Faced with the reality of his own mortality, celebrated photographer Phil Toledano has embarked on a new project exploring the many twists and turns his life could have taken, Abigail Jones writes
Writer Anna Funder on what we can learn from her book about those who lived behind the Berlin Wall
Photographer Elisabeth Blanchet has captured the graffiti which now covers the walls of the Aquatour beach resort that never was
Photographer Jade Doskow has spent half a decade travelling across the globe photographing the curious structures designed for world's fairs
You’re probably familiar with the ‘male gaze’, a term coined in 1975 by feminist critic Laura Mulvey, and you’ve certainly come into contact with it if you’ve seen a single film, photograph or television show in your lifetime, so pervasively masculine is the point of view of most cameras.
GarçonJon reveals what it is that catches his eye
The London-based photographer's series of black and white portraits capture the individuals who work and volunteer in London's most famous cemeteries
An advertising agency told Asher Nash's mother that their client hadn't requested 'a baby with special needs'
A new exhibition is taking a look back at working class culture in the Waltham Forest's Warner estate, in an area of north east london that is being slowly gentrified
'My book is called Between Hope and Fear, but at the moment there’s not much hope'
Imaginative use of photography was an early achievement of The Independent, and an enduring trademark. A combination of talented photojournalists, picture editors, designers and editors were able to capture arresting pictures and make the best use of them. This skill, surprisingly, had been neglected by newspapers at the time, and others soon tried to follow The Independent’s lead. Here photographers tell the stories behind the pictures, from war photography, through news stories and portraits to the more homely, and quirky, depictions of British life.
Moving images captured in the aftermath of the attack, showing the devastated city, its surviving inhabitants and US troops, are being auctioned this week
Almost two million Muslims made the Hajj pilgrimage this week, despite stampedes causing the deaths of more than 2000 people last year. Photographer Nariman El-Mofty captured the faithful on the first day of Eid in Mina
'You don't need to see to take photographs. My eyes are in my heart'
Ms Friedman's brief embrace with sailor George Mendonsa in New York's Times Square was captured by Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt