Topic: Documentary

Christopher Morris—VII
In Progress

Men in Black: The Secret Service Photographed by Christopher Morris

With their stock-straight postures, impenetrable gazes and curly earpieces directing their movements via disembodied voices, members of the United States Secret Service have long maintained an aura of mystery for civilians—White House photographers included.

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Steven Rubin
Out There

Vacationland: Rural Maine Chronicled in the Photography of Steven Rubin

Steven Rubin hitched a ride in 1982 to rural Somerset County in northwestern Maine and embarked on a project that would continue for more than 30 years and is on display at drkrm in Los Angeles from April 28 through May 26.

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LCpl. Sharon D. Kyle—U.S. Marine Corp
Out There

2011 Military Photographer of the Year

Beginning in 1960 the best men and women in uniform have competed to be the Military Photographer of the Year. Here are this year’s winners.

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© 2009 James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey.
Toolbox

Chasing Ice: Could Time-Lapse Photography Save the Planet?

A new film shows how the Extreme Ice Survey, led by photographer James Balog, documents climate change.

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© Estate of Grey Villet
Out There

The Loving Story: Loving v. Virginia and the Photographs of Grey Villet

It’s not unusual for a documentary film to rely on photographs to illustrate history, but The Loving Story—using vintage photographs taken by Grey Villet for LIFE magazine—demonstrates a unique way of doing so.

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John Topham
Out There

Two Photographers’ Mission to Retrace a Lost Liberia

When Canadian brothers Jeff and Andrew Topham returned to the war torn West African country of their childhood to re-shoot their father’s photos for a documentary, they found a nation whose photographic memory had been destroyed by war.

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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum for TIME
Photo Essay

An Army Apart: Disconnect Between the Public and Military

In September, photographer Peter van Agtmael traveled to South Carolina for “The Other 1%,” which appears in the next week’s issue of TIME. Here, he writes about the experience of photographing new recruits at Fort Jackson military base.

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Alberto Maserin
In Progress

Et Nunc—Examining Priests at a Moment of Transition

Alberto Maserin examines the moment when Catholic priests don their religious robes and become messengers of God.

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Richard Misrach
Photo Essay

The 1991 Oakland-Berkeley Fire Revisited

On the 20th anniversary of the Bay Area tragedy, photographer Richard Misrach unveils his images of the aftermath for the first time in a new book and twin exhibitions.

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Xavier Comas
Photo Essay

Border Realms: A Ghostly Ruin in Thailand’s South

Xavier Comas, a Spanish photographer based in Bangkok, presents a haunting set of photographs from the House of the Raja.

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