I think of photography like therapy. It's something I need to do. If I don't take pictures for a month, I really miss it. It's a relationship to the world I need, a distance: It's being more present and somehow less present.
As part of a long-term project on Israel and Palestine, Paolo Pellegrin covered the planned evacuation of Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank in August 2005.
Leaving the Ivory Tower
Werner Bischof: Life and Work
Compelled by the horrors of World War II to leave his successful career as a studio photographer, Werner Bischof became an important humanitarian force in photojournalism before being killed at the early age of 38.
Book of the Week: Divided Soul
by David Alan Harvey
Divided Soul presents more than 30 years of work in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal by Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey. His images unlock the magic and beauty of the common and everyday. They are the expression of Harvey's desire to, as he says, "photograph the humanity of daily life in an effort to reflect the lyricism of our common experience."