- 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.
This week’s collection includes using your mouth as a pinhole camera, the 45th anniversary of Earthrise, a series of photos taken from a kite, and of course several Best of 2013 galleries. Have at it.
- If you saw video footage of the blizzard-bound first half of the Lions-Eagles game last Sunday, you can imagine what a nightmare it must have been for a still photographer. Kyle Grantham explains how he took the unthinkable step of switching off his auto-focus.
- Some good insight from the “Masters in Motion” conference on getting your work seen by clients.
- Time does for photographers what the Academy does for movie-makers. In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2013.
- Leica Store DC has announced that Vince Lupo is this month’s Oskar Barnack Wall winner.
- Wait, Facebook might actually be starting to care about photographers?
- Newseum to open “Pictures of the Year” in April 2014. The display will spotlight the best news images from Pictures of the Year International (POYi), the oldest photojournalism contest in the world.
- Gorgeous, painting-like images, taken from a kite. Catch a short film by the photographer, Gerco de Ruijter, at the Hirshhorn through this Sunday, December 22.
- The Washington Post has a gallery of the most eye-catching news photos of the year.
- Boggle your mind at the most amazing science images of 2013. Some of them move, but we’re ok with that.
- You know the tapir they used to have at the National Zoo? Well, it wasn’t this kind.
- Because stealth photography wasn’t already creepy enough.
- Alright, now open wide and say aaahhAAARRGGHH!!
- The Smithsonian American Art Museum is looking for a photography curator.
- Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earthrise, and NASA will celebrate with a Google+ Hangout at 3 p.m.
- “Professional photographers are vital. Without them, the world’s conscience will wither. They bear witness for all of us.” Pictures That Change History: Why the World Needs Photojournalists.
- People, places and nature. The 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest Winners.
- Say bye-bye to MOCA DC.
- National Geographic photographers expound on the power of photography in this video.
- And finally, here’s your tiger link. Whoever decided glass was a good material for zoo enclosures must have known what they were setting people up for.