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WNYC News

Twenty Years of Life in Hidden Areas of New York City

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The New York Public Library is showing about 80 photos by William Meyers, who captured scenes from under-explored areas of the outer boroughs for 20 years.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The World Through a Photographer's Eye

Friday, March 27, 2015

 For the last 40 years, Sebastião Salgado has traveled the continents, witnessing some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Capturing Conflict Is What She Does

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lynsey Addario has worked as a photojournalist around the world, documenting insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq, burned villages in Darfur, and violence against women in the Congo. 

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: At 17, Humza Deas Puts Shame in Your Instagram Game

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Humza Deas is 17, he's been on Instagram for two years, and he has over 100,000 followers. Here's how he did it.
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Money Talking

Uber Worth More Than $40 Billion. Come Again?

Friday, January 16, 2015

Venture capitalists are pumping billions into private tech companies. But soaring valuations and newly-minted billionaires leave some wondering if we're plunging into another bubble. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Melissa Clark on Alternative Thanksgiving, Jazz singer Sheila Jordan, Growing Up in the Bronx

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

An Astronaut's View From Space

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Manhattan at 3:45 a.m., the Nile lit up by the lights of Cairo, and Venice all look pretty incredible from space. Here are 11 of astronaut Chris Hadfield's best photographs.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Invisible Photographer Who Captured The Great Depression

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dorothea Lange's photography, which includes the iconic image "Migrant Mother," defined the images of the Great Depression. Yet few know her story, struggles, and profound body of work.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Marty Stuart on Photographing Music Legends and Eccentric Americans

Thursday, August 14, 2014

He began photographing what he called "the history in the making" going on around him when he was a teenager, on tour with Lester Flatt.

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Studio 360

Like Shopkeeper, Like Shop

Monday, May 19, 2014

Photographer Vladimir Antaki travels the world capturing shopkeepers in their shops, discovering order in the dizzying array of merchandise.

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Studio 360

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Pictures

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Vik Muniz rearranges hundreds of found photos, reclaiming discarded memories and reminding us of the universal stories they carry.

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WNYC News

Bill Cunningham's Shots of Historic Dresses Matched to Famous Buildings

Saturday, March 15, 2014

The New York Times' street fashion photographer Bill Cunningham spent eight years in the 1960s and 1970s documenting the facades of well-known New York City Buildings.

The pictures, now on view at the New York Historical Society, feature Cunningham's fellow photographer Editta Sherman posing in period clothing in front of ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The View from the Top of One World Trade

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Time Magazine was given exclusive access to be the first to photograph from the top of One World Trade. Hear about the technology behind the project and what it was like to see the city from the tallest building in the West.

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Radiolab

Go Where Raisins Swell Into Grapes, And Lemons Light The Sky

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Come to a place where peppers are so hot, fire trucks come to douse them. Pomegranates explode like grenades there, spaghetti threatens innocent sailors, and the moon is made of cinnamon. Two French food photographers imagine all this, and then let a polar bear water-ski through a plate of marshmallows.

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The Takeaway

Relearning Language Through Photography

Thursday, January 02, 2014

More than five years ago, photographer Rachael Jablo developed chronic migraines. As a side effect of the medication she took to help treat those migraines, Jablo developed aphasia which caused her to lose her ability to remember language. Slowly, she was able to speak but could no longer remember certain words to identify simple objects or feelings. Eventually, she came up with the idea of using photography as a way to relearn language.

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Soundcheck

'Rock And Roll Stories': Four Decades Photographing Music's Biggest Stars

Friday, December 06, 2013

For a long time, Lynn Goldsmith didn’t want to be known as a “rock and roll photographer.” Yet with her new book, Rock And Roll Stories, she’s embraced the label. The collection collects four decades worth of photos and behind-the-scenes tales about music's biggest stars.

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Radiolab

Otzi Confirms: Tattoos Have Always Been Cool

Monday, November 25, 2013

Producer Andy Mills takes a close look at Ötzi's ink -- the roughly 5,300-year-old Iceman has more than 50 tattoos etched into his skin. (PS: If you haven't listened yet, check out our latest short, all about Ötzi, An Ice-Cold Case).

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Radiolab

An Eyeful of Otzi

Monday, November 25, 2013

After you listen to our latest short, An Ice-Cold Case, check out these photos of Ötzi the Iceman (seriously, listen first or else this post will ruin a few surprises...).

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Soundcheck

Picks Three: Bruce Weber

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Fashion photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber is best known for his ad campaigns for Calvin Klein. But he's also the man behind the Chet Baker documentary Let's Get Lost, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Weber is the subject of a retrospective at New York's Film Forum, and joins Soundcheck for a jazz-tinged Pick Three.

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WNYC News

Shipping Containers as Photo Galleries

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Forty-five shipping containers full of pictures are parked at Brooklyn Bridge Park. They are part of the pop-up photography show Photoville.

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