Photography

In these TED Talks, some of the world's greatest photographers -- from places like National Geographic, Time and Magnum -- share stunning images and the stories behind them.

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Do you speak storm-chasing?

When I first began chasing storms in 2008, I knew very little about the hobby — or the weather. I was actually trying to answer a question that had arisen from a previous, decad...

We’re not so different after all

iO Tillett Wright (TED Talk: Fifty shades of gay) is on a mission to point out that we’re all, at heart, the same. Sure, we might identify as male, female, straight, gay, trans...
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Close up and personal

12 talks • 3h 29m
These photographers capture beautiful but sobering images, using their art to help fight for social justice.

The power of film

14 talks • 3h 56m
Few things are as magical as sitting back in a theater with a hushed crowd to enjoy a film, but what you see on the screen isn't everything. Hear from visionaries -- from Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood -- on how to make movies.

Natural wonder

8 talks • 1h 46m
What is nature? Follow the camera's eye to many stunning places on the planet -- from the African veldt to the Amazon rainforest to the teeming world under the Arctic ice.

The artist is in.

14 talks • 3h 15m
Why create? Artists and designers share their work, their process and their vision in these deeply personal -- and often hilarious -- talks.


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TED Book: Would You Stay?

Would You Stay?

If your home became toxic, would you stay? Photojournalist Michael Forster Rothbart visits the holdouts in Chernobyl and Fukushima to understand the meaning of home.
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