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New York City Photographed Through a Glass Prism

“NYC Prism” is a project by New York City-based photographer Allen Skyy Enriquez (AKA The Zartorialist) that offers an unusual view of The Big Apple. …

Silvia Grav’s Strange and Surreal Black & White Photo Manipulations

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav‘s work is best described as “surreal.” Paired with poetic captions that Google Translate simply doesn’t do …

A Conversation with Jeff Widener

Chances are that in your lifetime, you’ve seen the iconic “Tank Man” photograph. The year was 1989. A man standing alone before a line of tanks on …

The xx's Night + Day in Berlin - photo diary

http://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2013/jun/20/xx-night-day-berlin-photo-diary<p>720<p>On Saturday, the xx bring their Night + Day festival to …

Earthquake Turns Photographer’s Jupiter Photo Into a Light Painting

“Earthquake astrophotography light painting.” How’s that for a novel photography technique? It sounds strange, it’s an apt description of how …

American beauty: Vanessa Winship's photos of still, small-town US life

When I first wrote about Vanessa Winship in 2011, she had just become the first woman to win the Henri Cartier-Bresson award since its inception in …

Long Exposure Photos of Gunfire at Night (A Memorial Day Memory)

In April of 1970 I was near Phu Tai, Vietnam in the 173rd Airborne Brigade Admin Compound. We were pissed off at taking Viet Cong sniper fire from …

In pictures: Raw power of the Sun

As the Sun unleashes the strongest radiation bursts of 2013, BBC News looks at some of the best pictures of our parent star.

Tom Waits – through the lens of photographer Anton Corbijn

Crows, wires, oil stains, cows, dead trees and a vulture – these are the kinds of things that could easily make it into a song by Tom Waits. They …

Photographer Chris McCaw Talks About How He Creates His Sunburned Photos

We first shared photographer Chris McCaw‘s unique “sunburned” photos all the way back in 2010. A happy accident led to the creation of a burned, …

Forrest Aguar: Ikigai

<i>Turn</i><p>I met Forrest Aguar at the 2013 SPE in Chicago. We were both participating in the student portfolio reviews all morning and taking a break in the …

Unbelievable Composite Image of a Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse

This incredible image, which shows a breathtakingly beautiful solar corona surrounding the moon during a total solar eclipse, is actually not one …

Utøya massacre survivors: ‘I bear my scars with dignity’ - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/apr/28/sony-world-photography-awards-anders-behring-breivik<p>720<p>Photographer Andrea Gjestvang's …

My hero

Nadar was the man who introduced me to Paris, and to romanticism. He was the first great French portrait photographer of the 19th century, and a …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Explains How to Take Pictures of Earth from Space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has been serving as one of the International Space Station’s resident photographers. Every day he posts beautiful …

Photog Uses His Imagination to Bring Joy to Boy with Muscular Dystrophy

Slovenia photographer Matej Peljhan has a touching series of photographs titled <i>The Little Prince</i>, which stars a 12-year-old boy named Luka. The …

Sarah Stankey: One for the Birds

Sarah grew up in Madison, Wisconsin and now resides in Milwaukee, where she is studying photography and art history at the Milwaukee Institute of Art …

The Father of Stop Motion Animation and His Films Starring Dead Bugs

Stop motion animation was already being used in the late 1890’s as a way to make objects in films move by “magic,” but full stop-motion animated …

A Blurry Double Standard? A Photo from the Boston Marathon Bombing

Before I begin with an observation of a photo that emerged from yesterday’s horrific bombings, I’d like to first take a moment to acknowledge the …