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Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective'

John Wark has made memorable photos of some of the recent fires and floods in Colorado — while piloting his own plane. He says the distance from his subjects changes the photography experience.
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In Ed Ruscha's Work, A City Sits For Its Portrait

Once dismissed as "doomed to oblivion," Ed Ruscha's first photo series celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Ruscha devoted his photography to all the mundane details of his native Los Angeles, capturing all the gas stations and buildings that go missing in glamor shots.
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Professional Tips On Cell Phone Photography

Cell phone cameras are ubiquitous and their features are increasingly sophisticated. A professional photographer offers tips for taking great cell phone photos.

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Photos: Enter A World Of Cupcake Sledding And Broccoli Lawns

Photographer Christopher Boffoli made his name with his amusing dioramas of tiny, plastic people literally dominated by food. A new book, Big Appetites, assembles more than 200 images of these tiny people and their "complex culture."
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Fad Diets Will Seem Even Crazier After You See This

Fad diets seem that much more absurd when you can visualize exactly what they require you to eat. A photo series helps reinforce what medical researchers are saying: that the best diet is the one you actually stick with.
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The Beauty Of Bricks In Burkina Faso

Photographer David Pace says there's not much for tourists in Burkina Faso. And that's what keeps him going back.
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Flashback: The March On Washington

Experience the March on Washington through the memories of five people who were there in 1963. An interactive audio/visual experience — called a "Zeega" — brings you back to the day.
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The Sights And Sounds Of The March On Washington

On the 50th anniversary of the March, we take a listen back to the music that served as a soundtrack of the day and consider the importance of folk and protest music in the civil rights movement.

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New And Returning Faces Reflect On The March On Washington

Fifty years after the March on Washington, we ventured to the National Mall and met people who made that 1963 journey, and others making it for the first time.
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Blurring The Border To See Two Sides

Dania Maxwell learned the most important photography lesson from her mom, an immigrant from Argentina: how to have more than one perspective.

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