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How The World Of Crime Photography Has Changed Since 1920

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts

Warning: This article contains graphic and violent imagery. Many of us digest incidents of violence on a daily basis, via our local newspaper ...

If You Love 'Serial,' You Have More In Common With This Dark Photographer Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts

On October 3, 2014, "This American Life" producer Sarah Koenig began telling a very specific story. She introduced public radio listeners to a man nam...

Photographing Iconic Coney Island

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

The concept of Coney Island as an outdoor photo studio is nothing new. Famous and not-so-famous photographers alike have been trekking over the sand t...

Mesmerizing Nudes Show A Softer Side Of America's Darkest Street Photographer (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts

Arthur Fellig didn't choose the name Weegee, so the story goes. The name chose him. As a young freelance photographer in the 1930s, he became mild...

Crime Scene Photographs From The 1920s Give A Glimpse Into America's Dark Past

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post may contain images that are graphic to some. A selection of over one million crime scene photographs have been hibernating in th...

Happy Birthday, Weegee!

Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Austrian-born photojournalist Arthur Fellig, better known by his professional moniker, Weegee. The 20th century artist is fam...

The Ugly Ideals Of Beauty

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Sometimes after flipping through a magazine full of Photoshopped models and airbrushed celebs, confronting the mirror as a (gasp!) regular person can ...

Alex Prager Gets A Little Bit Dramatic

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Alex Prager's photographs are emblems of the joys and tragedies of living in Los Angeles. The self-taught photographer does for LA what Woody Allen di...

PHOTOS: Blacklisted New York Photographers

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

In 1936, a group of left-leaning, politically radical photographers in New York-- many of whom were Jewish, first-generation Americans-- formed The Ph...

GRAPHIC: Murder Is His Business

Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

These photos are not for the squeamish. Street photographer Weegee was known for his unemotional snapshots of gruesome aftermaths ... aestheticizing a...

PHOTOS: Murder And Crime In 1940s New York

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

Arthur Felig, AKA Weegee (a bastardization of Ouija, as in the board--a pseudonym chosen for his almost clairvoyant ability to arrive at crime scenes ...

Through a Lens, Starkly: Weegee's Naked Hollywood

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz


Coney Island Cornerstones on Surf Avenue Face Demolition

Michael Immerso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Immerso

By allowing Surf Avenue's historic buildings to be razed, the city risks treating Coney Island as a brand name rather than a place. That's like Texas tearing down the Alamo to build an Alamo theme park.

Before TMZ: Changes in the Crime Beat

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Before camera phones, crime photographs had to be captured by the professionals who made it their business to be at a crime scene as soon as possible -- an effort that required dogged diligence.