By Gokhan Cukurova | Official photography magazine of MAGNA COLLECTIVE showcasing street photography, photojournalism, documentary photography from around the world

Lewis Hine and the photos changed America

An exhibition in New York highlights the child labour photos of Lewis Hine that shocked the country and paved the way for new laws to protect children.<p>Our Strength is Our People is on at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, until 31 December. Photos courtesy of National Archives.<p><i>Video</i> …


Heartbroken Rohingya Refugees Bury Dead After Boat Capsizes

A boat carrying 130 Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar capsized Thursday off the Bay of Bengal. More than 60 are believed to have drowned.


Destination Europe

<i>Photojournalist Jason Florio has worked in countries around the world—from Senegal and The Gambia to India and America—and shot stories for</i> The New York Times <i>and</i> The New Yorker. <i>This spring, his work was singled out by our international jury in the Magnum Photography Awards 2017.</i><p><i>We reached out to</i> …


Rescue Efforts Continue in Houston as Rain Continues to Fall: Pictures


Capturing The Hmong Spirit With My X-Pro2

A few months back in February 2017 I was in Vietnam with a bunch of amazing photographers and my dear friend Eric Kim, and his wife Cindy. We were …


Fujifilm Announces Latest Round of Firmware Updates For 5 Cameras

Fujifilm, sticking with the program and reputation they have developed since entering the mirrorless cameras market years ago, has announced new …


Steve McCurry's Afghanistan – in pictures

Afghanistan,published by Taschen later this month, is a retrospective portfolio of the Magnum photographer Steve McCurry’s most striking images of the country, from 1979 to 2016


Lost Family Portraits

Lost Family Portraits is a project about loss and the devastating effect that war has on families. It is also a reminder of the people who are left behind—in this case, in the refugee camps of the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. It’s a reminder of the 1.3 million Syrian refugees who don’t have the money …


Stanley Greene, photographer of indelible moments of war and disaster, dies at 68

Stanley Greene, a onetime Black Panther who became a celebrated international photojournalist, portraying war, poverty and disaster in Chechnya, Afghanistan, Iraq and the U.S. Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina, died May 19 at a Paris hospital. He was 68.<p>He had complications from hepatitis, which …


Meridith Kohut Wins Chris Hondros Award for Venezuela Coverage

Meridith Kohut, who has been documenting Venezuela’s downward spiral for The New York Times, has won the fifth annual Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award. The award was created in honor of Mr. Hondros, who was killed in Libya in April 2011 along with the photographer and filmmaker Tim …


The chic and the shabby: Paris in the 1950s by Marilyn Stafford

US photojournalist Marilyn Stafford worked for fashion houses, and documented the lives of slum children and refugees fleeing Algeria’s war of independence<p>A new exhibition at Lucy Bell Gallery in St Leonards-on-Sea shines a light on her work

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Fujifilm X-E3 Confirmed To Be Announced This Year (2017) – Trusted Source

Fujifilm X-E3 I can now confirm via trusted source, that the Fujifilm X-E3 will come this year (2017). A new source said it will come fall 2017. I …


The Last Tattooed Women of Kobane

<i>Last fall, photographer Jodi Hilton visited Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, across the border from Kobane, Syria. There, she encountered women who displayed the last of a fading art form—</i>deq <i>facial tattoos. I interviewed her about her experience photographing the women who bear these disappearing</i> …


Women in Photojournalism

I had my first war assignment 20 years ago when The Associated Press sent me to Sarajevo. As prepared as I was, I was caught off guard when I encountered a different sort of conflict.<p>“Women have no business covering war,” declared a European colleague.<p>I was taken aback by his comment, but it only …

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The Fujifilm X Pro 2 and Fujifilm X-T2 Are Getting Massive Updates

One of the absolute best things that every Fujifilm X Pro 2 and Fujifilm X-T2 owner can say about their camera is that with every firmware update, it …


Photos Imagine Trump As An Immigrant

Photographer Veronica Gabriela Cardenas wanted somehow to tell the stories of our country’s undocumented immigrants. She wanted to humanize their …

Little Aral Sea Dreams

It all started at the end of the 1960s. The Soviets, under the direction of Stalin’s frighteningly titled “Great Plan for the Transformation of Nature,” decided to divert the water from two rivers—the Amou-Daria and Syr-Daria—which had long fed into the Aral Sea. Their goal was to draw this water …

An Intimate Look Behind the Scenes in a Chinese Nightclub

Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnitchenko first arrived in China as a dancer. Performing in a nameless Chinese club he describes as being “more like …

Gerda Taro: Fearless war photographer

See photos taken by Gerda Taro, the first female war photographer to be killed in the line of work. Taro was 26 when she died covering the Spanish Civil War.


Ogasawara, the Mother Islands: An Uncounted Story of the American-Japanese Community in the Subtropical Seas

Photos by Stefano De Luigi and story by Alissa Descotes-Toyosaki<p>Isolated 1,000 km south of Tokyo in the Pacific Ocean, the archipelago of Ogasawara …


Vintage Camera Review: Fujifilm GW690 III (6x9 Medium Format)

When Fujifilm announced their medium format digital camera, a whole lot of people really wanted it to be something along the lines of the Fujifilm …


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War photographer Ron Haviv: 'I won't die for a photo'

Ron Haviv started his career as a photojournalist in 1989 in Panama and there he took a photo showing the country's future vice-president being beaten by a paramilitary.<p>US President George Bush used it to justify the US invasion.<p>After Panama he went to Bosnia, where in 1992, he took another iconic …

Portraits for Yayá

<i>In this book, we’ll find photographs of a childhood without consumerism, television or technology. The photographic project that gave birth to this book is relevant not only because of its concept, but also due to the quality of its images: expressive, touching, honest and courageous. Each</i> …

Luis Fabini: Cowboys of the Americas

It was terrific to meet Luis Fabini recently and spend time with his rich new monograph, Cowboys of the Americas, published by Greystone Books. The …


The Man Who Photographed a Forgotten America by Moonlight

Noel Kerns is an American time traveler. His camera has taken him on road trips across Texas, down Route 66, and through the ghost towns of the …


Tales From a Street Photographer in St. Petersburg

When I asked Alexander Petrosyan to tell me why St. Petersburg is a great place for street photography, he answered honestly. It isn’t. It’s usually …