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May 6, 2015
Magnum Photos and partners The Photography Show are pleased to announce the three winners of the '30 Under 30' People's Choice Award.

In February 2015, Magnum & The Photography Show collaborated on an Award to identify 30 photographers on the brink of something wonderful.

Over 600 photographers applied, and in addition to the successful 30 photographers, a vote online and at The Photography Show... More...
From the Archive
May 5, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
May 6th marks the 100th anniversary of famed US actor and film-maker Orson Welles' birth.

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Featured Essays
May 5, 2015
by Jonas Bendiksen
Jonas Bendiksen was commissioned by La Stampa to go to South Africa and document the use of genetically modified crops (GMO). Bendiksen travelled the country creating grids of images from maize and cotton farms.
South Africa is the world’s 8th biggest producer of GMO crops in the world, and is the leading producer in Africa. Up to 80% of it’s white maize, 55% of yellow maize, 85% of soya and 98% of... More...
Magnum News
May 4, 2015
The Overseas Press Club has honored Magnum photographer Jerome Sessini with the Olivier Rebbot Award! For details, see the article on TIME Lightbox. More...
May 4, 2015
by Steve McCurry
At one magical instant
the page of a book –
that string of confused, alien ciphers – shivered into meaning.
Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets;
At that moment, whole universes opened.
You became, irerevocably, a reader.
– Alberto Manguel

https://stevemccurry.wordpress.com/2015/05/03/one-magical-instant/... More...
Featured Essays
May 1, 2015
by Alessandra Sanguinetti
Expo Milano 2015 opened on May 1st with the primary theme of Feeding the Planet - Energy for Life. Alessandra Sanguinetti had been commissioned to photograph for the Islands, Sea and Food cluster of the exhibition.

"Mayotte, Dominica and Vanuatu, each in the midst of far apart oceans, have distinctive languages, religion and histories, but they all share a caring and deep relationship to the land.... More...
From the Archive
May 1, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
May 2nd marks 70 years since the fall of Berlin to Soviet forces. After two weeks of intense fighting, and two days after Hitler committed suicide, the last of the city's defenders surrendered. Five days later, the German government would officially surrender.

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