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Moscow gallery attack targets Ukrainian troop photos

Moscow - Dozens of pro-Kremlin activists have attacked a Moscow exhibition of photographs of Ukrainian forces in the separatist conflict, defacing images, tearing down signs and forcing its temporary closure, organisers said on Thursday.

'Child porn' row engulfs US photographer's Moscow show

Moscow - Pro-Kremlin activists who threw urine at pictures by US photographer Jock Sturges -- best known for nude images of adolescents and their families -- on Sunday forced its closure, a day after a government advisor condemned the images as "child pornograp...

Woman in famous WWII kiss photo dies at 92

Washington - The woman dramatically kissed by a sailor celebrating the end of World War II in an iconic photograph seen around the world has died, according to The New York Times. She was 92.

Photographer Tunick plans nude demo against Trump's 'hate'

Estanzuela - American photographer Spencer Tunick, famous for his pictures of huge crowds of naked people, is not a fan of Donald Trump.

Geneva rejects Turkish request to remove picture of slain teen

Ginebra - Authorities in Geneva on Tuesday rejected a Turkish request to remove an exhibition picture that blames President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the death of a Turkish teen injured during anti-government demonstrations.

Turkey asks Geneva to remove picture linking Erdogan to dead teen

Ginebra - Turkey has asked authorities in Geneva to remove an exhibition picture that blames President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the death of a Turkish teen injured during anti-government demonstrations, a Swiss official said Monday.

'Father of African photography' wows a new generation

Paris - They came in their best clothes and queued in their hundreds every day outside the little mud-walled house in Bamako to be immortalised by "the master".

World Press Photo winner's 1,000-mile walk for prize

Den Haag - A photographer who snapped up the 2016 World Press Photo Award with a haunting picture of refugees crossing a border at night was Tuesday nearing the end of a near 1,000-mile walk to collect his prize.

Mourners pay final tribute to celebrated Malian photographer

Bamako - Hundreds of mourners gathered in the Malian capital to pay their final respects to the late photographer Malick Sidibe, who won international acclaim with his vibrant black-and-white images which captured daily life in his native country.

Iconic African photographer Malick Sidibe dies at 80

Bamako - Pioneering Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose powerful black and white images of local life won him international acclaim and top awards, has died aged 80, his family said Friday.

Op-Ed: An American street photographer in Mumbai Special

Mumbai - Someone once commented that my street photography was not representative of India. I agreed completely since I mainly specialized in street life. But I added that when you ditch the car and walk the streets, it's exactly what you'd find in Mumbai.

Man arrested for photographing Indian temple with drone

Khajuraho - A U.S. citizen at the famous Khajuraho temples in India was arrested by the police for photographing the monuments with a drone, without a license.

Op-Ed: Shutterstock adapting to changes in digital photography

In December, Shutterstock launched a beta version of Shutterstock Editor, a free tool for editing photos that incorporates quick ways of adjusting images even before they are downloaded.

Image of migrant baby at barbed wire fence wins World Press Photo

Amsterdam - A haunting black-and-white image of a refugee passing a baby under a barbed wire fence won the prestigious World Press Photo Award on Thursday, highlighting Europe's worst migrant crisis since World War II.

Caitlyn Jenner epitomises 'third gender' says Leibovitz

Toukyo - Former Olympic icon turned transgender heroine Caitlyn Jenner has triggered debate about whether there could be a "third gender", American portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz said on Wednesday.

Drone photography is upping the real estate game dramatically Special

San Francisco - Aerial photos and video shot by drones are adding a cutting edge element to the luxury real estate market, giving a field that is already highly competitive a touch of Hollywood style production.

World's top nature photos to be projected onto St Peter's

Vatican City - Images by some of the world's greatest environmental photographers will be projected onto Saint Peter's Basilica next week in solidarity with the climate change talks in Paris, the Vatican said Friday.

Pirelli calendar wins praise for feminist makeover

London - Topless women out, female luminaries in: the latest edition of the famously titillating Pirelli calendar presented in London by US photographer Annie Leibovitz has won praise for its feminist makeover.

Photo essay: Mumbai from a balcony

Mumbai - A street photographer at heart, I chastise myself when I don't get out enough in Mumbai to photograph its people and places. But with a new building going up within shouting distance of my balcony, I'm rediscovering India — from 10 stories high.

Instagram unveils Boomerang for one-second looping videos

Instagram has launched a new standalone app designed to "turn everyday moments into something fun and unexpected." Available on Android and iOS, Boomerang provides a one-click way to create a 1-second long looping video.

100 million people now use Google Photos

Just five months after launching its completely revamped Photos app, Google has announced there are now over 100 million active users on the new platform. Perhaps predictably, the most photographed category is food and people frequently search for 'me'.

Snap! Is a photograph sufficient to prove a new species?

It is long established in biology that to prove there is a new species someone needs to capture, dissect it and categorize it. Photographs have long been regarded as inadmissible. Until now.

Hungary fashion photographer under fire over 'migrant chic' shoot

Budapest - A fashion shoot that took its inspiration from the scenes of refugees and migrants desperately trying to reach Europe drew widespread fury on social media, forcing the Hungarian photographer to pull the pictures from his website.

Stories released via Instagram, Twitter could be new wave

A new novel that follows the correspondence of paternal twins on the eastern seaboard initially won't be a physical book; it will be released in installments via Instagram.

Instagram just introduced the feature everyone's been asking for

Instagram announced today that it is "thinking outside the square" and will now allow users to post in both landscape and portrait format.

Google wants your food photos to power a new Maps feature

Google has reportedly found a use for all of the photos of food that people take on their phones. The company is testing a Maps feature that lets users easily tag images to restaurant listings, letting everybody see what the food looks like.

MIT's new camera sensor could erradicate photo overexposure

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on a new way of capturing light with camera sensors that could put an end to overexposure in photos without having to enable HDR or alter the shot in post-processing.

Young Hong Kongers go analogue in a digital world

Hong Kong - In a city crammed with neon-lit tech stores, smartphone vendors and high-end camera shops, a digital backlash is mounting as young Hong Kongers seek out an old-fashioned analogue experience.

'Capa in Color' unveils bright side of legendary war photographer

Budapest - Legendary photojournalist Robert Capa may be primarily known for his dramatic black-and-white war images, but an exhibition in Budapest is casting light on his lesser-known colour peacetime pictures.

Photo essay: Geneva is more than just Red Cross and heavy heat Special

Geneva - If you thought Geneva was only expensive watches and the Alps and Red Cross headquarters, think again. I visited this Swiss gem to get a glimpse into what makes this city so attractive.
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