In 1904, Bayard Wootten, a divorced single mother in North Carolina, first borrowed a camera. She went on to make more than a million images.
More than just providing of shade, fruit or wood, trees are nature’s documentarians, witnessing – and sometimes playing a role in.
A new exhibit offers an insider’s take on Inuit life in Alaska, putting the lie to the stereotypes made popular by televised reality shows.
A loose-knit band of young vagabonds seeks peace, love and community going state to state hitchhiking and hopping freight trains.
With tides rising from climate change and with money tight, villagers on an Alaskan barrier island are unsure how, or when, they will relocate.
In the tradition of W. Eugene Smith, the winners of this year’s prizes have devoted themselves to documenting poverty in the United States, sexual assault in the military and the crisis of a failed state.
After Lucas Foglia was rescued by a passing driver during a snowstorm in Wyoming, he set out to photograph the evolving landscape of the American West and the communities most affected by its changes.
A photographer went back to school to complete an assignment: helping people visualize the much-contested educational initiative known as the Common Core.
The idea of using small cameras to document the world around you led the Columbus Museum of Art to mount an ambitious show of Instagram photos.
Anna Beeke didn’t encounter giants or princesses imprisoned in towers as she photographed forests. Her sylvan adventure led to no holy grail, but it did produce a photo project.
In the effort to melt ice and snow, salt and calcium chloride have strange—and eco-friendly—company.
When onsite necropsies reveal no signs of oil-related injury, bacterial infection, biotoxins, or disease in stranded dolphins along the Gulf Coast.