The paparazzi pursuit of Justin Bieber along Los Angeles freeways is a "tragedy waiting to happen," a Los Angeles city councilman warned.
Photographer Adam Fernandez reveals how travelers can take better photos while grappling with motion, glass surfaces, the elements, and?perhaps most challenging of all?other people.
It started on Facebook, then spread to Twitter. Now Hipstamatic and Instagram-style pictures are everywhere, including the news media.
Winston Churchill, glaring, resolute, combative, left hand on hip, stares straight off the page -- a moment, and an image, like no other.
Want to help save the humpback whale? Pick up a camera and start taking pictures, says Gale McCullough, a "fluke matcher" at Allied Whale, a research group.
Onetime nursery school teacher Gale McCullough explains how the photo site Flickr helps her global whale research.
In photojournalism, good hardware can go a long way in helping you capture high-quality images, but someone who can properly use a cellphone camera is just as likely to take great photos as a novice equipped with a top-of-the-line DSLR. Knowing whether you're trying to capture spot news or shooting a photo essay is only half the battle: You also need to know how to use different cameras and which tool is appropriate for which situation.
One topic that has dominated my career is how to photograph a scene that quickly gets to the heart of the story without explanation or embellishment. So how do you do that? Well, the answer doesn't lie with a fancy camera. Excellent visual communication is primarily driven by your unique visual sense, the time spent shooting and a deep connection to the story. In essence, you must do more than take pictures: You must make them. Images that transcend snapshots require extra effort.
Ever since the dawn of photography, human beings have turned the camera on themselves, capturing the most expressive part of the human body -- the face.
The hunt begins as soon as word hits the internet. Then they're off, prowling the urban landscape, smartphones in hand, in search of the coveted kitties by the street artist known as Catlanta.
In the days after Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a Paris car crash in 1997, the public mood turned against the paparazzi, the army of photographers whose relentless pursuit of her satisfied an intense demand for celebrity pictures.
CNN's Max Foster spoke with an ex-bodyguard to Princess Diana on what lies ahead for the new royal couple.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but for foster children in New York City and across the country, a picture is worth improved self-esteem, and potentially, a new home and family.
Hungarian photographer Bence Mate has won the 2010 Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year title for his photo "A marvel of ants."
The photographer makes the "private person's arrest" after an alleged tussle at LAX, police say
Kim Kardashian explains what was going on between her and Justin Bieber during a racy photo shoot.
The reality star debuts a The Graduate-themed fashion spread with the teen pop star
In his West Virginia home, Peter Ruplenas, a three-time war veteran spends his days thumbing through his personal photography collection.
Cpl. Reynaldo Leal of the U.S. Marines captures life behind the scenes of the Iraq War.
Photographers have their own version of sleight of hand. They can manipulate people, objects, landscapes and light in images, fooling lesser humans into believing the final product is a representation of reality, rather than something created by hand.
As long as humans have inched closer to the heavens, they have sought to document the view below. From up high, patterns emerge from landscapes and neighborhoods. Things hidden are revealed.
It has been a year of unique moments for Lindsey Vonn. She met Roger Federer at Wimbledon. She spent a day on the set of her beloved Law & Order (although she has not yet fulfilled her goal of playing a corpse on the show). She walked the red carpet at the Emmys. (All of this in addition to becoming the best U.S. women's ski racer in history, which is her day job).
Photographers say they are tired of being stopped and searched by police under Britain's terrorism laws.
Photographers fed up with being stopped and searched by British police under the country's terrorism laws gathered in London to protest against the practice.
CNN's Susan Candiotti covers international daylong photo shoot of the disadvantaged by volunteers.
Jeremy Cowart is a professional artist in Nashville, Tennessee, who has photographed rock stars such as Sting and Britney Spears. But on Saturday, he turned his lens on people unlikely to be recognized by anyone but family.
A warning from Britain's queen over paparazzi intrusions won backing from a leading royal photographer Tuesday as speculation mounted that the move could indicate Prince William's imminent engagement.
The British royal family is taking on the tabloids over paparazzi photos. ITN's Jackie Kabler reports
The art of portraiture, once reserved for the rich, the royal and the holy, has found a new mass appeal online.
A disturbance erupts after Kate and her eight visit New York City for a marketing event
Police say they are investigating the disappearance of more than $400,000 worth of jewelry from a photo shoot involving Lindsay Lohan in London on June 6.
