Photography

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.”

War Photographers Pay Tribute to Their Colleagues
October 17, 2014

Sheer bravery, in images.

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.

Color Photography Existed During World War I. Here Are Eight Rare Examples.
August 20, 2014

Not everything was black and white back then.

Vintage Photos by the Man Whom Ansel Adams Called a "Roving Genius of Mind and Mountains"
August 19, 2014

Seven stunning images from the mountaineer, explorer, cartographer, and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn.

This Young Man's Grandmother Died Unexpectedly. His Moving Photographs Document His Family's Grief.
August 18, 2014

Goseong Choi traveled to his family's remote South Korean village after losing his grandmother.

Strangely Beautiful Photos of Tiny Bugs
July 23, 2014

Using science to photograph the tiniest beetles.

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