Topic: photography

image: A man pumping water from the river, Ningxia province.
Photo Essay

Root of the Nation: Zhang Kechun Photographs China’s Yellow River

Chengdu-based photographer Zhang Kechun spent two years photographing from the banks of China’s Yellow River. Though the lunar tones and low horizons feel foreboding, Zhang insists the project carries a message of hope.

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Lauren Fleishman for TIME
Photo Essay

Wheelchair Bodybuilders Muscle Their Way to the Top

Photographer Lauren Fleishman has spent the past year immersed in the world of wheelchair bodybuilding.

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image: A gang member poses with a gun in Caracas. Some 50 homicides occur in the city each week.
Photo Essay

The Street Gangs of Caracas

Venezuelan photographer Oscar Castillo has risked his life photographing the street gangs of Caracas for the past three years.

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Rick Loomis
The Backstory

Fostering the Next Generation: The Eddie Adams Workshop at 25 Years

The legendary Eddie Adams Workshop, held this weekend in upstate New York on the farm of the late photojournalist, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Here, LightBox presents a selection of photographs by the workshop’s esteemed alumni—one for each year, along with an essay on the workshop’s legacy by Eddie’s widow, Alyssa.

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Miles Aldridge, Courtesy Reflex Amsterdam
Out There

In Amsterdam, a Photo Festival ‘Unseen’

Amsterdam welcomes a new photo festival to their Dutch district. Unseen aims to showcase everything that is unseen—from emerging photographers, to never before seen images from established favorites, the festival promises to show you something new.

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Laura Letinsky, Courtesy of the Artist and the Yancey Richardson Gallery
Out There

Pictures of Pictures: The Ambiguities of Laura Letinsky

The declaration that “a rose is a rose is a rose” is one of Gertrude Stein’s best-known lines. Now, with an upcoming body of work called Ill Form & Void Full, photographer Laura Letinsky—who is a fan of Stein’s—has her own take on the idea.

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Fazal Sheikh
Out There

Into the Ether by Fazal Sheikh

A photograph’s inability to fully penetrate its subject fascinates photographer Fazal Sheikh. His new project ‘Ether’ takes viewers to the banks of the Ganges and has opened at the Pace/MacGill gallery in New York.

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Joseph Eid—AFP/GettyImages
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: August 24 – August 31

From Hurricane Isaac in the Caribbean and colorful Holi celebrations in Germany to the Paralympics in London and a tree full of goats in Morocco, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel
Out There

‘Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel': Collaborative Semantics

A new book looks back at decades of collaborative work by artists Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel.

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Ahmad Halabisaz–Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: August 10 – August 17

From the earthquake in Iran and the killing of miners on strike by police in South Africa to the end of Ramadan and a meteor shower over Macedonia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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