Around the offices of TIME magazine, the photo department has taken to calling Senior Photo Editor Phil Bicker “Man on the Wire.” He spends hours scanning the photo feeds of various wire services—AP, AFP, EPA, Reuters, Landov, Zuma Press and Getty Images—for the weekly double-truck image feature at the front of the magazine, as well as for the online “Pictures...
June 28, 2017
This past October, Ed Ou, a Canadian photojournalist, was detained and had his devices seized after refusing to unlock them for United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials. Ou was held for several hours, and was eventually denied entry into the U.S. There was also evidence that his devices were tampered with. “Ed’s ordeal is yet another indication that... More »
June 27, 2017
Henri Cartier-Bresson: India in Full Frame Rubin Museum of Art April 21–September 4, 2017 From Cartier-Bresson’s 1947 and 1948 travels in India, made during a pivotal time in the country’s independence. (PDN recently featured this exhibition in its Photo of the Day gallery.) Irving Penn: Centennial Metropolitan Museum of Art April 24–July 30, 2017 For his centennial birthday, a show... More »
June 26, 2017
Sometimes a stranger is best equipped to tell us something new about ourselves. From Alexis de Tocqueville’s study of a nascent United States to Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, there is a long and compelling history of stories told about societies by outsiders. Photographer Shane Lavalette created his new project “Still (Noon)” in this vein. To create the work, Lavalette traveled... More »