Photography Stories

Catherine Opie and Sports

The fine art photographer focuses on two very different sporting communities to find sources of common humanity Catherine Opie and Sports

All you need to know about Catherine Opie

Find out more about the first survey on the work of one of America's most important contemporary fine art photographers All you need to know about Catherine Opie

A Robert Mapplethorpe birthday party guestlist

On the 74th anniversary of his birth we take another look at the exquisite portraits of his friends and acquaintances A Robert Mapplethorpe birthday party guestlist

9 smart moves Annie Leibovitz has used to shoot great pictures

On her 71st birthday, we share some of the photographer's working practices from Annie Leibovitz At Work 9 smart moves Annie Leibovitz has used to shoot great pictures

Annie Leibovitz curates Henri Cartier-Bresson

It was Cartier-Bresson’s photobook that made the photographer pick up a camera. Now she repays the debt by co-curating a new show of his work
Annie Leibovitz curates Henri Cartier-Bresson

The struggle for NASA's moon photographs

51 years on from Apollo 11's moon landing, we look at how those now iconic photos of the moon reached their audience The struggle for NASA's moon photographs

Have you seen Martin Parr’s new Vogue cover?

The photographer’s landscape image is one of sixteen covers which highlight the steadying force of nature Have you seen Martin Parr’s new Vogue cover?

On Bastille Day, Joel Meyerowitz recalls a moment of French nonchalance

France's revolutionary spirit lives on, as Joel's photograph of a deeply disrupted pavement cafe shows! On Bastille Day, Joel Meyerowitz recalls a moment of French nonchalance

Martin Parr's Lockdown Life

We've been catching up with the stars of Phaidon books and finding out what they've been doing all day Martin Parr's Lockdown Life

INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces'

In the third and final part of our interview with the photographer, he talks about some of the people in the book, rediscovering new/old photos and his favourite shot INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces'

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