Vet who says he was ‘kissing sailor’ in famous photo dies

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Navy veteran who claimed to be the sailor who was kissing a nurse in the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photo taken in Times Square on V-J day has died.

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Take a 360-degree view from One World Trade Center

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A special issue of TIME magazine with panoramic images from the tallest building in the Western hemisphere hits stands today. It’s the culmination of a year-long project surrounding the new World Trade Center.

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"Dignified" picture of migrants claims World Press Photo prize

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A picture of African migrants standing on the shore of Djibouti City at night, their glimmering phones held aloft to catch a weak signal, won the World Press Photo prize on Friday for American photographer John Stanmeyer of the VII photo agency.

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Iconic ‘Afghan girl’ image was almost cut, photographer reveals

(Photos courtesy of Steve McCurry)

Photographer Steve McCurry has spent more than three decades behind the camera, capturing powerful images of human triumph and tragedy.

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Photographer captures electrifying images from rim of the Grand Canyon

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Using long exposures, photographer Rolf Maeder managed to capture multiple lightning strikes hitting the Grand Canyon under atmospheric stormy skies. 

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Fashion photographer focuses on those with genetic conditions to reframe beauty

(Photo: Rick Guidotti)

Interviewed for NBC’s Rock Center, photographer Rick Guidotti said: “It’s not about saying, “Compare Claudia Schiffer or Cindy Crawford to this girl. It’s about— it’s about reinterpreting beauty. It’s about having an opportunity to see beyond what you’re told and what we’re forced to believe that that’s beauty.”

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Cute or spooky? Underwater pictures earn seal of approval in contest

(Photos: Kyle McBurnie, Joseph Tepper, Laura Rock)

How could you resist a cute harbor seal looking at you from a kelp forest off the California coast? The judges for the 2013 Underwater Photography Contest clearly couldn’t: They chose Kyle McBurnie’s picture of a soulful seal as the competition’s top image.

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Manhattanhenge! A skyscraper sunset stops traffic in New York City

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New Yorkers were wowed on Wednesday by a sunset that was perfectly framed by skyscrapers, thanks to an urban astronomical phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge.

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NYC artist’s photos of unknowing subjects raise privacy concerns

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To the well-known photographer who shot them with a telephoto lens, the pictures of people going about their daily lives in the building across the street constitute art.

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Long-exposure photo captures seagull flight paths

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Seagulls fly over the skies of Rome in this slow-exposure photo taken on May 2.

Boston magazine’s heart-shaped shoes honor city, victims

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On the cover of its May edition, Boston magazine pays tribute to its city with a moving and stunningly simple photograph. The image features 120 running shoes, all worn in the Boston Marathon, shaped in a heart around the headline: “We Will Finish the Race.”

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American flag flies at half-staff Monday at the U.S. Capitol for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.

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Then and now: Rephotography shows Iraqi sites 10 years after Saddam

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This Wednesday, March 13, 2013, photo shows a general view of Firdous Square at the site of an Associated Press photograph taken by Jerome Delay as the statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down by U.S. forces and Iraqis on April 9, 2003. Ten years ago on live television, U.S. Marines memorably hauled down a Soviet-style statue of Saddam, symbolically ending his rule. Today, that pedestal in central Baghdad stands empty. Bent iron beams sprout from the top, and posters of anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in military fatigues are pasted on the sides.

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Dad’s photos of daughter, 5, look like classic paintings

(Photo Courtesy Bill Gekas)

At first glimpse, they look like classic paintings you might see hanging in the Louvre — but actually they’re photos taken by a photographer in Australia of his 5-year-old daughter, Athena.

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Inauguration Day sunrise

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