Topic: Mississippi

Edward Keating—Contact Press Images
Photo Essay

Blue Highway: Photographs by Edward Keating

In memory of the last blues pioneer David “Honeyboy” Edwards, TIME looks back at the work of Photographer Ed Keating who followed the path of the genre from the bustling cities of the North back to its origins in the Mississippi Delta.

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Robert King—Polaris
Man on the Wire

Flood Patterns

Lightbox noticed a number of beautiful images taken from the air of the flooding in Mississippi. We asked photographer Robert King about how he came to make aerials over Mississippi’s flooded lands.

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The Best Pictures of the Week, May 20 – May 27

This week: Obama tours Europe, the Grimsvoetn volcano erupts; tornadoes and floods hit the US; fighting continues on Misratah’s frontline; a Slovakian hospital provides music therapy for newborn babies; and shuttle astronaut Andrew Fuestel walks in space.

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Closeup: Best Pictures of the Week, May 13 – May 20

This Week: Violence along Israel’s borders; Mississippi floods; Libyan rebels in training; IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Khan in court; Haitian President Michel Martelly’s inauguration; an Israeli illusionist stands tall; “Spiderman” climbs Turkey’s tallest building; a Chinese bride’s wedding day suicide jump […]

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Closeup: Best Pictures of the Week, May 6 – May 13

This week; Tennessee floods as the Mississippi River rises to historic levels; airlifting the wounded in Afghanistan; saving the Pope; Anish Kapoor’s monumental sculpture; rebuilding in Haiti; the colorful retort to Uganda’s protests.

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