Boston-based NGO All Hands is restoring water-damaged photos recovered from Japan's tsunami using scanners and a host of professional photo re-touchers around the world. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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The Picture Show

Jumping Dogs And Photo-Toons: Meet Photographer Elliott Erwitt

It might be the one household name you don't know but should. At 83, Erwitt is still making memorable photographs.

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Staged photos re-create Stasi agents dressed in various disguises, ranging from a Russian mafioso to the casual middle-aged man to a tourist with cameras. Simon Menner hide caption

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Aline Saarinen taking a photograph, circa 1955 Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution. hide caption

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On Aug. 2, when most U.S. papers ran a front page photograph of congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' return to the House, The New York Times went with Hicks' photo from Banadir Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia. Tyler Hicks/The New York Times hide caption

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