Photography Stories

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?

These Magnum winners echo the best of the best

Magnum LensCulture Photography Awards show the influence of Greenfield, Parr, McCurry and Eggleston These Magnum winners echo the best of the best

Joel Meyerowitz talks French nonchalance

As Joel's Arles show opens, we look back at his earlier photographic jaunt around Europe, half a century ago Joel Meyerowitz talks French nonchalance

Our Magnum book has made it to Arles!

Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonné has been shortlisted for Rencontres d'Arles’ Historical Book Award Our Magnum book has made it to Arles!

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