Photography

Planes, Frames and Automobiles
March 02, 2015

The latest entry in a genre of photography in which actual events look like special effects from movies. 

"People Were Just Pulling Out Plastic Bags With Remnants of Bodies"
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario tells the story behind five war photos
February 05, 2015

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario tells the story behind five war photos.

What It's Like to Lose a Daughter to an Eating Disorder
December 15, 2014

"The most uncomfortable aspect of eating disorders is death."

Turning the Machines that Keep Patients Alive Into Art
October 30, 2014

Piles of pacemakers, heart and lung machines...

The Emily Dickinson of Photography Left Thousands of Negatives Behind When She Died
She secretly took some of the most moving photos of the twentieth century
October 28, 2014

She took some of the most moving photos of the 20th century—and hid the negatives away in storage lockers.

This Iranian Photographer is Tired of Explaining Life in Iran
So she captures everyday life to show people instead
October 26, 2014

As an Iranian living in Malaysia, Motlaq finds herself constantly called upon as the token expert about her homeland. “I’ve been out of Iran for ten years,” she says, “and suddenly I’ve become an Iranian who has to answer so many questions about my country.”

Photographical Twins: Uncanny Images of Ocean and Desert
October 06, 2014

A peaceful, startling stillness. 

Can You Tell From This Photo If Oscar Pistorius Is Guilty?
September 24, 2014

This image is worthless as evidence but dripping with meaning.

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