Photography Stories

Eve Arnold and the story of The Unretouched Woman

On the anniversary of her birth, how the photo legend waited until she was in her sixties before making a book Eve Arnold and the story of The Unretouched Woman

Lauren Greenfield is in conversation at the Design Museum

Don't miss the Economist’s Anne McElvoy interviewing the Generation Wealth photographer next month Lauren Greenfield is in conversation at the Design Museum

Steve McCurry at Angkor Wat on World Heritage Day

The entire history of a great civilisation in one place - photographed by one great Magnum photographer
Steve McCurry at Angkor Wat on World Heritage Day

When Magnum went to Italy

Rarely seen photos mark the agency’s 70th birthday show at Turin’s Fondazione Camera When Magnum went to Italy

Investigating the deathly side of Guy Bourdin

He turned up at Vogue on a camel and took sleeping pills to elongate his dreams - on the anniversary of the photographer’s death, we take a look at the morbid obsessions that fired his fashion imagery Investigating the deathly side of Guy Bourdin

A Movement in a Moment: Photo-Secession

On the day of Edward Steichen’s birth we look back at his painterly take on photography A Movement in a Moment: Photo-Secession

Danny Lyon remembers Selma

52 years on from those historic marches the photographer recalls how violence led to justice Danny Lyon remembers Selma

When Martin Parr went full colour

New Somerset House show contrasts Parr's colour photos with his earlier black-and-white ones When Martin Parr went full colour

8,000 early Annie Leibovitz shots to go on show

The Luma Foundation has acquired her archive and plans to show it in Arles 8,000 early Annie Leibovitz shots to go on show

Steve McCurry beats Google's doodle

The search giant’s GIF marks the Holi festival but McCurry’s photos show its true colours Steve McCurry beats Google's doodle

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