Niagara Falls has long been a destination for newlyweds and lovers. Alec Soth traveled there to explore just why it is that Niagara is associated with sexuality, passion, and new love.
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."