Street life ...
12/02/2012 - 08h00
Larrain's 1963 photo Limón Soda, Valparaíso. Photograph: Sergio Larrain/Magnum Although he was photographically active for scarcely more than a decade and was the author of just four books (all of them now collectors' items), the stature and reputation of the Chilean photographer Sergio Larrain, who has died aged 80, continued to grow after he withdrew from the vibrant European world of street photography to live in a meditational retreat.
Comme toujours quand la référence religieuse ou picturale est appuyée, le photoreportage suscite la polémique.
Thomas Hoepker chose not to publish this photograph in a book about 9/11. Photograph: Thomas Hoepker/Magnum
"P hotographiez-moi comme je suis exactement à ce moment. Je me fiche d'être laid.
Mysteries of a Nazi Photo Album
Adam Ferguson, Afghanistan , 2009 Adam Ferguson: 'As a photographer, you feel helpless. Around you are medics, security personnel, people doing good work.
Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism (1977) "Susan Sontag has written a book of great importance and originality. . . . All future discussion or analysis of the role of photography in the affluent mass-media societies is now bound to begin with her book."