- Be sure to check out our huge gallery from last Friday’s incredible World War II flyover.
- Wyoming has passed a very confusing law that appears to, in part, ban people from taking photographs and giving them to the government, even for science.
- “Lily will use GPS and computer vision to follow you at up to 25mph and keep you in the center of the frame.” The selfie surveillance drone is available for pre-order.
- 98 different foods, perfectly cubed and laid out in a grid. And then someone made a key identifying each food item.
- Photos of Frida Kahlo’s incredible locked-away wardrobe.
This month’s Leica Store DC Oskar Barnack Wall winning photograph is “Cafe de Flore” by Vince Lupo.
Getty Images and Instagram have partnered to offer $30,000 in grants for three photographers using Instagram “to document stories from underrepresented communities around the world.”
Andrew Savulich’s photos of 1980s New York are quirky and off-kilter, like the city itself before it became a sanitized tourist mecca.
Hungarian photographer Bela Doka’s series “Fan Club Putin” shows the Russian President’s biggest fans are college students who worship him like a pop star.
Hyung S. Kim captures striking portraits of haenyeo, women who gather seafood in Korea, submerging deep underwater without diving equipment or breathing apparatuses.
Bernhard Lang’s aerial shots highlight symmetry and sun over the beaches of the Adriatic Sea.
- Photographer Sally Mann discusses her new memoir, “Hold Still”, and her concerns about writing it.
- It’s Bike to Work day, so here are some adorable animals on bicycles. And remember, traffic laws are for you, too!
- Zookeepers in western Australia pass the time by re-creating cute animal photos.
Happy Valentine’s Day! This week stock photos of women are finally getting some love, a wildlife photographer found the love of a family of foxes in her yard, a photographer looks back on a lifetime of loving his wife, and baby tigers find love in some unusual places.
- Don’t forget our snow photo challenge! Tag your best ones from yesterday or any storm in the last year with “snowexposed” and get them into our Flickr pool by Monday for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Exposed DC Photography Show in March.
- Stock photos of women are finally getting updated. LeanIn.org and Getty have partnered to show the diverse reality of women’s lives in photographs. “The new library of photos shows professional women as surgeons, painters, bakers, soldiers and hunters. There are girls riding skateboards, women lifting weights and fathers changing babies’ diapers.”
- In related news, active female athletes have only appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated five times in the last five years.
- The Magazine has a great story on photographer Michael Shindler who is creating tintype portraits in his San Francisco studio.
- Wildlife photographer Melissa Groo found work in her own backyard when she discovered a family of foxes made a den in her shed.
- Vanity Fair took a look back at Olympic photos from the early days of the Games.
- The Baltimore Museum of Art received a major donation of contemporary art photography.
- Hassan Hajjaj has captured interesting photographs of women in Moroccan motorbike gangs.
- This is what 100,000 gallons of coal look like in a West Virginia river.
- Not all babies are human or animal. Davin Haukebo-Bol has created a funny newborn session with his new computer baby.
- Gizmodo has images of the world’s largest solar plant, which starting creating energy in California this week.
- Photographer Art Shay created a stunning gallery of images from his 67 year marriage to his wife Florence. You might want to grab the tissues.
- And finally, Discovery News has a cute Valentine’s Day roundup of unusual animal pairs, including an orphaned Sumatran tiger cub and an orangutan, and several more tiger pairings.
From White House press photographers objecting to their lack of access in the Obama White House, to AFP and Getty stealing photos, to photos of indigenous cultures, and Tom Turkey fighting for his life, we have a bit of everything for you this week. Enjoy.
- The aerial photos of the tornado destruction in the mid-west are incredible.
- A book of 1500 mugshots from the early 20th Century sold at auction for $10,000. The images are fascinating.
- A mysterious woman at a grave site is one of many recently rediscovered images from the Jordan Valley.
- “But anyone who has followed the case can have no doubt: the behaviour of AFP and Getty has been both willful and reckless, not to mention thuggish and comically incompetent.” Add Getty and AFP to the long list of of people, agencies, and companies stealing photos.
- Leica Store DC has announced their second Oskar Barnack Wall winning photograph by Dick Pitini.
- Nine Inch Nails dedicated a song to ailing photographer and fan, Andrew Youssef.
- Photographer Jimmy Nelson has spent the last several years photographing indigenous cultures. The results are stunning.
- The Torpedo Factory in Alexandria is holding a workshop for photographers looking to show their work.
- Sorry luddites, Fujifilm is discontinuing their 3×4 Instant black and white film.
- The newest edition of the local magazine Worn is online. It’s filled with images by local photographers, so check it out.
- PROOF interviewed Maggie Steber and Lynn Johnson about how being women has impacted their photography career, in both positive and negative ways.
- Photographer Francois Brunelle created portraits of unrelated people who look nearly identical. We promise they look more alike than Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito.
- Old photos from the 1930s & 40s of turkeys getting ready to be a Thanksgiving meal. Let’s hope the turkey wearing a protest sign made it.
- Balthazar Korab was working for Eero Saarinen when he created these stunning images of the architect’s work including shots of Dulles Airport under construction.
- Cecil Stoughton was the official White House photographer working during the Kennedy assassination. Stoughton took the iconic photographs of Johnson being sworn in on Air Force One.
- Speaking of White House photographers, Pete Souza’s images sure are pretty, but they aren’t proper news coverage. Journalists have been protesting what they believe is the White House creating their own Soviet-style news service, by barring journalists from Presidential events. The White House this morning provided this photographic retort.
- And finally, we will end on a happy note the Little Rock Zoo announced the birth of two new tiger cubs.