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When Jean Met Sonia

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

With three kids and a full-time job, Jean's life was already full when she was diagnosed with cancer. Then she met Sonia.

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How A Food Stylist Made Squirrel And Earthworm Look Appetizing

Friday, May 30, 2014

Environmentalists say we should eat up animals that are an ecological nuisance. Problem is, they don't usually look very tasty. A photo project tries to alter our perception of these critters.

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Home Has Four Wheels: Photos Of People Who've Broken Down Walls

Thursday, May 29, 2014

People live out of their cars for all sorts of reasons. Photographer Andrew Waits set out to document their stories. He asked dozens of people across five states why they had left their houses behind.

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'Frontcountry' Wanders Through A Changing American West

Monday, May 26, 2014

Photographer Lucas Foglia spent seven years jumping from town to town, from New Mexico to Montana. He creates a collage of life and landscape in his new book, Frontcountry.

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WNYC News

Reflecting on Art and Life with Fireflies

Sunday, May 25, 2014

A new exhibit features 61 black and white photos of fireflies that Gregory Crewdson took almost 20 years ago.

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All Things Considered

How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos

Friday, May 23, 2014

In an age of smartphones, it's easy to take an overwhelming number of photos. NPR's picture editor, Kainaz Amaria, has some tips for creating a bounty of images without driving yourself crazy.

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A #FakeMemory You Have To See To Believe

Friday, May 23, 2014

Photos from childhood can often elicit rich memories, even when we can't truly remember the event. We asked you to share your favorite #fakememory on Instagram; this is what you told us.

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All Things Considered

Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories

Thursday, May 22, 2014

When you snap lots of photos, psychologists say you're subconsciously relying on the camera to remember the experience for you. And your memory, they say, may suffer because of it.

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Take Photos To Remember Your Experiences? Think Again

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Audie Cornish talks to psychologist Linda Henkel about whether photos impair memory in a series that explores the relationship between human memory and photography in the age of smartphone cameras.

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A Camera Designed To Take And Send GIFs (Bring Your Own Cat)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

With this retro-style camera, users will be able to take and send their own GIFs by simply cranking a knob. Our Weekly Innovation pick does not settle the debate over how to pronounce GIFs.

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WNYC News

Seventy Years of Street Life in Latin America

Sunday, May 18, 2014

A new exhibit presents works by photographers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela taken between 1944 and 2013.

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Rex in the City: Photos of New York Dogs

Sunday, May 18, 2014

In her new book, New Zealand photographer Rachael McKenna captures everything from pampered purebreds to tough mutts across all five boroughs.

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Studio 360

American Icons: Untitled Film Stills

Friday, May 16, 2014

Cindy Sherman launched her career by placing herself in photos that look like movie stills for imaginary movies. With Untitled Film Stills, she also created some of the most recognizable images in 20th century art — and maybe even invented the selfie.

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Studio 360

Illuminated Fruit: Science Experiment as Art

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Caleb Charland turns fruit into electrochemical cells that light his photographs.

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All Things Considered

The Forgotten Pictures Of A Music Photography Pioneer

Monday, May 12, 2014

Jim Cummins was one of the few African-American photographers working in superstar rock, shooting everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Sonny & Cher. Along the way, he forgot about more than 2,500 negatives.

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Features

Shake It: A Modern Polaroid Love Story

Thursday, May 08, 2014

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For a moment, the Polaroid looked like it was on its way out, forever to be forgotten. But in recent years, it has become clear inspiration for digital photography apps and memes, reigniting a nostalgic devotion across the world.

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Studio 360

Sand Creatures That Defy Gravity

Thursday, May 01, 2014

With the help of frozen blocks of sand, a shovel, and a high speed camera, photographer Claire Droppert captures animals mid-air.

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Little Things Make A Big Splash

Monday, April 28, 2014

The internet is in love with all things tiny — from Star Wars to snails, little things are getting big attention.

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All Things Considered

An Eater's-Eye View Of Literature's Most Iconic Meals

Thursday, April 24, 2014

With intricately composed photographs, designer Dinah Fried puts readers at the table for 50 of her favorite literary spreads. Her new book is called Fictitious Dishes.

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Fresh Air

Tyler Hicks Tells The Story Behind His Pulitzer-Winning Nairobi Mall Photos

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The New York Times photojournalist happened to be nearby when Islamist militants launched an attack on shoppers inside an upscale Kenyan mall — he rushed inside and took photos as the event unfolded.

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