Lots of schools now offer free, online courses, but here's a doozy from MIT: an introductory course about documentary photography and photojournalism that won't cost you a cent to work through.
Our species owes a lot to caves. The natural rock formations have been homes, religious sites, art galleries, and graveyards for humanity's earliest ancestors.The July issue of National Geographic magazine delves into some of the planet's most expansive cave systems, located in the wilds of China.
It's amazing that even during events as harrowing as the D-Day invasion, there are photographers willing to enter the fray and make a visual record of what went down. Time brings us the story of how photographs of that historic battle were almost completely lost in an error almost any of us can relate to.
We all know the ethical haze around digital photo editing. Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Narciso Contreras ran face first into it when he was being fired by the Associated Press for photoshopping an image of he took during the Syrian conflict in 2012.
Along with devastating rain and winds, Hurricane Sandy brought along a torrent of photographs that flooded the internet before she even hit land. You've seen our coverage of the storm, and while many of the photos were taken by our own writers and readers, we — as well as the entire media industry — still rely on the…
Photographer Joao Silva lost both of his legs last year to an IED landmine explosion in Afghanistan. He kept shooting as he was dragged to safety and treated by medics. But to hear him tell it, he's just an ordinary guy who ran into some bad luck.
Trekking from Chile to Alaska, the photojournalist Kadir van Lohuizen chose the perfect tool for informing fans of his work—a $4 iPad app, Vía PanAm. Everything he sees is being documented as blog posts, videos or, naturally photos.