photography

Post image for Tracing the Origins of San Francisco’s Gentrification

You might call the South of Market area in San Francisco the cradle of gentrification.

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Post image for The Many Lives of Leonard Nimoy: Artist, Collector, Vulcan

Leonard Nimoy, the actor whose name and face were synonymous with Star Trek‘s Spock, died this morning at the age of 83.

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Post image for From Manhattan Doorsteps to Brooklyn Living Rooms, a Photographic Map of 1970s New York

Two 1970s photography series that chronicled the urban landscapes of New York City are now accessible on interactive maps through the New York Public Library’s ongoing Photo Geographies project.

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Post image for Navigating Through a Sea of Pink

After British photographer Kirsty Mackay gave birth to her first daughter in 2006, she found her life inundated by pink.

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Post image for Finding Kindred Spirits at Conventions

Since 2013, photographer Arthur Drooker has been on a quest to document as many conventions as possible for his series Conventional Wisdom.

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Post image for The Tale of Jean-Gabriel Eynard, Gentleman Daguerreotypist

When the daguerreotype was introduced in 1839, some of the first to support this groundbreaking photographic process were the elite of Europe.

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Post image for Photographer Develops 31 Lost Film Rolls Taken by World War II Soldier

Photographer Levi Bettwieser has an unusual passion: he hunts down and develops old film rolls left inside vintage cameras or forgotten by their owners in the backs of musty drawers.

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Post image for Endless Enemies: Photographing Military Training Targets around the World

A 30-year-old memory of a metal figure riddled with bullet holes, standing in the furrows of a German field, finally persuaded photographer Herlinde Koelbl to investigate what military training targets look like around the world.

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Post image for A Rare Night of Reversing the Tenement Museum’s No Photography Rule

Photography is strictly prohibited in the apartments of the Tenement Museum, where 19th- to early 20th-century immigrant living is recreated amid unrestored spaces.

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Post image for Over 600 Rare US Space Photographs Go on View in London

Over 600 vintage space photographs from NASA missions, many not seen by the public before, are on view in London until their auction at the end of the month.

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