behind the photos

The Story Behind the Viral Photograph of a Policeman on Fire

The Story Behind the Viral Photograph of a Policeman on Fire

Agence France-Presse's Zakaria Abdelkafi took the powerful photograph during the May Day protests in Paris
The Children of Mosul

The Children of Mosul

Emanuele Satolli's portraits offer an intimate glimpse into their daily reality

Unraveling a 70-Year-Old Photographic Mystery

'Tereska' is one of David 'Chim' Seymour's most famous photographs
This Drone Photo Shows the Extent of Vandalism at a Jewish Cemetery

This Drone Photo Shows the Extent of Vandalism at a Jewish Cemetery

Charles Mostoller used a drone to find another angle on this story

A Portrait Expert Analyzes Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Photos

Down to the choice of flowers – roses and poppies – the photograph carries strong symbolism

A Portrait Expert Analyzes Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Photos

Down to the choice of flowers – roses and poppies – the photograph carries strong symbolism
The Story Behind the Viral Photo of an Opioid Overdose

The Story Behind the Viral Photo of an Opioid Overdose

The photo showed a couple passed out in a car with a young boy in the backseat
The Story Behind One of President Obama’s Most Touching Photographs

The Story Behind One of President Obama’s Most Touching Photographs

"It tells you a lot about what he is like as a person," says photographer Pete Souza
Behind the Most Powerful Photos of Obama’s Years in the White House

Behind the Most Powerful Photos of Obama’s Years in the White House

Pete Souza reflects on eight years spent with President Obama and the two million images he shot
The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration

The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration

For eight years, Pete Souza has photographed President Obama's administration. Eight White House staffers reflect on their favorite moments