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Feb 28, 2018
Magnum Photos and British Journal of Photography
are proud to announce a new series of Professional Practice workshops in London this year.

The first of the four sessions is:

Editorial Assignments - How to succeed in the editorial market

Sat 17 & Sun 18 February 2018

Learn from industry experts how to approach the editorial market, develop and refine a portfolio, improve your storytelling skills,... More...
Feb 15, 2018
A Magnum Photos and Daken Art Collaboration in Shenzhen, China

Applications are now open for a unique, long-term mentorship held in Shenzhen, China and online from March to September 2018. Designed for curious and innovative photographers to push their personal and professional boundaries, this intensive, creative educational experience offers expert project development support by celebrated Magnum... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 13, 2018
by Matt Black
Examining life in the forgotten corners of America during the first months of the Trump presidency, this latest installment from photographer Matt Black’s project The Geography of Poverty finds region after region of the US marked by the competing conditions of poverty, violence, and prejudice as well as hope, honor, and pragmatism.

From December 2016 to September 2017, Black travelled over 40,000... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 13, 2018
by Peter van Agtmael
Open to female veterans of the US military, the annual Ms. Armed Forces event is a beauty pageant, talent competition, test of physical strength, and measures the participants’ commitment to raising money for homeless women veterans and their children. Now in its sixth year, the pageant gives participants the opportunity to embrace the femininity they had to shed during their time in the military.... More...
From the Archive
Feb 6, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
Abu Dis is a suburb east of Jerusalem separated from the Holy City by an 8 meters tall wall. The idea of giving it to the Palestinians to use as their capital has been around since the 1993 Oslo Accords, and Donald Trump is rumored to be the latest to support the project, hoping that it will allow him to strike the “deal of the century”. On the other hand, Palestinians claim they will settle for nothing... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 6, 2018
by Thomas Dworzak
"In 1947, just as the Iron Curtain fell across Europe, John Steinbeck, the American writer, and Robert Capa, renowned war photographer, made a six-week journey through Stalin's Russia. The following year they published A Russian Journal a book that painted a sympathetic portrait of ordinary Soviets. Seventy years on Julius Strauss, a former long-serving war correspondent, and Thomas Dworzak, the president... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 6, 2018
by Moises Saman
On the 16th may 1954, Swiss photographer and Magnum member Werner Bischof was tragically killed when the car he was travelling in, came off a cliff on a mountain road in the Andes, he was 38.

Peruvian-born Magnum photographer Moises Saman collaborated with Marco Bischof, Werner’s filmmaker son, to retrace Werner’s trip from the Andes to Trujillo, where the accident occurred.
For both Marco and Moises... More...