January 28, 2011 NPR has teamed up with Pictory magazine to learn more about local legends. Submit your photo stories of the people and places that make your neighborhood special.
January 26, 2011 Simple juxtapositions of people with words offer playful and profound reflections on life.
January 25, 2011 Photographer Jeff Vespa has set up a makeshift studio at Sundance Film Festival and filed photos for LIFE.
Disk tail-feather tip of a King bird of paradise
Robert Clark/National Geographic
January 25, 2011 A National Geographic article about bird evolution is interesting; even more interesting are the portraits of feathers.
January 24, 2011 A team of Dutch artists explores traditional carpet motifs but lets the unusual materials dictate the design. The temporary constructions are made to be photographed or exhibited, not walked on, and are never glued in place.
January 22, 2011 While cross-country skiing in Brooklyn, Todd Bieber discovered a lonely canister of film, abandoned in the snow.
A photo from Havana's streets by Chris Cooper.
January 22, 2011 Nestor Marti is a photojournalist in Cuba's bustling capital city. Chip Cooper is known for artistic, composed shots of the Alabama countryside. Together, they're walking the narrow streets and wide plazas of Old Havana in a one-of-a-kind photographic collaboration.
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January 22, 2011 Silenced by the politics of the time, Milton Rogovin began taking photographs on Buffalo's lower West Side in the 1950s. Not photos of celebrities posing or ducking from flashbulbs, but portraits of the kind of people who rarely appeared in photographs. Host Scott Simon has a remembrance of Rogovin, who died this week at the age of 101.
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January 21, 2011 The cult-like Buddhist group, Dhammakaya, was a movement formed in the 1970s to oppose the excesses of religion in Thailand. Ron Gluckman and Luke Duggleby of Foreign Policy offer a photo essay that shows the group's mesmerizing ceremonies.
Milton Rogovin in his darkroom, 1980s
January 19, 2011 Although silenced during the Red Scare, photographer Milton Rogovin later found a big voice through his photography. And his portraits of the poor and the oppressed, gave voice to the "forgotten ones."
January 18, 2011 In light of recent snow events, Smithsonian has unearthed some of the oldest photos of snowflakes from its archives.
Each jet of flame correspondes to one of the colored buttons on a Guitar Hero contoller.
January 15, 2011 For better or worse, a high school student has rigged a Guitar Hero controller to propane flame throwers.
Gerhard of Pforzheim, Germany
January 15, 2011 Dave Mead's photography series showcases the art of facial hair.
January 14, 2011 Photographer Bruce Weber is best-known for his shots of models and celebrities. But his recent work is more personal: An exhibition showcases photographs of Haitians in Miami.
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January 13, 2011 As southern Sudan votes for its independence this week, Life magazine looks back at a Sudan of yesteryear.
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