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Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Glimpse of India

Spanning decades, an exhibition of the iconic photographer’s work in India reveals the fraught nature of photojournalism.By Emma KennedyHenri …

Street Photography

These arresting photographs by the young Stanley Kubrick show why he became a great director

From office lingerie models to Chicago street scenes, his camera caught it<p>The best filmmakers are often photographers. But not every snap shooter can …

Photography

Beyond Cartier-Bresson: A History of a Master's Early Work

Rowers in the Ivory Coast, 1931<br>Henri Cartier-Bresson— Magnum<p>1 of 9<p>The primary (but hardly the sole) merit of this extraordinary Cartier-Bresson …

Street Photography

The Man Who Revolutionised Colour Photography

A new exhibition at London’s Beetles+Huxley gallery shines a fascinating light on the glorious early years of the pioneering American image-maker …

Street Photography

Great Australian photographs: Trent Parke – an audio essay

In the latest chapter in our audiovisual series on celebrated Australian photographs, we look at the images of Magnum member Trent Parke<p><i>Click on the audio buttons to hear conversations between the Guardian Australia picture editor, Jonny Weeks, the Guardian Australia photographer, Mike Bowers, the</i> …

Street Photography

Henri Cartier-Bresson's photography; 'IT'S A YES, YES, YES'

New York — As I was mounting the staircase, I expected him to be waiting at the top, hand on his camera, waiting for the perfect configuration of …

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Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“How can I survive without a book to read?”</i> <i><br>― David Hill</i><p>Has Art Ended? – <i>Aeon</i><p>Dear Instagram, We Hate Your Algorithm, Love Everyone – <i>HuffPo</i><p>Why We Need …

Filmmaking

Diane Arbus in the park

A legendary lens prowls New York's green spaces<p>Diane Arbus received her first camera as a honeymoon gift from her husband, with whom she ran a successful fashion photography business for almost a decade.<p>In 1956, restless and unfulfilled, she fled the confines of the commercial studio and took to …

Photojournalism

Gloriously Nostalgic Photos of 1970s LA

We spoke to photographer Mike Mandel about curatorship, archives, and his new book, 'People in Cars.'<p>Mike Mandel's catalog of work includes some of the most varied and fascinating photography projects of the 20th century. His work with Larry Sultan on projects like groundbreaking book <i>Evidence</i> …

Photography

Teenage Documentarians Show the Power of Photography

Over the last few weeks, I spent some time with three teenage photographers who attend weekly classes at several community photography programs in New York City. Many of them are drawn to similar themes, and they use photography to explore identity, family, political expression and the changing …

Photojournalism

rarely seen photos of the art punk scene in 80s naples

From 1984 to 1987 Toty Ruggieri, then a student at the Naples Academy of Fine Arts, spent his nights partying and photographing his favourite hangout, the Diamond Dogs club. Those years were an intense period for Southern Italy: the so called Years of Lead (a time of socio-political upheaval …

Art

The daily grind: Louis Quail’s photographs of fascinatingly mundane offices

Since Ricky Gervais’ television show <i>The Office</i> had us all chuckling (and relating to) the mundanity of office life, the corporate work environment …

Furniture

Meet the Most Famous Photographer You’ve Never Heard Of

AD looks at the work of Todd Webb on the eve of two major shows celebrating his architectural oeuvre<p>For his relative lack of fame, Todd Webb, an American photographer who spent much of the middle of the 20th century documenting the residents and buildings of New York and Paris, had no shortage of …

Photography

Delicate Streets of London Photographed During Two Decades

Matt Stuart has always had a fascination for the people around him and street photography. His latest series unveils two decades in the streets of …

Photography’s Eccentric Genius: Eadweard Muybridge

Sotheby’s is auctioning off the works of Eadweard Muybridge, a brilliant artist who led a troubled life of accidents, adultery and murder.<p>Eadweard Muybridge was one of those grand eccentrics who crop up with surprising frequency in American art and particularly American photography. Like Dr. Harold …

Art

Martin Parr's outstanding contribution to photography - in pictures

Martin Parr is the winner of the outstanding contribution to photography prize at the 2017 Sony World Photography awards. Parr is being recognised for the impact he has had over more than 40 years both on photography as a medium, and on photographers. A special presentation of his work will be …

Colorful Photos of 70s Bay Area Punks Partying, Posing, and Passed Out

Photographer Jim Jocoy's newest book shows a brightly colored and seldom-shown side to the punk scene.<p><i>Order of Appearance</i>, the new book by photographer Jim Jocoy, showcases a level of personality and intimacy never before seen in his work. It's been 15 years since the release his first book, <i>We're</i> …

San Francisco

Rinzi Ruiz on Using Colors and Lighting in Street Photography with the Fujifilm X100F

<i>All images by Rinzi Ruiz. Used with permission.</i><p>The photography of Rinzi Ruiz has always has a very noir-esque look to it. His works over the years …

From bread lines to hunger marches: street photography in the 1930s

Throughout this troubled decade, people took to the streets to seek fair treatment, the right to work – or just some scraps of food<p>Don’t miss the first of the Guardian’s special 1930s supplements, free with Saturday’s newspaper Read more: Are the 2010s really like the 1930s? Plus: What the Great …

Out of step: the 90s punks of Belfast – in pictures

Ricky Adam documented the grassroots punk scene of the Warzone collective in late 90s Belfast – complete with spiked hair, impromptu naps and confused kids

How William Eggleston Changed the Way We See the World

The photographer William Eggleston first radicalized the art world 40 years ago with his colorful, dye-transfer prints; the same year he had undertaken a portfolio titled “Election Eve,” a road trip from his home in Memphis, Tennessee, to Jimmy Carter’s hometown of Plains, Georgia. He avoided, to …

Street Photography

Penises and Parrot Tulips: Robert Mapplethorpe's Most Iconic Works

The late photography legend is the subject of a major traveling retrospective.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>You know an exhibition's going to be stimulating when its signage warns visitors of sexually-explicit content, and in Robert Mapplethorpe's case, the label's not surprising. The …

Art

How to Practice Contemplative Photography

Contemplative photography is about more than taking pictures, says Andy Karr. It’s about fully connecting with the visual richness of our …

Mindfulness

Free eBook from PhotoWhoa – The Street Collective Vol.1!

<i>PhotoWhoa</i> is a service that states it will <i>“ help you discover awesome, innovative, and informative photography products at discount prices”</i>. <i>CNET</i> has …

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Hyperion Camera Straps

I have already admitted it a few times: my relationship with camera straps is a typical “love and hate” kind of story. There are times where I simply …

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How Diane Arbus’s Photographs Capture The Heart of NYC

An SFMOMA exhibit of Diane Arbus’s early photographs reveals how she threw herself into photographing every kind of person she saw on Manhattan’s streets.<p>On the third floor of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art there is the best kind of gallery hush, as visitors peer closely at the photographs …

Photojournalism

Watch Leading Photographers and Collectors Discuss “The Power of Photography”

CNN Style is a monthly, 30-minute show devoted to inspirational coverage of art, design, architecture and fashion. In episode ten, host Derek …

Photography

Coney Island, baby! The romance of mid-century New York – in pictures

With their carefree joy tempered with moments of poignancy, Harold Feinstein’s shots of ordinary New Yorkers helped kickstart the street photography boom

Street Photography | Feel The Force

<b>STREET PHOTOGRAPHY IS AN ATTITUDE</b><p>More than anything Street Photography is an attitude, it is an openness to being amazed by what comes your way, it …

Street Photography