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Sep 18, 2018
by Wayne Miller
September 19, 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Magnum photographer and environmentalist Wayne Miller.

Born in Chicago, Miller studied banking at the University of Illinois, Urbana, while working part-time as a photographer. He went on to study photography at the Art Center School of Los Angeles from 1941 to 1942.

Miller served in the United States Navy, where he was assigned to Edward Steichen's... More...
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Sep 18, 2018
by Jean Gaumy
In May 2018, Jean Gaumy photographed in tough conditions, a sampling campaign carried out in the high Arctic fjord of Young Sound (Greenland) by the BeBEST International Arctic Laboratory.

At this time, the ice and snow cover reaches their maximum at this site, and this is a condition of crucial interest for studying the effects of climate change. In particular, the ice and snow cover affect the seasonal... More...
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Sep 18, 2018
by Martin Parr
Russian debutantes are paying the price for the icy relations between Britain and Moscow after the annual Russian Debutantes Ball in London was canceled because wealthy visitors cannot get visas. Martin Parr was given exclusive access to the Ball in 2016.

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Featured Essays
Sep 11, 2018
by Sohrab Hura
(From March, 2018)

At age 26 Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the heir to the throne of Rajpipla, was wed to a suitable princess. He had hoped that a “normal” marriage followed by the birth of children would bring peace to his mind, but he was more miserable than ever. The marriage had not been consummated and after just a year together, Gohil’s bride filed for divorce. Confused and frustrated with... More...
Sep 10, 2018
Learn how to use storytelling for social change at this two-day workshop in London.

Magnum Photos and The British Journal of Photography are proud to announce the next Professional Practice workshop in our series: “NGOs, Social Practice and Advocacy - How to use storytelling for social change”.

Sat 24 & Sun 25 November 2018

Apply here

Learn how NGOs are using photography and visual storytelling... More...
Sep 6, 2018
Magnum Photos is co-hosting an evening panel discussion: Beyond Melting Ice and Solar Panels: Capturing The Human Stories of a Changing Climate at the Magnum Foundation, with Adam Corner of Climate Visuals, Simone Salvo of Magnum Foundation and Multidisciplinary Artist and Journalist, Michael Premo.

In a lively presentation and panel discussion, our guest speakers will explore the cliches and challenges... More...
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Sep 6, 2018
by Alex Majoli
American fashion designer Virgil Abloh became Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for menswear in March. He’s the first black man and American from outside of New York to reach this respected post. Abloh’s work is generally classified as luxury streetwear, a style he developed under his Milan-based brand, Off-White.

In June Alex Majoli photographed Abloh at Louis Vuitton’s Paris headquarters and at... More...