Tag: magnum

  • Lessons from Photography Masters

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-10-05
    Lessons from Photography Masters

    Today is Teachers' Day, so it's time for us to remember the mentors that molded the photography world as we know it, and the lessons that have been shaping photographers' lives through the years.

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  • The Mexican Suitcase

    written by eyecon on 2011-07-08
    The Mexican Suitcase

    December 2007 - three small boxes, made out of cardboard arrived at the International Center of Photography. The boxes came just straight from Mexico City after a long, mysterious journey! Inside the boxes, the legendary lost Civil War negatives from Magnum photographer Robert Capa!

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  • Remembering Eve Arnold

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-09
    Remembering Eve Arnold

    The celebrated Eve Arnold, photographer of both the stars, and the common-man, passed away last week. She was close to 100, and her long career spanned half her life. The first woman to join Magnum, Arnold accomplished many feats during her career, which we can only attempt to highlight in this article.

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  • Lessons from Photography Masters: Elliott Erwitt

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-06-18
    Lessons from Photography Masters: Elliott Erwitt

    Paris-born photographer Elliott Erwitt is among those photography masters that remain important and respected for his simple yet evocative photographs. If you're looking into drawing inspiration from the esteemed Magnum photographer, you should check out this installment of Lessons from Photography Masters!

  • Photography Masters Who Inspire Me: Eve Arnold

    written by anafaro on 2012-01-18 #news
    Photography Masters Who Inspire Me: Eve Arnold

    Sadly, one of the greatest photojournalists of our times, Eve Arnold, has recently passed away at the age of 99. Venturing as a female where women where not expected to be found before, she gave a unique contribution to photojournalism.

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  • Magnum Celebrates Robert Capa With Get Closer

    written by cruzron on 2013-10-23 #news
    Magnum Celebrates Robert Capa With Get Closer

    Photographer extraordinaire Robert Capa would have been 100 years old yesterday. To celebrate, Magnum Photos launched the "Get Closer" project for photographers all over the globe. Check it out!

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  • Icons in Focus: Elliott Erwitt

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-06-18
    Icons in Focus: Elliott Erwitt

    Another esteemed member of the prestigious photo agency Magnum, French photographer Elliott Erwitt is known for his monochrome snaps of candid everyday moments, often in ironic and absurd situations. Find out more about the influential photographer in this installment of Icons in Focus.

  • Remembering Peter Marlow

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-02-23 #news
    Remembering Peter Marlow

    Photographer Peter Marlow has died at 63. This sad news has brought us back to his Magnum portfolio, an example of profound simplicity and understanding of light.

  • Icons in Focus: Abbas

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-06-11
    Icons in Focus: Abbas

    A member of the prestigious photo agency Magnum since 1981, Iranian-French Abbas is among the living legends of photography, revered for his striking monochrome photographs on political issues, life of societies in conflict, and religious themes.

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  • A Salute to the Masters: Street Photography in Ischia and Procida (A Tribute to Bruno Barbey)

    written by sirio174 on 2014-08-30 #videos
    A Salute to the Masters: Street Photography in Ischia and Procida (A Tribute to Bruno Barbey)

    The French photographer Bruno Barbey took a series of photos in Southern Italy in the '60s, many of these in the city of Naples. In this tribute to a great master of social and street photography, I'll show you a series of photos that I took in the islands of Ischia and Procida located a few kilometers from this wonderful city. Read more after the jump!

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  • Influential Photographs: Che Guevara, 1963 by René Burri

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-07-03 #videos
    Influential Photographs: Che Guevara, 1963 by René Burri

    The monochrome portrait of Che Guevara smoking a cigar remains one of the most popular photographs of the Argentine revolutionary and pop culture icon five decades later. As with another iconic portrait, Guevara's averted gaze from the camera made the shot interesting. Find out more about this influential photograph after the jump!

  • A Kiss Is (More Than) Just a Kiss

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-15 #news
    A Kiss Is (More Than) Just a Kiss

    Still have a love hangover? These romantic—and sometimes platonic—images of people sharing a smooch, shot by Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt over the years and collected by TIME, show that love knows no bounds.

