Heather Murphy

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold, the Photo Blog. Follow her on Twitter.

Oct. 23 2012 9:00 AMThe Met Embraces Fakes
Brow Beat
Oct. 14 2012 3:29 PMSlate Caption Contest: Flying Danny Espinosa Edition
Oct. 2 2012 2:40 PMSolving the Mystery of Vivian Maier’s Photo Captions
Oct. 1 2012 8:00 AMThe Greatest Photo Collection Never Seen
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2012 9:00 AMCaption Contest: Romney on Tax Release Day
Sept. 17 2012 6:10 PMThe Battlefield Photos That Changed EverythingAlexander Gardner made these incredibly powerful images before newspapers could even print photographs.
Brow Beat
Sept. 4 2012 8:30 AMCaption Contest: Name That Burner Style Edition
Brow Beat
Aug. 24 2012 4:37 PMThe Empire State Building Shooting Photos on Instagram: Were They Too Soon?
Aug. 17 2012 5:02 PMThe Best of the Pussy Riot Balaclavas
Aug. 8 2012 6:35 PMMitt Romney Takes a StandOn top of a chair. And a picnic table. And a cooler. And another chair.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 4 2012 11:10 AMWhen Sprinters Wore Baggy ShortsA look back at Olympic sprinters’ uniforms before they became tight and shiny.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 1 2012 7:00 AMThe Agony and the Ecstasy: Olympic Faces of the Day
Brow Beat
July 31 2012 8:38 AMPowerful Photos of Soldiers Before and After "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Brow Beat
July 21 2012 9:00 AMCaption Contest: Obama vs. Clinton Edition
July 4 2012 9:45 AMThe World’s Ugliest Photograph of Michael PhelpsHow a batch of terrible photographs went viral—and why that’s good news for photographers everywhere.
Oct. 17 2012 8:49 AMMarines' Faces Before, During, and After Serving in Afghanistan
Oct. 10 2012 10:09 AMThe Never-Ending Power of Extra Super Duper Tiny
Oct. 2 2012 11:20 AMSilly Dog Photos You Can Feel Good About Loving
Oct. 1 2012 7:45 AMWelcome to Behold, Slate’s New Photo Blog
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2012 9:47 AMWerner Herzog Insists That Aliens Deserve Photo Captions
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2012 9:00 AMCaption Contest: Tyra, Kim and Kanye Do Fashion
This Just In
Aug. 31 2012 10:57 AMPhoto Highlights from the GOP Convention
Brow Beat
Aug. 18 2012 9:15 AMCaption Contest: Pussy Riot Trapped in a Glass Box
Brow Beat
Aug. 11 2012 10:16 AMCaption Contest: Usain Bolt, Photographer Edition
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 6 2012 3:50 PMEverybody Do the Bolt
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 3 2012 7:00 AMThe Agony and the Ecstasy: Olympic Faces of the Day
Five-Ring Circus
July 31 2012 8:46 AMThe Agony and the Ecstasy: Olympic Faces of the Day
July 23 2012 5:22 PMWhat a Devastating Drought Looks Like
Sports Nut
July 6 2012 8:14 PMSplendor in the GrassThe best photos of tennis players throwing themselves to the ground in Wimbledon triumph.
Brow Beat
June 30 2012 9:29 AMCaption Contest: Running for Health Care Edition



Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 8:32 AM Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy—and a Mess. Can the Movies Fix It?
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Red Planet and the Comet
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.