Photojournalism

Beautiful Images of the Arctic Expose a Darker Truth

The Arctic is melting faster than any other place in the world. NY City-based photographer Diane Tuft set out to document the area before the effects …

Photography

16 Photographs That Show What Life is Really Like in North Korea

Visitors wait to enter the Museum of Natural History in Pyongyang on Sept. 28, 2016.<br>Ed Jones—AFP/Getty Images<p>1 of 16<p>Every six weeks, Agence …

Korean Peninsula

And the Winners of the Most Prestigious Environmental Award Are ...

The Goldman Environmental Foundation announced today the six recipients of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world's largest award for …

Environment

Vivian Maier Estate Sues Jeffrey Goldstein for Copyright, Trademark Infringement

The Estate of Vivian Maier has sued collector Jeffrey Goldstein for copyright infringement and other claims, alleging unauthorized copying, …

Street Photography

Winners of the 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award for women photographers

Stephanie Sinclair has been named as the winner of the 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, which celebrates women photographers …

Refugees

Drawing Your Dream Man

<i>This week Lens is featuring photographers from around the world who have been chosen to attend the fifth annual New York Portfolio Review.</i><p>Only a few things can upstage it, besides life and death (though often it can be the cause of both). It is the most maddening, hopeful and magical state of …

Photography

'Historique': how the media reported the French election – in pictures

Newspaper front pages from around the world report the surprising result of the first round of the French presidential race in which Emmanuel Macron, an independent centrist, beat Marine Le Pen into second place

France

Apple Maps gets transit mode for Paris

TechCrunch:<p>Apple is finally adding transit options to its Maps app for the city of Paris. Starting today, you can use Apple Maps to calculate …

Google Maps

An Exhibition Shows How Black Women Challenged the Art World

Carrie Mae Weems, Family Reunion, 1978-84.<br>Carrie Mae Weems<p>1 of 10<p><i>We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85</i> is a new show at the Brooklyn …

Aesthetics

Trump Calls @AstroPeggy at the International Space Station

The astronaut Peggy Whitson, who early Monday surpassed the 534-day record for most time in space by an American, received a congratulatory call about nine hours later from President Trump and his daughter Ivanka.<p>President Trump called the International Space Station from the Oval Office, …

NASA

Watching Their Dust: Photographing Players in Pollination

Spend just a few minutes in a garden this time of year, and you will likely see a pollinator buzzing or fluttering from flower to flower. While most of us are aware of this vitally important ecosystem service, the act itself — the transfer of pollen from stamen to stigma via tiny feet, wings, …

Nature

The Spirit of Selena

Fans of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Mexican-American singer who was murdered in 1995 at age 23, have never stopped celebrating her life and music. On April 8, Emily Berl, 32, an artist and photographer, attended the Selena Fan Gathering at Plaza de la Raza in Lincoln Park, near her home in Los …

The Arts

Bill O’Reilly Is Gone, But Fox News’ Legal Nightmare Continues

The Murdochs hoped firing Bill O’Reilly would signal a changing culture at Fox News. “We want to underscore our consistent commitment to fostering a …

Sexism

Greg Girard: Under Vancouver

<i>When I started making these photographs, especially the pictures of people in the mid-1970s, I felt like I was photographing a world nobody knew</i> …

Social Sciences

The 20 photographs of the week

Protests in Caracas, mass dancing in Pyongyang, the Paris shooting and anti-government protests in Istanbul – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Photography

Young Pole-Vaulter’s Career Path Looks Like His Soaring Vault

LAFAYETTE, La. — A pole-vaulting runway extends about 125 feet from the side of the Duplantis family’s Acadian-style home, under a gate and into the backyard, where it ends at a foam landing pit, floodlit by a light made for an oil rig.<p>It was, until recently, the training site for the family’s …

Rio Olympics

The week in politics

U.S. Politics

Houston's Pension Bill, and Pulitzer Prize-Winner David Fahrenthold: Tuesday's Show (April 18, 2017)

Announcing the 2017 Joop Swart Masterclass Participants

The announcement was made at the World Press Photo Festival in Amsterdam, and follows the March 2017 statement in which the 187 nominees were …

Photography

The coming British bloodbath: Theresa May’s “snap election” will be an epic disaster for the left. But why?

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party may be wiped off the map in the surprise British election. What the hell went wrong?<p>British politics has gone horribly wrong. Not as outrageously, garishly wrong as American politics — our version of the post-liberal neo-nationalist horror show involves fewer special …

Theresa May

Copyright & Censorship on Instagram: How Marie Claire Stole My Photo

Yesterday I found out that one of my photos was misused, stolen if you ask me, by a major international company. Sadly this type of thing is so …

Instagram

7 Incredible Photo Stories You Absolutely Can’t Miss

Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the web.<p>Posted on April 21, 2017, 21:45 GMT<p>Peter Garritano’s images are a classic example of what good portraiture should be. Instead of trying to keep a singular aesthetic to build a body of work, his series <i>Seeking</i>, which …

Journalism

Brutality in the illegal clinics that claim to 'cure' homosexuality in Ecuador

“Four years ago a friend told me about these clinics that try to convert gay people and transexuals, and at that time I hadn’t come out to my …

Photography

The Modern Democracy of Photojournalism: The Digital Era...

We live in a world driven by immediacy.<p>We have countless sources of information through our various social media platforms.<p>The curious dynamics …

Street Photography

These GIFs Bring Massive Tornados to Life

Tilden, Nebraska on July 17, 2015. Mike Hollingshead<p>The first storm Mike Hollingshead chased almost killed him. On May 16, 1999, Hollingshead set out …

Photography

Darryl Shaw is quiet, humble &#8212; and $63 million later, Ybor's big new player

TAMPA — Darryl Shaw first ventured into Ybor City real estate in 1988, just after he finished a bachelor's degree in international business at Brown …

Real Estate

Ring of honor

Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes likes “combat” sports. When she was an exchange student at Plymouth South High, the native of Poland went out for the …

Boxing

The Luminous Endowment Grant Winners - April 2017 - Luminous Landscape

The Luminous Endowment Grant Winners – April 2017<p>We are delighted to announce the Winners of the first series of <b>Luminous Endowment Grants</b> for …

Philanthropy

Instagram "Pods" Are the New Bots

Ever since Instagram moved its feed from a straightforward chronological posting scheme to an algorithmically sorted, Facebook-style presentation, …

Instagram

Navy vet, 83, fashions cheap solution to save children's museum exhibit

TAMPA — KidsPort was in bad shape.<p>The popular Glazer Children's Museum exhibit was about to be closed two to three months for a repair job estimated …

Military History