Topic: Afghanistan

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.

Read More
Pakistan Daily Life
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: February 1 – February 8

From Chicago gun violence and the exhumed body of Richard III to the world’s first “bionic man” and a bear walking a tightrope, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Read More
Issouf Sanogo—AFP/Getty Images
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: January 18 – January 25

From the French intervention in Mali and the Obama daughters enjoying the Inauguration to the surreal, icy aftermath of a fire in Chicago and a headless princess in London, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Read More
Jonathan Olley
Profile

Real Photographer, Fake War: Jonathan Olley and Zero Dark Thirty

Many Americans have likely seen Jonathan Olley’s photographs, even if they don’t know him by name. Olley, the stills photographer behind Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker, was previously a war photographer documenting conflict in the former Yugoslavia.

Read More
RJ Sangosti—Getty Images
Man on the Wire

Rainbows in the Frame: Emblems of Hope in a Dark Year

As we envision what the coming year might bring, Lightbox pauses to celebrate sightings of rainbows — those fleeting emblems of hope — photographed over the past year in unexpected, incongruous places.

Read More
silhouette
Man on the Wire

2012: The Year in Silhouettes

From iconic portraits of President Obama to the distinguished profile of Queen Elizabeth II and bold outlines of armed Syrian rebels to flag waving protesters, LightBox presents the year in silhouettes — a photo per day in 2012.

Read More
Ali Ali—EPA
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: November 30 – December 7

From violent protests in Egypt and smugglers tunnels in Gaza to The Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy and the “Black Marble,” — Earth photographed at night from space, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Read More
Bernat Armangue—AP
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: November 16 – 23

From a ceasefire in the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas and President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar to a rebel takeover of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a camel fair in India, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Read More
Image: Nov. 11, 2012. A murmuration of starlings put on an a display over the town of Gretna, Scotland.
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: November 9 – November 16

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

Read More
Image: Nov. 3, 2012. A rebel fighter takes cover as he looks up at a warplane attacking rebel positions during heavy clashes between rebel fighters and the Syrian army.
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: November 2 – November 9

From President Obama’s reelection and Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath to a deadly earthquake in Guatemala and a train cemetery in Bolivia, TIME presents the best photographs of the week.

Read More
Pages: « Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … 10 11 Next »
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 15,854 other followers