Historical Photography

The stunning photographs of Irving Penn are some of the 20th century’s best

The master photographer has a new retrospective at the Met<p>When you spend 60 years making pictures every day, you get pretty damn good at it. Take …


'Capturing History: The Photography of Chim' Review: The Past Made Personal

Tel Aviv<p>‘Capturing History: The Photography of Chim” is part of Magnum Photo’s 70th-anniversary celebration. In 1947, David “Chim” Seymour, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and George Rodger founded the cooperative agency; great photojournalists, they wanted independence to pursue only the …

The Arts

Trump Attends Bastille Day in Paris: Pictures

United States

Pictures of the Week 7.13.17


Trump, Putin and the G20 Summit in Pictures

Narendra Modi

A Shift in Focus | Rangefinder

For many wedding photographers, covering the events from the big day can be stressful, and doing it weekend after weekend can be a drain—both on …


Pictures of the Week 7.6.17


How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait

WASHINGTON — In 1842, America was still young, incomplete and sadly lacking in monuments that might declare it singular. A photograph of Niagara Falls was the only American image included that year in a French picture book of “the most remarkable monuments of the globe.” Western explorations would …


South Korean coffee artist recreates Munch's The Scream in cream – in pictures

Barista Lee Kang-bin is taking coffee art to the next level, recreating miniatures of famous paintings, including Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, on foamy cups of java at his central Seoul cafe


How photography became a hobby of the Romanovs

The early 1900s witnessed a global photo revolution, and the Russian royal family was not immune to this trend. This series of pictures from 1915-1916 shows the daily lives and characters of the Romanov family and their closest circle.<p>The royal family shared an interest in photography, which was …

Royal Family

“Vitruvian Camera” Mens Artwear

Description<p>Mens t-shirt with original artwork “Vitruvian Camera”<p>Additional information<p>Color<p>Black<p>Size<p>Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large

Eric Kim

Octoraro Creek, Pennsylvania

Location<br>Designated for conservation efforts in 1983 as one of 13 Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers, Octoraro Creek is a 22-mile-long tributary of the …

Landscape Photography

In Through the Camera's Lens: Savage Station

In July 1862, Mathew B. Brady put his photographs of the recent Peninsula Campaign on display at his gallery at Broadway and West 10th Street in New …


These Candid Photographs Taken by Servicemen Show How Young U.S Soldiers Saw Life in Wartime Vietnam

The photographs are almost banal.<br>In contrast to most images of a war that still reverberates decades later, they show soldiers lazing, showing off …


Photographer Uses 19th Century Techniques To Create Striking Photos Of The Erie Canal

The upstate NY artist took his tintype photography studio on the road and began photographing Erie Canal locks at locations across New York State. …


12 striking photos from World War One brought to life with colour

Military History

Top 10 Painting Tips for Creating Stronger Compositions in Your Art

Strong composition in a painting is a characteristic that is not measurable or quantifiable and is based on different elements and the relationships …

Landscape Photography

California’s Wine Industry was Built on Slave Labor

During the 1850s gold rush, vineyard owners used an army of enslaved Native American workers.<p>It’s going to be a long summer for California winemakers. The labor shortage is so acute in Napa and Sonoma counties that grape growers are trucking in workers from miles away and paying them higher wages. …


Racially charged news photos from the riots of 1967 tell a problematic story

Because photographers were largely safe with authorities, the pictures show a stark power divide<p>Unlike today, when breaking news events are covered …


20 fascinating vintage photos of British holidaymakers frolicking by the seaside from the early 20th century.

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These Abandoned Places In The US Territories Will Change Your Understanding Of The USA

An American Stonehenge. World War II tanks and bunkers still standing in jungles and on beaches. A cable car spanning one of the South Pacific’s most …


Portraits from a Genocide

Photographs act as records, and records are what the Nazis and Khmer Rouge sought to create during their brutal genocides of the 20th century. …


The Photographer Who Redefined Realism in Post-War Japan

To coincide with the release of a new book charting his exceptional career, Holly Black introduces the legacy of Japanese photographer Domon …


Hospital At Abandoned Cold War Afb In Montana

Built for the Cold War and abandoned soon after, this place was designed to house over 10,000 military personnel and their families.<p>Since it closed, …


Who took the greatest sports photograph of the 20th Century?

Marvin E Newman was nine years old when he began accompanying his five maternal uncles, all movie projectionists, to work. It was 1937, and picture palaces were springing up all over New York. If Newman helped carry the tins of film required to play the weekend features back to back, he was left to …

20th Century

Victorian husbands and wives

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Spectacular postcards capture 1890s France in vibrant color


23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.<p>Posted on June 08, 2017, 21:38 GMT<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière made history by transforming the monochromatic world of photography into vibrant color with their new invention, the Autochrome Lumière.<p>In the years before …


'Lost' early photographs shed light on Sudan's Nuba and Latuka tribes

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is well established that the beautiful and beguiling black-and-white photographs made by George Rodger in 1948 and 1949 -- most famously of the indigenous people of the Nuba mountains, in the former central Sudanese province of Kordofan, and the Latuka and other tribes of southern Sudan …