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The importance of photojournalists

With both flights MH17 and MH370 back in the news this week for different reasons, it’s good to reflect on some of the incredible photojournalism that occurred during that time. 166 more words


Erwitt: Visual wit

Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt caught this high-flying gent soaring to and fro over a rain-soaked concourse in a seemingly choreographed moment. I thought at first I was seeing the famed Parisian leaper across-the-imagesphere in a photoshopped reversal, but viewed side-by-side, these are separate photographs shot within minutes of each other, if the nuanced movement of the embracing couple holding windswept umbrellas is considered. 153 more words


Magnum Photos Adds Record-Breaking Number of New Members

Six photographers are joining the ranks of Magnum Photos, a record-breaking number of new nominees in the agency’s 68 years of existence.

The new members are Matt Black, Carolyn Drake, Lorenzo Meloni, Richard Mosse, Max Pinckers and Newsha Tavakolian. 351 more words