"You have to see the moment and get it fast. You don't get two chances," says Christopher Chadbourne. Listen to a phone conversation and hear what else he has to say about life, death and photography.
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Last year, National Geographic offered a photo camp for emerging Pakistani photographers to explore the tribal areas of their country.
For some Instagram photographers, it was all sunsets and "selfies" until the recent protests. Now you can watch the anti-government demonstrations unfold in real time.
Amelia Coffaro never thought she'd be the subject of her own photo project — until she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Photographer Lianne Milton explores Rio de Janeiro's new dance form — the passinho — which combines hip-hop and break-dancing with traditional Brazilian dance, such as samba.
Holly Wilmeth tries to capture what one might see under the influence of hallucinogens: painted bodies festooned with living organisms like lizards, caterpillars, fish and plants.
Nothing lasts forever, but photographer Amy Toensing is interested in the things that come close.
In Alaska there are veterans who don't even know they're entitled to benefits. In order to register them, Veterans Affairs officials first have to find them.
NPR photographer David Gilkey provides a dispatch from Nome, Alaska — where spotting a reindeer in a pickup is one of the perks of the job.
Have you ever looked at old family photos and wished you could be there? Photographer Bootsy Holler has found a way.
Engineers have figured out a way to get crystals to form rose and tulip sculptures, each smaller than a strand of hair. The gardens sprout up on a penny dipped in a salt solution. The technique is similar to 3-D printing and could one day be used to make any complex shape.
Who says you can't pursue a utopian career of surf photography on the shores of Tahiti? French photographer Ben Thouard has made it work.
Photographer Pete Pin explores the Cambodian diaspora in hopes of creating dialogue and healing wounds left by the Khmer Rouge regime.
In a poor city in a poor country on a poor continent, there is a group of people with a singular purpose: to look good.
Unless you have an icebreaker or a helicopter, you'll probably only see this remote Russian nature preserve in photos. It's inhospitable and practically inaccessible, but the island's wildlife — including arctic fox, polar bears and musk oxen — are a strong draw for scientists and photographers.