Daily Picture Show

Can You Hear A Photo? See A Sound? Artist Adam Brown Thinks So

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Brown takes a digital photo, turns it into audio waves, etches them onto a vinyl record and "plays" it back using a turntable.


Before Drone Cameras: Kite Cameras!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

More than 100 years ago, long before remote-controlled drones, a photographer used kites to capture aerial panoramic photographs.


These Are A Few Of Your Favorite Things (In Photos)

Sunday, January 05, 2014

What do the objects you keep say about you? And which ones, if any, are the ones you wouldn't want to live without?


And The Winner Is: The Humped Bladderwort

Monday, December 16, 2013

Here's an awesome photo of an awesome organism with an awesome name. And we couldn't resist.


Brotherhood, Pictures And Life With Cerebral Palsy

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Born five minutes apart, their lives couldn't be more different. And photography, in a way, has brought them together.


Photo Essay: Cape Town Quietly Mourns Mandela

Monday, December 09, 2013

Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown and sent us this essay.


How Photos Can Make Strangers A Little Less Strange

Friday, November 01, 2013

Brandon Stanton challenges the conventional wisdom that you shouldn't talk to strangers.


On The Devil's Promenade, Searching For The Spook Light

Thursday, October 31, 2013

According to legend, it only appears on chance nights, which makes photographing it kind of difficult.


Go Big Or Go Homecoming: Supersized Corsages

Friday, September 06, 2013

The uniquely Texan homecoming tradition of sporting an "explosion of a corsage" goes back decades.


The Beauty Of Bricks In Burkina Faso

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Photographer David Pace says there's not much for tourists in Burkina Faso. And that's what keeps him going back.


Colorizing The March On Washington

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Most photos from this day in history are black-and-white. But what if you could see it in color? A small group on Reddit worked through the weekend to do just that.


What Does Your 'Selfie' Style Say About You?

Thursday, August 22, 2013

"Selfie" may be a new term, but self-portraiture is as old as photography. So what's our fascination with ourselves?


Hard Work, Squared: Selections From Our First Instagram Assignment

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Earlier this month we launched our "Public Square" project. Here are a few of our favorite photos.


Blurring The Border To See Two Sides

Monday, August 19, 2013

Dania Maxwell learned the most important photography lesson from her mom, an immigrant from Argentina: how to have more than one perspective.


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 the latest from National Geographic.


Capturing The Complexities Of The Colorado River

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The task of photographing life along the river felt as big as the river itself.


Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead?

Friday, August 09, 2013

Have you ever been invited to eavesdrop? Now's your chance. And afterward, share what snapshot photography means to you.


Burrowed In Brooklyn: A Little Ukrainian Beach Town

Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York City dwellers know it as Brighton Beach. To some, though, it's "Little Odessa."


This Is Not Just A Story About Prostitution

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

A deep friendship led to an intimate and sensitive portrayal of a somewhat taboo subject. The photos of Eden are taken by Alicia. Her friend.


How Spring Break Changed My Life

Saturday, August 03, 2013

It happened in college, but it's not what you think: A recent college graduate explains how a spring break photo project unexpectedly changed her life.