Photography

5:39am

Thu December 12, 2013
The Picture Show

With One Photo, The Average Commute Becomes Super Special

Originally published on Tue December 17, 2013 9:53 am

Original caption via Instagram: #pscommute 5:15 PM on the C Train. 34th Street, Penn Station back home to Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Giving the gift of reading. A magical moment between mother and son. It may seem like just another subway ride, but with a book and an imagination, the adventures are limitless.
Jabali Sawicki/@jsawicki1 Instagram

Each month on Instagram, we team up with KPCC and suggest a photo assignment for our project Public Square. In October, we wanted to see your commute — that perfectly average and ordinary part of the day that many of us share. Lots of you participated. And one photo in particular had a special story.

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12:55am

Sun November 17, 2013
Photography

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Originally published on Sun November 17, 2013 9:24 am

A photo that was featured in FSHN Magazine's 2013 couture issue.
Afra Pourdad

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine FSHN.

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7:31am

Sun September 29, 2013
The Picture Show

Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective'

Originally published on Sun September 29, 2013 10:15 am

Waldo wildfire, Colorado Springs. June 24-27, 2012.
Courtesy of John Wark

John Wark has had an unusual view of his home state of Colorado. He's a freelance photojournalist who pilots his own plane above the landscape, making pictures of flames and floods, farms and cities as he goes.

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4:22am

Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Media Capture First Glimpse Of Big Thompson Canyon Destruction

Members of the media were led on a tour of the Big Thompson Canyon late Tuesday.
Grace Hood KUNC

Piles of wooden debris laced with flip flops, prescription pill bottles and Styrofoam cluttered Highway 34 near the mouth of the Big Thompson Canyon. The scene is hidden behind Army National Guard barricades, and was shown to the media for the first time Tuesday night.

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11:39am

Tue September 10, 2013
The Salt

Photos: Enter A World Of Cupcake Sledding And Broccoli Lawns

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 10:28 am

Broccoli Mower: "Douglas stubbornly refused to accept his wife's opinion that he had let the lawn go too long without attention."
Christopher Boffoli Courtesy Workman Publishing

Lots of us play with our food. But for photographer Christopher Boffoli, it's become a full-time career.

Boffoli rose to fame a couple of years ago. You may have seen some of his photographs — amusing dioramas featuring miniature plastic figurines in dramatic settings crafted from food — when they went viral back in 2011. More than 200 such images — at least half of which, Boffoli says, have not been previously published — are collected in a new book, Big Appetites.

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