Photography Stories

Abbas 1944 – 2018

We look back at the life of the great Iranian Magnum photographer who died earlier today in Paris Abbas 1944 – 2018

Martin Parr’s Real Food photos win him another award

Parr's all-too-real images won him an Outstanding Achievement prize at last night's Food Photography Awards Martin Parr’s Real Food photos win him another award

Another look at Stephen Shore's look at Israel

As the modern state turns 70, we look back at Stephen Shore's take on this country of contradictions Another look at Stephen Shore's look at Israel

How Danny Lyon’s bike put him in jail with Martin Luther King

On the anniversary of MLK’s death, here's how shared jail time turned a student into a campaigning photographer How Danny Lyon’s bike put him in jail with Martin Luther King

Francesca Woodman in some other time and place

Celebrating the short but influential life of the photographer on the day she would have turned 60 Francesca Woodman in some other time and place

These Nan Goldin skateboards have no drag resistance!

The photographer thinks millennials are 'so conservative' and aims to change that with her drag queen images These Nan Goldin skateboards have no drag resistance!

Martin Parr and friends go down to the beach - again

A new exhibition shows Parr isn't the only photographer patrolling British seasides Martin Parr and friends go down to the beach - again

Lauren Greenfield shows the value of an art education

In a new film, the photographer, director and Phaidon author makes a compelling case for encouraging art in schools Lauren Greenfield shows the value of an art education

When Annie Leibovitz shot the late Professor Stephen Hawking

'This photograph said everything I wanted to say about looking at this mind; this very vivid, connected mind on top of this mountain – the body and the chair.' Leibovitz recalls her shoot with the astrophysicist who died this morning When Annie Leibovitz shot the late Professor Stephen Hawking

How Warhol and Mapplethorpe pictured the world in Polaroid

The Polaroid camera is 71-years-old today - here’s how two 20th century art star pioneers used theirs. . . How Warhol and Mapplethorpe pictured the world in Polaroid

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