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Feb 3, 2016
Magnum Photos is pleased to launch, in collaboration with Asia One, a new Masterclass in Hong Kong on the art of the photo book.

This book making masterclass, open to everyone and not only photographers, will provide an exclusive opportunity to edit and construct a bespoke photobook.

On March 23rd and 24th, Chris Steele-Perkins will lead an exclusive group of enthusiasts through this unique book... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 10, 2016
by John Vink
John Vink was present in the Cambodian capital to photograph the local Chinese community's New Year celebration.

Click here to access the images for licensing request and lightbox editing. More...
Feb 10, 2016
by Emily Graham
April 18 - April 22 2016
Raleigh Studios, Hollywood

Magnum Photos are excited to partner with Photo Independent to bring three workshops, lead by leading Magnum photographers to Hollywood, Los Angeles. For nearly seventy years, Magnum’s international photographers have chronicled the world; interpreting its environment, people and events and helping to shape documentary photography as a modern form... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 9, 2016
by Max Pinckers
“The idea of thinking about Japan as different from anywhere else, including Asia, is seductive. Yet there are many reasons to reject this notion. if we look closer, much of Japan’s supposed ‘essence’ turns out to be a relatively modern distillation.” David Pilling, Bending Adversity, 2014.
Two Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself looks at the strange place Japan holds in the collective mind of the West.... More...
Magnum News
Feb 8, 2016
by Constantine Manos
The Guardian has published a selection of Costa Manos' sunny, summer-time images from his American Color series.
See the article here.... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 8, 2016
by Bruce Gilden
"Hey Mister, Throw Me Some Beads!" is a phrase that is iconic in New Orleans' Mardi Gras street argot. Strings of beads, doubloons, and other trinkets are passed out or thrown from the floats in the Mardi Gras parades to spectators lining the streets.
In 1974, Bruce Gilden was a young photographer when he first went down to Mardi Gras to shoot his first personal essay away from his home city New York.... More...
Magnum News
Feb 8, 2016
by Dennis Stock
(Image caption: USA. NYC. 1953. American photographer Dennis Stock. by Erich Hartmann)

Filmmaker David Snyder had recorded hours of interviews with photographer Dennis Stock (1928-2010). Among the many stories that Stock had told about his own photographic adventures, Snyder cut a 12 minute edit concentrating on the former's relationship with one of his most famous subjects, James Dean, who would... More...