Zanele Muholi has spent her Saturdays photographing two sides of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life in South Africa — joyous same-sex weddings, and the funerals of those murdered in hate.
As a recent acquisition by the Museum of Modern Art shows, August Sander’s desire to produce a complete survey of German society led to a lifelong, and unfinished, endeavor.
India’s early embrace of photography is the theme of an exhibit that examines the country’s traditions of modern art.
In between assignments, Burk Uzzle took to side streets and back roads to find serendipitous visual moments.
Magnum asked some 50 of its members to choose one “image that changed everything,” eliciting a range of responses, some unexpected.
A new exhibit of Chuck Close’s photos shows not just mastery of everything from daguerreotypes to 20×24 Polaroid images, but also his penchant for collaboration.
From his window perch, Andre Kertesz captured candid moments where his subjects were unaware the master photographer was watching them.
Daniil Simkin, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theater, captures candid moments offstage, revealing the hard work behind the natural, masterly ease shown onstage.
Fascinated by a classmate’s braid, Patricia Voulgaris started doing pictures that were a mix of body parts, folded paper and collage.
Chuck Kelton says most printers can get 90 percent of an image right. But that final 10 percent is where a printer’s darkroom skills will draw out the photo’s magnificence.
As a young refugee unfamiliar with a new language, Sylvia Plachy learned to watch her surroundings. A new retrospective tracks 50 years of her journey.
Martin Lehmann knew the tale of Baby Rose, a child born with a heart defect, would not end well. But before it did, he was there to chronicle her life with a loving family.
Lynsey Addario does not just cover war zones. In her new memoir It’s What I Do she also writes about her photographs from humanitarian crises in Africa.
The idea of using small cameras to document the world around you led the Columbus Museum of Art to mount an ambitious show of Instagram photos.
Rather than flee to safe havens in America or Israel, some 2,700 Jews who survived Auschwitz returned to their European town in what is now Romania.
The urban landscape offers Luis Mallo a chance to find layered, complex compositions that reveal his intent.
Inspired by his poetic writings, Nathan Lyons combines two images that take on a third, metaphorical, meaning.
Anna Beeke didn’t encounter giants or princesses imprisoned in towers as she photographed forests. Her sylvan adventure led to no holy grail, but it did produce a photo project.
In the backs of pickup trucks, construction workers lie among tools and blankets, headed to the city for a day’s work. Alejandro Cartagena turned his camera on the carpoolers.
A photographer who went to document New York City’s bridges and elevated train tracks discovered worlds of activity underneath them.
Magnum photographer Stuart Franklin finds two very different photographs from his archive.
Tomas van Houtryve wanted to show American viewers the kind of ambiguous situations where the military has used drones to strike at combatants and, at times, civilians.
It was only after photographer Sage Sohier had been photographing gay and lesbian couples in the mid-1980s that she realized she had a personal connection to the topic.
In honor of the U.N.’s International Day of the Girl Child I interviewed five photographers who devote much or all of their time to documenting the lives of global girls, who face terrible things from genital mutilation to child marriage.