Sean Patrick. Sweeney

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Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Its First Photo of Earth from the Surface of the Red Planet

Someday, when the first humans walk on Mars — after they’ve taken a commemorative “one small step for man” selfie, of course — they will turn their …

Bizarre Photos of London Devoid of Any Pedestrians and Activity

Any fan of Charles Dickens’ <i>A Christmas Carol</i> knows that Christmas day in London was filled with celebrations in the many homes, and it most certainly …

Frank Machalowski & his Other Worldly Photographs of Exotic Animals

Phenomenal compositions of some surreal and exotic wild animals taken and composited over the backdrop of misty forests of central germany. Frank …

Snow in Reykjavik - joining locals in a warm coffee shop.

Brooklyn, 1967William Gedney Photographs and Writings Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Brooklyn, 1967<br>William Gedney Photographs and Writings<br>Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Charlie Chaplin in Color: A Century-Old Photo Redefines 'the Tramp'

Autochrome portrait of Charlie Chaplin, Hollywood, Calif., circa 1917 - 1918<br>George Eastman House/Charles Zoller/The Image Works<p>1 of 1<p>Lillian Gish. …


Photographer Captures Stunning Panoramas While Depicting How Miniscule We Humans Are

It’s been said time and again that we are all but a speck in the scheme of things in the universe. Well, Randy P. Martin is just all too aware of …


One Artist’s Mission To Photograph Every Native American Tribe In The U.S.

Matika Wilbur is interviewing and photographing members of each federally recognized tribe in an effort to break down stereotypes.<p>Contemporary media rarely paints an authentic picture of Native American culture. Consider the racist namesake and logo of the Washington Redskins, the romanticized …

Native Americans

Civil Vacuity

<b>Civil Vacuity</b><p>In many high-rise buildings, particularly for low-income families, insufficient resources are allotted to spaces that afford the development and maintenance of social networks. Lobbies, lounges and other small-group spaces are absent or located too far from residences or in public areas that afford insufficient residential control and feelings of ownership (e.g., public lobby entrance). Women in large, high-rise housing developments report more loneliness and diminished territorial …

Sony world photography awards - professional shortlist

The World Photography Organisation has announced the shortlists for the professional, open and youth categories of the 2014 Sony world photography awards. All shortlisted images will go on show at Somerset House 1-18 May

Photography of Ara Güler captures a forgotten Turkey

Previously unseen shots at the Arthur M Sackler Gallery in Washington DC show medieval Seljuk and Armenian monuments from across Anatolia<p>Two cone-topped minarets pierce the sky, silhouetted against a striking backdrop of clouds. Below them is an elaborate stone portal with a pointed arch, …

Eyewitness: Sony world photography awards

Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series

Joshua Zucker: Storytelling on the Streets of Los Angeles

Joshua Zucker is a 21-year-old, Los Angeles based photographer and videographer. Before graduating high school, Joshua won three national awards for …

Street Photography

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week