Daily Picture Show
May 21, 2013 — Engineers have figured out a way to get crystals to form rose and tulip sculptures, each smaller than a strand of hair. The gardens sprout up on a penny dipped in a salt solution. The technique is similar to 3-D printing and could one day be used to make any complex shape.
May 20, 2013 — Who says you can't pursue a utopian career of surf photography on the shores of Tahiti? French photographer Ben Thouard has made it work.
May 17, 2013 — Photographer Pete Pin explores the Cambodian diaspora in hopes of creating dialogue and healing wounds left by the Khmer Rouge regime.
May 7, 2013 — In a poor city in a poor country on a poor continent, there is a group of people with a singular purpose: to look good.
May 6, 2013 — Unless you have an icebreaker or a helicopter, you'll probably only see this remote Russian nature preserve in photos. It's inhospitable and practically inaccessible, but the island's wildlife — including arctic fox, polar bears and musk oxen — are a strong draw for scientists and photographers.
May 3, 2013 — Diana Zlatanovski's Typology series showcases the intricacy of collections, and the beauty of individual objects within the group.
May 1, 2013 — Photographer Todd McLellan dismantles common household objects, then meticulously arranges the parts to show the inner workings of everyday stuff.
Apr 30, 2013 — Before the age of computers and vinyl printers, sign painters worked by hand to illustrate storefronts, billboards and banners. Sign Painters, a new book and documentary by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, captures the work of artists around the country who are keeping the art alive.
Apr 29, 2013 — Photojournalists Elie Gardner and Oscar Durand documented the historic El Ayllu neighborhood in the capital — right before it was torn down to make way for an airport extension.
Apr 26, 2013 — For one year, photojournalist Mark Hirsch took one photo a day of a towering bur oak on the edge of a cornfield in southwest Wisconsin. Over time, he says, his relationship with the project changed: "The longer I spent down there, the greater my appreciation for what a unique force [this tree] was."