"What I have tried to do is involve the people I was photographing. To have them realize without saying so, that it was up to them to give me whatever they wanted to give me ... if they were willing to give, I was willing to photograph." - Eve Arnold
Magnum on Magnum by Magnum Group
Each Magnum photographer selects and critiques six key works by one of the other Magnum members. This is the simple concept behind the new book Magnum Magnum. This essay showcases select photographers explaining the rationale behind their choices.
This month in 1818, Illinois was admitted into the Union. 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.
Magnum presents images of the mundane—everyday routines, chores, and tasks performed around the world—depicted in extraordinary form.
Quote of the Week
In all the different types of work I’ve done—editorial, travel, advertising—they’ve all had the same engine driving them, which is that I can’t think of anything that’s better than what happens in real life.