One of the earliest photographs in existence sold for $62,500 at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
One of the earliest photographs in existence is expected to fetch as much as $70,000 when it is auctioned off later this month at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
The Entourage star gets surly – and rips the arms off his shirt during a shoot
According to a Native American myth, crows look back with one eye and into the future with the other. Serial entrepreneur Andy Patrick, 47, applied that philosophy to create FiftyCrows Foundation, a nonprofit that funds photojournalists who document injustices throughout the world.
Two photographs of Madonna set to appear in a Christie's auction next month will probably sell for at least $10,000 each, according to estimates posted on the company's Web site.
The inaugural Prix Pictet photography award has been won by Canadian Benoit Aquin for his series of images depicting desertification in China entitled "The Chinese Dust Bowl".
On a sunny day at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Pasadena, California, in 1991, photographer Kirk Weddle was setting up to shoot what would become an iconic image in rock music.
Fashion photographer Rankin takes time to make powerful pictures of people from Congo. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
When Honey magazine commissioned photojournalist Michael Ward to follow and photograph an up-and-coming music group called The Beatles in February 1963, he had never heard of the Liverpool-based rock band.
Never before seen images of the Fab Four in '63 and '68 on sale in London, reports CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh.
Pioneer photojournalist Cornell Capa, who used his pictures to illuminate social and political causes and also founded the International Center of Photography has died
She uses her blog to discuss the controversy about the 15-year-old's Vanity Fair photos
"She shouldn't have to deal with any of this," says Curtis, who had her own topless photo shoot
The famed photographer says she discussed the image with Cyrus and thinks it's "very beautiful"
Annie Leibovitz on Monday defended her provocative photograph for Vanity Fair magazine of teen heartthrob Miley Cyrus -- aka Hannah Montana -- who has expressed embarrassment about the pose.
"I feel so embarrassed," the teen tells PEOPLE about a new set of provocative pictures
A news photographer, detained two years by the US military on terrorism allegations, has been set free by an Iraqi judicial committee
Kutcher poses in his briefs for a futuristic photo spread with Mario Testino
Lindsay Lohan's nude pictorial in the current issue of New York magazine has received the stamp of approval from her manager-mom Dina.
Contrary to press reports, aspiring photographer Kate Middleton isn't teaming up with Mario Testino.
Thousands of photographic negatives documenting the Spanish Civil War by famed photographer Robert Capa, presumed lost for decades, have found a permanent home at a photography center founded by Capa's brother.
Thousands of photo negatives have been recovered, showing photographer Robert Capa's images of the Spanish Civil War.
A major retrospective opens on the photographer often hailed as the greatest of the 20th century
Laila Ali is going for a second helping of milk.
Peru-born Mario Testino is one of the world's most sought-after fashion photographers. Here, in extracts from his interviews with CNN, he talks about the power of photography, his South American roots and the 1997 images he took of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Planning a Versace campaign
Queen Elizabeth II was not amused when celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz suggested she remove her crown for a portrait, a clip from a new BBC documentary reveals.
Annie Leibovitz lopes through the blond-floored galleries at the High Museum of Art, eyed by film stars, comedians, writers, dancers and those who have known and loved her best.
Fortune invented magazine photojournalism, hiring luminaries like Ansel Adams and Walker Evans. The photos featured here represent some of the best examples of that tradition.
Affordable digital cameras have finally broken the 10-megapixel barrier. Business 2.0 Magazine picks three that will satisfy even the pickiest photographer.
Steve Davis used to have a hard time explaining to his mom what he did for a living. She understood that he was the CEO of a Seattle company called Corbis, that it was owned by Bill Gates, and that...
Halle Hutchison was in a bind. She needed an army of models and photographers for a big marketing campaign at T-Mobile, and fast. So she took a shortcut - no hiring freelancers, booking shoots, or ...
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A story about models and rock stars needs to be written here. After all, long before Sports Illustrated brought the two groups together for this year's Swimsuit Issue, the Chateau Marmont helped facilitate their rendezvous inside the various suites, cottages and bungalows nestled alongside this hill overlooking Sunset Blvd.
Debating the merits of ultra-thin models is one of the hottest topics in fashion right now, but photographer Mario Testino does not believe the girls he photographs are causes for concern.
If you had wandered into the New York location of Christie's auction house in 1996, you could have purchased a print of Helmut Newton's "Two Pairs of Legs in Black Stockings, Paris" for about $2,30...
TS: What is it about a photographer that makes you notice them?
