Vanessa Bryant Is Suing L.A. County Over Kobe Bryant Crash Photos: What to Know

Bryant, whose husband and daughter died in a 2020 helicopter crash, said county employees shared photos of human remains from the crash, causing her emotional distress.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #basketball, #bryant-kobe, #bryant-gianna-2006-20, #bryant-vanessa-1982, #compensation-for-damages-law, #deaths-fatalities, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #photography, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #zobayan-ara

The Endless Fascination With Mike Tyson

A book of photos from early in Tyson’s boxing career shows the buildup that helped fuel interest in the talented but troubled heavyweight.

#books-and-literature, #boxing, #content-type-personal-profile, #grinker-lori, #photography, #tyson-mike

Review: ‘Recreation,’ by Mitch Epstein

Between the 1970s and 1990s, the photographer captured a nation at leisure.

#books-and-literature, #epstein-mitch, #photography, #recreation-book

Cold-Plunging With Maine’s ‘Ice Mermaids’

A photographer in Maine has been documenting groups of women who submerge themselves in near-freezing water. Here’s what she’s seen.

#ice, #lakes, #maine, #photography, #saunas-and-sweat-lodges, #senses-and-sensation, #swimming, #water

The Signs of the Tour de France

The story behind the simple arrows that point the way to victory in cycling’s most prestigious race.

#cycling-road, #france, #photography, #tour-de-france-bicycle-race

It’s Time to Slow Down and Appreciate Nature’s Tiny Marvels

Grab your iPhone: Andrew Brand wants to show you a side of your garden that you’ve never seen before (and how to photograph it).

#brand-andrew-j, #coastal-maine-botanical-gardens, #content-type-service, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #insects, #photography, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Sharing Stories, and a View, Aboard the California Zephyr

A photographer traveled across America on one of Amtrak’s long-distance train routes. Here’s what she saw.

#amtrak, #california, #chicago-ill, #colorado, #great-plains-us, #iowa, #nevada, #photography, #railroads, #rocky-mountains, #sierra-nevada-region-us, #travel-and-vacations

Sunlit Apocalypse: The Imperiled World of Robert Adams

In a magisterial survey at the National Gallery of Art, the photographer discerns poetry even in degraded Western landscapes.

#adams-robert-1937, #content-type-personal-profile, #national-gallery-of-art, #photography, #western-states-us

A Photographer Follows Paul Revere Williams Into the West

The architect’s achievements transformed the landscape of Nevada but were obscured by racism. Janna Ireland’s exhibition changes that.

#architecture, #art, #black-people, #discrimination, #ireland-janna, #nevada-museum-of-art, #photography, #williams-paul-revere

Time Capsule of ’70s Los Angeles Beaches From Tod Papageorge

The photographer, at age 82, is still making waves, with a show at the Danziger Gallery in Los Angeles that debuts a body of work from his past.

#beaches, #content-type-personal-profile, #danziger-gallery-los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #nineteen-hundred-seventies, #papageorge-tod, #photography

Donna Ferrato’s Camera Is a Weapon for Women

Best known for unmasking domestic violence, the pathbreaking photojournalist has a show timed to coincide with the reversal of Roe v. Wade.

#daniel-cooney-fine-art-manhattan-ny-gallery, #domestic-violence, #ferrato-donna, #photography, #women-and-girls

A Refreshing Look at Egypt’s Ancient Pyramids

A downpour, a dust storm and an encounter with a lively dig team offered a photographer a new perspective on the country’s celebrated tombs.

#cairo-egypt, #dust-and-sand-storms, #egypt, #egyptian-civilization, #giza-egypt, #photography, #pyramids, #rain, #travel-and-vacations

Documenting India’s Distinctive Birdhouses

For seven years, a photographer based in Delhi has collected images of ornamental structures known as chabutras. Here are some of his favorites.

#birds, #gujarat-state-india, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #india, #photography, #travel-and-vacations

Buck Ellison’s Great White Society

From the driving range to the dude ranch, an artist stages intimate, alluring portraits of U.S. hegemony from within its walls.

