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A photograph isn’t necessarily a lie, but nor is it the truth. It’s more of a fleeting, subjective impression.

Goodbye Martine Franck.
My grandfather killed himself falling off the dike in Ostend while photographing my two cousins.
This can happen so easily when looking through a lens: for a split second nothing else exists outside the frame

Here she explains her choice of an iconic photograph.
She followed the Theatre du Soleil from it's conception and sought out the Tibetan Tulkus.
Here is a Magnum slideshow and her Magnum Albums.
posted by adamvasco on Aug 25, 2012 - 2 comments

Photographs will always depict connections, a mirrored image of life through his/her lens.

Christina Garcia Rodero was the first female Spanish photographer to join Magnum. She mainly specializes in projects involving Ritual.
Whether Maria Lionza in Venezuela.
Catholic Spain - The Sacred and the Profane.
Ritual in Haiti. or Burning Man (slideshow).
Here is a short video of stills of her project Espana Oculta and another (9mins) and a further project Between Heaven and Earth with Video.
Interviews in Spanish and English 1; 2
( Some NSFW some repeats).
posted by adamvasco on Aug 15, 2012 - 6 comments

Dominic Nahr and Moises Saman have both been invited to join Magnum

Photographers Dominic Nahr and Moises Saman have both beeninvited to join the prestigious photo agency Magnum (as nominees).
posted by chunking express on Jul 5, 2010 - 26 comments

Access to Life.

Eight Magnum photographers portray people in nine countries around the world before and four months after they began antiretroviral treatment for AIDS.
posted by chunking express on Dec 3, 2008 - 12 comments

Foreclosures by Bruce Gilden.

Foreclosures. A photo essay by Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden. [more inside]
posted by chunking express on Nov 7, 2008 - 35 comments

Global Favela

The Places We Live is a new project by photographer Jonas Bendiksen from Magnum. Jonas (portfolio) is the author of the book Satellites [previously]. Interview (youtube) [+]
posted by ig on Oct 12, 2008 - 8 comments

When Prague Spring Gave Way to Winter

When Prague Spring Gave Way to Winter. [more inside]
posted by chunking express on Sep 17, 2008 - 12 comments

On the Ground in Gori

"Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak is in Georgia for The Wall Street Journal. His photographic essays from the region span two decades and tell a moving story of the people and now war there." [more inside]
posted by chunking express on Aug 18, 2008 - 29 comments

Brilliant Innovator

Alessandra Sanguinetti The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and the Enigmatic Meaning of their Dreams (flash, a bit NSFW) All at once.
posted by parmanparman on Oct 4, 2007 - 3 comments

The Ninth Floor

Jessica Dimmock: I was approached by a cocaine dealer who made it clear that he was a dealer. Over the course of the conversation he made it clear that if I wanted to follow him and photograph him I could. He took me to a variety of places - parties, people's apartments, the owner of an escort service. The last place he ever took me was the apartment where the project starts. Jessica Dimmock is the 2006 recipient of the Inge Morath Award to encourage young female photojournalists. Her series, The Ninth Floor is epic in its savage and true depiction of the reality of drugs in New York City. NSFW.
posted by parmanparman on Jul 9, 2007 - 160 comments

Sixty years of amazing photography

Magnum Photos turns 60 this year. A retrospective of some of their best photos is featured on their site, and over at Wallpaper.
posted by chunking express on May 30, 2007 - 15 comments

Tour de France Magnum Photo Essay

Magnum photos of previous Tours de France. A Flash (Friday) evocative photo essay of Tours gone by. With soothing accordian music and light narration to help you forget your doping woes.
posted by OmieWise on Jul 28, 2006 - 11 comments

Satellites

States That Do Not Actually Exist. (Flash, in english, but link is in french). Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen, with credentials from Magnum, has been working on a project he calls SATELLITES. It is a photographic journey through the scattered enclaves, unrecognized mini-states, and other isolated communities that straddle the sourthern borderlands of the former USSR. The itinerary goes through such places as TRANSDNIESTER, a breakaway republic in Eastern Europe, ABKHAZIA, a unrecognized country on the Black Sea, the religiously conservative FERGHANA VALLEY in Central Asia, the SPACECRAFT CRASH ZONES between Russia and Kazakhstan, and the JEWISH AUTONOMOUS REGION of Far Eastern Russia.
posted by derangedlarid on Sep 4, 2005 - 25 comments

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