  • Magnum at the Movies

    written by jeanmendoza on 2011-12-26 #news
    Magnum at the Movies

    Several noted photographers who are part of the photography cooperative Magnum have worked on movie sets to film stars at work. Take a look at some of the photos by these noted professionals and get the details for the exhibit after the break.

  • Magnum Contact Sheets Book: Symposium + Exhibition

    written by webo29 on 2011-11-10 #news
    Magnum Contact Sheets Book: Symposium + Exhibition

    Do excellent photographs emerge from a diligently worked sequence, or was the right shot a case of serendipity? The answers to these questions can be found in contact sheets; they tell the truth behind a photograph, unveil its process, and provide its back story.

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  • Magnum on Set

    written by webo29 on 2011-07-12 #news
    Magnum on Set

    Until the 25th September 2011, the Italian National Cinema Museum in Turin presents the exhibition MAGNUM ON SET: Film as Seen by Great Photographers. Here, 146 photographs take the visitor on a voyage that explores the history of the special relationship that the photographers from the greatest agency in the world had with film; a relationship which began at the end of the Second World War.

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  • Flashbacks on Film: Magnum Photographers

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-04-03
    Flashbacks on Film: Magnum Photographers

    Magnum Photos is an international photo community formed back in 1947. The photo cooperative has members from different regions. The fellowship of these photographers dates back decades ago as seen on this photo.

  • Gallery Alert: ‘Magnum Contact Sheets’

    written by cheeo on 2014-10-31 #news
    Gallery Alert: ‘Magnum Contact Sheets’

    How many frames does it take to produce an iconic shot? Magnum photographers lay their shot lists bare in this new gallery exhibit by C/O Berlin.

  • A Portrait of Alex Majoli

    written by cruzron on 2013-12-03 #videos
    A Portrait of Alex Majoli

    Fancy seeing awesome analogue shots from someone you (probably) do not know? Check out this tribute of sorts for Magnum photographer Alex Majoli!

  • A Salute to the Masters: Mobile Communications (A Tribute to Raymond Depardon)

    written by sirio174 on 2014-11-22
    A Salute to the Masters: Mobile Communications (A Tribute to Raymond Depardon)

    This article is dedicated to the French street photographer Raymond Depardon and his wonderful series depicting people communicating with mobile phones from all over the world. For this tribute, I compiled my own series of photos of people using their mobile phones or tablets in the city of Como. Take a look!

  • 'Magnum' TV Series in the Works

    written by chooolss on 2014-10-17 #news
    'Magnum' TV Series in the Works

    Finally, a television drama series on the early days of the prestigious international photo agency.

  • C/O Berlin Moves to Amerika Haus, Grand Opening slated for October

    written by analogeanstalten on 2014-08-05 #news
    C/O Berlin Moves to Amerika Haus, Grand Opening slated for October

    C/O Berlin is a foundation, thus independent from state grants and capitalist interests. It is focused on fostering contemporary and young-blooded photography. In 14 years, the team has grown from three founders to a group of 53 people that guarantees independent exhibitions. After many years of residing in the "Postfuhramt" in Berlin Mitte, this extraordinary cultural institution has found a new place to stay for the next 16 years: the Amerika Haus.

  • Elliot Erwitt Releases First Book of Color Photos

    written by chooolss on 2013-09-27
    Elliot Erwitt Releases First Book of Color Photos

    Renowned advertising and documentary photographer Elliot Erwitt of the prestigious Magnum photo agency, who’s known for his black and white candid snapshots of everyday moments, has recently unveiled a book of his color photographs collated throughout his career.

  • Inspiration: Earthlings by Richard Kalvar/ Magnum Photos

    written by cruzron on 2013-09-17
    Inspiration: Earthlings by Richard Kalvar/ Magnum Photos

    Want a new perspective for your portraits or street shots? Have a little inspiration courtesy of Richard Kalvar of Magnum Photos!