Photography | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Photography

RSS Feed
NPR

Documenting Haiti's Ruined Grandeur

Photographer Swoan Parker toured Haiti's National Palace, which was destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. "For many people, it stands for Haiti's pride," she says. "This is a symbol for many people, so they consider it a great sense of loss."
NPR

Behind The Curtain Of Communism

Photographer Tomas van Houtryve entered North Korea with an illegal passport and concocted an elaborate lie to avoid being detained. It was all part of his project to document modern-day communism.
NPR

A New Species Discovered ... On Flickr

Could crowd-sourced photo sharing be the future of taxonomy? Cybertaxonomy?
NPR

Internet's Cat Obsession Justifies Itself In Cancer Ward

An artist at a Seattle hospital turned a teenage leukemia patient's room into an art installation using nearly 2,000 photos of cats solicited through social media. "In the hospital, you feel cut off," says the patient. "So the photos made me feel like I was part of the world again."
WAMU 88.5

Photographing The Police

The right to photograph or record the police has repeatedly been upheld in the courts, yet new lawsuits and cases highlight the complicated line for both police and citizens.

NPR

Fighting For Photos Of The Tour De France

For more than 20 years, photographer James Startt has been chasing legendary cyclists in the Tour de France, capturing the fans' excitement against the backdrop of the French countryside and the raw emotion of competitive cyclists. Now, a selection of his work can be viewed online.

Pages