Rarely seen in the family album are photographs of funerals, burials and the suffering of those who are left to mourn.
Sometimes photographic images are not able to capture and accurately represent science – especially at very tiny scales. This is where scientific visualisation comes in.
It's easier than ever to create a fake image and spread it far and wide online. But there are steps that you can take to protect yourself from fishy photos.
Contrary to dozens of aquariums' warning signs, flash photography does not affect seahorses.
Lynes was a highly sought-after commercial and fashion photographer in the 1930s and 1940s. But he had to keep his most important body of work hidden away.
Today's smartphones have the technology to help you take amazing photographs – so long as you do it right.
Each day, readers are bombarded with shocking, inspiring and informative images. In their overwhelming volume, they can be easily forgotten. Nonetheless, some do rise to the top.
Unlicensed music events are on the rise again – and the free parties of the 1980s and 90s show they're not all bad.
Children need be able to identify potentially harmful sexual behaviours, including sexting, from a young age.
By looking closely at traits like wing feathers and spot patterns, a computer scientist trained an algorithm to recognize individual woodpeckers.
The long shadows of Cambodia’s edifices of wealth and progress conceal a deeper darkness.
Here's a riddle: What's the dominant image of the 2018 election campaign? There isn't one. But there are many.
Photographs can influence us -- they can inspire us to act and they can also impact the way we think about issues. The recent published photos about the migrant 'caravan' convey several stereotypes.
For decades, the alternative weekly's photographers served as the eyes of the streets, working with activists to document and publicize the anguish and rage of everyday New Yorkers.
A marvellous exhibition of Australian film stills, now showing in Adelaide, offers a form of visual ethnography.
From depictions of slavery to colonial massacres to contemporary portraits of refugees, photography is a powerful tool in evoking ideas of shared humanity.
Will we soon no longer be able to discern which videos are real and which are fake?
Our use of social media platforms such as Instagram is changing our relationship to nature, and – at least for now – not necessarily for the better.
Images taken out of a research context and shared with the public offer a way to connect scientists with the broader world – and vice versa. These photos are stunning examples.
It was only in the late 1990s, as the world became more interested in South African photographers' work, that Goldblatt's work was identified as extraordinary.