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Produced by Magnum PhotosToday's Pictures
Friday, Dec 28, 2007
Magnum Photos of 2007
Thursday, Dec 27, 2007
In Memoriam
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2007
Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004
Monday, Dec 24, 2007
Christmastime Is Here
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Interactive Essays
Happy New YearMerry Christmas
Happy New Year
by Magnum Photographers

Fireworks, dancing, lots of champagne and promises to do things better next year. Anticipation, celebration, hangover. This essay celebrates the ritual of New Year's Eve. Magnum wishes everybody a happy one.

Merry Christmas
by Magnum Photographers

Who is Santa Claus? In Italy "La Befana" is a good witch who dresses all in black. In the U.S. the Coca Cola Company invented the Santa in red and white robes. The Dutch "Sintirklass" arrives by boat on December 6th. In China, "Dun Che Lao Ren," or Christmas Old Man, brings gifts to children. In Germany the "Christkind" or Christ Child brings presents while families are in church. In Sweden Santa is a gnome called "Juletomten". In Switzerland the "Christkindl" brings the gifts. In England Father Christmas is a stern version of Santa Claus.

Book of the Week
<i>The World Is Young</i>
The World Is Young
by Wayne Miller
The World Is Young is a profound and loving book by Wayne Miller, a former principal assistant to Edward Steichen. Each photograph is an exploration and celebration of the simple pleasures of childhood.
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Awkward Dinner Party
by Magnum Photographers
Nearly everyone has been subjected to awkward and unfortunate dinner parties or similar occasions, especially during the holidays. Magnum documents some such events, in hopes that you have better luck.
Antoine D'AgataQuote of the Week
It's not how a photographer looks at the world that is important. It's their intimate relationship with it."
— Antoine D'Agata