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Scott Kelly Reflects On His Year Off The Planet

During his 340 days aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut documented his time there with hundreds of photos. Kelly says the perspective makes him feel like an environmentalist.
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Haunting Photo Of Migrants Takes World Press Photo's Top Prize

The winning image, taken by Australian photographer Warren Richardson, shows a man passing a baby through a razor-wire fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border.
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Photos: 3 Very Different Views Of Japanese Internment

An exhibit at LA's Skirball Cultural Center features photos that three photographers — Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Toyo Miyatake — took at the Manzanar internment camp.
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Bulky Cameras, Meet The Lens-less FlatCam

How thin can a camera be? Rice University researchers created a "FlatCam" without lenses — one that can even be potentially made into wallpaper. Its roots trace to early pinhole cameras.
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Kodak To Revive Storied Super 8 Camera

Kodak is reviving its storied Super 8 camera as a digital-analog hybrid. NPR talks about what made the 8 mm film format such an appealing one, what its return might mean, and whether this relaunch can be successful for Kodak.
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'I Do Like To Stare': Catherine Opie On Her Portraits Of Modern America

The photographer has spent her career documenting all kinds of American identities. Her work tackles everything from parenthood and aging, to Elizabeth Taylor and San Francisco's S&M community.
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National Park Service Launches Search For Next Ansel Adams

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 photography program about the position, which some are comparing to the job held by Ansel Adams in the 1940s.
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Meet 'The Tenth,' A Slick New Magazine For Queer Black Men

Now on its third issue, The Tenth wants the fashion industry to stop seeing queer blacks folks as "the flavor of the month."
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Parents Photograph The Experience Of Hunger And Poverty For New Exhibit

A new exhibit called "Witnesses to Hunger" focuses on the voices and photography of parents facing the challenge of hunger in many cities — including the nation's capital.

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A Photographer Captures Extraordinary Moments Of Everyday Indian Life

Photographer Steve McCurry — he took the famous Afghan girl portrait for National Geographic — shares scenes from across the subcontinent in his new book.

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