Topic: Anniversary

Jeff Widener—AP
The Backstory

Tank Man at 25: Behind the Iconic Tiananmen Square Photo

On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, TIME talks to Jeff Widener about tank man — the most important photograph of his career.

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The Moving Image

An Era Defined by Exile: Korean War Photos by Werner Bischof

For the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War on Saturday, LightBox presents a video by Magnum in Motion featuring the quiet, haunting photography of Werner Bischof alongside interviews with survivors of the torturous conflict that forever shook the Korean peninsula.

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Alex Majoli—Magnum
The Backstory

A Decade of War in Iraq: The Images That Moved Them Most

A decade has passed since the United States invaded Iraq. To mark the anniversary, LightBox presents a selection of the most moving and iconic photography from the conflict with the first-person stories behind the images.

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K and K Ulf Kruger OHG/Redferns/Getty Images
Photo Essay

Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney: 70 Iconic Images for 70 Years

In honor of Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday on June 18, LightBox culled various photography archives to feature 70 iconic images of the Beatle—one for each year of his life.

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Jeff Widener—AP
The Backstory

Tank Man Revisited: More Details Emerge About the Iconic Image

The story behind the iconic Tiananmen Square Tank Man photo didn’t end after the click of the shutter—the film had to be smuggled past Chinese soldiers in the underwear of an American college student named Kirk.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

One Year Later at Minori-kai: James Nachtwey Returns to Japan

In a city on Japan’s northeast coast, at a care center for the mentally and physically disabled, discussions about rebuilding what last year’s tsunami destroyed are only just beginning.

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Lightbox March 13, 2012
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: March 9 — March 16

From the conflict in Afghanistan and a tragic bus accident in Switzerland to Purim celebrations in Israel and the one-year anniversary of the Japanese tsunami, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Eugene Richards
Closeup

One Year Later: The Story of Eugene Richards’ ‘War is Personal’ Continues

A year after LightBox launched, we catch up with Eugene Richards about how a photography project can follow a photographer.

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Composite by Javier Sirvent
The Backstory

Happy Birthday, LightBox: A Year of Great Photography

In the past year, LightBox has published well over 500 posts—an average of ten a week. In honor of LightBox’s first anniversary, TIME’s photo editors reflect on a year of great photography and recommend a few posts worth revisiting.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Japan One Year Later: Photographs by James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey, who photographed Japan for TIME in the wake of last year’s earthquake, tsunami and triple nuclear meltdown, returns to observe the anniversary of the tragedy.

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