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Photograph by Jon Tonks—Reportage by Getty Images

The Photographers’ Gallery, London invites you to meet photographer Jon Tonks who will be in the Bookshop signing copies of his first monograph Empire, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing.

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

If you cannot make it to the event signed copies can be pre-ordered online or by contacting the Bookshop.

Free event, no booking.

See more photos on LightBox by British photographer Jon Tonks who traveled more than 50,000 miles, requiring more than 20 flights and three-plus weeks at sea, to document the last vestiges of the British Empire.

Photograph by Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon—Courtesy of GOST Books

Available from GOST Books, Fall 2013: PUNKS by Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon

Directly engaging with the young Punks and encouraging a playful interaction, this work by Richon and Knorr represents their early student collaboration documenting the London Punk scene between 1976-1977.

For more photography events beyond the web in November visit The Guide on LightBox.

Photograph by Anne Collier—Courtesy of Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles

Author Anne-Celine Jaeger reports for LightBox on her eight favorite photographs from Frieze 2013 in London, one of the world’s leading contemporary art fairs.

Photograph by Charles Ommanney—Reportage by Getty Images for TIME

For this week’s issue of TIME, award-winning photojournalist Charles Ommanney followed New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg as he traveled from Paris to London for our cover story by Michael Scherer. Ommanney, a veteran political photographer who has covered the White House for 12 years, spoke to LightBox about his life in politics and what it’s like covering the outgoing mayor.

The best photographs don’t always make the best covers. Here, TIME presents our picks for the top 10 photographic magazine covers of 2012.



Community members leave the East London Mosque after Eid prayers in London. Combined with the adjoining London Muslim Centre, it is one of the largest mosques in the United Kingdom. Nov. 16, 2010. (Photo: Bharat Choudhary)

Getty Images announced the winners of their 2012 Editorial Photography competition at Visa Pour l’Image, the annual festival of photojournalism held in Perpignan, France. Four photographers will receive more than $80,000 in funding.

See more work from the award winners here.

Martin Parr—Magnum

1997. Some punks kept their Mohican haircuts and lived by charging tourists money to photograph them (often by a red bus or telephone box).

A new photo book by Taschen captures images of London from the Victorian era to the swinging ’60s to the present day.

See more photos here.

London Bus No. 188. Russell Square to North Greenwich.

Photographer George Georgiou hopped on London’s public bus system to document the outer reaches of his home city for his series ‘Invisible: London.’

See more photos here.

Dr. Samuel “Sammy” Lee, 91, was the first Asian-American to win an Olympic gold medal for the U.S. at the 1948 London games, and the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving.

Olympic medalists from the 1948 games in London remember their experiences in the post-war ‘austerity’ Olympics. Even with a tiny budget and a war-worn country, the athletes managed to have a good time.

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Peterborough. The East of England Country Show. 2006 — Arnhel de Serra

The London Festival of Photography’s exhibition The Great British Public will be on view from June 1 through June 24.

See more of the photographs here on LightBox.

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