Coburn Dukehart

Coburn Dukehart appears in the following:

Brotherhood, Pictures And Life With Cerebral Palsy

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Chris Capozziello was born first. And five minutes later, Nick arrived.

"Things seemed fine, but they were not fine," says Chris.

Nick had cerebral palsy.

The rest of the story unfolds slowly over time. Chris develops normally. Nick suffers from painful cramps that distort his body, and lives at home ...


A Serengeti Safari From The Safety Of Your Desk

Friday, August 16, 2013

We don't often write about multimedia presentations — but if you haven't already seen it, you really should check out National Geographic's immersive project about the Serengeti lions.

Photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson spent more than two years gathering footage of the Vumbi ...


The Heart Of The Art: Behind A Special Father's Day Story At NPR

Thursday, August 08, 2013

As many of our listeners can attest, NPR loves a good story. We're always striving to find new and better ways to capture people's real experiences - the sights and sounds of life - for you. So when Coburn Dukehart, from NPR's Multimedia department, brought together two generations of Irish ...


This Is Not Just A Story About Prostitution

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

First, a word of warning: This story features photos about prostitution. But under the surface, it's more than that. It's a story about photographic access, and how a friendship led to an intimate portrayal of a taboo subject. These are not just photos about prostitution; they're photos about a woman ...


Help Us Solve An 'NPR' Camera Mystery

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A few days ago I got an email that contained a bit of a mystery.

It said:

"We have a small antique store in Toronto and have come across a pre-1950s Kalart Range Finder Crown Graphic camera made by Graflex Inc., with the etched inscription 'NPR, NY' on it. ...


Like Father, Like Son: Creating Art In A Time Of Troubles

Friday, June 14, 2013

When I first stumbled across the photographs of Bobbie Hanvey, I thought I had found an undiscovered master — perhaps another sort of Vivian Maier. My heart skipped a beat. But when I dug a little deeper, I realized that he was quite well-known in Northern Ireland, where he ...


One Of These Shells Is Not Like The Others

Friday, May 03, 2013

Diana Zlatanovski is a perfectionist — in the wonderful way that an anthropologist, photographer and museologist should be. She works with cultural artifacts at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and has immersed herself in the significance of collections for a decade.

That time spent studying the intricacy of ...


Things Come (Very, Very) Apart

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Todd McLellan must have a lot of fun at his job.

How else to explain someone who meticulously dismantles, then painstakingly rearranges hundreds of tiny parts of machinery. And that's before he throws everything into the air.

The Toronto-based commercial photographer was the kind of kid who always took things ...


A Historic Community Dismantled In Peru

Monday, April 29, 2013

Elie Gardner and Oscar Durand moved to Lima, Peru, in 2010, and every time they flew in or out, they noticed a large farmland by the airport. The husband and wife photojournalists began to wonder why there was so much land in the middle of an urban area, and who ...


The World Is, Quite Literally, Her Canvas

Monday, April 22, 2013

If the world was your canvas, how would you decorate it?

Today is Earth Day, so we decided to highlight Wendy Gold, who puts a new spin on vintage globes with fantastical applications of butterflies, fish, flowers and messages of peace.

The California-based artist previously spent 10 years decoupaging toilet ...


Finding Beauty In A Baseball, After The Last Pitch

Monday, April 01, 2013

As a new season of Major League Baseball begins, one photographer focuses on baseballs past — that is, baseballs that have lain dormant well after their last pitch.

For years, photographer Don Hamerman walked his dog near an old baseball diamond in Stamford, Conn. And in all different seasons, in ...


In Hindu Ritual, Nepali Women Are Banished Once A Month

Thursday, February 28, 2013

It took a long journey, several 10-hour jeep rides, and many bumpy unpaved roads for photographer Allison Shelley and writer Allyn Gaestel to reach the rural villages in Nepal where women practice chaupadi.

Chaupadi is a traditional Hindu practice that banishes menstruating women — considered unclean — from the rest ...


Losing 160 Pounds, One Photo At A Time

Monday, September 24, 2012

Julia Kozerski lost 160 pounds in one year and documented her changing body by taking photos in dressing rooms. The images tell a poignant story of transition and self-discovery along the way.