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As legendary photographer Elliott Erwitt turns 85 on July 26, CNN looks back at memorable photographs he has made of older people throughout his career. He has a remarkable ability to transcend language and capture humorous moments of everyday life, something few photographers can consistently pull off.

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Black-and-white • Elliott Erwitt • Magnum Photos
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Magnum Santas

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Throughout the years, Magnum’s photographers have captured Santa Claus around the globe in humorous circumstances. What would they ask for, given the chance? Find out what they said.

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From festive parades to bloody warzones, Magnum Photos has been capturing iconic images since 1947. Throughout the industry changes over the years, Magnum – one of the first and most recognized photographer cooperatives in the world - has stayed busy and relevant.

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Martine Franck, a Belgian photographer known for understatement and elegance in her work, died at age 74 after a long battle with cancer on Thursday. Photographer Elliott Erwitt, a good friend and colleague, said what characterized her the most was the modesty and intellect not usually found in photographers.

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Elliott Erwitt • Henri Cartier-Bresson • Magnum Photos • Martine Franck • Obituary • World
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Eve Arnold, the first female photojournalist to join the esteemed Magnum Photos agency, died last week in London at age 99. She was known for her intimate portraits of stars like Marilyn Monroe as well as her groundbreaking documentary work. Colleague Elliott Erwitt looks back at her legacy.

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Black-and-white • Elliott Erwitt • Eve Arnold • Historic Photos • Magnum Photos • Obituary • World