Heather Murphy

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

Behold
Oct. 23 2012 9:00 AMThe Met Embraces Fakes
Brow Beat
Oct. 14 2012 3:29 PMSlate Caption Contest: Flying Danny Espinosa Edition
Behold
Oct. 2 2012 2:40 PMSolving the Mystery of Vivian Maier’s Photo Captions
Behold
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
History
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?
Doublex
Aug. 17 2012 5:02 PMThe Best of the Pussy Riot Balaclavas
Politics
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
Photography
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.
Behold
Oct. 17 2012 8:49 AMMarines' Faces Before, During, and After Serving in Afghanistan
Behold
Oct. 10 2012 10:09 AMThe Never-Ending Power of Extra Super Duper Tiny
Behold
Oct. 2 2012 11:20 AMSilly Dog Photos You Can Feel Good About Loving
Behold
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
Moneybox
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

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  Business
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  Life
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  Double X
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Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
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Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?
  Technology
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Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.