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21 posts tagged Documentary Photography

Photo: Sayed Asif Mahmud

Inside Bangladesh’s Cheap Cigarette Factories

Sayed Asif Mahmud’s powerful photos document the dangers that workers face in Bangladesh’s tobacco factories.

Photo: Malin Fezehai for TIME

'A Kind of Purgatory': African Refugees in Israel

It is estimated that 60,000 African asylum-seekers reside in the State of Israel, mainly from Sudan and Eritrea. For these men, women and children, the journey to the country is as perilous as it is difficult.

Photo: Sebastian Liste—NOOR

NOOR Welcomes Sebastian Liste and Asim Rafiqui

The Netherlands-based photo collective, Noor Images, welcomes photographers Sebastian Liste and Asim Rafiqui to its roster, signaling a desire to add fresh coverage on a range of under-reported local issues.

Photo: Bertien Van Manen

30 Years in Appalachi: Moving Beyond the Hillybilly Cliches

In 1985, fascinated by stories of women working in mines in Appalachia, photographer Bertien van Manen embedded herself with families in the region. What emerged was an epic, intergenerational photography project spanning nearly 30 years.

Photo: Christopher Morris—VII for TIME

The Photo That Made Me: Christopher Morris, Panama 1989

The Photo That Made Me is a new LightBox series in which renowned photographers discuss a picture that jump-started their career, garnered them international attention or simply sparked their interest in photography. This inaugural installment features TIME contract photographer Christopher Morris, who talks about a powerful image he made in Panama in 1989.

Photo: Daniella Zalcman (@dzalcman)

For England’s WWII Reenactors, Authenticity is Key

Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman spent the last year photographing British war reenactors paying tribute to history and the lasting legacy of World War II.

Photo: An Rong Xu for TIME

Homeless in New York: Public Art Goes Underground

Photographer Andres Serrano takes to the streets and takes over a New York City subway station with his confrontational portraits of the homeless.

Photo: Khashayar Sharifaee

#LightBoxFF: Everyday Iran with Khashayar Sharifaee

This week on LightBox Follow Friday, TIME speaks with Iranian photographer and industrial design student Khashayar Sharifaee (@khashayarsharifae) about using Instagram to document the often unseen daily lives of ordinary Iranians through surreal, documentary snapshots and dreamlike, blended images.

Photo: Elinor Carucci—Institute for TIME

Meeting Baby David: Elinor Carucci’s Powerful Portraits of Preemies

For this week’s issue of TIME, photographer Elinor Carucci took these powerful, intimate portraits of David, an infant born at 28 weeks at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Carucci spent the better part of two days with David and his parents in the hospital; here she tells TIME about the personal connection she developed with the child and parents, and talks about her approach to photography. 

Photo: Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images

Face to Face on the Front Lines

TIME talks to Bulent Kilic, a bold young photographer whose compassion and integrity are as strong as his imagery.

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