Photography Stories

Martin Parr opens his own photography foundation

The photographer funded his new British photography foundation - by selling his library to the Tate Martin Parr opens his own photography foundation

From Book to Bid – Steve McCurry’s India

A set of 20 McCurry India prints goes up for auction next month. But if you can't bid here's something to consider. . . From Book to Bid – Steve McCurry’s India

Steve McCurry 'It's been an incredible run'

In this short video, the Magnum photographer reflects on a career spent ‘on the frontline of history’ Steve McCurry 'It's been an incredible run'

Steve McCurry ‘You need to be in the conversation’

'I try to show people what life is like,' says Magnum and Phaidon photographer in our insightful video clip Steve McCurry ‘You need to be in the conversation’

Steve McCurry 'You have to follow your passion'

"We need to get involved in situations that give purpose to our life," the photographer says in this Phaidon video Steve McCurry 'You have to follow your passion'

Steve McCurry 'It's the journey not the destination'

And how right he is! Watch Steve capturing one of his most iconic shots in this previously unseen Phaidon video Steve McCurry 'It's the journey not the destination'

Annie Leibovitz shoots Jennifer Lawrence for Vogue

The photographer shot the highest paid actress in the world for the cover of the 125th anniversary September issue Annie Leibovitz shoots Jennifer Lawrence for Vogue

The killer in your cat's eyes

The one part of the human body that gave Darwin a 'cold shudder' still supports his theory of evolution The killer in your cat's eyes

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s decisive legacy

Here’s how the surrealist turned photojournalist created the most important photobook of the 20th century Henri Cartier-Bresson’s decisive legacy

Does Raf Simons’ new campaign echo this Stephen Shore shot?

Simons’ new Calvin Klein campaign is shot on a road not dissimilar to the one Shore photographed 44 years ago Does Raf Simons’ new campaign echo this Stephen Shore shot?

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