| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Jennifer Garner turned the camera lens on a paparazzo tracking her and her family.
The "Dallas Buyers Club" star recently confronted the shutterbug who was shooting video of the actress and her three children during a casual trip to the Pacific...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
An aptly obsessive study of obsession, "Finding Vivian Maier" sifts through the volumninous work and scant personal details of the titular street photographer, posthumously recognized as a genius of the form and a master of cultivated mystery. That this...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Are photographers vandals?
Does the mere presence of a camera at an ordinary place or extraordinary event inevitably damage the experience of it, as vandalism does? Is photography a powerful creative tool for the willful destruction of established art,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:18 PM
What do the three most notable photography shows of the fall have in common? All of them look to L.A. for their source material. Two focus on photographers whose long careers are based here, and one honors the vision of a pair of local collectors....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite.
Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
United Press International White House reporter Albert Merriman Smith was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, riding in a press car behind President Kennedy's convertible. As gunshots rang out, he lunged for the radio car phone. Dictating his first-hand account...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president.
"I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:42 PM
A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment, and they're usually edited down to just a few images for use in the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don't make the cut. “Outtakes”...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Rapper Kanye West was charged Friday with battery and attempted grand theft in connection with a July paparazzi clash at Los Angeles International Airport, city prosecutors said.
West, 36, faces up to six months in jail for each misdemeanor charge,...