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Why We Published A Photo Of A 16-Year-Old In Diapers

Readers responded strongly to our series about caregiving, especially one photo of a father caring for his son with cerebral palsy. Some said it was demeaning. Others said it revealed great love.
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We Said, 'No Car Pictures.'

NPR photographer David Gilkey went to Cuba and made images of the one thing his editor told him to avoid: cars.
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1,000 Words: Afghans Engage In A Dangerous Game

A snapshot of goat-grabbing, a popular sport in Afghanistan.
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How A Food Stylist Made Squirrel And Earthworm Look Appetizing

Environmentalists say we should eat up invasive species like squirrel and nutria. Problem is, they don't usually look very tasty. A photo project tries to alter our perception of creepy critters.
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Home Has 4 Wheels: Photos Of People Who've Broken Down Walls

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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How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos

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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Overexposed? Camera Phones Could Be Washing Out Our Memories

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

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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The Forgotten Pictures Of A Music Photography Pioneer

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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Shutterbugs Help Celebrate Flickr's Birthday At Arlington National Cemetery

The photo sharing site Flickr turned 10 years old this week, and D.C. area photographers were among those celebrating, with an early morning photo walk through Arlington National Cemetery.

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