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Texas Court OKs "Up Skirts": WTF?!

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

This week, the Texas Court of Appeals made a ruling that is both outrageous and grotesque... and for the first time in recorded history, it has nothing to do with either abortion or the death penalty.

Astoria Characters: The Other Mayor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

More colorful than his scorching-orange Hawaiian shirt and 84 times as big as life, Carrado wears the title like a crown. But he's not big on protocol. He still answers to Frank.

Turning the Lens on Langdon (PHOTOS)

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

For decades, in Hollywood, having a Harry Langdon headshot has been synonymous with success. It was not just because he was the most expensive photographer in Hollywood; it was because being able to afford him did not guarantee access to him.

Astoria Characters: The Artist in Residence

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.02.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's the starving part of artist that Daniel Francis finds hard to stomach. His hang-dog jeans, cuffed at the ankles to take up the slack, were made for a much weightier man, the one he used to be.

These Furry Friends Made Their Love Official In The Cutest Canine Wedding Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.22.2014 | Good News

These rescue dogs took their puppy love to new heights by tying the knot in a wedding ceremony of their own. Kathryn Yeaton of Fairfield County, ...

Tried Being a Bride

Suzanne Heintz | Posted 08.06.2014 | Weddings
Suzanne Heintz

Who would do such a thing? Spend months planning a picture-perfect wedding, only to leave her groom, cold, on the steps of the altar, after a speech announcing to the congregation why she did it? That person was me.

Our Italian Anniversary Trip: He Went for the Soccer, I Went for Sicily. What We Got Was the Surprise of a Lifetime

Denice Duff | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Denice Duff

While in Sicily something magical happened on one day, without any planning or use of technology... Just me, my husband and two bad photocopies of a picture of my great-grandmother and a street in her village, Sperlinga.

Liz Steketee: Truth, Intertwined and Manipulated

Jason Landry | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

San Francisco based photographer Liz Steketee uses her life as material for her work. And that's smart, because the way I see it, the more personal the project or series that a photographer creates, the better it comes across to the viewing public.

Photographer Captures the Amazing Moment Lightning Strikes an English Field

Roadtrippers | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

The quiet of Waveney Valley, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in East Anglia, was broken by an early-morning summer storm. Fortunately, local photographer Simon Buck was up at that ungodly hour to capture the extraordinary beauty.

Youngho Kang: 99 Variations of a Self-Portrait

Jason Landry | Posted 09.14.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

I met South Korean photographer Youngho Kang at the LensCulture FotoFest Paris portfolio review event in 2013. Kang is not shy in front of the camera. In each image, he's playing a part in a story that only he could tell.

Michael Crouser: The Real Deal Out on the Mountain Ranch

Jason Landry | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

There is something nostalgic that happens when I look at old photographs. There are those images that pull me right in to that history -- to that time.

Q&A With Retired Firefighter Doug Bailey, Lightfinder Photography

Heather Hummel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

Last year Doug Bailey, a Southern California firefighter, put down his firefighting gloves and jacket one last time. Now, as a retired firefighter, Doug spends his days capturing breathtaking images.

The Moving Stories Behind These Incredible Images

OWN | Posted 06.05.2014 | OWN

New York Times photographer James Estrin has captured some powerful photos in his many assignments. There was his profoundly sorrowful image of dust s...

Photographer Captures Wild Portraits Of 'Sand Creatures' That Defy Gravity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts

Sometimes the most mundane of actions can serve as impetus for art, transforming a simple gesture into a mesmerizing visual feast. Take, for example, ...

The Mother-Daughter Book Club

Elizabeth McGuire | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Elizabeth McGuire

When I originally offered to help with my daughter's first book club, it was as a simple show of support for my 7-year-old bookworm. Flash forward four years and nearly 50 books later, the club has become one of the most valuable volunteer gigs of my parenting career.

Photographer Rick Ashley: Altering Perceptions Through Portraiture

Jason Landry | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

What if the reason art is not seen isn't because it's controversial, but because the people that are making these decisions -- the museum and gallery curators, find it distasteful and somewhat tough to look at?

Astoria Characters: The Woman With a Third Eye

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.29.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Manuela Rana never had dreams of the American dream, but when she found the man of her dreams, she didn't hesitate to cross the Atlantic to be with him.

Photographer Relives Taking Iconic Boston Marathon Bombing Photo

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.13.2014 | Media

Nearly one year after the Boston Marathon bombings, there are still certain images from April 15, 2013, that remain engraved in people's minds. Jo...

What Your Camera Phone Photos Say About You

OWN | Posted 04.08.2014 | OWN

Award-winning filmmaker and time-lapse photographer Louie Schwartzberg is rarely without his camera. His favorite subject is nature, capturing everyth...

Francesco Carrozzini - Through the Lens (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Cover shoots for Vogue, music videos for global pop stars, celebrity portraits and the New York Times Screen Tests for T Magazine. This CV sounds like it belongs to an industry veteran, rather than 30-year-old Italian photographer cum filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini.

Russian Daredevil Takes Insane Selfies Dangling From The Top Of High-Rise Buildings

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts

We've found the Evel Knievel of photography. Armed with nothing but a camera and an abundance of bravery, Russian photographer Kirill Oreshkin take...

Alexa Torre: Mexican Utopia

Jason Landry | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Alexa Torre is a Mexican photographer currently living in Mexico City. A graduate of the New England School of Photography in Boston, Massachusetts, Torre has been working on a project about her heritage and the traditional dresses of regions of Mexico.

Give 'Em Sell! - Photographer Erik Schubert and His Best Pitch

Jason Landry | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Photographer Erik Schubert has created a photographic series simply titled How To Win Friends and Influence People, inspired by his own father, a pharmaceutical salesman who spent may days on the road.

14 Photos Of The Cuddliest, Smushiest, Snuggliest Sleeping Babies

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Karen Whiltshire is a maternity, newborn and baby photographer with a very special talent: Putting babies to sleep in so-cute-you-could-eat-'em poses....

Rosario Fernandez Gives Advice on Becoming a Successful Photographer

Ramon Nuez | Posted 02.11.2014 | Latino Voices
Ramon Nuez

Many folks have asked me what does it takes to be a successful photographer? I reply with -- "Lots of hard-work, some raw talent and luck. Lots of luck." And Rosario Fernandez -- is a good example of how hard work and raw talent have made her into a successful photographer.