Category Archives: photographers

After Napalm, The Long Road To Forgiveness

In one of the most iconic images of the Vietnam War, South Vietnamese soldiers follow terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc (center) as they run down a road near Trang Bang after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong … Continue reading

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Flaneur’s Gallery: Market Day in Costa Rica

A market in Feria, Costa Rica. [Photo by Tom Roberts] There’s more snow and ice here this morning. A stroll through a farmer’s market in the Tropic of Cancer would be a welcome respite. Thanks, Tom! Tell us more.

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Fashionista Street: Warming Up For Spring

[Photo by Bill Cunningham/NYT] It isn’t April in Paris. It’s February in New York. According to Bill Cunningham’s latest On The Street photo essay, “Splashes of color added zest to a gray rainy week. Giants fans painted themselves blue, the … Continue reading

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Imaging Paris: Le Violin de Ingres

Man Ray. Le violin de Ingres. 1924. [Source: Google Images/Man Ray Trust] Doctoring photographs was nothing new when Man Ray created this iconic image in 1924. Photographers had been retouching photos ever since Niépce and Daguerre invented the medium in … Continue reading

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Lee Miller: Wartime Surrealist

Lee Miller photographed women in fire masks in wartime London in 1944. [Source: Telegraph/Lee Miller Archives] See Lee Miller: Flapper Fashionista, Lee Miller: Surrealist Muse and Lee Miller: War Photographer.

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