The Radical Eye review Elton John’s ravishing photography collection

Switch House, Tate Modern, LondonFrom the tears of Man Ray to the Paris of Robert Frank and the manspread of Salvador Dali, this astounding collection is a history of modernist photography Sir Elton Johns image, his glasses askew and playing up for the camera in Irving Penns 1997 portrait, greets visitors to Andr Kertsz 1917 Underwater Swimmer, Esztergom, Hungary, which… Read more »

4-Year-Old With Autism Reveals How He Sees The World With Beautiful Photography

Giving people a creative outlet allows them to express their point of view in a way they may not be able to with words alone. Art helps people emote, heal, and seek happiness in their own unique way, while producing something that they find beautiful. One of the most expressive artistic mediums is photography. Through portraits, abstract images, or Photoshopped… Read more »

Photography at Cambodian funerals helps mourners express grief

.A mourner uses his smartphone to capture an image of the flag-draped corpseImage: holly robertson/mashable For two weeks, crowds of mourners streamed into a Buddhist pagoda in Phnom Penh’s east, clutching lotus flowers and incense. They had come to pay their respects to Kem Ley, a popular Cambodian political analyst who was gunned down as he bought his morning coffee… Read more »

A man studied photography in prison. These are the photos he took when he got out.

When Donato Di Camillo was a kid, his family couldn’t afford film for their Polaroid camera. So instead, he ran around the house with a film-less camera pretending to be a hotshot photographer on an African safari, mimicking the heroes behind iconic photos he saw in the discarded National Geographic magazines his dad grabbed for him out of the garbage…. Read more »

Saving the giant panda population through photography

(CNN)Ami Vitale has got President Obama beat. In China, where the photographer was documenting panda activity, her work was so well received that Wolong National Nature Reserve program director Zhang Hemin allowed her to hold two baby pandas. (The leader of the free world only got to hold one.) But this was not Vitale’s first passion. She was originally a… Read more »