Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title).
View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
Everyday, thousands of Bolivians arrive in the city of São Paulo. They come from many Bolivian cities and other countries like Peru and Argentina and bring with themselves lot of hope with the opportunity and promise for a new life. Read the full essay on Burn Magazine Visit the photographer’s website: Leandro Viana
“I’d like to introduce you to my parents Brigitte and Bernard; ordinary people, except to me. “On advice of Magnum Photos photographer David Alan Harvey, I started to photograph them: “I am thinking your parents to be perhaps the best..first of all, photographing your parents cannot wait til later……you cannot take your parents for granted…..you [...]
Justin Partyka, a British photographer and writer based in the county of Norfolk, has a wonderful essay called The East Anglians on BURN Magazine. Situated on the east coast of Great Britain, East Anglia is one of the country’s most rural and agricultural regions. The flat landscape, massive skies and long farming heritage make East [...]
BURN Magazine is featuring a project by Spanish photojournalist Sebastian Liste about an abandoned chocolate factory in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where sixty families live in poverty. Previously these families lived in the dangerous streets of the city until they decided to come together and occupy the factory. You can see the essay on BURN Magazine. [...]
“This project is part of a larger, long term investigation into my personal world. It is meant to be a family portrait of a family I married into – becoming an insider in a Korean household, while retaining an outsider’s perspective. The project, part of a larger body of work, is meant to be a [...]
FROM BURN MAGAZINE: “The pageants of Colombia are a petri dish for examining the nature of beauty and how we cope with adversity. Set against a backdrop of poverty, crime, and the hemisphere’s longest running civil war, nowhere are the contests more ubiquitous and revered than in Colombia. In these carefully scripted shows of fantasy, [...]
“In the middle of the bustling Philippine city of Manila, home to almost 11 million people, lies the North Cemetery. Founded in 1904, it is the final resting place for several Filipino Presidents, celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of the city’s Catholic dead. However, since the 1960’s a new, living population has grown. In this [...]
In my photographs, I have sought to avoid the common stereotypes frequently attributed to Orthodox Jews. I have attempted to show aspects of these women, their most spiritual ones, those that transcend their religion and its strict rules governing the sanctity of their bodies. I chose to delve into a deeper dimension of my subjects’ holiness–one [...]
Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey has launched Burn Magazine as an online magazine/journal on December 21, 2008. It is a spinoff of his popular blog “Road Trips” which he started in December of 2006. “Burn is born from an educational imperative and to bring strong photographic essays and powerful text to not only photographers, but to [...]
A girl broke Frank Relle’s heart, but a city captured it. He was bouncing back from a soured romance his freshman year at Tulane, around the same time his best friend was hurt in a car accident. Together, they went on long walks in their corner of New Orleans. “We recovered from our respective illnesses walking around [...]