‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Delivers With A Fresh Batch Of Photos For Everybody To Theorize Over

The best possible thing to do in these quiet days before we enjoy any new canonical entries into the <i>Star Wars</i> universe is to theorize over what’s going to happen next. Sure, we’re getting little droplets of info from the key players involved, and we know Rey and Luke are training to be the last and …

Walt Disney Company

Nagorno Karabakh: Scenes from a Country that Doesn’t Exist

The jagged Caucasus Mountains blush as dawn washes over the snow-capped peaks in gentle hues of pink, lilac and yellow. In a place nestled in the …


Definition of SHOFAR

As many as 10,000 people, most of them young, waited patiently in the breezy cold the last Monday in April for the blare of the <i>shofar</i> to signal the …

Yom Kippur

Modern Media Is a DoS Attack on Your Free Will - Issue 52: The Hive

It’s not that James Williams, a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute’s Digital Ethics Lab (motto: “Every Bit as Good”), had a “God, …

The Voyages Issue: How Do Families Around the World Spend Their Vacations?

Photo essays from around the world by Joakim Eskildsen, Moises Saman, Sim Chi Yin, Mark Neville, Mamadi Doumbouya, Massimo Vitali, Newsha Tavakolian, Justine Kurland and Christopher Anderson.

Long-form Journalism

Global Voices and Emerging Photographers at Photoville

Photoville, the temporary community of duplexes made by four-ton steel shipping containers underneath the Brooklyn Bridge, is featuring the work of 11 up-and-coming photographers from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States, displayed on four-foot wooden cubes. The photographers were …


A Flying Fox and The London Design Festival: Thursdays photographs of the day

A selection of the best photographs from around the word including Catalan Independence protest, the London Design Festival and a flying fox


Hurricane Maria Lashes Puerto Rico: Pictures

Tropical Cyclones

The iPhone X and Digital Lighting Will Change Photography Yet Again

There’s a feature tucked away in the new iPhones that doesn’t seem to be getting a lot of traction, but it represents a massive sea change in …


Photographer Julie Dermansky: I'm at Climate Change Ground Zero

<i>To see how photographers are documenting climate change around the world, watch our video Climate Change Is Real.</i><p>Julie Dermansky is a photojournalist …


Claude Iverné, the Sudanese fox

<b>After the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris, Aperture, in New York, is featuring an exhibition of the 2015 HCB Award winner: an oeuvre</b> …


Deadly earthquake hits Mexico City

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City on the 32nd anniversary of the city’s biggest quake that killed thousands. Rescue and search …


Twitter dustups are a reminder: Journalists, you are what you tweet

The surprise departure from Twitter on Monday of New York Times White House correspondent Glenn Thrush, who tweeted that the medium is “too much of a …

Social Media

Photographer Jashim Salam: My City Is Flooding

<i>To see how photographers are documenting climate change around the world, watch our video Climate Change Is Real.</i><p>“The climate change story I want to …

Climate Change

Women Finding Empowerment in ‘A World of Smoke’

<i>In the charcoal fields of San Pedro, a bustling port city in the southwest Ivory Coast, hundreds of women and children — some barely school-age — toil day and night among heaps moldering wood, waste water and air thick with smoke. Driving rain, withering heat and sawdust storms come with the job.</i> …


Q&A: Yancey Richardson on Gender Diversity in the Art World

A study published this spring by The City University of New York’s Guttman College argued that the art world remains predominantly white and male. …


Facebook’s war on free will

How technology is making our minds redundant. By Franklin Foer<p>All the values that Silicon Valley professes are the values of the 60s. The big tech companies present themselves as platforms for personal liberation. Everyone has the right to speak their mind on social media, to fulfil their …

Long-form Journalism

The Worst First Year of Foreign Policy Ever

President Donald Trump sits with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on …

Foreign Policy

Changing the Way the World Sees Africa, in Photos

Montreal-based photographer Yannis Davy Guibinga, who was born and raised in Gabon, recently asked an auditorium of people at the University of …


What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 29 amazing sports photos from September 12 through September 18.


ART + SCIENCE: Damon Sauer and Julie Anand

©Damon Sauer and Julie Anand, Calibration Mark AC48 with Satellites<p><b>Damon Sauer and Julie Anand</b> are collaborative artists based in Phoenix, Arizona …

‘The Vietnam War’: Past All Reason

Well-intentioned and artfully executed, <i>The Vietnam War</i>—Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s 10-part, 18-hour-long documentary series on PBS—is not history, …

Liberal View

Looking for the Soul of Abkhazia

More than 20 years after Russian-backed Abkhaz rebels pushed out Georgian troops in a bloody, year-long proxy war decried by Georgian authorities as illegal and a step towards “de facto annexation,” only four United Nations member states — Nicaragua, Venezuela, Nauru and Russia— recognize Abkhazia, …

Georgia (Country)

Seeking ethics in visual tech

The Trolley Problem is a famous ethic thought-experiment. Here how it goes: There is a Trolley barreling down the railroad tracks. Ahead, on the …

Machine Learning

Four Photographers Honored in the 2017 Ian Parry Scholarship Award

Sharafat Ali has won the 2017 Ian Parry Scholarship, the board of the scholarship program announced yesterday. Ali, who is based in Kashmir and …


The Freedom Train and the Contagion of Liberty, 1947-1949

<i>Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher, Senior Archivist at the National Archives at College Park</i><p>Late in 1946, Attorney General Tom Clark, …

Black History

Tomas van Houtryve

On 8 September 2017, the opening of the exhibition <i>Blue Sky Days</i> will take place at Vartai gallery. The artist will present a visual record of a drone …

Art Galleries

The Visual Evidence of Climate Change

Today, there is overwhelming evidence that climate change is a growing danger to our world.<p>Temperatures are rising, sea levels are increasing, ice …


A murky Mersey morning and a tribute to Kalashnikov: Tuesday's unmissable pictures

The Guardian picture editors bring you the best photographs of the day including Rohingya refugees, a tribute to the designer of the AK-47 and an autumnal sunrise


Getty Announces 2017 Editorial Grant Winners

Getty Images has awarded grants of $10,000 each to five photographers to support personal documentary projects of “universal importance,” the photo …