#content-type-personal-profile, #ellison-buck-1987, #high-net-worth-individuals, #photography, #prince-erik-d, #united-states, #whites

A Herd in Exile: Riding Horses on Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago

A photographer spent a few weeks helping run a horseback riding program on the white-sand beaches of Benguerra Island. Here’s what she saw.

#animals, #beaches, #family-business, #horses, #islands, #mozambique, #photography, #travel-and-vacations

Tell Us the Story of Your Family Heirloom

Add your voice to a new project examining items that tell stories of history, culture and race in America.

#black-people, #families-and-family-life, #history-academic-subject, #juneteenth, #memory, #photography, #united-states

‘The Wire’ at 20: A Baltimore Photographer Considers Its Impact

A Baltimore photographer considers the HBO drama’s impact on the city where he was raised, 20 years after the show’s debut.

#baltimore-md, #photography, #television, #the-wire-tv-program

A Single Image of Gun Violence Could Help Change Minds

Though grisly, showing what rifles do to people is a chance to finally shift the gun debate.

#depp-johnny, #firearms, #gun-control, #heard-amber, #internal-sub-only-nl, #photography, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

Portraits of the 2022 Tony Nominees

As Broadway embarked on its road to recovery, these 45 theater artists helped pave the way.

#photography, #theater, #tony-awards-theater-awards

Behold the Lionfish, as Transfixing as It Is Destructive

Lionfish, while spectacularly beautiful, are wreaking havoc on Caribbean reef habitats.

#bonaire, #caribbean-area, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #fishing-sport, #hunting-and-trapping, #marine-biology, #photography, #reefs, #travel-and-vacations

It’s Been 50 Years. I Am Not ‘Napalm Girl’ Anymore.

The surviving people in war photographs, especially the children, must somehow go on. We are not symbols. We are human.

#children-and-childhood, #civilian-casualties, #kim-phuc, #photography, #ut-nick, #vietnam-war

Christopher Wool on What Brought a ‘Sunday Painter’ Back to Life

“I had been on the treadmill for so long. And then suddenly I felt like I could just be an artist again,” he says. His long obsession with photo books has now taken full flight.

#art, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #east-village-manhattan-ny, #marfa-tex, #photography, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #richard-hell-and-the-voidoids, #sculpture, #wool-christopher

How Asylum Seekers Cross the Border

The southern border is seeing a historic spike in migrant crossings. Many are coming in hope of asking for asylum, a right that has been unavailable because of pandemic-related restrictions on immigration. A New York Times photographer documented three ways that people cross the border into the United States.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #photography, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #texas

From Ukraine’s Front Lines, Bravery and Wreckage

Amid the roar of artillery and bone-rattling explosions, New York Times photographers have borne graphic witness to the fight to survive. These are their stories and images.

#civilian-casualties, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #photography, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine

Should We Be Forced to See Exactly What an AR-15 Does to a 10-Year-Old?

A violent society ought to view its handiwork.

#gun-control, #kurdi-aylan-2011-15, #newtown-conn-shooting-2012, #photography, #till-emmett-louis, #uvalde-tex, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

Killer Asteroids Are Hiding in Plain Sight. A New Tool Helps Spot Them.

Researchers have built an algorithm that can scan old astronomical images for unnoticed space rocks, helping to detect objects that could one day imperil Earth.

#asteroids, #b612-foundation, #computers-and-the-internet, #earth, #lu-edward-t, #photography, #research, #solar-system, #space-and-astronomy, #telescopes-and-observatories

From Sandy Hook to Uvalde, the Violent Images Never Seen

Frustrated Americans ask whether the release of graphic photos of gun violence would lead to better policy. But which photos, and who decides?

