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    These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters

    Enjoy the 2020 winners of a natural photography competition.

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    The World’s Most Inspirational Iceberg Isn’t What It Seems

    The professional photographer who created a popular poster image takes it apart.

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    These Nature Photographs Aren’t What They Seem

    The visual playfulness of Simen Johan.

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    What Wild Animals Do in the Dark of the Night

    Capturing wildlife with flash photography at the turn of the century.

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    A Photographer Who Tinkers with Time

    How Adam Magyar slows down in the most impatient places.

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    Art Is Long, Science Is Longer

    My years surveying trees in the Amazon taught me the forest is unknowable.

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    Six Pictures of Paradise

    I was puzzled by the artist’s photographs of my home in the Amazon—then I looked again.

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    Are Digital Cameras Changing the Nature of Movies?

    A landmark use of deep focus in film: The young Charles Foster Kane—in the background, but still in focus—is sent away by his poor parents in Colorado to live with a wealthy banker in New York.Mercury Productions / RKO Radio Pictures This is part one of a three-part series about the movie industry’s switch to […]

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    Six Pictures of Paradise

    I was puzzled by the artist’s photographs of my home in the Amazon—then I looked again.

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    A Grandfather’s Final Gift Recalls a Different Way of Life

    One evening four years ago, photographer Andrea Tese received a phone call from a home-care nurse. Could she come to her grandfather’s house to assess the situation? the nurse asked. Her grandfather had been very ill and had stipulated he did not want to die inside a hospital; he wanted to stay at home. But […]