Photojournalism

Controversial Chinese Photographer Ren Hang Dies at 29

VIEW GALLERY | 3 PHOTOS<p>Ren Hang, 2015, C-print Edition of 10.<br>Ren Hang<p>1 of 3<p>Chinese photographer and poet, Ren Hang, has died at the age of 29. His …

Photography

Winners of Pictures of the Year International

Pete Muller was named Photographer of the Year in the 74th Pictures of the Year International competition, for a portfolio that largely explores concepts of masculinity. Marcus Yam of The Los Angeles Times was named Newspaper Photographer of the Year.<p>The New York Times took the Angus McDougall …

Journalism

How Snapchat, Instagram & Apple Are Reinventing Photography

The next chapter of Snapchat's life will begin over the coming months, as parent company Snap, Inc. goes public with an initial offering that could …

Snapchat

The Most Famous Photographs of All Time

It is often said that a photograph is worth a thousand words. Famous photographs created throughout the history of the medium have managed to …

Photography

Rep. Charlie Crist is divorcing his wife, Carole

ST. PETERSBURG — After nine years of marriage, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has filed for divorce.

Marriage

Life and death: Anti-Japanese order devastated S.F. citizens

The directives started in late December 1941, with a command for San Francisco citizens of Japanese ancestry to surrender their cameras and …

San Francisco Bay

Bill for capping school suspension lengths dies

The back-and-forth battle over capping the lengths of school suspensions, particularly for young students, ended Thursday when the last bill on the …

Education

The Week in Pictures: Feb. 24, 2017

Photos by The New York Times and by photographers from around the world.<p><i>Follow @nytimesphoto on Twitter. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram.</i>

How These 6 Instagram Photographers Got a Million Followers

Chris Burkard<p>Four years ago, Chris Buckard was on a trip in Iceland (he has been there 27 times) shooting surfers when one of them introduced him to …

Instagram

The True and Untold Stories of The Black Panthers

In 1981, one year before the dissolution of the Black Panther Party, co-founder Bobby Seale told a full college auditorium, “Today we don’t need …

Photography

The week in 31 photos

Photos: The week in 31 photos<p>Workers lift up a toppled gravestone at the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery in University City, Missouri, on Tuesday, February 21. More than 100 grave markers were vandalized at the Jewish cemetery, police said. The vandalism report came on a day the White House …

Photography

Into the Land of Polka Dots and Mirrors, With Yayoi Kusama

WASHINGTON — The exhibition “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” at the Hirshhorn Museum is great fun if you like to be dazzled by rooms whose mirrored interiors create countless, ever-diminishing reflections of themselves and anything in them. And who doesn’t?<p>Ms. Kusama, who was born in Japan in 1929, …

Artists

Vice goes inside Syria to show what media censorship really looks like

Inspired by President Trump, Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer, the press frequently invokes the specter of ominous reality control as exercised by …

Syria

The Men Who Captured The Art Of War

In praise of the most heroic photojournalists of the past century<p>They are the men and women who shaped our understanding of war, who used the camera …

History

Tampa sign spinners twirl to the World Sign Spinning Championships (w/video)

TAMPA — On a cloudy afternoon in Tampa's V.M. Ybor neighborhood, four young men with eyes squinted in concentration stood clutching duct-taped edges …

Swarat Ghosh – Beyond Street

For me in the street I normally try to catch the emotions more than anything. For me “Content” is the King. As long as I am getting strong subjects …

Street Photography

12 African American Photographers You Should Follow Right Now

John Edmonds<p>Year and City of Birth: 1989, Washington, D.C.<p>"Johns Edmonds is a gifted young artist with a penetrating eye. With an insight and subtle …

Photography

See photojournalism evolve across the front pages of the New York Times

Why it matters to you<p>Just how important is photography to journalism? This one-minute watch offers a glimpse into the growth of photojournalism from …

Journalism

Watch This: The Evolution of Photographs on The New York Times Front Pages

Josh Begley composes a small peek into photography's climb to the front page<p>In a fun glance through media history, self-described data artist Josh …

Journalism

Remembering the Horrific Exile of Thousands of People

73 years ago today, the lives of nearly half a milion Chechen and Ingush people changed forever when Stalin ordered their deportation to remote parts …

History

A Lesson From the 1940s: ‘America Is Capable of Being Un-American’

In the spring of 1942, the federal government hired a small group of photographers to document the relocation and incarceration of about 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry, most of whom were United States citizens living on the West Coast. Some of the photographs were used for propaganda purposes …

Social Studies

A Sense of Place: Photographs by Stefanie Klavens, Sarah Malakoff and Remi Thornton

©Stefanie Klavens, Blue Room<p>The <b>Dana Hall Art Gallery</b> at The Dana Hall School in Wellesley, MA presents an exhibition, <b>A Sense of Place</b>, running Feb. …

Aesthetics

Bill Cunningham’s Legacy Looms Large at Discussion of Street Style

New York Times fashion and street style photographer Bill Cunningham, who died last June, was an institution, as the many memorials and tributes to …

Journalism

Alex Majoli, Skēnē

Italian photographer Alex Majoli documents the thin line between reality and theatre in a series of photographs, which will be on view from February …

Congo

Rep. Jason Chaffetz: People at my town hall 'intended to bully and intimidate' me

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who recently faced a heated group of constituents at a town hall in his home state of Utah, said Tuesday that attendees intended to "bully and intimidate" him.<p>"They're welcome to come yell and scream," Chaffetz said on the Kilmeade and Friends radio program. …

Politics

Tales From a Street Photographer in St. Petersburg

When I asked Alexander Petrosyan to tell me why St. Petersburg is a great place for street photography, he answered honestly. It isn’t. It’s usually …

Photography

Look at me! 27 must-see selfies from February

Photos: Look at me! 27 must-see selfies from February<p>Rock star Bruce Springsteen acknowledges Jessica Bloom's selfie during a February 7 concert in Sydney.<p>Hide Caption<p>1 of 27<p>Photos: Look at me! 27 must-see selfies from February<p>A couple takes a Valentine's Day selfie in front of a hotel in St. …

Selfies

The street artist who paints wheat silos

<b>A steady stream of onlookers has gathered since the first brushstroke touched the towering grain silos.</b><p>The paint is barely dry on the portrait of the schoolgirl gazing down from the top of the 30m (100ft) structure and already it is the talk of the town.<p>The artist is Guido van Helten who has made a …

Street Art

Paul Nicklen Captures the Beauty and Fragility of the Polar Regions

To counter contemporary political discourses denying climate change, we need only turn our heads to the polar regions to understand the urgency of …

Photography

Mesmerizing video shows every New York Times front page since 1852

Looking for a history lesson that's less than a minute long? A video from self-described data artist Josh Begley is just that. It shows every New …

Photography