Photography Stories

When Wolfgang Tillmans shot Pride

For Pride month we look back at Tillmans’ coverage of the 1992 event and the different ways he’s exhibited it since When Wolfgang Tillmans shot Pride

Meet the godfather of political memes

Decades before Corbyn and Trump fans shared their JPEGs - John Heartfield was cutting and pasting politics Meet the godfather of political memes

Was Eadweard Muybridge the first Silicon Valley pioneer?

On the anniversary of Horses Trotting, a brief look at how tech, cash and ambition first came together in Palo Alto
Was Eadweard Muybridge the first Silicon Valley pioneer?

Robert Mapplethorpe’s two American Flags

On Flag Day we look at his Stars and Stripes photos and ask what they reveal about the artist Robert Mapplethorpe’s two American Flags

Magnum Photos get closer (and cheaper)

The photo agency’s latest print sale focuses on ways in which photographers have got close to their subjects  Magnum Photos get closer (and cheaper)

When Robert Capa shot D-Day

The Magnum founder on his place among the first of the Allied forces landing in Normandy, 73 years ago today When Robert Capa shot D-Day

Annie Leibovitz shoots Star Wars for Vanity Fair

The brilliant US photographer shoots four different covers featuring the cast of The Last Jedi Annie Leibovitz shoots Star Wars for Vanity Fair

Photos That Changed The World - Migrant Mother

Dorothea Lange's photo humanised the Great Depression and greatly influenced documentary photography Photos That Changed The World - Migrant Mother

On Araki’s birthday why not invest in a limited edition print?

The photographer is 77 today, here’s how you can own one of his beautifully nuanced, erotic photographs On Araki’s birthday why not invest in a limited edition print?

Watch Lauren Greenfield at the Design Museum in London

See the photographer talk about why Generation Wealth is not just about the wealthy - but all of us Watch Lauren Greenfield at the Design Museum in London

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