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Morning Edition

9 Ridiculously Cute Underwater Puppies (You're Welcome)

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Seth Casteel explains the logistics of shooting his latest book: "I'm wearing a dog costume so that the dogs can feel like I'm one of the pack. ... Just kidding. ... I usually just wear a wet suit."

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China Gets A Big Dose Of Fine Art Photography

Sunday, September 07, 2014

China's largest fair devoted to fine art photography opened in Shanghai this weekend. The first-time event includes more than 500 works from photographers around the world.

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Soundcheck

Deborah Feingold: Capturing Music In Pictures For 30 Years

Friday, September 05, 2014

Deborah Feingold has been taking photos of iconic musicians for 30-plus years. She joins host John Schaefer to talk about her favorite portraits, collected in a new book called Music.

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PRI's The World

Meet The Brady Bunch, Asian-American style — courtesy of photographer Michael Jang

Friday, September 05, 2014

Most of us never imagine our family photos will end up in, say, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Neither did the famous photographer Michael Jang. Then he realized the photos he took as a college student gave a rare glimpse of a Chinese American family growing up in the heyday of The Brady Bunch.

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PRI's The World

After 20 years abroad, an American photojournalist turns his lens homeward

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

After college, photojournalist David Guttenfelder set off to find freelance work abroad. Twenty years later, he's back in the US and photographing his home country for the first time.

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Morning Edition

Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

A Yale University project has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946. Now there's an online tool to explore them.

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All Things Considered

New GoPro Camera Harness Captures Dog's-Eye View

Saturday, August 30, 2014

This past week, the camera maker GoPro unveiled the Fetch harness, which allows people to attach the durable cameras to their dogs. The company was inspired by some DIY efforts at pet videography.

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WNYC News

The History of Blacks in Photos, Before Michael Brown

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The #iftheygunnedmedown hashtag is the latest example of concern over how African Americans have been portrayed — or not — in photography.

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WNYC News

In an Era of Selfies, Is Straight Photography Art?

Friday, August 22, 2014

Garry Winogrand's retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum reminds us of the virtues of the style known as "straight photography."

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Studio 360

Father & Son, Show & Tell

Friday, August 22, 2014

A photographer father and his young son collaborated on a book that helped them deal with a haunting absence in their family. A decade later, they’re still working together.

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Studio 360

Poetry in Sexts & Music History in Drag

Friday, August 22, 2014

Patricia Lockwood writes NSFW poetry, a punk rock teen finds her calling in opera, and avant-drag performer Taylor Mac reimagines American pop music — all 24 decades of it.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

North Koreans Have Wedding Photographers, Too

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

They also have smiling school kids and synchronized dance festivals. A professional photographer shares her view of everyday life in the world’s most isolated country.  

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All Things Considered

In Work Of Ferguson Photographer, Snapshots Of Chaos

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Scott Olson, a photojournalist with Getty Images, has captured some of the striking images of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Beneath These Masks Is An Artist Conflicted By Junk Food

Thursday, August 14, 2014

James Ostrer slathered himself and a few friends with cream cheese and then piled candy, doughnuts and fries on top. As he photographed these human sculptures, he found a sort of catharsis.

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A Life Of Anxiety Documented

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

John Keedy used to be uncomfortable talking about his problems with anxiety, but not anymore. He hopes his series of photos will help others with mental illness see that they're not alone.

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Studio 360

Excuse Me, Could You Touch That Person Next to You?

Friday, August 08, 2014

We’re used to guarding our personal space: you have yours, don’t edge into mine. But when one photographer asked strangers to get up close and touch each other, the results were evocative and confusing.

Slideshow: Touching Strangers

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PRI's The World

The Internet goes ape over a monkey selfie and the copyright battle it sparked

Thursday, August 07, 2014

This is no joke: A selfie taken by a crested black macaque has caused a massive copyright battle between Wikipedia and David Slater, who says the popular site is stealing one his most valuable photos.

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Features

Say Goodbye to the Domino Sugar Sign

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Brooklyn's Domino Sugar sign will be dismantled this month. Help preserve its memory and celebrate the city's other iconic signs with the Signs of Summer contest. 

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Studio 360

Gems from National Geographic's Archives

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

National Geographic's Tumblr — aptly called "Found" — draws from 125 years of photographs: from a sunny day in England (1928) to a Casablanca boutique (1971), to a play performance in Greece (1930). And like great albums, the B-sides of National Geographic rival the hits. 

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All Things Considered

Ebola Photographer Introduces The West To Outbreak's Victims

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Audie Cornish talks with freelance photographer Tommy Trenchard, who has been shooting in Sierra Leone the last two years. He offers an on-the-ground account of the Ebola virus outbreak.

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