The winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards have been announced. Here are the six photographers who took home the top prize in their respective categories.
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Photographer Deepti Asthana's project Women of India documents the stories of women across rural India, revealing how far behind these regions are when it comes to girls' and womens' rights.
The winning image in the Creatures Great and Small Photography Competition was taken by Michelle Howell and shows an Argentinean ornate horned frog in a reflection pool.
For his last article as editor of the TIME LightBox photo blog, Olivier Laurent asked 13 influential photographers and photo editors to share what drives their work.
A roll of film discovered in an Argus C2 from an Oregon Goodwill turned out to contain some incredible images – and has been re-united with the original owner's family.
Air Koryo started flying in 1952, and much of its current fleet still dates from the 1960s. Danish commercial photographer Arthur Mebius has taken 24 flights on some of its oldest airplanes, so you don't have to.
In the fifth and final part of his series of articles on aerial photography, Erez Marom recaps some of his most formative experiences.
Magnum Photos is 70 years old, and it's celebrating with a series of international exhibitions. The BBC has gone behind the scenes with 15 images from the Magnum archives.
Faced with profitability challenges, Magnum Photos is accepting outside investment for the first time in its 70-year history.
Let's hope that Thibaud Poirier remembered to turn off the autofocus 'beep' on his camera first.
NASA's appropriately-named Aqua satellite is orbiting the earth at an altitude of 438 miles. And of course there's a camera onboard.
When Bruce Davidson visited Wales in the mid 1960s, a young Cheryl Winterson was playing in the street, oblivious to the presence of the Magnum photographer.
One of the ways we celebrate the arrival of summer is with the Photographic Center Northwest's (PCNW) Long Shot – a global 24-hour photo shoot that is open to anyone, anywhere, with any camera (yes, including your phone). Will you be shooting with us?
Photographer Naomi Harris spent the first 100 days of the Trump administration traveling America, interviewing and photographing the people she met, to find out how they voted – and why.
Just days after 'banning' photography, the Swiss village of Bergüm has, not surprisingly, reversed course.
According to a website set up to track such things, apparently not. But models, on the other hand, should be worried...
The $30,000 prize pot has been augmented this year with a new series of grants that aim to allow winning photographers to undertake projects during the next year.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is changing its photography policy such that only licensed commercial photographers can snap photos of tourists at the more than 3600 monuments it manages.
The floor of the world's oceans is littered with human debris, from sunken cruise ships to lost cargo. As part of its #EarthCapture photo challenge, the BBC is showcasing some eerie underwater images.
Europeana Photography is a new online image archive that includes more than 2 million historical photographs from European collections in 34 countries, covering the first 100 years of photography.
NASA's Juno spacecraft is sending back its first images from Jovean orbit, and they're beautiful.
As summer really gets going over here in the Northern hemisphere, the team at Imaging Resource has put together a list of the best cameras for backpacking.
The Ukrainian Parliament banned statues of Lenin in 2015. Two years later, the monuments no longer adorn public buildings or stand watch over town squares, but they're still there.
Copyright disputes are no fun at all. 'Binded' is a new startup that aims to simplify the process of registering - and enforcing - copyright for photographers.
We’ve all seen Bob Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize winning photo, but there's another.
Photographers from the SKYGLOW project travelled 150k miles and took 3 million photos in increasingly rare locations: those without light pollution.
Canon Australia's video series "The Lab" is designed to make photographers experiment and think outside the box. In the latest video a group of photographers create images based on their sense of taste.
William Vazquez travels all over the world documenting humanitarian work. He spoke to us about the challenges of his work, the importance of research and why a multitool and duct tape are your best friends in the field.
Confused? Maybe it's just easier to read Eric's article that explains what he means.
Benjamin Von Wong is at it again, this time partnering with digital artist Karen Alsop to give a paralyzed mother an opportunity to share her love of adventure with her 8-year-old son.
An exhibition of portraits that chart the last seven decades of celebrity photography will mark the 70th birthday of British photo agency Camera Press. Read more
Canadian Photographer Adrian Fish and his camera got access to the archives and meeting rooms of the Berlin office of the East German secret police for the series Deutsche Demokratische Republik: The Stasi Archives.
Submissions are being accepted until June 30th. Thinking of entering? Scope out the competition in the 'People' category and check out some early favorites. See gallery
When President Trump met Russian diplomats at the White House this week, US Press were not invited. But a photographer for Russian news agency TASS was allowed in, apparently by accident. And some intelligence experts are worried.
On photography as a universal language and the importance of diversity.
Murray Fredericks' mesmerizing photos are an exercise in minimalism.
Who knew that the Ford Falcon influenced photographers in Argentina?
Jason Shulman's long-exposure photos turn the movies' color design and composition into abstract washes.
Joshua Simmons is a newcomer to photography who has embraced astrophotography – and happens to be a soldier.
A Northern California couple worked with a local photographer to have their wedding photos taken somewhere unusual - Base Camp on Mount Everest.
Panoramic photographers are being invited to enter images for the annual Pano Awards to compete for prizes from Epson and Nikon as well as $22,000 in cash.