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Olivier Laurent

Olivier Laurent is Editor of LightBox at TIME

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The father Father of one of the studentsdisappeared during the night of September26th in Iguala, photographed November 1, 2014 photographed at the Raul Isidro Burgos de Ayotzinapa TeachersCollege Sebastian Liste—NOOR FOR TIME *wanted to remain anonymous but sebastian can see if he would now agree to have his name in the caption
Photo Essay

Confronting Mexico’s Latest Cruel Massacre

The murders of 43 students have united Mexican families who, for years, have been caught in the crossfires of a never-ending drug war, finds photographer Sebastian Liste

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NPG Gallery Record - Exhibition Image – Born Digital
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See This Year’s Best Portrait Photographs

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize has become a staple in the photo calendar, drawing crowds to the National Portrait Gallery while reigniting the debate around the characterization of portraiture

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Fred Ritchin at Tisch School of the Arts in New York City in 2011.
Out There

Fred Ritchin Named Dean of the School at ICP

The International Center of Photography is focussing on the future of photography as it appoints photography expert Fred Ritchin to the newly created position of Dean

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#LightBoxFF: Follow the Hong Kong Protests on Instagram with Photographer Alex Ogle

As tensions in Hong Kong show no sign of abating, a few journalists and photographers have turned to Instagram to document the historic struggle between students and the Chinese government. Agence France-Presse photographer Alex Ogle is one of them. He speaks to TIME LightBox

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Members of a burial team from the Liberian Red Cross under contract from the Liberian Ministry of Health remove the body of a man, a suspected Ebola victim from a home in Matadi on Sept. 17, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.
The Backstory

See How a Photographer is Covering Ebola’s Deadly Spread

In Liberia, Ebola is known as the “silent killer”. For the past six weeks, photographer Daniel Beherulak has been covering the virus’ deadly spread for the New York Times – an assignment fraught with danger. Berehulak and the Times’ International Picture Editor tell TIME LightBox how they’re working to mitigate the risks

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#LightBoxFF: A Call for Social Change on Instagram

The Open Society Foundations’ mission is to promote social change and the defense of human rights around the world, a task reflected in the organization’s Instagram feed

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Ar'Juan Mason, 17.SwagSwag is the way you present and carry yourself. I guess you can say my generation is more of the flashy type. Where I grew up and live now a lot of people around are all about shoes, it comes off almost mandatory to have the most recent shoes or something better.
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Cause Beautiful: Hipstamatic Aims to Empower Young People

Mobile photography app Hipstamatic has launched Cause Beautiful, a philanthropic foundation that will empower inner-city kids to use photography to document their own communities.

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Zapruder film frame #372 of Kennedy assassination showing Mrs. Kennedy climbing towards Secret Service agent who is attempting to board back of limousine after Pres. Kennedy has been shot. Dallas. United States. Nov. 22, 1963.
Out There

When Amateur Photographers Make the Front Page

Are camera phone-equipped amateurs to blame for professional photographers’ financial woes? A new exhibition, now on show at the Visa pour l’Image photojournalism festival, aims to bring a definite answer to the question.

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Instagram Wants Hyperlapse To Be ‘Another Way of Seeing’

Hyperlapse, Instagram’s newest iOS app, makes it easier to create time-lapse videos. But will it lead to the new creative forms it hopes to inspire?

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Patients at the MSF health clinic in the Domiz refugee camp in northeast Iraq, November 6, 2013. The clinic provides primary health services to the camp's approximately 60,000 refugees from Syria. Domiz Refugee Camp was established by local authorities back on in April 2012 to host the Syrian Kurds. The camp located 20 kms southeast of Dohuk city, in Iraqi Kurdistan and some 60 km from Syria/Iraq border. So far the total number of Syrian refugees in Kurdistan region is 60,151.
Photo Essay

The Reach of War: Chronicling a Day With Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders sent four photographers and filmmakers to Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon to document one day in the lives of its doctors as they work to help Syrian refugees

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