Ninety-four years ago today, the first two of 3,020 cherry blossom trees given to Washington, D.C, as a gift from the city of Tokyo were planted along the Potomac River. In celebration of cherry blossom season, Magnum and Slate present photos of the tree around the world.
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 Harry Gruyaert
Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert draws creative inspiration from the places where earth meets sea. And while the shoreline may not be always be the main focus of his pictures, it forms a backdrop as regular as the pounding surf.
Book of the Week: Viet Nam at Peace
by Philip Jones Griffiths
Philip Jones Griffiths' groundbreaking book of photographs taken of the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968, Viet Nam Inc., played a vital role in the anti-war movement. After the war, Griffiths returned to the country to record the aftermath. This gallery features a selection of images of postwar Vietnam from Griffiths' new book, Viet Nam at Peace.