Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures
Matt Fidler, theguardian.com
The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures
Matt Fidler, theguardian.com

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from…

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in picturestheguardian.com
Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times,…

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures
theguardian.com

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times,…

Horrifingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem
ADELE PETERS, fastcoexist.com
Gritty, detailed scenes from some of China’s most polluted places will make you grateful for the air you breathe.Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so…

Horrifingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem
ADELE PETERS, fastcoexist.com

Gritty, detailed scenes from some of China’s most polluted places will make you grateful for the air you breathe.

Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so…

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR
 Gannon Burgett, petapixel.com
Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for the sake of her project “Soviet Ghosts.”You see, Litchfield is an avid urban explorer who has been…

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR
Gannon Burgett, petapixel.com

Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for the sake of her project “Soviet Ghosts.”You see, Litchfield is an avid urban explorer who has been…

‘Boomerang Kids’: Portraits of Millennials Living Back Home with Mom and Dad
Jenna Garrett, featureshoot.com
Mikey Billings, 29, Statesville, N.C. Degree: B.A., Film studies, Full Sail University Career Goal: Film or music industry Current Job: Working part time at a malt shop Student Loans:…

‘Boomerang Kids’: Portraits of Millennials Living Back Home with Mom and Dad
Jenna Garrett, featureshoot.com

Mikey Billings, 29, Statesville, N.C.
Degree: B.A., Film studies, Full Sail University

Career Goal: Film or music industry

Current Job: Working part time at a malt shop

Student Loans:…

Portraits of Power
Alejandro Almaraz, lensculture.com
Throughout history, portraits have played an essential role in how different cultures depict and view people of high social relevance. Kings, emperors and politically powerful families were the common possessors of that privilege. This historical…

Portraits of Power
Alejandro Almaraz, lensculture.com

Throughout history, portraits have played an essential role in how different cultures depict and view people of high social relevance. Kings, emperors and politically powerful families were the common possessors of that privilege. This historical…

In Pictures: Tunisia town embraces street artaljazeera.com
Artists from over 30 countries have transformed a village on the Tunisian island of Djerba into an ‘open-air museum’.

In Pictures: Tunisia town embraces street art
aljazeera.com

Artists from over 30 countries have transformed a village on the Tunisian island of Djerba into an ‘open-air museum’.

Peek Inside North Korea Through a New Set of Eyes
Andrew Katz, time.com
Wong Maye-E knows a shot when she sees one.An Associated Press photographer since 2003 — on a freelance basis after graduating from the Temasek Polytechnic School of Design and a stint with The Straits Times, until joining its staff in 2…

Peek Inside North Korea Through a New Set of Eyes
Andrew Katz, time.com

Wong Maye-E knows a shot when she sees one.

An Associated Press photographer since 2003 — on a freelance basis after graduating from the Temasek Polytechnic School of Design and a stint with The Straits Times, until joining its staff in 2…

Powerful Portraits Look Deep Into the Eyes of Homeless Men and Women
Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein, featureshoot.com
With his powerful series Homeless, Manchester-based photographer Lee Jeffries compels us to remember the faces of those we too often ignore. As a beginning street photographer in 2008, the artist captured a homeless woman of eighteen years …

Powerful Portraits Look Deep Into the Eyes of Homeless Men and Women
Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein, featureshoot.com

With his powerful series Homeless, Manchester-based photographer Lee Jeffries compels us to remember the faces of those we too often ignore. As a beginning street photographer in 2008, the artist captured a homeless woman of eighteen years …

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Victoria, British Columbia-based artist duo Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl create gorgeous, flowing wall installations out of stone. The husband and wife, who own their own stonework design, consulting, and sculpting firm called Ancient Art of Stone, specialize in building murals, fireplaces, and other stunning mosaic patterns from a wide array of rocks and pebbles.

Jon Lowenstein wins Lange–Taylor Prize for South Side Chicago Work
Richard Conway, time.com
Jon Lowenstein has won the $10,000 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize for his powerful, in-depth look at life in Chicago’s much-maligned South Side.“The idea is to look at the South Side, in the space between the post-industrial meltdown to where…

Jon Lowenstein wins Lange–Taylor Prize for South Side Chicago Work
Richard Conway, time.com

Jon Lowenstein has won the $10,000 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize for his powerful, in-depth look at life in Chicago’s much-maligned South Side.

“The idea is to look at the South Side, in the space between the post-industrial meltdown to where…

People Are Already Finding Amazing Uses For Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New Time-Lapse Video App
Karyne Levy, businessinsider.com
Hyperlapse allows you to take time-lapse videos, without the need for fancy, expensive equipment. It’s really easy to use, and has a beautiful interface. You push one button to record the video, and then speed it up to various degrees using a…

People Are Already Finding Amazing Uses For Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New Time-Lapse Video App
Karyne Levy, businessinsider.com

Hyperlapse allows you to take time-lapse videos, without the need for fancy, expensive equipment. It’s really easy to use, and has a beautiful interface. You push one button to record the video, and then speed it up to various degrees using a…

35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographerserickimphotography.com
Bill Reeves, a passionate photographer who is fortunate enough to have Magnum photographers Eli Reed and Paolo Pellegrin as his mentors, told me about a blog post that Magnum had a while back regardin …

35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographers
erickimphotography.com

Bill Reeves, a passionate photographer who is fortunate enough to have Magnum photographers Eli Reed and Paolo Pellegrin as his mentors, told me about a blog post that Magnum had a while back regardin …

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children
Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein, featureshoot.com
For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working with educator Richard Lewis of The Touchstone Center, he observed an exercise in which young peop…

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children
Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein, featureshoot.com

For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working with educator Richard Lewis of The Touchstone Center, he observed an exercise in which young peop…