Photographing for over 50 years, Thomas Hoepker has seen a world of change through his lens, from the Cold War division of his native Germany to the fall of the Twin Towers on September 11th.
by Burt Glinn
When rebel forces ousted Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista, photographer Burt Glinn was there for the riotous aftermath, recording the chaos and excitement in Havana’s streets and traveling with a young rebel leader named Fidel Castro.
Friday, March 10, marks the 130th anniversary of the first successful telephone conversation between Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant. Photographer Martin Parr's The Phone Book chronicles the evolution of the invention to include mobile phones and their users throughout the world.
Zoom In: The Prostitutes of La Merced
by Maya Goded
In 2001, after five years of work photographing women prostitutes in the La Merced district of Mexico City, Maya Goded was awarded the prestigious Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, which helped her to continue documenting the stories of these women. Magnum Photos and Slate present a selection of images from the award-winning essay "Neighborhood of Solitude: Prostitutes of Mexico City."