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.

Video playlists about Photography

The artist is in.

14 talks • 2h 52m
Why create? Artists and designers share their work, their process and their vision in these deeply personal -- and often hilarious -- talks.

Natural wonder

9 talks • 2h 5m
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.

Photojournalism up close

10 talks • 2h 48m
Talks from photographers who use their art to fight for social justice.

Secret realities

10 talks • 2h 31m
Delve into talks that explore the hidden communities and unseen places that exist just off the beaten path of our everyday lives.
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Talks about Photography

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Exclusive articles about Photography

The singular art of the self-portrait

Russian artist Uldus Bakhtiozina, who has gained attention for her surreal, staged portraits, breaks down the magic of self-portraiture in our selfie-saturated time. It was only...
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TED Books

Would You Stay?

by Michael Forster Rothbart
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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