The South Asia Earthquake that struck on October 8th, 2005 killed an estimated 73,000 people and left nearly 3 million homeless. Photographer Chris Steele-Perkins traveled with ActionAid to document the aftermath in Northern Pakistan, the area hit hardest by the quake.
by Bruce Gilden
Like a bull in a china shop, Bruce Gilden lets loose with Fashion Magazine, a high-concept, tongue-in-cheek take on the glossy conventions of the fashion world. In the seven-part magazine, Gilden recasts the world of beauty and glamour through his up-close and aggressive street photography style.
Book of the Week: Chicago's South Side, 1946-1948
by Wayne Miller
The images in Wayne Miller’s Chicago's South Side, 1946-1948 showcase an array of human experiences and emotions. Miller photographed his subjects with a deep sense of intimacy that still resonates today.
Zoom In: Russia and the Media
by Magnum Photographers
Earlier this month at the 2006 World Newspaper Conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin was harshly criticized for his government’s increasing control of the news media. Magnum and Slate examine how media survive in the country and take a look at its propagandist past.