Kainaz Amaria

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Sight Unseen

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

We try to contain the stream of photos coming at us in the last week and ask a question about an image that few of us get to see: a soldier fatally wounded on the battlefield. 
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A Bloody Image Calls To Mind A Double Standard

Friday, January 25, 2019

Pushback to The New York Times' decision to publish a graphic image after an attack in Nairobi.  

#NPRreads: 4 Winning Stories To Tackle This Weekend

Saturday, February 06, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From political reporter Sam Sanders:

Writing ...


National Park Service Launches Search For Next Ansel Adams

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The National Park Service is hiring a full-time photographer to document the country's natural landscapes. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Rich O'Connor of the National Park Service phot...


PHOTOS: Gunmen Attack A Hotel In Mali

Friday, November 20, 2015

Gunmen burst into the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital of Bamako on Friday and took some 170 guests and staff members hostage. There are casualties, but many details are murky. (We're following the story on the Two-Way Blog.)

Mali has been unstable in recent years, with radical ...


PHOTOS: The World Responds To The Paris Attacks

Saturday, November 14, 2015

A coordinated terrorist attack hit Paris Friday night, killing more than 120 people, injuring hundreds more — and sending shock waves of grief, fear and anger across France.

The attacks struck multiple sites across the city simultaneously — explosions outside the national stadium, a hostage situation in a ...


Photos: Friday Night's Attacks In Paris

Saturday, November 14, 2015

A series of shootings and explosions horrified Paris on Friday night. With six attacks, more than 120 people are dead, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday. (Follow the Two-Way blog for the latest news.)

Key locations of violence include restaurants, a concert hall and a soccer stadium just outside ...


'Ain't no way you can sit here and be silent'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

"With everything that we've been through, ain't no way you can sit here and be silent in the face of injustice." — Rev. Jamal H. Bryant's eulogy for Freddie Gray at the New Shiloh Baptist Church

"Freddie Gray's death on April 19 leaves many unanswered questions. But it ...


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.


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 personal photo essay.

By now you've heard the news. Spread ...


How To Draw Out Your Worst Fears

Thursday, August 15, 2013

A few years ago, Julie Elman, an associate professor at Ohio University, was stuck in a creative rut. As a design educator and illustrator, most of her work was done on the computer. She wanted to begin a tangible project — remember those? — but didn't really know where to ...


Our Collective War Story In 185 Photographs

Monday, July 15, 2013

War/Photography is a genre-defining exhibition currently on view at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. And also the last place I wanted to find myself on a sunny midweek morning.

As a photojournalist and picture editor, I've consumed my fair share of conflict photography, essays and films. ...


Teahupoo: A Surfer's Mecca, A Photographer's Muse

Monday, May 20, 2013

For nearly two decades, professional surfers have been flocking to Teahupoo, a small village on the southwest coast of Tahiti. The location seems obscure, but according to some, the waves there are legendary.

"It holds one of the most powerful and perfectly artistic waves in the world," writes Tahiti-based photographer ...