The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. This “record” of a 1915 zeppelin raid on London is a fabrication,...Show More Summary
Former Afghan police unit commander Naqibullah, who received a death sentence following the murder of Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon, will not be executed after all. Afghanistan’s...Show More Summary
Beginning in 2012, Dina Litovsky photographed fashion week events in London, Paris, and New York on assignment mostly for New York magazine and once for the New York Times. Her mission: Photograph fashion week like it’s never been photographed before. That’s tricky, of course. Show More Summary
A policeman directs buses in the intersection of Trafalgar Square, London. Image: Clifton R. Adams/National Geographic Creative/Corbis In the late 1920s and early 1930s National Geographic sent photographer Clifton R. Adams to England...Show More Summary
During its 178-year-long history, most Canadians knew Kingston Penitentiary only by reputation. Often referred to as Canada’s Alcatraz, the Ontario maximum-security prison housed around 400 of the country’s most dangerous criminals, and was known for its historically harsh treatment of inmates. Show More Summary
Six months after she experienced a painful breakup, Laura Stevens, who describes herself as a romantic and emotionally driven person, decided to work through those emotions by using her friends and a few strangers to pose for stagedShow More Summary
Crain's Executive Editor Jeremy Smerd, senior reporter Adrianne Pasquarelli and photographer Buck Ennis discuss Crain's 2015 40 Under 40 honorees.. To view the full story, click the title link.
Usually, when Robbie McClaran attends the weeklong All-American Soap Box Derby, he’s too busy serving as a pit crew member for his two daughters, Tucker and Aubrey, to take more than a simple snapshot at the annual Akron, Ohio, event. But, last July, McClaran finally got the time to photograph race day in depth. Show More Summary
The court ruled that a police officer convicted of murdering an Associated Press photographer, Anja Niedringhaus, should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country’s attorney general.
When Swedish photographer Johan Bävman took time off of work in product development at Sandvick to care for his children, he didn't to search for resources and information for dads in his situation, but couldn't find much. It was a shock...Show More Summary
Photographed by Brian Sheffield, Scott Eastwood follows up his Flaunt shoot with a new feature for Nylon Guys. Connecting with the magazine, Eastwood discusses his latest project, The Longest Ride. A Nicholas Sparks film, Eastwood talks...Show More Summary
London-based photographer Cristian Barnett was looking at a map of the world when an idea for a project—a pretty crazy one at that—came to him in a flash. He would, he decided, photograph life along the Arctic Circle, a circle of latitude at 66 degrees and 33 minutes north of the equator that crosses the borders of eight countries. Show More Summary
Credit: Samra Habib As a child, photographer and editor Samra Habib lived within what she describes as the strict “culture of surveillance” of mainstream Islam. RELATED CONTENT 'The right to be handsome': Clothing for gender non-conforming...Show More Summary
Conjured up alongside British photographer Benjamin Lennox and creative director Nicolas Santos, Parisian accessories label Côte&Ciel unveil a mesmerizing new campaign showing off their Spring/Summer 2015 collection of “Alias”… The post Côte&Ciel Spring/Summer 2015 “Alias” Campaign appeared first on Highsnobiety.
The next case in a seemingly never ending list of bills aimed at limiting photographers’ rights is SB-79 which was passed by the Arkansas Senate on Tuesday. The bill aims to “Enact the Personal Rights Protection Act: and to Protect the Property Rights of an Individual to the Use of the Individual’s Name, Voice, Signature, [...]Show More Summary
When looking at a portrait, the first thing we tend to notice is where the subject is looking or what message they are sending through their eyes. This post addresses both photographers and those having their photograph taken. Tips for Models First of all, it is not uncommon for some people to dread having their […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon almost one year ago should serve...Show More Summary
The work Victoria Sambunaris created during her 14 years of road trips around the United States looks like it could be pulled from “America the Beautiful.” She didn’t set out to create a book, but the project, which had her traveling...Show More Summary
Ron Luxemburg is a professional photographer in California. He was using a very nice telescope, an Astro Physics AP155, on Jan. 27, 2015, to test out a Canon EOS M mirrorless camera. The Moon was just past first quarter, and a pretty nice target. Show More Summary
A photograph of a man, mistakenly identified as Andreas Lubitz, is causing quite a stir. The photo, which originated on Twitter, is being used by media outlets to identify the man accused of deliberately crashing a passenger plane into the French Alps. Show More Summary