The Photo Ark, by Joel Sartore

The Photo Ark is a must see. The Photo Ark For many of Earth’s creatures, time is running out. Half of the world’s plant and animal species will soon be threatened with extinction. The goal of the Photo Ark is to document biodiversity, show what’s at stake and to get people to care while there’s… Read More

TIME article on rare photographs taken in China during the Qing dynasty

Click for original article and gallery. These Rare Examples of Early Photography in China Captured a Disappearing World Lily Rothman 9:00 AM EST When photography was invented in the mid-19th century, France became the nation that could boast providing the landscape captured in the first known photograph — but it didn’t take too long for… Read More

The Power of Photography, from National Geographic

The Power of Photography Photographers use their cameras as tools of exploration, passports to inner sanctums, instruments for change. Their images are proof that photography matters—now more than ever. By Robert Draper Thirty-four years before the birth of this magazine, the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard sourly prophesied a banal fate for the newly popularized art… Read More