When a wayward tufted titmouse slammed against photographer Leah Sobsey’s window, the bird’s tiny corpse suddenly recalled all the natural specimens that had captivated her as a child at Chicago’s Field Museum.
The First Woman Photographer Captured the Elegance of Algae
Algae is graceful and light in the ocean, swaying with the waves like hair in the wind.
Photography’s Blue Period Gets Its First Major Show in the US
In 1842, British scientist Sir John Herschel experimented with the effect of light on iron compounds, inventing a process to produce the blue-tinted prints we know as cyanotypes.