Historical Photography

Rare Color Photos from World War II

Due to costs and scarcity, the vast majority of photos captured during World War II were shot on black-and-white film. Some images <i>were</i> captured in …

Military History

Stars Turn Out for the Tribeca Film Festival: Pictures

Political History

Photos of Jackie and John F. Kennedy - Richard Avedon Portraits of the Kennedy Family

In honor of the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's birth on May 29, the Smithsonian is featuring a rare exhibit of Richard Avedon portraits of …

Museums

Pictures of critique

Simon During (Queensland): The Eighteenth-Century Origins of Critique. Sverre Raffnsoe (CBS): What is Critique? Critical Turns in the Age of …

History

The 1850s: A Visually Stunning Photographic History of the Crimean War

Some stunning photographic history focussing on the 1850s when the <b>Crimean War</b> took place.<p>A few photographers at that time photographed the war but …

Photography

Gunshot survivors bare all for photographer

New York photographer Kathy Shorr has catalogued the stories and injuries of 101 gunshot survivors across the US.<p>Almost all of her images were captured at the original scene of the shootings and Shorr is adamant that her heroic subjects are survivors, not victims.<p>Photography: Kathy Shorr<p>Video: …

Photography

Southworth & Hawes: The first great American masters of photography.

bring back nostalgia and memories www.vintag.es<p>22 April 2017<p>54 notes<p>vintage<br>• retro<br>• nostalgia<br>• history<br>• black and white<br>• photography<br>• 1800s<br>• 19th …

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Colourised Pics Of Russia’s Female Snipers Who Terrorised Nazis, Including “Lady Death” With 309 Kills

In June 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union with the intent to conquer and enslave its people. In response, over 2000 Russian women enlisted …

Military History

The glorious past of the American theaters

From Glory to Abandonment<p>Once luxurious and crowded with spectators, hundreds of North American theaters and theaters have long waited for an …

Ghost Towns

Historic 19th century pictures brought 'back to life' show evolution of perennial British jobs

Archive photographs<p>from the turn of the century<p>have been expertly re-crafted using the latest technology from computer company Dell.<p>The pictures, …

Photography

Hitler at 50: Color Photos From a Despot's Garish Birthday Bash

The automobile engineer Ferdinand Porsche (in suit), Adolf Hitler and, immediately to Hitler's left, the head of the Ger<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Hugo Jaeger—Time …

History

The first female war photographer killed in action was 26 and had a brilliant career ahead of her

Many of Gerda Taro’s pictures were attributed to Robert Capa<p>Because of her size, stealth, and quickness, and her strawberry blond mane, Gerda Taro …

History

A photo history of automobiles

A means of transport, a part of our culture, a symbol of freedom. The "Autophoto" exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris shows how cars have been depicted in photographs over the past century.<p>You can find out more about European lifestyle and culture in our Euromaxx show. The DW magazine …

Photography

My Disease Gave Me The Opportunity To Visit This Abandoned 19th Century Sanatorium

Băile Govora treatment resort is situated near the Carpathian Mountains and the amazing mineral waters which help cure several lung diseases were …

Photography

8 Photographs Taken Along the Underground Railroad

When escaped slaves set out along the Underground Railroad, they had no tracks to follow. Their “stations” were the houses of sympathetic …

Photography

The Ancient Custom of the Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle Kicking: Pictures

Air Travel

The Day Albert Einstein Died: A Photographer's Story

Albert Einstein's office - just as the Nobel Prize-winning physicist left it - taken mere hours after Einstein died, Pri<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ralph Morse—Time …

Photography

Photo Of The Day By Archie Tucker

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Bird On A Rock Art” by Archie Tucker. Location: Saguaro National Park, Arizona.<p>See more of Archie Tucker’s photography …

Nature Photography

The Inventor and The Thief / Snap Judgment, "Legacy"

When a brilliant inventor was robbed of his life’s work, his son did the the only reasonable thing: he became a robber. Walter is currently producing …

Art

RFK Funeral Train – Rarely Seen Photographs by Paul Fusco Offer a Unique and Moving Perspective on a Nation in Mourning

On June 5th, 1968, less than three months after the murder of the civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy was assassinated in Los …

Photography

LI Lawyer Discovers Photos Of Grandfather Celebrating Passover Seder On The Front Lines Of WWII

<b>GREAT NECK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — A Long Island man has uncovered historic family photos showing Jewish-American soldiers observing Passover on the …

Diaspora

Dorothea Lange in Oregon

Dorothea Lange, 1936<p>One of America’s best-known photographers, Dorothea Lange captured some of the most evocative and recognizable images of Oregon …

Social Studies

Watch: Before Ansel Adams, this photographer captured the majesty of Yosemite

Photographer Carleton Watkins hauled two tons of equipment into the wilderness<p>The striated details of a giant sequoia’s bark, the unforgettable rock …

Photography

The forgotten shops of Derby – in pictures

Founded in 1865, Derby-based WW Winter is the longest running photography business in Britain. These pictures from their archives cast a glance back to the shopping scene in the east Midlands city around the turn of the 20th century

Nostalgia

Famous B&W Photos Turned into Color by a 21-Year-Old Whiz

Marina Amaral is a 21-year-old Brazilian retoucher who is receiving widespread acclaim for her work adding color to famous historical B&W …

Photography

Watch: The Documerica project was a grim but powerful look at our environmental failures

In the early days of the EPA, hundreds of photographers captured a visual record of what we were doing to the world<p>When the Environmental Protection …

Environment

This land is your land: 19th-century US landscapes – in pictures

From epic vistas to the churn of industry, 19th-century American photographers captured a country beginning to define its identity

Photography

California Drought, Then and Now, in Pictures

Climate Change

Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Opens “More Than a Picture” May 5

More than 150 photographs and related objects will be on display in the exhibition “More Than a Picture: Selections From the Photography Collection …

Museums

From Here to the Cemetery in the City of Stone

Počitelj, “the city of stone” (as named by Ivo Andrić, the Yugoslav writer), is a small village in Bosnia and Herzegovina located close to the Neretva River.<p>During the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1990s, the Croatian Ustashe armed groups forced the village’s inhabitants to flee their homes, …

Photography