“If you’re not out there, you’re only going to hear about it,” has been a mantra for Philadelphia photojournalist Peter Tobia.
For 25 years, Tobia has documented the human condition in everyday moments. As a staff photographer for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1993 to 2008, Tobia traveled to Sierra Leone, Iraq, Afghanistan, among other countries to cover international conflicts. MORE
The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever?
I believe many of these photos are not real. And some of them are real but obviously staged — which doesn’t make them any less interesting, I guess.
I’ve seen this seagull thing happen before. Jones Beach, Long Island, summer of 2005. My friend had a hot dog stolen right out of his hand by a brave and enterprising seagull. To be more accurate, the bird stole the hot dog. My friend was left holding an empty bun.
4-Billion-Pixel Panorama From Curiosity Rover Brings Mars to Your Computer Screen
Mars and Earth are currently on the opposite sides of the sun, so Curiosity is ceasing operations for a while.
For those of you who miss the little bugger, here’s one of the last things we were able to see. Behold.
Peter Tobia photographed the Iraq War from April 2003 to July 2003 for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He shares 25 photos with us — a very small glimpse of that time.
This series from photographer Thierry Cohen shows what some cities might look like at night without any lights on.
Kinda reminds me that we on planet Earth are a part of this huge thing called outer space.
A look at photography before film — way before film.
Flowers that have been frozen in liquid nitrogen are shattered to create a contrast between the soft, curved, organic shapes of nature, and the sharp, angular, jagged shapes of … photographers?
While attending the International Fireworks Show in Ottawa, Ontario, in August, photographer David Johnson documented the event using an unusual technique involving extended exposure and changing focus.
A photographer uses exploding water balloons to create beautiful — if highly temporary — looks for a few bald men.