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50 years of British photography: from Twiggy to whaling – in pictures

The Association of Photographers, which represents the UK’s professional photographers, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with AOP50, a retrospective of images curated by Zelda Cheatle. Here is a selection

Whales

20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings

Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools danced and sang hard Monday as millions of other Brazilians did the same during nationwide Carnival celebrations that ridiculed local and world leaders, called for tolerance and pushed the boundaries of just about everything.<p>Instead of the …

Brazil

The photos that changed America: celebrating the work of Lewis Hine

When Lewis Hine started photographing children at work in 1908, child labour was pervasive in American industry. His shocking images – from the cotton mills of Carolina to the coal breakers in Pennsylvania – helped bring about child labour laws. Hine was also renowned for his deeply empathetic …

New York City

Photojournalist photographed a homeless man in 1990, reunited with him in 2017

Sometimes, photography is powerful enough to change your life. This is what happened to both photojournalist Ted Jackson and a homeless man he …

Photojournalism

Kate Upton Looks So Sexy in Her Blue Bikini, We're Having a Hard Time Concentrating on Anything Else

Supermodel Kate Upton joined the likes of Ashley Graham and cover star Danielle Herrington for <b>Sports Illustrated</b>'s Swimsuit Issue. For the 2018 edition, which is on sale now, the supermodel posed lying down on the sand next to the crystal blue waters of Aruba. Kate showed off her enviable curves …

Manushi Chhillar's latest picture in a BIKINI will give you sleepless nights for sure!

Image Source - Instagram (@manushi_chhillar)<p>Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar has earned India a great reputation by winning one of the most glorious …

Paige Spiranac Swimwear Shoot Ignites New Social Media Backlash

The 24-year-old's Sports Illustrated Swimwear photos are out and they were questioned by a US journalist<p><b>Paige Spiranac Swimwear Shoot Ignites New</b> …

29 Celebrity Selfies That Will Instantly Make Your Heart Beat a Little Bit Faster

If there's one thing celebrities probably love more than having their picture taken on a red carpet, it's taking the photos themselves. From shirtless selfies to bikini shots to even naked snaps, stars clearly know their angles and love flaunting them on social media. It may only be April, but …

David Beckham

Porn star who alleged Trump affair: I can now tell my story

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump's attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss an alleged sexual encounter with the man who is now president, her manager told The Associated Press Wednesday.<p>At the same time, …

Donald Trump

20 Stunningly Intimate Birth, Postpartum And Maternity Photos

Birth photographers capture deeply emotional and personal moments for parents.<p>To celebrate this work, Birth Becomes Her, a birth photography blog and community, held a contest featuring real images focusing on aspects of early motherhood. The prompt invited photographers around the world to submit …

[NSFW] A New Erotic Art Book Tells the Tale of a Nude Female Desert Cult

Amy Hood's erotic art book tells the story of a violent kidnapping in the Hollywood Hills.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>An erotic art book tells the story of a femme desert cult, recalling the days of the Manson family and the golden age of pornography. Model and creative director Amy Hood's</i> …

Women in Tech

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Virtual reality, Victorian style

William Notman's 19th-century clients loved his fantasy photo composites, but are they worth anything as art?<p>Much of what we know about the look of Victorian Canada we owe to William Notman, the enterprising Scot who spent decades photographing the boom town that was Montreal. His studio …

Art

Where To Travel When You're Single & Over 30

You’re forgiven if the phrase “singles travel” sends a shiver down your spine. The words conjure images of cougars prowling on cruises and unruly …

27 Classic Christmas Movies You Need to Watch This Year

Best enjoyed with hot cocoa and a cozy blanket.<p>If we're living in the Golden Age of television today, you could argue that the 1940s made up the Golden Age of Christmas movies. From Jimmy Stewart's Academy Award-winning performance in <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, to Judy Garland's 1944-year debut of "Have …

A Brief History of the First Lady's Inaugural Gowns

Jackie Kennedy raised the bar for history, but the boldest choice may have been Mary Todd Lincoln's floral crown.

10 Inspirational Portraits Taken With a Smartphone

The theme of this week’s showcase of mobile photography is portrait photography with a fine selection of photos from the #Mobiography hashtag on …

Mobile Photography

Striking Black & White Portraits of Elegant Dancers Caught in Captivating Motion

Based in St. Petersburg, artist Vadim Stein boasts an extensive and eclectic background. Though he currently identifies as a photographer, videographer, sculptor, and stage designer, his past creative endeavors span graphic design, art restoration, and even acting. Each experience—though seemingly …

Black & White Photography

Dancers After Dark Portrait Series by Jordan Matter

<b>Jordan Matter</b> is a talented portrait photographer in New York City, who specializes in actors, models, dancers & circus performers. For his latest …

Stunning portraits of New York’s trans community

For many of us non-New Yorkers, Christopher Street is synonymous with the image of voguers congregating on its pier in Jennie Livingston’s documentary <i>Paris is Burning.</i> For those living in the city, its importance transcends the silver screen and for years the West Village street has been a central …

Steampunk Fashion Photography by Rebeca Saray

<b>Rebeca Saray</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, digital artist and educator currently based in Madrid, Spain. Inspired by fashion, music, …

From the archive: US presidential elections - in pictures

The 2016 presidential election this November is set to determine the 45th president of the United States of America. The Guardian News and Media Archive houses a wide selection of original artwork and photographs which illustrate Guardian and Observer coverage of US presidential elections over the …

Government

44 iconic images of Barack Obama's tenure as president

On November 4, 2008, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) to become the 44th president of the United States — and the first African-American to hold the position.<p>Obama, then 47, earned 365 electoral votes and nearly 53% of the popular vote in a …

The White House

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies on Netflix you have to watch in your …

Tom Hanks

Watch and learn: the hidden messages in children's movies

Ever suspected Frozen was more than a simple singalong? Have the false promises of Emerald City ever rung alarm bells? Here are nine family flicks that have been mined for underlying meaning<p>The Secret Life of Pets: black lives matter<p>Thought the current box office smash was just Toy Story with …

Animation

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Moscow City Looked Like A Fairytale During Orthodox Christmas

Moscow city is the capital and the largest city in Russia; not only known as the capital of the land of the birch, Moscow stands at the crossroads …

Russia

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …