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Featured Essays
Aug 29, 2014
by Michael Christopher Brown
During the Congo wars these past two decades, involving dozens of armed groups, and in an economy that largely relies on aid from the UN and NGO’s, some women, such as Hamida, who has four children, become somewhat forced to prostitute themselves in order to survive.
Hamida, 26, is a sex worker living in Benghazi, a neighborhood in the city of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C.). She moved... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 28, 2014
by Abbas
Most prominent among the many African boutiques which line the Goutte d’Or neighbourhood in Paris is La Reine de Saba, owned and managed by Ms Awa Daabo. Recently she organised a fashion show aboard a barge on the river Seine, sponsored by the Kenyan Embassy. Models had to dress and make up in the narrow space on the barge. Then they did their catwalk, to the delight of the audience. More...
Aug 28, 2014
by London Office
The Magnum Workshop Singapore is an intensive five day program designed to guide and encourage photographers in refining visual narratives in the Magnum tradition of documentary storytelling.
The second initiative to be conceived by Magnum Photos and Singapore International Photography Festival, the Magnum Workshop Singapore follows on from the successes of the Magnum educational program hosted in... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 26, 2014
by Moises Saman
(In mid-August, Moises Saman was documenting the plight of trapped Yezidi refugees in Kurdistan for TIME when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed. Saman and most of the passengers escaped with minor injuries and only days later the stranded Yezidis were rescued.
Below is Time Lightbox Editor Olivier Laurent's interview with the photographer.)

The Yezidis – one of Iraq’s oldest and most... More...
From the Archive
Aug 25, 2014
by Magnum Photographers
Respected British actor and filmmaker Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90.
Though known for his acting roles in popular films like The Great Escape (1963), Jurassic Park (1993), and Miracle on 34th Street (1994) he made his greatest influence as a director and producer, most notably for Gandhi (1982) for which he received two Oscars. More...
Featured Essays
Aug 25, 2014
by Alex Majoli
This past winter Time Magazine sent Alex Majoli to photograph the production of the first half of the 7th and final season of the critically acclaimed TV series, Mad Men.
The show's plot focuses on the operations of a 1960's advertising agency and the lives of its employees during the span of that tumultuous decade.
Since it's premiere in 2007, Mad Men has won fifteen Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes... More...
Aug 23, 2014
by John Vink
Work in progress... See more work at THIS and THIS link.

The construction of the Sesan2 dam in Stung Treng province (Northern Cambodia) is well under way and supposed to be finished by 2016-17, threatening the livelihood of 5 villages.

For sure Cambodia needs dams to fuel its economic growth. For Banlung city alone the power needs jumped from 1 Mw in 1998 to 7 Mw today. That it has to be done at... More...