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Florian van Roekel—Courtesy Flatland Gallery
Photo Essay

A Major Case of ‘the Mondays': Photographs of Office Life

Happy Administrative Professionals Day! To observe the occasion, LightBox presents a curated selection of images by 10 photographers taken over the past quarter-century on the subject of modern office life — its quirks, arcane customs and distinctive fashions.

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Niger Delta
Out There

2013 Overseas Press Club Winners Announced

Since 1948, the Overseas Press Club of America has recognized photojournalists for exceptional photographic reportage. Fabio Bucciarelli, Samuel James, Bernat Armangue and Oded Balilty were recognized as the winners of this year's OPC prizes.

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Newsha Tavakolian
Out There

Through Story, a Look into Iran: Newsha Tavakolian’s Portraiture

Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian is a strong mentor to a new crop of Iranian photographers. 'Look', a show of her work at the Thomas Erben Gallery in New York, is a picture of a declining Iranian middle-class.

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Femme Algerienne 1960
Out There

Women Unveiled: Marc Garanger’s Contested Portraits of 1960s Algeria

Marc Garanger’s portraits of Algerian women in 1960s regroupment villages are strong reminders of the power of the photograph as historical record.

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FBI Release Images Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects
The Backstory

The Multiplier Effect and the Role of the Photograph in Boston

David Levi Strauss writes for LightBox on how the use of images and dispersion of photographs has evolved to a critical point, as demonstrated during the bombings (and subsequent manhunt) in Boston last week.

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Robin Hammond
PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS

PJL: April 2013 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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TOPSHOTS-SYRIA-CONFLICT
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: April 12 – April 19

From the Boston marathon bombing and Margaret Thatcher's funeral to the bird flu outbreak in China and the lighter side of North Korea, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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War Is Personal
Photo Essay

The Hero in the Cowboy Hat: Carlos Arredondo’s Story, by Eugene Richards

After the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, a hero in a cowboy hat emerged. Carlos Arredondo was identified as helping Jeff Bauman in a now-iconic photograph appearing on front pages around the world. In 2006, Eugene Richards began photographing Arredondo, an anti-war activist, after he lost his first son in Iraq — eventually publishing his story in War is Personal. Richards spoke to LightBox about his relationship with Arredondo.

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Battle Company
Out There

Revisiting Memory and Preserving Legacy: Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

Nearly two years ago, photographers Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed in Misrata, Libya. A new documentary on Hetherington's life, produced by friend Sebastian Junger, premieres on HBO April 18, 2013. Here, photographer Peter van Agtmael reflects on the memory of his colleagues and the legacy of their lives.

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Cover photograph by Bill Hoenk
Photo Essay

A Photographer’s View of the Carnage: “When I Look at the Photos, I Cry”

Freelance photographer Bill Hoenk was on hand to document the chaos following the second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. His photograph of a Boston police officer carrying a wounded child is the cover image of TIME's digital edition, a special report on the tragedy in Boston.

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