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Ever wondered how iconic prints were edited in the darkroom

Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at Magnum Photos‘ New York headquarters, has personally worked on some of Magnum’s best-known images. A number of his marked-up darkroom prints have appeared online, revealing the enormous amount of attention Inirio gives photos in the darkroom. 76 more words


Thoughts on Raghu Rai's 'The Album: Family & Friends'

Raj Lalwani turns the pages of Raghu Rai’s warm and fuzzy memoir, and is drawn into memories of his own.

Looking at a family album is much like looking into a keyhole and a mirror at the same time. 949 more words

Review: A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck

“In Russia it is always the future that is thought of. It is the crops next year, it is the comfort that will come in ten years, it is the clothes that will be made very soon.

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Review of Contact Sheets by Sidewalls Magnum Photos

As one of my current tutors suggestions, I was asked to take a look at Sidewalls Contact sheet website for inspiration on supplying how contact sheets are, and have been used in the past. 751 more words


'An Acute Traumatic Journey Into American Society'

Buzzing at the Sill, the new book out by Peter Van Agtmael, is not to be missed.

It’s a grim optic journey through America’s inner soul. 370 more words

Inside the Heart of French Prisons

Prisons reflect the societies they inhabit, says Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin. France’s over-stuffed penitentiaries, in which over half the population is estimated to be Muslim, offer a rather unsettling mirror for an electorate soon to… 682 more words

How to Shoot Street Photography Henri Cartier-Bresson Style? Part 1

 First Impressions on Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • He seems to look at his surroundings like he’s watching a play.

As I browse Henri Cartier-Bresson’s work at Magnum Photos… 511 more words

Street Photography