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David Alan Harvey
American, b. 1944 (Member)
Two of my photos left our solar system today and are now in interstellar space aboard Voyager. The only “message in a bottle” from our planet. I shot this picture of a father and his daughter in Malaysia while on assignment for NatGeo in 1976 and with my whole family in tow. The shot has been flying high for 35 years. Destination unknown! Read full story
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Dec 11, 2017
A Haenyeo is a woman diver who gathers products for a living, and Jeju is home to the largest number of them in Korea. The women have received a considerable amount of attention around the globe. The haenyeo symbolize Jeju women – with their unyielding spirit they played a leading role booting the Jeju economy by working all over the country. Jeju Haenyeo is intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity... More...
Nov 27, 2015
*Please note this workshop is now fully booked. You can continue to apply and your details will be placed on a Reserves list. You will be notified of any cancellations via email.*

Here is a great opportunity to produce new work in the exciting city that is Tokyo, under the guidance of the legendary Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey.
From Jan 20 - Jan 24 2016.

Born in San Francisco, David Alan... More...
Jun 9, 2015
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
From 6.30pm to 10pm
Paris Pop-Up Studio by Magnum Photographers

Come alone, as a couple or with your family and enter into Magnum’s fascinating world to experience an unforgettable moment.

On the occasion of Magnum’s 68th Annual General Meeting, Magnum Photos is excited to be collaborating with Impossible Project, the future of analog instant photography, to produce the... More...
Jun 5, 2015
Jeju Haenyeo - Heroines of the Sea, Women Divers on Jeju Island

"Jeju is surrounded by sea and Hallasan volcano is located at its center: it is an island and a mountain, at the same time. Villages exist along its mountain ranges, on its grassland, and around barren farmland. Historically, the people of Jeju saw the sea as fearful, dangerous, and fraught - something that made life difficult. Men were... More...
May 12, 2015
I wanted to make a book. MY BOOK. A unique book that made people think, explore and wonder. I have been pleased to have been published by the best of trade book publishers, including NatGeo, powerHouse, and Phaidon, and for sure that is one way to go. However, getting complete control over your book is the ideal, so…I made my own book!

By the time this workshop starts my Burn team and I will have... More...