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- 06 - 21 - 13
After the Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire photography department, CNN commissioned former staffer Brian Powers to shoot this series of portraits of his colleagues holding something meaningful from their careers. Several of the photographers said they feel like they lost more than just a job.
- 06 - 14 - 13
When his father put an old Argus rangefinder in his hands at 17, Mitch Dobrowner’s life changed. Already the owner of two Corvettes and a Harley, bought with money earned from a job at a gas station, teenage Mitch was showing signs of a wild streak his father worried might lead to trouble.
- 06 - 07 - 13
Nic Dunlop has spent the past 20 years documenting one of the world’s most divisive and unstable countries. Myanmar, a southeast Asian nation, has been plagued by civil wars and has been under military control since a coup d'état in 1962. Despite recent steps toward democracy, many people in the country remain skeptical.
- 05 - 23 - 13
Wayne Miller, a renowned photographer who chronicled World War II before producing his career-defining series on black families living in postwar Chicago, died Wednesday. He was 94. “He paved the ground for the rest of us who tried to depict the streets, the real life,” said Alex Majoli, president of Magnum Photos.
- 05 - 11 - 13
In New York City exist places where nature has not been rearranged by man, places where the freshest air is under a shady maple. Not ostensibly visible, but these untouched oases exist – giving Earth its air, in all five boroughs, sought out and photographed by Mitch Epstein in his new book, “New York Arbor.”
- 05 - 03 - 13
On May 3, 1963, escalating racial tensions came to a violent head when black activists clashed with city authorities in Birmingham, Alabama. Bruce Davidson of Magnum Photos was among the photographers on the scene. The demonstrations produced some of the most iconic images of the civil rights movement.
- 03 - 27 - 13
John Comino-James first made the journey from Oxfordshire, England, to Cuba in 2002 to meet the man his daughter would eventually marry. It was his first visit to the Caribbean island, but something about it touched him on an emotional level and he’s been going back ever since.
- 03 - 23 - 13
Whenever photographer Paul McDonough had enough time and money to get out of the city in the ’70s and ’80s, the New Yorker would pack his camera bag and drive. He’d have Jack Kerouac’s “On The Road” in his back pocket and wander until his money ran out, he said.