#addario-lynsey, #black-lives-matter-movement, #columbia-university, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looram-meaghan, #mass-shootings, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newtown-conn-shooting-2012, #photography, #pozner-noah, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #till-emmett-louis

Matika Wilbur is Documenting Indigenous Culture, One Photo at a Time

Matika Wilbur is attempting to photograph every federally recognized tribe in the U.S.

#content-type-personal-profile, #native-americans, #photography, #visionaries2022, #wilber-matika

‘You Will Stay Silent’: Photographs From Behind the Iron Curtain

Images taken in the 1970s and ’80s provide a glimpse into life under autocracy.

#books-and-literature, #cold-war-era, #communism-theory-and-philosophy, #communisms-a-cold-war-album-book, #eastern-europe, #grace-arthur, #hornik-richard, #news-and-news-media, #photography

A Woman Alone in Oman: Three Weeks Along the Arabian Coast

In December, a photographer set off on a 2,600-mile road trip, traveling from the Yemeni border to the Strait of Hormuz. Here’s what she saw.

#beaches, #camps-and-camping, #dunes, #foreign-workers, #oman, #photography, #politics-and-government, #road-trips, #travel-and-vacations, #women-and-girls

Marcus Leatherdale, Portraitist of Downtown Manhattan, Dies at 69

He was the Cecil Beaton of New York City’s demimonde during the AIDS years, making elegant portraits of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Madonna.

#acquired-immune-deficiency-syndrome, #deaths-obituaries, #details-magazine, #india, #leatherdale-marcus, #manhattan-nyc, #mapplethorpe-robert, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #photography

Chasing a Mighty Relic of Yesteryear: Union Pacific 4014

A train enthusiast reflects on the grandeur of the world’s largest operating steam locomotive, recently returned to service.

#college-station-tex, #engines, #fort-worth-tex, #photography, #railroads, #restoration-and-renovation, #southern-states-us, #stations-and-terminals-passenger, #steel-and-iron, #texas, #travel-and-vacations, #union-pacific-corporation, #united-states

The Photographs of Bucha Should Change the War in Ukraine

Some images will always have the power to make us confront horror.

#bucha-ukraine, #photography, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #war-and-armed-conflicts

Jerry Uelsmann, Surreal Image-Maker, Dies at 87

He did not believe that a photographer’s creativity ended with the click of the shutter; in his darkroom, he combined elements of multiple pictures to create something new.

#adobe-photoshop, #art, #deaths-obituaries, #photography, #photomontage, #software, #uelsmannjerry, #university-of-florida

These Photographers Chase Bioluminescence in New Zealand

Capturing bioluminescence, a phenomenon in which glowing algae give crashing waves an electric blue glow, requires technical skill and a bit of luck.

#algae, #auckland-new-zealand, #bioluminescence, #natural-phenomena, #new-zealand, #oceans-and-seas, #photography

Doris Derby, Civil Rights Era Photographer, Dies at 82

She was an artist who was studying anthropology when she became an activist in the civil rights movement and a rare woman to document Black life in photos.

#black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #deaths-obituaries, #derby-doris-1939-2022, #mississippi, #photography

Jamel Shabazz: Proud Street Culture on Display

He chronicled the fashion shifts of stylish young Black New Yorkers in the 1980s and ’90s in photographs celebrated at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

#bronx-nyc, #bronx-museum-of-the-arts, #brooklyn-nyc, #content-type-personal-profile, #photography, #rap-and-hip-hop, #shabazz-jamel

Cole Sprouse on Finding a Healthy Balance in Hollywood

The former child actor wanted to leave showbiz. Now, the “Moonshot” and “Riverdale” star is finding he can act and tend his photography career as well.

#actors-and-actresses, #content-type-personal-profile, #moonshot-movie, #movies, #photography, #riverdale-tv-program, #sprouse-cole, #television

The Transfixing Beauty of Starling Murmurations

Each spring and autumn, the skies in southern Denmark come to life with the swirling displays of hundreds of thousands of starlings, an event known locally as “sort sol.”

