Aug 20, 2013 7:00am

Photographer’s Self-Portraits Inspire Dramatic Weight Change

“I didn’t realize how uncomfortable I was, how big I was,” said photographer Jen Davis, 35, reflecting on the earlier self-portraits she had been making of herself for more than ten years. She first began to photograph herself as an undergraduate student at Columbia College… Read More »

Aug 18, 2013 6:00am

Moving Sculpture: A Mesmerizing Look at NYC Legs

Every day on her 3-and-a-half mile trek to and from the Upper East Side of Manhattan, through Central Park, down to the midtown building that houses The New York Times Magazine, where she works as a associate photo editor, Stacey Baker keeps an eye out… Read More »

By Kate Bubacz

Aug 17, 2013 7:00am

The Characters of Woodstock

Summer is the time of of love, music and a little bit of adventure. Nothing captures this more than the craziness of a music festival, and the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969 set the standard for every Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Coachella and music fest that has… Read More »

By Kate Bubacz

Aug 15, 2013 3:22pm

The Two Koreas in Contrast

Korea used to be one nation, unified, until it was expedient for divide the country along the 38th Parallel on August 15, 1945 during World War Two. Since that moment, the two countries have evolved away from each other, each half developing a distinct culture… Read More »

Aug 1, 2013 6:00am

‘It’s An American Thing’

A summer exhibition at New York City’s Staley-Wise Gallery (“It’s An American Thing”) takes a look at iconic Americana, from Elvis to Jackie and JFK, Ol’ Blue Eyes to Aretha. Pepsi in Hand: Elvis Presley sitting on the porch of his home at 1034 Audobon… Read More »

Jul 30, 2013 7:00am

Little Folk: 14-Year-Old Photographer’s Imaginative Photos

Zev Hoover, known on Flickr as fiddleoak, is the photographer behind this series he calls “Little Folk.”  Fiddleoak digitally shrinks his subjects onto fairytale surroundings – a raft made of cards, an origami bird, wings made of feathers. These superb photos reflect a surreal and… Read More »

By Kate Bubacz

Jul 28, 2013 6:00am

The Big Cloud Project by Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman started photographing the sky in a continued effort to, in her words, “illustrate the interconnection of all life on Earth.”  She started searching for supercells, the storms made famous for their capacity to produce tornadoes. In the process, she has captured a mesmerizing palette… Read More »

Jul 19, 2013 10:00am

The Ultimate Wedding Crashers

An effort to take the peace, serenity and perhaps the monotony out of wedding photos has brought a hot trend that incorporates some slightly dark humor: wedding party attack photos. Beginning with Quinn Miller’s image of a Tyrannosaurus Rex crashing a wedding party’s photo op, the… Read More »

By Kate Bubacz

Jul 18, 2013 6:00am

Yesteryear in Disneyland

The soft opening of Disneyland on July 17, 1955, did not go well. ABC had set up a live telecast of the opening events, introducing viewers to the Mouseketeers, Ronald Reagan, Bob Cummings, Art Linkletter, Frank Sinatra and, as it turned out, numerous mishaps (full… Read More »

By Kate Bubacz

Jul 11, 2013 6:00am

Babe Ruth Back in the Day

Ninety-nine years ago today, Babe Ruth made his debut as a Major League player, stepping onto the field of Fenway Park as a Red Sox pitcher. He helped the team win the game, but that was not enough to impress the hard-nosed Red Sox: Ruth… Read More »