Dan Young, director of CNN/US's field operations, died Sunday after a battle with leukemia. He was 47. During 24 years at CNN, he worked as a photographer on some of the biggest and most dangerous assignments of his time.
In 1965 -- the year of "Satisfaction" -- the Rolling Stones were finally starting to make some rock-star money. The members of the group purchased houses, cars and started investing in their individual passions.
Frank Griffin, a photographer and co-owner of the paparazzi agency Bauer-Griffin, says he strives to be as "professional as I can" in his line of work.
I'm shivering on the shores of Jackson lake at dawn, waiting to catch my prey in the cross hairs. The sun is just beginning to peek over the horizon. Where are those rabbits, bison, and elk when yo...
If you want to take a photo class in another medium, the Jim Church School of Underwater Photography, based in Miami, is the only school that uses live-aboard boats from the Aggressor fleet, specia...
Is that the Eiffel Tower shooting out of your spouse's head? And what was it about that tiny person in the distance that was so interesting to you?
Australian film star Nicole Kidman has won interim restraining orders against two Sydney-based paparazzi photographers.
Britain's Prince Harry will not apologize to a paparazzi photographer he scuffled with outside a London nightclub, a royal spokesman says.
Britain's Prince Harry has apologized to his father, Prince Charles, over his scuffle with a paparazzi photographer outside a nightclub, a London newspaper reported.
Britain's Prince Harry has scuffled with photographers near a London nightclub, denting efforts to shrug off his image as a royal "wild child."
Award winning photojournalist Odd Anderson's images of the war in Iraq have been printed and broadcast around the world.
Police will question Sir Paul McCartney about a scuffle that broke out when the former Beatle went to see illusionist David Blaine in his glass box in London, reports say.
Around 40 years ago, the cameras that pros used--single-lens reflex numbers with interchangeable lenses--finally fell within a hobbyist's budget. Suddenly, the streets of Rome were overrun by folks...
It's hard to convince people that the Canon EOS Digital Rebel is a serious camera when you're drooling, grinning like a fool, making little "ooh, ahh" noises, and fondling its body like a mother c...
There's a lonely spot at your local camera store: the section of counter with the point-and-shoot film cameras. "We take them out and dust them and place them back on the shelf," says a clerk at a ...
Which digital cameras are best? It depends on how you want to use them. There are four basic kinds.
CANON EOS-D60, $2,199 Stiffed on another wedding gig because your pics stank? Turn things around with this professional-photographer-friendly, six-megapixel camera that delivers stunning color. You...
Early adopters of digital cameras often became surly adopters. That's because the first models were expensive and rarely performed as well as those $10 disposable cameras sold in drugstores. But in...
Digital, digital, digital. When it comes to cameras, it's all you hear about these days. Yes, it is amazing that you can see your photos instantly and then delete the ones that make you look...well...
It's time for the family picnic--time to do your duty. While everyone else is eating, drinking, and generally having a great time, you take photos. On Monday you drop the film at the drugstore; on ...
When FORTUNE first appeared in February 1930, only one name got special billing on the table of contents: Margaret Bourke-White. In those days Henry Luce, co-founder of Time Inc., didn't give write...
George Fisher, normally a cerebral, rational scientist, is mad. "We've run out of patience--we're in a kill mode," he said, sitting in his Rochester, N.Y., office on a recent rainy day. Kodak's 57-...
From the early 1930s to the mid-1940s, Arthur Fellig was at every tenement house fire, gangland shooting, shipwreck, and major disaster--natural and otherwise--that took place in New York City, cap...
I FIRST CAME to know Louis Psihoyos--the extraordinarily talented photographer who shot the picture of Michael Jordan for our cover--on a bone-cold, rainy day in December 1988, just before Christma...
To say Howard Stein, CEO of mutual fund giant Dreyfus, likes things in black and white has nothing to do with his job. But it has lots to do with his new hobby: still photography. ''I had a darkroo...
Yearning to own museum-quality art on a budget? It can be done -- again. Thanks to a slump that has depressed prices by up to 15% since early 1990, you can now buy vintage photographs for a few tho...
HOLD ON to your lens caps, shutterbugs. A storm of technological innovations and new products is gathering over the world of photography. When it breaks sometime in the 1990s, it will blow away muc...
While the fine print in many contracts may contain clauses hazardous to consumers, there are other types of agreements where the absence of provisions can be just as dangerous. Hiring a contractor ...
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