#animal-behavior, #birds, #catalonia-spain, #denmark, #england, #friesland-netherlands, #germany, #ireland, #netherlands, #photography, #travel-and-vacations, #united-nations-educational-scientific-and-cultural-organization

Mixing Minecraft and Watches

Lydia Winters, the game’s chief storyteller, now spends her leisure time photographing her 18-piece collection.

#collectors-and-collections, #computer-and-video-games, #content-type-personal-profile, #minecraft-video-game, #mojang-ab, #photography, #watches-and-clocks, #winters-lydia

Patrick Demarchelier, Fashion Photographer, Dies at 78

The Frenchman was famous for his portraits of supermodels and his close relationship to Princess Diana, and his images are a part of the fashion canon.

#a-world-history-of-photography-book, #coddington-grace, #deaths-obituaries, #diana-princess-of-wales, #fashion-and-apparel, #friedman-vanessa-v, #lindbergh-peter-1944, #magazines, #models-professional, #paris-france, #photography, #sexual-harassment, #united-states, #vogue

She Took the White House Photos. Trump Moved to Take the Profit.

The former chief White House photographer made plans to publish a book of Trump photos. The former president had other plans.

#book-trade-and-publishing, #national-archives-and-records-administration, #photography, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #shealah-craighead, #trump-donald-j

Supreme Court to Hear Copyright Fight Over Andy Warhol’s Images of Prince

The justices will decide whether the artist’s reliance on a photograph of the musician was copyright infringement or protected as a new, transformative work.

#art, #celebrities, #copyrights-and-copyright-violations, #goldsmith-lynn-1948, #koeltl-john-g, #magazines, #photography, #pop-and-rock-music, #prince-1958, #supreme-court-us, #vanity-fair, #warhol-andy

Dirck Halstead, Photojournalist Who Captured History, Dies at 85

Shooting for Time magazine and United Press International, he documented presidents, the Vietnam War and more.

#deaths-obituaries, #halstead-dirck, #kennerly-david-hume, #news-and-news-media, #photography, #time-magazine, #united-press-international, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vietnam

Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Daughter and That Photo

A Times photographer talks about documenting history and pride at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #jackson-ketanji-brown-1970, #jackson-leila-a, #maney-sarahbeth, #new-york-times, #photography, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

Sumy Sadurni, Photojournalist Whose Focus Was East Africa, Dies at 32

She traveled the world, but she was best known for the photographs she took in Uganda, which brought pathos and humanity to charged subject matter.

#agence-france-presse, #deaths-obituaries, #news-and-news-media, #photography, #sadurni-sumy-1989-2022, #uganda

How Pete Souza and Ronny Jackson Became Public Foes

Pete Souza, the former White House photographer-turned-Trump troll, now uses his popular Twitter feed almost exclusively to ridicule Representative Ronny Jackson, the former White House doctor-turned-Trump acolyte.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cyberharassment, #jackson-ronny-l, #photography, #social-media, #souza-pete, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Campbell Addy Up Close

The photographer of the moment on what it takes to be seen.

#addy-campbell, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #feeling-seen-the-photographs-of-campbell-addy-book, #foster-care, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #peckham-london-england, #photography, #race-and-ethnicity, #your-feed-fashion

Hiram Maristany, 76, Dies; ‘People’s Photographer’ of Spanish Harlem

He sought to depict his community “from the inside out” and to challenge negative images of Puerto Ricans in New York.

#deaths-obituaries, #east-harlem-manhattan-ny, #el-museo-del-barrio, #maristany-hiram, #photography, #puerto-ricans, #young-lords

Ari Wegner: A Cinematographer Who Knows Actors Down to the Eyelash

The director of photography for “The Power of the Dog” spent a year on preproduction. Now she could make Oscar history as the first woman to win best cinematography.

#academy-awards-oscars, #campion-jane, #content-type-personal-profile, #critics-choice-awards, #movies, #photography, #the-power-of-the-dog-movie, #wegner-ari-1984, #women-and-girls, #women-and-leadership-2022