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The Three Most Viral Photos Of The Amazon Fire Are Fake. Here Are Some Real Ones To Share

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Last week, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s seeming indifference about wildfires in the Amazon rainforest prompted international outrage, and rightly so. But, as I previously reported, many of the photos that celebrities and politicians shared on social media to raise awareness of the fires were misleading: Some were of fires in the Amazon but were several years old, while others depicted fires in completely different locations. Leonardo DiCaprio, for instance, has been one of the most… Read More »The Three Most Viral Photos Of The Amazon Fire Are Fake. Here Are Some Real Ones To Share

America On A Stick

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America On A Stick A taste of Americana in its most portable, edible form — food on a stick, from bacon-wrapped riblets to a Caprese salad to a deep-fried Twinkie — at the Iowa State Fair.  did not invent food on a stick, but they did invent fast food, which they then made even faster by putting it on a stick. Food on a stick doesn’t require a container or wrapper;… Read More »America On A Stick

Utopia, Abandoned

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IN THE 1950S, the small town of Ivrea, which is about an hour’s train ride north of Turin, became the site of an unheralded experiment in living and working. Olivetti, a renowned designer and manufacturer of typewriters and accounting machines, decided to provide for its employees through retirement. They were given the opportunity to take classes at an on-site sale and trade school; their lunchtime hours would be filled with speeches… Read More »Utopia, Abandoned

This Is What Pride Looks Like Around The World In 2019

This Is What Pride Looks Like Around The World In 2019 People around the world took to the streets in unity to celebrate love, resistance and Pride. New York City Timothy Clary / AFP / Getty Images Kena Betancur / Getty Images ADVERTISEMENT Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images Durban, South Africa Rajesh Jantilal / AFP / Getty Images Milan Miguel Medina / AFP / Getty Images ADVERTISEMENT Toronto… Read More »This Is What Pride Looks Like Around The World In 2019

Other People’s Photographs

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Other People’s Photographs Over the years I’ve accumulated thousands of other people’s photographs. I began buying them in the early eighties, at flea markets and in junk shops. At first, I rarely paid more than a nickel or a dime. I was drawn to those that contained some aesthetic quality or bit of sociohistorical information, or ideally both at once. Often the selection was made rapidly, purely by intuition; only… Read More »Other People’s Photographs

Violent Innocence: Photographing New York City’s Brooklyn Gangs In 1959

Violent Innocence: Photographing New York City’s Brooklyn Gangs In 1959 In 1959 photographer Bruce Davidson spent several months with NYC gang The Jokers. “At first I went with a Youth Board worker to take pictures of their wounds from a gang war in front of their candy store hang-out,” recalls Bruce Davidson of his time with New York City’s street gang The Jokers in 1959.  “Later they let me go alone with… Read More »Violent Innocence: Photographing New York City’s Brooklyn Gangs In 1959

Moon Photos From The 1960s Were Developed In Space — Here’s How

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Moon photos from the 1960s were developed in space—here’s how To find safe places for Apollo astronauts to land, NASA designed five survey satellites carrying classified defense technology. 4 MINUTE READ BY THERESA MACHEMER PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 15, 2019 Before Neil Armstrong could take his historic first step on the moon, NASA needed to know exactly where the Apollo 11 spacecraft could safely set down. In the early 1960s, humankind’s maps of the lunar surface… Read More »Moon Photos From The 1960s Were Developed In Space — Here’s How

The Winners Of 2018’s Travel Photographer Of The Year Are Stunning

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The Winners Of 2018’s Travel Photographer Of The Year Are Stunning The winning images of this year’s competition, submitted from photographers from 142 countries, are some of the best travel photos we’ve ever seen. The winning images of this year’s competition, submitted from photographers from 142 countries, are beautiful trip around the world. They cover incredibly diverse subject matters, from a boy from the Suri tribe in Ethiopia to a… Read More »The Winners Of 2018’s Travel Photographer Of The Year Are Stunning
Gas Under the Tundra

There Is Gas Under the Tundra – Photographs by Charles Xelot

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There Is Gas Under the Tundra In the far reaches of the Arctic tundra, fire and ice coexist in expansive natural gas fields. Photographs by Charles Xelot Text by Cat Lachowskyj   We typically think of ice and fire as elemental opposites – two of nature’s most primal forces that cannot exist in the same place at once. But the Russian Arctic’s Yamal Peninsula is home to one of the… Read More »There Is Gas Under the Tundra – Photographs by Charles Xelot
California’s Deadly Wildfires

What California’s Deadly Wildfires Look Like On The Ground

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What California’s Deadly Wildfires Look Like On The Ground What California’s Deadly Wildfires Look Like On The Ground Local news reporters, residents, photojournalists, and scientists have been sharing images from the ground on what was left in the fires’ wake. There will be a lot of damage assessment, healing, and rebuilding to do after these tragedies. Here’s what the situation looks like on the ground. The day before the uncommonly… Read More »What California’s Deadly Wildfires Look Like On The Ground