Anja Niedringhaus went through extraordinary measures to track down a wounded marine she'd photographed in Afghanistan
By Tim Barribeau on December 27, 2011
On the 4th of June, Pulitzer prize winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus was in Afghanistan, flying in a medevac helicopter while covering the war. The unit was called to the scene of an explosion, and there picked up a number of wounded Marines, including Burness Britt, a gravely injured man who would leaving a lasting impact on the photographer. Hit by shrapnel while leading his squad through a wheat field, Anja held his hand while medics kept him alive through the flight, pocketing a slim strand of wheat stuck to his shirt.
A unique and amazing view of some of some of the strangest creatures on earth.
By Stan Horaczek on July 22, 2013
Russian photographer Alexander Semenov spends a lot of his time under the sea, capturing the alien-like beauty of jellyfish as part of his career. His images are driven by scientific curiosity, but bring an undeniable beauty to the fascinating-but-dangerous subjects. He shared some of his inspiration and technique with us, as well as a few sting stories. See more of his amazing undersea work over on his Flickr stream.
The original "green" photographer talks about how his art supports his
conservation agenda, the part he plays in national environmental legislation,
and his battle to keep a determined mining company from destroying one of
America's unsung national treasures.
By Russell Hart on December 19, 2008
Few photographers have Robert Glenn Ketchum's national political clout. His influence comes from years of using his artfully crafted images to make the case for preserving America's remaining wild lands. The subjects of that advocacy, and of Ketchum's numerous books, have ranged from New York's Hudson Highlands to the Tongass, Southeast Alaska's temperate rain forest.
Towers crumble, priorities shift, the world changes in an instant
By Joel Johnson, Matt Buchanan and Scott Alexander (interviews) on September 7, 2011
The south tower burned for 56 minutes after the Boeing 767 ripped a hole between the 78th and 84th floors. The fires, fed by jet fuel, reached 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. At 9:59 a.m., the tower’s steel support spine, unable to support the weight of the building, collapsed. Twenty-nine minutes later, the north tower did the same.
PopPhoto.com's Zach Honig interviews underwater photographer Brian Skerry as
part of the Behind the Lens question & answer series.
By Zach Honig on December 19, 2008
The photographic community is incredibly diverse, made up of photographers that shoot from the sky to the sea and everywhere in between. Each month we'll focus on a different segment of the industry, interviewing top professional photographers about life, their careers, and what sets their piece of the photographic industry apart from the rest.
Jon Cornforth took to the water to capture the wonders of the great northwest.
By Jon Cornforth on April 26, 2010
Most alaskans refer to the panhandle simply as “Southeast.” It’s the last leg of the Inside Passage, the famed coastal route that extends north from Washington State, through British Columbia, and into Southeast Alaska. More than two million people visit each year, most often on a cruise ship.