Image from Avi Gupta's series There Is Here.
Courtesty of Avi Gupta
July 31, 2012 A poster of white babies hangs on a wall and, oddly, it could be either in America — or India.
Queenie Newall of the United Kingdom, gold medalist in women's archery.
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July 30, 2012 Imagine a time when women wore dresses for the high jump, and tug of war was an Olympic event. Welcome to 1908.
Qatari basketball player Amal Mohammad Awad
July 27, 2012 The Olympics have come a long way since the days of Greek men in loin cloths throwing javelins.
From the series Silent World
Courtesy of Lucie & Simon
July 26, 2012 Can you imagine what it would be like to stand in an empty Times Square?
July 25, 2012 Documentary photographer David Binder discusses 25 years of work on the topic of AIDS.
July 24, 2012 For decades, photographer Bruce Berman photographed the border town of El Paso, Texas, in vibrant color. Then change came in the late '90s, and his photographs went dark.
Miranda July, 2009
Carlo Van de Roer
July 23, 2012 When film director Miranda July put her hands on the sensors of the AuraCam 6000, it saw the color violet.
July 20, 2012 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.
July 19, 2012 It's not two photos stitched together, and it's not an installation. This red line is the stain of toxic sludge.
Hog Wrassling, Viroqua, Wisc.
Courtesy of Sol Neelman
July 18, 2012 Sol Neelman, a former newspaper photographer, travels the world in search of offbeat and surreal sporting events. "It's got to make me laugh, it's got to be photogenic, and cheap beer is a bonus," he says.
July 17, 2012 Two black men dance arm-in-arm on a beach. Are they gay? Are they straight? Does it matter?
Photo from the Screamotron3000 portrait series.
Courtesy of Billy Hunt
July 16, 2012 In front of this sound-activated camera, "some people scream inward and some people scream outward ... and some people go to crazy town," says photographer Billy Hunt.
A rare set of 1950's photographs show one of Woody Guthrie's last performances before his decline with Huntington's disease.
Leonard Rosenberg/Music Inn/Barber Family
July 14, 2012 Before the folk legend succumbed to Huntington's disease, he performed an informal concert in a remarkable place with Pete Seeger and Rev. Gary Davis.
"The statues walked," Easter Islanders say. Archaeologists are still trying to figure out how.
Randy Olson/National Geographic
July 13, 2012 For a Nat Geo photographer, the mystery of Easter Island was a bit more personal: How does one take something that's been photographed a million times and make it interesting?
Photos excerpted from the book Found Photos in Detroit
July 12, 2012 In 2009, two Italian photographers on assignment in Detroit kept stumbling across old photos around the city. They have compiled 200 of the photos in a book.
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