Smithsonian: Behind The Scenes
Dec 24, 2011 — Photos from Smithsonian show how Santa has come a long way in just a few decades.
Jul 27, 2011 — A few vintage images of butterflies are set free from the archives.
Jun 28, 2011 — History springs to life in wiggling stereoscopic images.
Mar 25, 2011 — Historic photos of the US Army's first African American pilot program.
Mar 12, 2011 — The Smithsonian has recently discovered a rare perspective on the legendary quake: 3-D, color stereo photographs.
Feb 14, 2011 — Today, these photos are just endearing. But in the 1800s, they might have caused a stir.
Jan 3, 2011 — Fifty years ago today, renowned photographer Richard Avedon spent some time with the busy president-elect and his family.
Dec 20, 2010 — A New York cityscape taken 76 years ago today seems an ordinary perspective, but at the time, it was something special.
Sep 28, 2010 — In the early stages of atomic experiments, the U.S. government hired Harold Edgerton to figure out how to photograph big bangs. His photographs, shared by the Smithsonian, are both spectacular and spooky.
Aug 27, 2010 — It's the season for gathering vacation photos — whether in tangible scrapbooks or Facebook albums. Smithsonian curator Shannon Perich takes a look at photo albums through the years.