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Photo Essay

Honoring the Fallen: One Photographer’s Witness to 490 Dignified Transfers

Since April 2009, the Associated Press has sent a still photographer to every dignified transfer of servicemen and women killed in Iraq or Afghanistan open to the media. Most often it is freelancer Steve Ruark. To mark Memorial Day, TIME presents a gallery of the almost 500 transfers he has attended since 2009.

Forward Operating Base Shank, the logistical hub for American operations in Logar Province Afghanistan January 27 2013Hundreds of containers full of equipment are stacked in the yards of Forward Operating Base Shank, the logistical hub for American operations in Logar Province. Since July 2012, soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade have been working to ship containers off of the base, reducing the number from more than 8,000 to 5,000 in January 2013.
Photo Essay

America’s Long Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev traveled to Afghanistan to document how the American military will bring the materials home from more than a decade of war.

Image: Bolshoi ballet
Photo Essay

Yuri Kozyrev: From the Battlefield to the Ballet

TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev went from an embed in Afghanistan to the aristocracy of the Bolshoi Ballet in mere hours in back-to-back assignments for TIME.

Image: Ervin Pridgen, 52, in his kitchen on the first floor of the Redfern Houses.
Photo Essay

In Sandy’s Shadow: How the Redfern Houses’ True Ordeal Began After the Storm

For many in Sandy’s path, the storm itself was terrifying. On Staten Island, houses collapsed, crushing people underneath; in Breezy Point, families fled blocks of homes in flames. But in Redfern, the real struggle began the next day, when it became clear that power wouldn’t return for weeks.

Joel Meyerowitz — Taking My Time
Out There

Taking His Time: A Look Back at 50 Years of Joel Meyerowitz’s Photographs

In honor of the 50th anniversary of when he first took up a camera, photographer Joel Meyerowitz has compiled hundreds of his favorite images for a new two-volume collection.

Erin Trieb
Out There

Erin Trieb’s Homecoming Project: Capturing War Through Veteran Tales

Sergeant Major Pat Corcoran might never have learned about those heroic efforts to save his life were it not for Erin Trieb, whose photographs will be added to a growing collection for The Homecoming Project, a non-profit organization she started to illuminate the ongoing issues of veterans from the past decades’ wars.

Photo-Illustration by Bartholomew Cooke for TIME
The Backstory

Behind the Cover: How Guns Won

Bartholomew Cooke photographed this week's TIME cover story, which explores gun control in the U.S.

Hjalmar R. Bardarson, © Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson—Arctic Images
Out There

Iceland: Living with Volcanoes

In addition to his own pictures, Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson scanned and preserved hundreds of archival photos of volcanoes for his new book, Magma: Icelandic Volcanoes.

Courtesy of the artist and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Photo Essay

Shane Lavalette: Musical Heritage in the New South

Photographer Shane Lavalette turned to music in order to capture the American South for a project commissioned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Christopher Morris—VII for TIME
The Backstory

America’s Last Living POW: Christopher Morris Photographs a Family in Waiting

Photographer Christopher Morris, who has documented combat and statesmanship alike, traveled to Hailey, Idaho, to photograph Bob and Jani Bergdahl for TIME.

Arthur Tress
Out There

California Dreaming In 1964: Arthur Tress’ San Francisco

Arthur Tress' witty and absurdist street photography captures 1960s-era San Francisco as a place caught between Left and Right, old and new, real and surreal. The work is on view at the Fisher Family Gallery of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from March 3 to June 3.

Rémi Ochlik—Bureau 233/Polaris
Photo Essay

In Memoriam: Rémi Ochlik, 1983 – 2012

French photographer Rémi Ochlik was killed on Feb. 22 when Syrian forces bombed a makeshift media center in the besieged city of Homs. We present a tribute to this promising young photojournalist's work.

Jesse Burke
Photo Essay

In a Lonely Place: Jesse Burke’s Deer Stands

As shooting season begins across the country, TIME looks at one photographer's series on hunting blinds.

Sasha Bezzubov for TIME
Photo Essay

Taking It to the Streets

Sasha Bezzubov captures the crowds and faces of Manhattan's Occupy Wall Street protests.

Donovan Wylie—Magnum
Out There

Capturing the Architecture of War Before It’s Gone

Donovan Wylie examines the outposts aiding soldiers during the conflict in Afghanistan.


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