Photography Stories

The astronaut who didn’t want his spacewalk to end

Our book Sun and Moon looks back at Ed White, the first American to spacewalk, on this day 3 June, in 1965 The astronaut who didn’t want his spacewalk to end

How Stuart Franklin took his Tank Man photograph

On the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, the photographer tells the story behind his iconic image How Stuart Franklin took his Tank Man photograph

A birthday song for Martin Parr

In his humorous tribute, John Shuttleworth wonders when the Magnum photographer will start taking ‘proper’ pictures A birthday song for Martin Parr

Is this what Stephen Shore thinks of London?

A dog, a pub and a pea-green soup featured in the Instagram posts from his Photo London trip - oh dear. . . Is this what Stephen Shore thinks of London?

Martin Parr and Nan Goldin show different sides of Versailles

The palace’s 2019 exhibition features the work of photographers who capture the place in new ways Martin Parr and Nan Goldin show different sides of Versailles

The forgotten photographer of NYC's queer piers

The Bronx Museum of Art is mounting the first large-scale retrospective of New York photographer Alvin Baltrop The forgotten photographer of NYC's queer piers

The race to shoot the Moon

Mark Holborn's new book describes the lengths 19th century star gazers went to in order to depict the Moon The race to shoot the Moon

Should we look at deep space images as works of art?

The Hubble Telescope's photos are as mediated as anything created by a contemporary artist writes Mark Holborn Should we look at deep space images as works of art?

How Annie Leibovitz pictured Sally Mann’s sense of place

On Mann's birthday, we look at how tactfully Leibovitz approached her fellow photographer, on Mann's home turf How Annie Leibovitz pictured Sally Mann’s sense of place

Martin Parr just sent his new book to the queen!

'I have the honour to remain your majesty's most humble and obedient servant,' the photographer writes Martin Parr just sent his new book to the queen!

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