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Behind the Moving Image: The Cinematography of Gravity

Warner Brothers Pictures

Emmanuel Lubezki is one of Hollywood's most innovative and celebrated cinematographers and this week he has a chance at his first Oscar win for the cinematography on the film Gravity. Here he talks to LightBox about the challenges of making zero gravity look real.

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Francois Duhamel—Fox Searchlight
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Behind the Moving Image: The Cinematography of 12 Years a Slave

LightBox is proud to present a new series of interviews with some of the world’s greatest cinematographers. Here Sean Bobbitt talks about the making of the Oscar nominated film, 12 Years a Slave and his long-term collaboration with Steve McQueen.

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Daily power outages in Jabaliya
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From the Front Lines, Regional Photographers Make All The Difference

Although it has become more prevalent in recent years, regional photographers have worked for Western news organizations for decades. Here, TIME showcases work made over the past year by three of the strongest local image-makers, examining the wider context and evolution of their work and the issues they face.

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Lewis Wickes Hine via Library of Congress
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Tracking Down Lewis Hine’s Forgotten Child Laborers

In the last ten years, Joe Manning has tracked down the life stories of more than 350 child laborers in Lewis Hine’s documentary photography for the National Child Labor Committee.

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President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner wait to unveil a statue of Rosa Parks during an unveiling in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 27, 2013.
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Wire Photographer Spotlight: Political Perspective with Brendan Smialowski

Each month, LightBox profiles a notable wire photographer in recognition of the brave and tireless work of these often unsung photojournalists. For October, in light of the recent government shutdown, we acknowledge the work of Brendan Smialowski, who shoots for AFP (Agence France-Presse).

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Bill Eppridge—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
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In Memoriam: Iconic LIFE Photographer Bill Eppridge (1938-2013)

After more than five decades as a professional photographer, LIFE photojournalist Bill Eppridge passed away on October 3, 2013, at the age of 75.

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Fidel Castro reads at night during the Battle of Pino del Agua, in the Sierra Maestra mountains, Cuba, 1958.
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Enrique Meneses: On the Frontier of History

LightBox profiles photographer Enrique Meneses, a Spanish photographer who had a knack for being in the right place at the right time.

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© Steve McCurry
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30 Years, 20 Passports: Untold Stories of Steve McCurry’s Photographic Life

The Magnum photographer’s latest book spans 30 years of his career as one of the world’s most celebrated photojournalists.

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Gorillas New Threat of Extinction
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25 Years of Visa Pour l’Image: A Tribute to Jean-François Leroy

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Visa Pour l’Image, the festival of photojournalism held each fall in Perpignan, France. More than 30 photojournalists who won the top prizes at the festival pay their respect to Jean-François Leroy, the legendary organizer behind the annual gathering.

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Lexington Avenue, July 2005
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New Eyes on Familiar Streets: Todd Gross in New York City

Never having worked before as a professional photographer, the Queens-native wanders the streets of New York City capturing the humor and darkness that coexists on every block.

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