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AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Trending: Stock Photography Looks for Diversity with TONL

Stock photography has become the stuff of memes.<p>We recently spotlighted a popular Twitter account called Dark Stock Photos that features absurd and …

Banff National Park

Çağdaş Erdoğan arrested in Istanbul

The Turkish photographer is thought to have been arrested in the Kadikoy district of the city<p>Turkish photographer Çağdaş Erdoğan has been arrested in …

Turkey

Obituary: Pete Turner, Master of Color Photography, 83

Photographer Pete Turner, who created richly colored imagery for <i>National Geographic, Look, Sports Illustrated, Esquire,</i> Seagrams, AT&T, United and …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » Miguel Winograd and Colombia's "False Positives" of War

The long civil war in Colombia has come to an end.<p>A peace agreement between the government and FARC rebels has wound down the bitter conflict that …

Latin America

Canoe Found After Hurricane Irma Eyed As Piece Of Florida History

The dugout canoe is believed to have surfaced from the bottom of the Indian River, along Florida's east coast.<p>Hurricane Irma left a lot of destruction in its wake, but it may have also unearthed a piece of history.<p>A wooden canoe that scientists say could be hundreds of years old has reportedly …

Hurricane Irma

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Spotlight: Going Deep to Photograph Dark Matter

This article originally appeared here.<p>Around a year ago Ontario-based photographer Luther Caverly was on a job shooting researchers at Carleton …

Amazing

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: The Photojournalist Who Wasn't There

He photographed Iraqi refugees, children in Gaza, and families fleeing Syria.<p>His credit line appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Vice and BBC …

North Korea

Value of classic cars and fine art plunges as photographs soar

Fall in the value of vintage vehicles comes after years of demand that have made tham a strong investment, says Coutts bank<p>Classic cars and works of fine art tumbled in value in 2016 while photography and rare musical instruments emerged as the hottest collectors’ items, according to a leading …

Classic Cars

Nikon Picked 32 Photographers to Promote a Camera. All 32 Were Men.

To promote a new camera, Nikon enlisted 32 photographers from Asia, Africa and the Middle East to try it out and tell their stories on the company’s website.<p>But Nikon couldn’t — or didn’t — find any women to participate. All 32 were men.<p>It was a baffling oversight to many female photographers, who …

Nikon

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Trending: Pet Photography Roundup, Hurricane Harvey Edition

Time once again for our semi-regular series on pet photography.<p>This edition comes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey: It wasn’t only millions of …

Hurricane Harvey

Sony announces new Cyber-shot RX10 IV with phase-detect AF and 24 fps bursts

Sony has announced the RX10 Mark IV, a high-speed addition to its long-zoom 1" sensor compact lineup. It can shoot at 24fps with AF and AE.<p>It …

Cameras

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » Exhibition: Chronicling The Work of Human Rights Defenders in Colombia

In Colombia, 2016 is known as “the year of peace.”<p>It was the year that the government and the FARC guerrillas signed an accord bringing an end to a …

Latin America

Laurent van der Stockt wins Visa d’Or 2017

Following his photojournalistic cover of the battle of Mosul, Laurent van der Stockt won the 2017 Visa d’Or, a prestigious award given every year at …

Photojournalism

Eggleston steps away from the camera and onto the piano bench

William Eggleston is best known for his quirkily composed scenes of everyday Americana, bringing colour photography from the realm of holiday snaps …

David Lynch

Who Owns a Monkey Selfie? Settlement Should Leave Him Smiling

In 2011, Naruto, a curious 6-year-old monkey in Indonesia, peered into a camera lens, grinned and pressed the shutter button on the unattended camera. Little did the endangered crested macaque know that he may have been providing for his future.<p>The selfie of his bucktooth smile and wide amber eyes …

Wikimedia

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Nature Watch: Capturing the Very Tiny Creatures

Size matters in life.<p>Recently we featured photographs of creatures both big and small — winners of the fourth annual BigPicture Natural World …

Insects

AI-AP Slideshow

Archives

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: Making Photojournalism More Diverse

Who is telling the world’s visual stories?<p>“There has been much hand-wringing this year over the persistent lack of diversity in photojournalism, an …

Photography

SanDisk Unveils the World’s Largest microSD Card: A 400GB Monster

Today, SanDisk released the world’s highest capacity microSD card to date: the 400GB SanDisk microSDXC Ultra UHS-I card. It’s targeted at mobile …

Western Digital

Editorial Grant

DJI Mavic Pro Platinum can fly longer and more stealthily than its predecessor

Why it matters to you<p>Two primary concerns with consumer drones are noise and flight time and the new Mavic Pro Platinum addresses them …

Drones

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Spotlight: Colin Anderson Sees the Air Force of the Future

<i>This article originally appeared here.</i><p>Earlier this year, the United States Air Force approached Melbourne-based photographer Colin Anderson about …

Military

Reuters launches new photojournalism grant

The Reuters Photo Grant aims to discover and develop new photojournalist talent with expert training on offer for eight emerging image-makers<p>Reuters …

Refugees

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » Media Watch: Latin American Photography in Americas Quarterly Magazine

What is it like to be 18 years old in Latin America?<p>To look for answers to that question, Americas Quarterly magazine asked four reporters and four …

Latin America

Here's How Much Food an iPhone Charger Is Worth

The money you dropped on that new iPhone charger would buy enough ramen to feed a student for weeks. Buying a pair of cute novelty socks or a makeup …

Food

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: An Instant Icon of Flooded Texas and a Faked Eclipse

Photos encapsulate a moment in time as no other medium can.<p>And in some cases they can save lives.<p>On Monday morning, the nation awoke to stunning …

Julian Assange

16 Years of War in Afghanistan, in Pictures

KABUL, Afghanistan — Soon after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the United States military’s attention turned to Afghanistan, where Al Qaeda’s leaders were based. The world awaited an invasion that many knew was sure to come.<p>What nobody knew was that the invasion to rout the Taliban and Al Qaeda …

Afghanistan

Trending: The Flooding of Texas - An Update

Southeastern Texas is deluged.And the disastrous flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey is far from over. Recovery will take years, experts …

New York Times

An afternoon with Sarah Oliphant