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Art Industry News: Karen Pence Will Launch an Art Therapy Initiative + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, a $65 million Léger leads Christie's November sales and William Eggleston’s first music album is out this Friday.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry News is</i> …

The Arts

Decades of Afghanistan's Brutal History in Photos

We spoke to Steve McCurry about his new book, 'Afghanistan'.<p>Steve McCurry has spent nearly 40 years taking photos in Afghanistan. His early work covered the mujahideen in their struggle against the Soviet invasion, and unlike many photographers he opted to keep working in the country after the …

Photojournalism

First Impressions with the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System: Walter Meregalli

We talked with Italian photographer Walter Meregalli, who brought the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to his latest travel to India. Let's get to …

Photography

What's it like to have created the world's most famous photograph?

Steve McCurry, the celebrated war photographer, talks to Mary Wakefield about the ethics of making pain look pleasing<p>Could it, at times, be frustrating to have taken one of the world’s most famous photographs? Steve McCurry’s ‘Afghan Girl’ (1984) is, according to the Royal Geographic Society, the …

Photojournalism

Steve McCurry, The Big Interview 69 - Radio

Steve McCurry is one of the most iconic photographers of the past several decades. He has explored Asia and the Middle East extensively and his work …

Photography

Warming Oceans May Make ‘Nemo’ Harder to Find

Heat bleaches sea anemones, too, causing the iconic clownfish to stop laying eggs. Here’s how.<p>Like coral reefs, sea anemones—with their flashy, tentacle-like polyps that waggle and wave in vibrant reds, greens, pinks, and yellows—provide homes and hiding spots for dozens of fish species, most …

French Polynesia

'Afghan girl' photographer on lifelong career

Photographer Steve McCurry speaks to Christiane Amanpour about capturing the Afghan girl that mesmerized the world and a career that spans over four decades.

World News

10 Documentary Photography Books You Must Own

The purpose of documentary photography, or photojournalism, is to objectively reproduce various aspects of society through the chronicle of images of …

Street Photography

Hadi Asgari's Technique Makes Landscapes Look Like Paintings

<i>All images by Hadi Asgari. Used with permission</i><p>Getting landscape photos to look different from much of what’s out there often requires some creative …

Photography

Why Women Journalists In Afghanistan Matter

Sahar Speaks brings new voices to world that needs to hear them.<p>In May, one of the largest bombs contemporary Kabul has known ripped through a busy central area, slaughtering 150 people and leaving a wide, blackened crater 15 feet deep. The sound was terrifying; many residents thought an earthquake …

Afghanistan

Silversea Cruises Partners with Steve McCurry

<i>WHY IT RATES: The iconic Steve McCurry will now capture Silversea's fleet through his lens.—Codie Richards, TravelPulse Associate Editor</i><p>RELATED OFFERS<p>…

Photography

No Cameras Allowed: Unseen Rock Concert Photos from the 80s

<i>Images from “No Cameras Allowed” Kickstarter Page</i><p>Concert goers and rock photography fans: here’s something right up your alley, especially if you’ve …

Big Picture: Afghanistan by Steve McCurry

<b>A new book explores Steve McCurry’s love affair with Afghanistan</b><p>Steve McCurry is a legend of travel and documentary photography. This month, Taschen …

Photojournalism

Career bibliophiles recommend their favourite books

<i>Editors and publishers of some of the best publishing houses in India recommend their favourite lifestyle reads.</i><p><b>Mita Kapoor, Founder and CEO,</i> …

Books

Ethical Photography: Where Do We Go From Here?

We’re seeing a lot of commentaries triggered by the Souvid Datta episode, where he is accused of both photographing unethically, and of passing off …

Photojournalism

Cambodia

Asia

Photography Is Something Like Wrapping A Gift

Article By: Prashanth Swaminathan<p>Filmmaking is presenting truth with the filmmaker’s view about the truth. Photography laid the foundation for this …

Street Photography

Afghanistan, through Steve McCurry’s lens

Steve McCurry was born in Philadelphia, PA, and has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than forty years, with …

Photojournalism

Candid Cuba

Traveling from Berlin to Havana, Jo Fischer planned on photographing the gay and transsexual scene but the photos that he shot during his time there …

Street Photography

A New Book by Renowned Photojournalist Steve McCurry Showcases the Beauty of Afghanistan

For the last 40 years, celebrated American photojournalist Steve McCurry has explored Afghanistan through his camera lens. Showcasing a curated …

Photography

Leaves – Photography Series By Indian Photographer NS Hrishikesh

Capturing leaves was quite a random thought.I studied in a college which is filled with, I was always fascinated by leaves. The shape, symmetry, …

Photography

This Week in Gear

<i>Good morning, and welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Gear — your single-shot serving of an entire week’s worth of the best new gear pulled</i> …

Shopping

Photo of the week: Shooting portraits of the Himba people in Namibia

My photography heroes are Steve McCurry, Sebastiao Salgado, Jimmy Nelson and Joey L for his work in Africa, India and Syria. Their work has always …

Photography

AD Classics: Al Shaheed Monument / Saman Kamal

It is difficult to imagine how the serene curves of the Al Shaheed Monument, reflected in a glimmering lake in the ancient city of Baghdad, could …

Saddam Hussein

Afghanistan, in all its colourful, tragic beauty

Steve McCurry’s famous portrait of an Afghan refugee urged us to let go of our preconceptions – something he continues to do to this day<p>When we think …

Afghanistan

Today in Gear: August 9, 2017

• <b>HE’S BACK:</b> David Letterman is coming out of retirement to star in a new Netflix series. The show, which will debut next year, will apparently …

Shopping

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

Photography

Steve McCurry’s new Afghanistan tome records the country’s “war and grace”

Taschen is publishing a major new book collating Steve McCurry’s 40 years of travelling to Afghanistan. Renowned for his 1984 portrait <i>Afghan Girl</i>, …

Photography

How to Get Film-like Warm Skin Tones With Daylight White Balance

One of the reasons I use specific white balances like Daylight when shooting photos is because it tends to take the guesswork out of editing and …

Photography

The Macallan “A lens on our cask journey by Steve McCurry” – Scotch Whisky News

<b>A lens on our cask journey by Steve McCurry</b>“I loved the scale of this place. The warehouse was huge and so great to photograph. It reminded me of the …

Photography