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102-Year-Old D.C. Artist Embraces A Century Of 'Dancing In The Wonder'

At 102, D.C. resident Marilee Shapiro Asher is still a working artist and shares her life story in a new autobiography.

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'Close Up Baltimore' Tells Stories Of The City, One Portrait At A Time

Inspired by the popular Humans of New York blog, a photographer is aiming to take 200 portraits of his fellow Baltimore residents.
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The Seldom-Seen Faces Of The 'Humans Of Kabul'

When Boston photographer David Fox moved to Afghanistan, he began to share pictures and stories about the day-to-day life that rarely gets covered by the press.
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The Startling Photo Of Nixon's Resignation Lunch

A White House photographer captured the lunch that Richard Nixon ate before announcing his resignation. It's an unusual image of a humble meal as power is slipping away.
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Amateur Photographer Brings Baltimore Protests To Life In New Exhibit

Baltimore native Devin Allen was the third amateur photographer ever to make the cover of TIME Magazine. Now his images of the Baltimore riots are going on display in his home town.

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Israel And The West Bank Through Fresh Eyes

A dozen photographers were set loose with the aim of seeing an old conflict in a new light. The result is a photo exhibit now showing in Tel Aviv and coming soon to the U.S.
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What Happened To The 9-Year-Old Smoking In Mary Ellen Mark's Photo?

The photographer, who died last month, has a famous portfolio of arresting images. Among them is a shot of two children in 1990. Amanda thought the photo shoot would change her life. It did not.
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What's Trending On Instagram? A Battle With Twitter

Instagram wants to be a source for your news. The photo-sharing app is rolling out an update that features trending tags and a beefed-up search tool that should help it compete with Twitter.
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Behind The Camera: How 'Vanity Fair' Got Its 'Call Me Caitlyn' Cover

The issue with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover had many people talking before it even hit newsstands. Editor-in-Chief Graydon Carter says the story took months of secret planning.
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Mary Ellen Mark And The Caged Prostitutes Of Mumbai

The photographer, who died this week, turned her lens on the marginal people of the world. One of her most acclaimed projects was her series of photos taken in the brothels of Mumbai.

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