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The winning picture in the “People” section of the 2013 iPhone Photography Annual Awards, published yesterday, is powerful enough in itself, but it struck me immediately as a homage, deliberate or unconscious, to what is perhaps the most famous portrait of 20th-century photography: Steve McCurry’s “Afghan girl”. McCurry has already recounted in National Geographic the […]

“I’m just trying to make real pictures of real moments in people’s lives”: David Guttenfelder, of AP, winner of the International Centre of Photography’s 2013 Infinity Award for photojournalism, explains what drives his work in North Korea.

And here are the images from that last roll, which went up on McCurry’s site a few days ago:  

What would you photograph if you were using the last roll of Kodachrome ever made? Here’s how Steve McCurry made his choices:  

My book of 2012? It was one published in 2006, which I discovered at Delhi airport on my way back from a trip to the Himalayas in October: Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra (published in India by Penguin and in Britain by Faber). It’s a plump (950 pages) and populous novel set primarily in Mumbai, […]

In Telegraph Travel this week we are running a selection of pictures from The Sacred India Book, a superlative new work by the photographer Amit Pasricha. He documents rite and ritual in panoramic pictures that not only convey a strong sense of place but make you feel as though you are in that place. It’s […]

I first came across the work of GMB Akash, a Bangladeshi documentary photographer, while looking for pictures to go with an article about a train journey. He hadn’t photographed the train I was interested in, but he had taken an award-winning portfolio of pictures that included the wonderfully impressionistic image above, a copy of which […], the website of the Boston Globe, has a great set of pictures on the theme of autumn.

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