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Photographer captures emotional tribute after Charlie Hebdo attack

“I hope people get the same feeling as I do when they view this picture: solidarity, unity and humanity. … In my heart I was on the street walking with them.” On January 7, 2015, 17 people were killed in a terrorist attack at the office of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and various locations […]

An animal portrait that feels strikingly human

“Sometimes, a small detail hits us only after a picture is taken.” With the blink of an eye, photographer Tim Flach has recast the fabled wise owl into something much more imaginative. Flach wanted his portrait to stray from how owls are typically portrayed with their wide eyes and inquisitive stare. In this instance, it’s […]

Three artists, three takes on nature

With its beauty, force and vulnerability, nature is one of the most compelling themes used in visual storytelling. Here are three ways visual artists illustrate concepts associated with the natural world, and how the outdoors play a leading role in their work:   Nimai Chandra Ghosh, Getty Images photographer  Embed from Getty Images   Photography […]

The view from above: A photographer puts life in perspective with a unique vantage point

“You have a ton of things to consider — how high or low you want to be, the weather conditions, the quality of light — you have to make quick decisions to optimize your time in the air.” Daniel Barnes has a unique perspective of the world—literally. As a commercial helicopter pilot he gets to […]