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Interactive Essays
Minutes to MidnightPoint and Shoot
Minutes to Midnight
by Trent Parke

Trent Parke captured "Minutes to Midnight" during a two-year journey across Australia at the end of which his son was born. It is both a document of a nation mourning the loss of a perceived innocence and a man's vision and evolution.

Point and Shoot
by Philip Jones Griffiths

Throughout his long career, Phillip Jones Griffiths has poignantly documented violent conflict with unabashed honesty and disdain for its consequences. "I’ve covered many wars and seen what bullets do to flesh and I’m rather proud to say that I got all that macho stuff out of my system in my youth."

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
<i>Le Temps de Vieillir</i> (<i>Time To Age</i>)
Le Temps de Vieillir (Time To Age)
by Martine Franck
May is Older Americans Month. Martine Franck’s images of people around the world in their golden years evoke the fear, admiration, tenderness, and hope brought up by the inevitable aging process.
Happy Buddha Day!
Happy Buddha Day!
by Magnum Photographers
Buddhist Wesak, or Buddha Day, which celebrates the birth of the Buddha, falls on May 2 this year. For some, this day also marks his death. Magnum and Slate present images of Buddhism practiced throughout the world.

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