photography http://wlrn.org en Pinup Photographer Bunny Yeager Makes a Comeback With Two South Florida Shows http://wlrn.org/post/pinup-photographer-bunny-yeager-makes-comeback-two-south-florida-shows <p><em>This story originally ran on June 28, 2013.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One day back in 1954, photographer Bunny&nbsp;</span>Yeager<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> snapped photographs of the then unknown Bettie Page posing in front of a Christmas tree. Those images, featuring the now-renowned naughty-but-nice appeal of Page, were sold to </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Playboy. </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Almost overnight, those photos catapulted</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;both women's careers.</span></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 14:56:24 +0000 Andrea Richard 16593 at http://wlrn.org Pinup Photographer Bunny Yeager Makes a Comeback With Two South Florida Shows A Camera Designed To Take And Send GIFs (Bring Your Own Cat) http://wlrn.org/post/camera-designed-take-and-send-gifs-bring-your-own-cat <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXunOI2YdL8</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:33:12 +0000 Elise Hu 32759 at http://wlrn.org A Camera Designed To Take And Send GIFs (Bring Your Own Cat) House That Hosted Beatles May Not Have 'Any Time At All' http://wlrn.org/post/house-hosted-beatles-may-not-have-any-time-all <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A home that provided the backdrop for a </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://life.time.com/icons/beatles-swimming-pool-story-behind-famous-photo/#1" target="_blank">1964 photo shoot with the Beatles</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is up for demolition, according to a notice placed in the Miami Herald this month. That possibility has some people reminiscing about old times and others whispering "historic preservation."</span></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:52:28 +0000 Wilson Sayre 31573 at http://wlrn.org House That Hosted Beatles May Not Have 'Any Time At All' See Historic South Florida Through The Lenses Of Miami Herald Photographers http://wlrn.org/post/see-historic-south-florida-through-lenses-miami-herald-photographers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Miami Herald has been documenting life in South Florida through pictures for a long time now -- the paper's photo archives go back to well into the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">19</span>40s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The archives, which includes millions of photos, were just digitized last year. Now the paper is sharing those old photos with the public through a new website called <strong><a href="http://flashbackmiami.com/" target="_blank">Flashback Miami</a></strong>.</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:22:28 +0000 Arianna Prothero 28265 at http://wlrn.org See Historic South Florida Through The Lenses Of Miami Herald Photographers 10 Amazing Photos From Key West's Tourist-Free Past http://wlrn.org/post/10-amazing-photos-key-wests-tourist-free-past <p>The Monroe County Public Library recently received a donation of more than 15,000 photographs from the early days of Key West. The remarkable gift includes documents and memorabilia illustrating the island’s history with images few had seen before.</p><p>Keep reading for a look into Key West before the Parrotheads took over. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:29:34 +0000 Nancy Klingener 22634 at http://wlrn.org 10 Amazing Photos From Key West's Tourist-Free Past This Is Not Just A Story About Prostitution http://wlrn.org/post/not-just-story-about-prostitution First, a word of warning: This story features photos about prostitution. But under the surface, it's more than that. It's a story about photographic access, and how a friendship led to an intimate portrayal of a taboo subject. These are not just photos about prostitution; they're photos about a woman who goes by the name Eden. Taken by Alicia. Her friend.<p>When I was studying photojournalism in grad school, one of the most important lessons I learned was that you can't make good pictures without understanding the story. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 22:36:38 +0000 Coburn Dukehart 18756 at http://wlrn.org This Is Not Just A Story About Prostitution Inspiring Cancer Survivors Of City Of Tamarac Featured In New Photogallery http://wlrn.org/post/inspiring-cancer-survivors-city-tamarac-featured-new-photogallery <p></p><p>The suburban city of&nbsp;Tamarac is about to celebrate its 50th year on July 19th, and to coincide with the city's anniversary, resident and photographer Susan Buzzi decided to put together an exhibition profiling some of the area's cancer survivors.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:01:33 +0000 Andrea Richard 17142 at http://wlrn.org Inspiring Cancer Survivors Of City Of Tamarac Featured In New Photogallery See The Beauty In Haiti With Photographer Maggie Steber's New Show In Coral Gables http://wlrn.org/post/see-beauty-haiti-photographer-maggie-stebers-new-show-coral-gables <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Picture images of developing countries in American media and you’ll likely think of a few recurring tropes — photos depicting squalid living conditions and political strife.</span></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 19:09:58 +0000 Arielle Castillo 15248 at http://wlrn.org See The Beauty In Haiti With Photographer Maggie Steber's New Show In Coral Gables Rediscovered Photographs From 1910 Offer A Glimpse Of Seminole Life In The Everglades http://wlrn.org/post/rediscovered-photographs-1910-offer-glimpse-seminole-life-everglades <p>Throughout the month,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wlrn.org/post/how-wlrn-will-celebrate-everglades-day-throughout-april?nopop=1" target="_blank">WLRN&nbsp;will celebrate the Everglades</a> in audio, visual, and written form. On Sunday, Florida's singular River of Grass got a national shout-out&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">when the weekend edition of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2013/04/07/176257744/meeting-floridas-seminoles-through-rediscovered-photos" target="_blank">NPR's "All Things Considered"</a> profiled an exhibition of recently "rediscovered" photographs of Seminole subjects living in the Everglades in 1910.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In her introduction to the story, host </span>Jacki<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> </span>Lyden<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;spoke of her annual spring pilgrimage to the Everglades: "There's nothing quite as evocative as the Florida of mangrove swamps and inhospitable terrain that you will find in the Seminole territories..."</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 12065 at http://wlrn.org Rediscovered Photographs From 1910 Offer A Glimpse Of Seminole Life In The Everglades Jonestown, Cocaine Cowboys, Mariel Boat Lift: One-Of-A-Kind Photo Collection Needs A Home http://wlrn.org/post/jonestown-cocaine-cowboys-mariel-boat-lift-one-kind-photo-collection-needs-home <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a small house in west Miami-Dade, Tim Chapman has nearly filled his guest bedroom with cardboard storage boxes, each one carefully labeled with a year.</span></p><p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I’ll show you a couple years,” said Chapman, moving pulling a box from a teetering stack. “This is </span>Mariel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> right here, the first slide.”</span></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kenny Malone 8545 at http://wlrn.org Jonestown, Cocaine Cowboys, Mariel Boat Lift: One-Of-A-Kind Photo Collection Needs A Home