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The Unstoppable Selfie Stick Trend Has Invaded American Shores

You can't miss them, and some folks can't resist them. Selfie sticks — monopods that help you take cellphone photos of yourself — are only growing in popularity.
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Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

A Yale University project has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946. Now there's an online tool to explore them.
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Look At This: Seeing The Story Inside A Photo

The NPR Visuals team has published a new project called A Photo I Love. Editor Kainaz Amaria tells NPR's Rachel Martin about the first beloved image, from a book, Gangsters and Grifters.
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A Michel Du Cille Disciple Remembers His Late, Great Boss

NPR's Ben de la Cruz worked for du Cille at the Washington Post. Stunned by the news of the photographer's death in Liberia, de la Cruz tells what he learned from the man with the gentle soul.
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Remembering Michel Du Cille: Photos Of Sorrow And Triumph In Liberia

The three-time Pulitzer winner died Thursday while on assignment in Liberia for The Washington Post. Regarding those tough assignments, du Cille always emphasized compassion and dignity.
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'A Universe Beneath Our Feet': Life In Beijing's Underground

In China's capital city, even the humblest apartment can cost a fortune. But more affordable housing hides below the city's bustling streets, in tiny (and illegal) basements and bomb shelters.
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First Rule In iPhone Photography: Edit, Edit, Edit

Professional photographer David Hume Kennerly has produced a book of photos taken with his iPhone. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the Pulitzer Prize winner about how to avoid "visual mediocrity."
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Lost — Then Found — Along The Border, Objects Become Art

A photographer's journey along the U.S.-Mexico border turned up dramatic images of lost possessions. Those found items were later made into instruments that sound just like that desolate landscape.
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House Leadership Ranks Remain Mostly Stagnant For Democrats

Much of the House Democratic leadership is getting along in years, with little prospects for change even after suffering big losses this past election.
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An 'Orphaned' Photo Of Kites And Love, Rescued From Oblivion

A noted photographer talks about a favorite image — from the hundreds of thousands he's shot in the past three decades — that never quite got the attention it deserved.

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