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Feb 28, 2018
Magnum Photos and British Journal of Photography
are proud to announce a new series of Professional Practice workshops in London this year.

The first of the four sessions is:

Editorial Assignments - How to succeed in the editorial market

Sat 17 & Sun 18 February 2018

Learn from industry experts how to approach the editorial market, develop and refine a portfolio, improve your storytelling skills,... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 20, 2018
Jazz violinist Didier Lockwood has died from a stroke on February 18, 2018, aged 62. He was a prominent figure in the French jazz scene, and part of the progressive rock/jazz fusion band Magma in the 1970s. He was known for his use of electric amplification and experimentation on the electric violin. He constantly switched between genres, and composed, among other things, concertos for violins and... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 20, 2018
Prince Henrik of Denmark born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat died on 13 February 2018, aged 83. He was the husband and consort of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Henrik was born in the French commune of Talence to the old French family the Laborde de Monpezats. After being educated in France, he served in the French Army during Algerian War, then worked in the diplomatic service. Henrik... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 20, 2018
In 1976 and 1983, Abbas documented the processes behind the production of two major French newspapers Le Monde and Libération, from the newsroom to the printing press.
Since then, a revolution in information and communications technology has radically altered the print press and the journalistic process as a whole. 40 years later, one can’t help but notice that the typewriters have gone, replaced by... More...
Feb 19, 2018
March 2018 will mark ten years since the death of acclaimed Magnum photojournalist Philip Jones Griffiths. His work stands as an irreplaceable document of the latter half of the 20th century, and he is best known for his landmark book, Vietnam Inc., which had a major impact on the public perception of the Vietnam War. Noam Chomsky observed of Vietnam Inc.: “If anybody in Washington had read that book,... More...