Nils Peder kneels calmly in the midst of a reindeer herd on which his livelihood depends.
October 31, 2011 A National Geographic spread captures the mystery and magic of a remote Scandinavian culture.
Bobby Flay pictured with a cheeseburger
October 30, 2011 If you had to pick one last thing to eat, what would it be? Here's how a few chefs responded.
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October 27, 2011 It may come as no surprise that David Lynch took to this collection of anonymous photos.
These two images were taken at the same time of day — one with a digital camera, and one with an iPhone 4S.
October 27, 2011 The cameras in many new smartphones are becoming so good that they may spell trouble for the average point-and-shoot camera. In addition to the convenience of carrying one device, they've streamlined photo sharing.
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Sadhu and donkey, Kolkata, India, 2007 (left); Legong dancer II, Amlapura, Bali, Indonesia, 2002 (right)
October 26, 2011 Can you tell where or when these photos were taken? Hint: They're not that old.
An estimated 2 million hammerhead sharks are caught for the shark fin trade each year.
October 25, 2011 Some 73 million sharks are killed each year for their fins. Despite increased public awareness, large-scale operations are still open for business in many countries, new images show.
A modern-day map is paired with a vintage photo of the Arc de Triomphe.
October 23, 2011 The website Historypin is like a photographic trip down memory lane.
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October 21, 2011 Autofocus cameras hit the stores back in the 1970s, making it dramatically simpler for the average consumer to get a good shot. Later, the digital camera made it possible for just about anyone to process their own pictures at home on a computer. Now comes a camera that could represent another kind of photography revolution: the light field camera. Take the picture, but focus it afterward. Robert Siegel speaks with Lytro founder Ren Ng about the new light field camera that his company is producing.
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October 18, 2011 Out of this world, or close to home? These "galaxies" may not be what they seem, so fire up your telescope and stir up your imagination.
Ruth Gruber, Alaska, 1941-43
October 15, 2011 A relatively unheralded photographer is honored in her 100th year. See some of her work — including some of the earliest color images of the Alaskan frontier.
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From the series Drowned Gods by Sanjay Kewlani
October 14, 2011 After a religious festival, photographer Sanjay Kewlani finds an unsettling scene: broken remains of deities littering the shores of Mumbai.
October 14, 2011 Annie Leibovitz has shot some of the world's most famous portraits — from John Lennon to President Obama. And yet she risked losing ownership of her works to pay off a loan. That was 2009. Leibovitz says she's learned her lesson and is on better financial footing. She's opened a new exhibit in Russia.
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Jillian, Ellerbe, N.C., from the book Girls With Guns
October 13, 2011 Photographer Lindsay McCrum's new book sheds light on female gun owners in America.
Ddebbie Sears' darkroom in Clerkenwell, central London
October 11, 2011 Since Richard Nicholson began documenting London's darkrooms in 2006, half of them have stopped operating.
October 6, 2011 The 2011 British Wildlife Photography Awards feature the U.K.'s resident animals as they roam their terrain and swim in their waters.
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