHOTO)

Chris Hadfield may no longer be in space, but he's still flying high. On Monday, the former Canadian astronaut tweeted a spectacular photo taken while soaring over Niagara Falls.<p>Hadfield's image of Niagara Falls gives a bird's eye view of the famous waterfalls that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border.<p>…

NASA Ponders Life-Seeking Mission to Europa Moon

<b>With tantalizing hints of a global salty ocean lying beneath a layer of fractured ice, Jupiter‘s moon Europa has been catapulted to the top of the list of suitable homes for ETs in the solar system.</b><p>Now NASA has begun mapping out what a future mission to this intriguing worldlet may look like.<p>A new …

Walking on the moody beach

From the same beach<p>It’s hard to believe this video is from the same moody beach that is in today’s photo. Of course… it is a different day when I …

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Newly Discovered Pink Exoplanet on the Lighter Side

Researchers imaged this planet around a sun-like star, but its origins remain a mystery.<p><b>There is a pink exoplanet circling a star very much like our own, 57 light-years away from Earth. But its origins are a mystery.</b><p>In a new study announcing the magenta gas giant, researchers were able to directly …

Kea, Greece: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? The Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families, relaxed couples and groups</i><p><i>What is there to do? Eat and drink local specialities, relax in your villa or on the beach, explore ancient ruins</i><p><i>What makes it special? Kea is close to the Greek mainland but many</i> …

The Big Picture photography competition: round 267

Readers' tips: trips of a lifetime

<b>THIS WEEK’S WINNING REVIEW</b><p><b>GRIPPED TO THE CORE</b><p>I travelled to India with my son two years ago, the impact on me was enormous, the experience life-changing. Our ultimate destination was the ancient holy city of Varanasi on the banks of the River Ganges. It was the busiest, most chaotic, polluted, …

A Guide to Watching the Spectacular Perseids

The annual meteor shower will dazzle skywatchers with a flurry of shooting stars.<p><b>Skywatchers around the world are gearing up for the famous August Perseid meteor shower, which peaks August 11 through 13 and promises to be the best celestial fireworks show of the year.</b><p>The Perseids grace our skies …