This year Magnum Photos popped a cork for its 60th anniversary, the same year that the BBC World Service will commemorate 75 years since its first broadcast by Sir John Reith in 1932. Robin Lustig, presenter for Newshour on the BBC World Service and The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4, curates Magnum as part of a joint venture between the BBC World Service and Magnum Photos, who together have a combined 135 years on the field of two centuries' conflicts.
2007 Nominees by Magnum Group
For the first time in two years Magnum Photos welcomes new nominees. Mark Power and Peter Marlow give their insight into the nomination process which is rigorous to say the least.
This book, first published in 1978, is a compilation of work by Brittany-born photographer Guy Le Querrec, of places and subjects as varied as tourists in Saint-Tropez to the conditions of agricultural workers in Portugal around the time of the Revolution of the Carnations. These images carry a strong sense of simultaneous improvisation and geometry.