July 30, 2013 For years, it was easy for parents to organize, assemble and pass along the story of their children's lives in photographs. As we've moved to the digital age, there are challenges for this rite of passage. When our digital lives are ephemeral, how do we preserve our kids' childhoods?
July 29, 2013 The photographer behind a touching photo of five children that gained a lot of attention recently says that it is "good to know that even in this day and age, when we are bombarded by imagery from every direction, that one photograph can matter to someone."
January 28, 2013 NPR's photo blog has started a remarkably considered conversation over the ethics of taking a moving Newtown picture of a woman praying in grief. The woman and the photographer — each sympathetic — weigh in. The blog's debate over trade-offs is worth expanding to a wider public.
March 3, 2011 For John Asante, pursuing photography as a hobby (again) is both exciting and intimidating. While he knows how to use a professional camera, he sees others' creative outlets and wonders if the market is already flooded. But a list of lessons has given him confidence to "keep calm and snap on."
November 8, 2010 On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy won a close presidential election against Richard Nixon. To mark the occasion, Life.com today released more than thirty previously unpublished photos of the campaign.
January 25, 2010 Controversial photos of dead bodies are a standard part of covering any major disasaster. NPR wrestled with one jarring image of a man walking over or on dead bodies. With a strong photo caption, it might have been more clear. The photo needed to ...