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Morning Edition

How Kodak's Shirley Cards Set Photography's Skin-Tone Standard

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Named for the original model — an employee of Kodak — the portraits were used by photo labs to calibrate printers. But until the 1970s, that model was always white.

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Soundcheck

Jimmy Page On A Lifetime In Rock 'N' Roll; Benjamin Booker Plays Live

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist reflects on his long musical career and his new book of photos. And young New Orleans rocker Benjamin Booker performs in the Soundcheck studio.

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Studio 360

Trading Travel for Photography

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Shantanu Starick once dreamed of quitting his day job to pursue photography full-time — now he's traveled the world shooting photos, without spending a dollar.
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Soundcheck

Moby's Post-Apocalyptic Dream

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Step inside the audio-visual world of Moby's cult-inhabited, post-apocalyptic America. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Humans of the World

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Back from a UN-sponsored world tour, "Humans of New York" photographer Brandon Stanton talks about the photographs he took of humans around the world.

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Studio 360

Rooftop Giants: New York Water Towers

Monday, October 20, 2014

Photographer Ronnie Farley says every New York water tower has a personality: "Some have faces, some are clustered together like families."
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WNYC News

New York City, in Billboard-Sized Prints

Sunday, October 19, 2014

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Taiwanese artist Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao has walked the five boroughs for a decade capturing the city's people and places with groundbreaking technique. 

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WNYC News

Regulars from What Once Was the Gayest Bar in NY

Friday, October 17, 2014

Sheldon Nadelman bartended at a bar across from the Port Authority until it closed in 1982 and shot thousands of pictures of his customers.

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Fiesta Fan Photos: Your Dishes On Display

Friday, October 17, 2014

NPR listeners recently threw open their kitchen cabinets and showed off their collections of the brightly colored Fiesta dishware line: stacks of mix-and-match plates, favorite mugs, family heirlooms.

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Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors

Saturday, October 04, 2014

October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Apartheid Through the Eyes of One of South Africa’s First Black Photojournalists

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In the mid-1960s, photojournalist Ernest Cole risked his freedom to reveal the realities of life under apartheid. A new exhibition celebrates Cole's work. 

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All Things Considered

Meeting Country Music's Superstars: Behind Each Portrait, A Story

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Nashville-based photographer Raeanne Rubenstein recalls working with charismatic stars like Johnny Cash. Jerry Lee Lewis, on the other hand, dodged her (and his audience) by leaping out a window.

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WNYC News

The State of Planet Earth in Black and White

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado has documented workers and migrations. "Genesis" presents 200 pictures of pristine remote regions, indigenous people and wildlife.

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Features

ICYMI: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, September 26, 2014

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Your favorite bands are (sort of) faking it on stage. Alan Cumming chats with a blind photographer. New York in 101 Objects. Here are the week’s top stories, all in one playlist.

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WNYC News

A Photo Village in Shipping Containers

Sunday, September 21, 2014

 Photoville is back at Brooklyn Bridge Park presenting the work of about 400 new and veteran photographers.

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Studio 360

Photographer John Dugdale Lost His Sight, But Not His Vision

Friday, September 19, 2014

Photographer John Dugdale went blind at the height of his early career. In the years since, he’s figured out how to continue photographing the images he sees in his mind.

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Studio 360

Woven Portraits: Photos that Capture Two Moments in Time

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

David Samuel Stern weaves photographs together to create portraits with an eerie, holographic effect. 
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PRI's The World

Graphic images of war are hard to stomach — but some say they're necessary

Thursday, September 11, 2014

When news outlets decide to publish graphic photos of war and violence, they often face censorship, opposition or anger for doing so. In the wake of the release of ISIS beheading videos, one journalist argues that there is value in bearing witness to war, even its ugliest parts.

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Morning Edition

Minor White, Who Lived A Life In Photographs, Saw Images As Mirrors

Thursday, September 11, 2014

White was an outsider with a quirky sense of humor who used photography to look inward. He died in 1976, and now an exhibit at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles celebrates his work.

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Fishko Files

Photo League

Thursday, September 11, 2014

In New York starting in 1932 The Photo League had a mission to gather and support photographers who took realistic pictures that might someday bring about social change.

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